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Why You Should Support Eco-Friendly Restaurants

Why You Should Support Eco-Friendly Restaurants

There’s been a lot of discussion recently about whether restaurants, cafés and other places that serve food should be doing more to reduce their carbon footprint. The plastic waste crisis is very much real, and restaurants are starting to feel the pressure to switch to eco-friendly packaging. Single-use plastics such as disposable straws, grocery bags, take-out cups or containers, and …

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Can't Sleep? Advice for Beating Sleeping Problems - My Life, I Guess

Can’t Sleep? Advice for Beating Sleeping Problems

Sleeping is one of my favourite things to do. Even though beating my sleeping problems is something I’ve struggled with for most of my adult life. As a high school and university student, my insomnia got to be so bad that I almost failed an 8 a.m. class or two. Although things are better for me now, my sleeping problems …

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Make Your Own Cleaners at Home & Save Money

Make Your Own Cleaners at Home & Save Money

Making things for yourself can help save you money and lets you personalize the products used your home. Making your own cleaning solution is no different. It will save you money over buying more expensive cleaning supplies in the store. It also lets you control what goes into the cleaning solutions. You can decide what chemicals are used and how …

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Top 10 Effective Strategies to Deal With Work Stress - My Life, I Guess

Top 10 Effective (and Doable) Strategies To Deal With Work Stress

A Guest Post By Shiuan Butler Aloha! My name is Shiuan and I am the Creator of Journaling Sisters, a safe, supportive, nurturing community of heart-centred women who love connection, creativity, and journaling. I came across Amanda’s blog, My Life, I Guess… recently and loved how open she was on the topic of mental health. I decided to reach out …

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Top 3 Ways A Change Of Scenery Is Good For Your Health

Have you ever felt like you’re stuck in a rut? You’re walking the same routes every day, going to the same places with the same people. You sleep in the same bed every night and you deal with the same problems wherever you go. It gets boring. It’s for this reason that many people choose to head off on a …

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The Largest Expenses Come At The Worst Times

https://unsplash.com/photos/lCPhGxs7pww If you had a dollar for every time an unexpected expense sprouted out of nowhere, you’d never need to worry about unexpected expenses again. Unfortunately, life doesn’t work like that, and instead of getting money for nothing, you have to spend money, all the time, every day, forever. Which isn’t ideal, but what can you do? Well, you can …

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Is Veganuary All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Is Veganuary All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

With any new year comes a reinvigorated goal to lose weight, get fit and look after our health and well being more effectively. After gaining those few extra pounds while celebrating the holidays, January has become known as a detox month to wash away the excess and bring our mindset and bodies inline with a more normal and healthy way …

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How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health - My Life, I Guess

How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health

Last updated: April 18, 2019 As a university educated woman in her 30s, with a post-graduate degree and over 10 years of professional working experience, having to accept a minimum wage job felt like a slap in the face. I’ve spent most of my life getting a quality education, working hard, and gaining tons of experience in order to avoid …

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My Cat Died

On Friday, June 12, I buried one of my best friends. For nearly 18 years of my life, Oreo and his brother, Kit (my other cat) have been like members of my family. They lived with my family (which also included the mom and dad cats) throughout my high school days, and then moved around a little among us as …

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Is This Job Worth It?

I accepted this part time, minimum wage job with a pretty positive attitude. It was supposed to be an easy and fun way to earn some money, but still have time to apply for better, more career-driven jobs and work on this blog and freelancing gigs . But it’s none of these things. It feels like this job is consuming my …

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