Turning Your Room Into an Oasis on a Budget

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” ~ Wayne W. Dyer. Feng shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing yourself with the surrounding environment. I strongly believe that harmonizing yourself with your surrounding is very important. If you’re like me, here are my 5 tips on turning your bedroom into a beautiful and relaxing sanctuary when you have limited options.

Things I Learned in My First Post-Grad Job

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” ~ Wayne Gretzky. So, last week March 7th marked my 1 year anniversary at my first post-grad job. I feel like I only started a few months ago yet...

Should You Discuss Your Salary?

“How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour does but only at what he does himself.” ~ Marcus Aurelius. Getting a raise is probably one of the best feelings in the world. After all, it boils down to your boss essentially saying, “You’ve done an excellent job and deserve to be compensated”, right? I got mine last week. I've been at this company nearly a year and thought I'd have to wait till...

How I Got My Post-Graduate Job

“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions” ~ Benjamin Franklin. It's been 11 months since I started my new job and all I can say is God is good. After making what felt to me like a bold decision to stop wearing make-up to work and stop putting things off till later, life has been going better than I expected. Something I didn't feel a year ago whilst re-doing my final year at university. I currently work as a...