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Rest is the New Hustle

Rest is the new hustle (1)

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I’m back in action! Well mostly…and more slowly but I’m back.

Thank you for your patience while I disappeared from my blog and social media and basically the world to recuperate after my appendix burst.

Ever have one of those experiences where you know it’s changing your life — right as it’s happening?

But you’re just not totally clear on how it will alter you in the end?

I guess that happens with big life experiences like getting married and having kids. But turns out — it also happens when your health is on the line. Something that until this point, I’ve had no experience with.

I thought I had food poisoning at the end of January. But I’ve had food poisoning before and I’d never had such intense stomach pains with it. But I just figured it would go away.

It didn’t and I ended up in the emergency room with a ruptured appendix! Boy was that painful.

Apparently this doesn’t happen a lot anymore because people get to the hospital well before this tiny organ has a chance to explode. Read more

Reasons to Take a Staycation

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For the whole summer, everyone is daydreaming about jetting off for a beach getaway. I bet very few of you dream of staying near home for your vacation, but don’t sell it short! In hindsight, it’s easy to overlook all the bad parts of a taking a trip – the delayed flights, missed connections and lost luggage.

So next time you think you need a break, consider taking a “staycation” instead. This could mean that you stay in a hotel just down the road, or it could mean that you look to buy a “holiday home” near you. This way you’ve always got a place to go on the weekends or somewhere to use if you have guests staying with you.

Make the Most of Your Weekend

Remember that song “Working for the Weekend” by Loverboy from the 80s?  Here’s a look if you don’t remember or just want to dance at your desk.   

It always puts a smile on my face! Weekends are the best — I think you’d be hard pressed to find someone who disagrees. You have time to sleep in and indulge in all the things you’re too busy for during the work week.