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1 Year Later: How I Stay Sane Working From Home

1 Year Later: How I Stay Sane Working From Home

The beginning of the year has been a whirlwind. I’m living in the Queen City (Charlotte, NC), got engaged, and have survived my first year as a full-time, home-based entrepreneur. This personal and professional journey required so many adjustments and a huge part of that was my workspace. My home transformed into my office unexpectedly, and I had to be deliberate about making it a space that was healthy and productive for my sanity and my sales. In working with Staples, I learned about the principles of Feng Shui from expert Susan Chan and considered them when I decorated my new loft apartment.

How to Maximize Your Day and Be an Overachiever

How to Maximize Your Day and Be an Overachiever

The problem with a planner is that you fill it up with a whole bunch of things that you think you might want to do that day. Let's be real. We have the best intentions, but we don't always execute. We look at our planner as a way and a place to house all of our ideas and all of the things that we want to get done, but we never prioritize them in a way that highlights what needs to get done. I recently partnered with Erin Condren LifePlanner™ on her new life planner. I got this gorgeous planner a couple of days ago and while I'm not really a physical planner kinda girl (I hate carrying around a bunch of stuff) this planner is the perfect addition. The planner allows you to break things down in a way that I found is more successful