How to Console a Loved One Dealing With an Illness or Hardship

Sitting down on ground

As someone who has dealt with a recent kidney cancer diagnosis, I know firsthand there is a spectrum of emotions running through the head of someone who is ill. Some moments, it’s all smiles because I was feeling optimistic about the future. Some moments, I felt like I couldn’t  breathe because I was consumed with fear and all of the “what if’s” that were in my future – if I had a future. And of course, there’s every emotion in between. Anyone that is ill or dealing with a hardship will experience their own unique emotions and will process external support in different ways, …

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Productivity Tips When You Work From Home

Logitech equipment work from home

As many of you know, I recently quit my consulting job and decided to venture off into my own entrepreneurial adventures. Being an entrepreneur is definitely fun and freeing. However, it’s a lot more work and pressure than your standard 9-5! I’m always unsure of what each day will bring (which is what I love!) but since my schedule is all over the place, I need to stay as focused as possible, otherwise I end up half way working on a million different items.

For National WFH (Work From Home) Week, here are some of my productivity tips that keep me focused each day …

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How I Discovered I Have Kidney Cancer + My Fears With Cancer

Dealing with Kidney Cancer

I started a new category on my blog titled Cancer where I can document the events throughout this new journey and express some of my feelings. Hopefully there won’t be too many posts in this category and I can close this chapter soon… The meaning of all of this is what I’m currently trying to understand. Some days I believe that my purpose is to use this hardship and difficult circumstance and turn this into an opportunity to connect and help others. Other times I get so down and constantly find myself questioning “Why me? Did I do something bad? Am I a terrible person?”…

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7 Steps To Save Money And Quit Your Job

Set Yourself Up to Quit Your Day Job

Over the past few weeks, I’ve gotten countless questions on how I was able to quit my day job. I really value stability but even more than that, I value freedom. Two qualities that sometimes don’t mix well when we’re talking about a job. I knew that at a certain point I wanted to quit my job but would have to do it in the least risky way possible. It took some planning and months of saving up for the right time! I thought now would be a great time to share with you all exactly what steps I took to quit my day …

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