Language Learning & Productivity Blog

10 Things I Refuse to Feel Guilty About

I hear the term “guilty pleasure” a lot and I’ve never really understood it very well, even though I do use it myself sometimes. I always wondered, “well why is it a GUILTY pleasure if it makes me happy?” And so I just refuse to feel guilty about things I enjoy. But it isn’t just

Looking back on a recap of 2018

So am I the only one who is still a little bit shell-shocked over the fact that we are somehow in 2019 already? To be honest, I’m not even sure what happened to December. Or really, most of the entire year. It went by so fast, even if some individual days were slow. I figured

10 Bad Blog Habits (and one bonus)

I’ve been blogging for a very, VERY long time. I’m talking about back before anyone ever thought you could monetize a blog, before people began doing it for a living, and in fact back when blogging really meant posting a few sentences and a link to something interesting you read (which is kind of what

How I create a summer hygge vibe

Although the term “Hygge” is not a new concept, it became an especially big buzzword in North America over the past few winter seasons. Now, when you hear the expression you probably immediately think of ways to stay warm and cozy during the cold and bleak winter months. However, even though the cold and dark

Surviving a Sick Day

I have not been a fan of this year, health-wise. It’s not like I’ve had any major health issues; I haven’t been hospitalized or even had to go to the ER this year (*knocking furiously on wood because this damn year is not over yet!*). But honestly, I think my immune system has gone on

How To Deal With Anxiety At Work

It doesn’t matter what you do in your daily job. Whether you love it or not, at some point your job can cause you stress. Anxiety at work can make the 9-5 (or whatever your hours are) even harder than it already is. Here are some of the things I do in order to lower