Author: Ophelia

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Goodbye (for now), Facebook!

I, like many others, have ‘wasted’ (debatable terminology, I know) countless hours scanning our news feed. And while I love using Facebook to connect with those around me, I’ve always had a fairly solid...

How to Mix Love and Money in your Twenties 0

How to Mix Love and Money in your Twenties

For years I’ve learned the hard way that money plays a big part in the dating world. I’d tried to ignore it for a long time, but it’s an important topic for couples to...

4 Habits of Punctual People 0

4 Habits of Punctual People

A couple weeks ago, I came across an interesting article about punctuality. (Thanks, Jeanne!) Here’s the summarized list: 1. They’re realistic thinkers. 2. They give themselves buffer time.  3. They’re organized. 4. They’re comfortable...

How to Retire at the Age of 30 0

How to Retire at the Age of 30

“But when you save your money, you’re not depriving yourself of anything. You’re actually buying yourself the most valuable thing you can: your freedom.” Here’s the trick: Make more, spend less. Anyone who knows...

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid 0

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

I’ve been studying like mad for the past few months, so I’ve taken a short hiatus from blogging. However, I’ve still managed to take a few minutes here and there to stay current on...

Life is Beautiful 0

Life is Beautiful

Life is great. No, really. When I think about the different areas of my life, I feel decently well balanced overall. Here are some highlights: 1. My friends and family I have amazing friends–friends...

Loneliness in the Modern World 0

Loneliness in the Modern World

This video describes the ailment of loneliness in today’s society, sharing how technology and social media has shifted the focus from making conversation to making connection. http://www.upworthy.com/loneliness-illustrated-so-beautifully-you-will-need-to-tell-someone One of the most important takeaways is...

How to Love What You Do in Just 3 Steps 0

How to Love What You Do in Just 3 Steps

More often than not, I find myself reflecting on what my life looks like, and I can’t help but feel blessed. I’m fortunate to have a life I am living to the fullest. I...

Having a Social Life vs. a Personal Life–What’s the Difference? 0

Having a Social Life vs. a Personal Life–What’s the Difference?

I spend a lot of time thinking about the friendships I have in my life–hell, I work in HR. It shouldn’t be surprising to anyone. I told a friend of mine that I dislike...

The Single Most Important Life Lesson Older People Feel Young People Need to Know 0

The Single Most Important Life Lesson Older People Feel Young People Need to Know

7 out of 10 employees in the US are disengaged from their jobs. Unfortunately, I knew this statistic all too well. http://www.kgw.com/news/business/Gallup-poll-7-of-10-Americans-hate-their-job-212962061.html About two months ago, I started my new job. Whenever anyone heard...