• 10 Assumptions About Adulthood Finances That Are Holding Millennials Back (and what to do about it!) 

    March 10, 2019

    I’m not sure where I got all these ideas of adulthood.

    I think it’s been a combination of different people, society, and the internet that’s dictated my ideas on what it’s like to be an adult. It’s kind of funny how we can’t pinpoint what the source of all these assumptions, yet the have such an impact on our decisions about our careers, personal finance, and more importantly, how we see and feel about ourselves as adults.

    These are the 10 assumptions I had about adulthood that not necessarily turned out to be wrong (all assumptions come from somewhere), but they held me back from growing up to the person I wanted to be.

  • The 5 Podcasts Every Millennial Needs To Listen To Get Ahead

    February 25, 2019

    I’m going to say this right now: I feel like I was not late to the podcast game, but I was definitely hesitant of it.
    I’d heard of podcasts years and years ago but I never really understood why anyone would choose to listen to podcasts over watching a YouTube videos or reading blog posts. Today, I’m happy to say I’m a full convert. I love podcasts – even more than the beauty YouTube videos I used to binge every weekend.
    ese are the 5 podcasts I feel that have had the most influential impact on me. You’ll notice when going through the list that these podcasts have a few things in common:

    1. They are all lead by women who know how to get ahead in life.
    2. They are all extremely long and detailed.
    3. These podcasts are for people who want to get ahead in life with actionable steps.

  • How To Defeat Career Comparison

    February 12, 2019

    Career comparison is such so dangerous and counterproductive, but so addicting. Instead of working on things that I should and enjoy working on, I feel constantly pulled into this world of comparison. These are the 6 strategies that I’m currently using to tame my desire to constantly wallow in self-comparison.

  • My Motivational Secret to Tackling Any Life Admin Task

    February 3, 2019

    I think as adults, we all know what we should be doing. We all know we are supposed to not let the dishes rot in the sink, and to eat healthy, etc. It’s been getting myself to actually follow through on those things that has been the challenging part.

    So after many years of being an adult, I’ve finally found the motivational secret that pushes me to do all the things that I know I’m supposed to, but won’t.

  • 7 Inexpensive Hacks To Ease Into Zero Waste Living

    January 26, 2019

    Going low and zero waste is a daunting and intimidating task. And even if you can’t completely change your lifestyle, these 7 inexpensive hacks for zero waste living will keep you living a life with as least waste as possible – on a budget!

  • 5 Ways To Transition A Goal Into A Habit

    January 19, 2019

    Do you ever wonder why your New Year resolutions fail? Learn the secret to turning a goal into a habit and how to develop and use this critical life skill. I share how I’m transitioning my 2018 goals into 2019 and everything I’ve learned along the way.

  • The One Career Changing Tool I Use To Ace Every Job Interview (With Free Downloadable Guide!)

    January 13, 2019

    If you’re like me, then even the thought of a job interview makes you sick. And even though I’ve gotten better at calming my nerves before an interview, the actual process still stresses me out. Mostly because, as much as I prepare, I tend to get nervous and completely blank out during job interviews.

    Until I created the one career-changing tool that has helped me master my nerves and allowed me to think on feet when I inevitably blank out.

  • 50/30/20 Budgeting: Exactly How Much I Spent and Saved in 2018

    December 31, 2018

    With the new year coming to an end, I audited all of my expenses according to the 50/30/20 budget rule. I not only talk about this budget rule, I show you how it’s applied to me!

    The reason I started MLA is because I wanted to create an honest personal space where I could share exactly what I’m doing to get through adulthood instead just giving some vague or generic advice. Instead of just talking about the 50/30/20 budgeting rule, I wanted to see how it applied to my year-round expenses.