Counteract Stress With A Few Positive Habits

According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, an estimated 85 percent of adults reported feeling overwhelmed by something they have had to do in the past year. Stress can have two effects: it can break someone down mentally–sometimes physically–, or it can wake someone up to perform better. I work great under stress. It helps to prevent procrastination, and it increases my focus. However, that productivity only emits from a manageable amount of stress. A little stress is beneficial. A lot of stress is not. Too much stress breaks your body down, killing all productivity and tanking your mood at the same time. Too much stress causes you to need an “off-day”, which eventually leads to more stress from now being even further behind in your activities...Read More

Shop Lazy. Earn Money.

We all think of shopping as splurging. A new video game. A television. Some clothes. A puppy. But even buying groceries and needed toiletries constitute shopping.

Shopping can be a dangerous act: you go in with a well-crafted list of things to purchase, but as you walk around, you start grabbing fun “bonus items” dispersed throughout the store. At the end of your hour, you’ve spent far more than you intended thanks to impulse shopping, and you’ve likely forgotten a few key items along the way.

Shopping is a necessary evil, but as we near the second installment of the roaring 20s, new fun abilities are coming to light to make shopping a more pleasurable and less wallet-killing experience.

Enter eBates, the best cash-back service around...

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D0min0-a-g0-g0’s New Album “End” Invokes A Reflective Experience For Listeners

Producer and rapper D0min0-a-g0-g0 released the album End on January 12th, 2019, a lo-fi and hip-hop fusion that’s been well-received since its release. I sat down with the Indiana native to learn more about End, its collaborations, and what she has planned for the rest of the year.
A: First of all, congratulations on the new album! What was your inspiration for the album, and how long did you spend working on it?
D: It started early last year as a hip-hop project. I used to rap and wanted to get back into the scene. Well, the rap idea went into a lo-fi direction, and as life stresses went on, it became my only outlet… Needless to say, the inspirations came from a dark place.
A: It’s been awhile since your last album was released? How is End different than your previous work?
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7 Ways To Not Be A Twat This Holiday Shopping Season

The holidays are fast-approaching, and with them are all of the juicy holiday sales that we await all year. BOGOs out the wazoo. The “lowest price of the year”. Stores are trying to shove stuff out the door so that there is less for them to inventory in January, and they are willing to give you a mega discount in order to do it.

I can’t be the only person who’s had a private Amazon list going for the past few months, just waiting for the right moment to hit the trigger. Black Friday is coming, folks…

I worked in retail from the ages of 16-to-24. I was a manager from ages 20-to-24. And while a lot of customers are nice, respectful individuals…holidays bring out the WORST in human indecency and entitlement.

Below are several tips to remember when perusing the sales shelves this year, not onl...

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Don’t Just Get Schwifty. Get THRIFTY!

I understand the need to portray an image on social media. No one posts a picture of themselves looking miserable in bed with messy hair and crusts on your eyes unless it’s for a good reason (either to accompany a humourous caption or to raise awareness for an issue ongoing). You always put your best face forward on social media, no matter what, in order to build your personal brand.

But sometimes, that desire to portray a certain image is just not attainable, nor is it smart. If you can attain great results for less money, then what’s the big deal?

I know so many people who will say, “I refuse to buy clothes from Amazon/Wal-Mart/Target/Ross/etc.”

Why?

Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, and Ross (and other similar stores like TJ Maxx and Payless ShoeSource) have name-brand, high-value, and downrigh...

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