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April 2021 Challenge Update:  Week 2 of No Sugar

Personally, I’m feeling great during my second week of no sugar.  My mornings are starting off with fresh water not honey infused water.  I’m consuming more water and my body is feeling better due to the increase in hydration.  My skin feels less dry and I don’t seem to be having any of those mild … Continue reading April 2021 Challenge Update:  Week 2 of No Sugar

When You Stop Normalizing Debt and Start Normalizing Paying Off Debt

A coworker just busted into my office yesterday with the biggest smile on her face that I have ever seen.  Her credit score just went up from 600 to 700!!!  She explained that her goal is to pay off all of her debt, $5,000 in total, this year.  She desperately wants to have an excellent … Continue reading When You Stop Normalizing Debt and Start Normalizing Paying Off Debt

April 2021 Experiment Inspired by Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub

Sugar.  That single little word may cause more contention amongst humans that many other words used today.  Does eating sugar actually hurt you?  Could you live your life without sugar?  Is it necessary for survival?  Does it actually cause you to get fat or does fat make you fat?  Is sugar the new heroin?  Could … Continue reading April 2021 Experiment Inspired by Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub

Wrapping Up My No Instagram for March Challenge

Earlier this month I announced that I would go the entire month of March without Instagram all thanks to reading Give It Up! by Mary Carlomagno.   Overall it was nice to step away from Instagram and reevaluate my interactions with the platform.  I found that I used Instagram when I was bored.  I would mindlessly … Continue reading Wrapping Up My No Instagram for March Challenge

I Have a Book Problem But My Librarian Disagrees with Me

Before I started my first no spend year in 2019, I swore that borrowing books from my local library wouldn’t work for me. I had this weird narrative in my mind that the library book had to stay home, couldn’t be read during breakfast, I could only check out old, dusty and dated books, and … Continue reading I Have a Book Problem But My Librarian Disagrees with Me