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Stop letting your fantasy self hold you back

Stop letting your fantasy self hold you back

We all have a fantasy self. The person who paints and rides their bike to work while we watch television and endure long commutes in our cars. Through dating, I’ve met a number of people whose fantasy selves travel internationally while their real selves spend their finances and time on other activities. I know someone who has been “learning Spanish” for years, but still taps […]

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Summer Bucket List – 18 for Summer 2018

Summer Bucket List – 18 for Summer 2018

Summer officially begins June 21st. The days of being a student, complete with free summers, are long gone. But that doesn’t mean you can’t mark the change in seasons with summer-specific celebrations. As such, here’s my summer bucket list to complete before autumn begins. Leashes at Lauritzen – Take Bentley to dog night at the botanical gardens. Usually we easily recoup our admittance fee in […]

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Setting SMART financial goals

Setting SMART financial goals

I’ve talked before about SMART principles of goal setting. One of the key principles that drives my decisions is that I don’t want to have regrets. Identifying goals is an important step to find maximum happiness and fulfillment in the short lives we have. When evaluating my financial goals, I struggled to make concrete, SMART goals. How was I going to know if I wanted a house […]

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About me: Nebraskan by birth. Notre Dame ’11 by choice. Spent a year living in Poland with the Fulbright program. History M.A. Living, breathing, marketing the travel industry.

 

Writes about: List making and productivity. Travel. Self improvement. The Bachelor/Bachelorette. Makeup. My summer mix series.

 

Likes: My dog. Collecting snowglobes. Too many television shows. Concerts and festivals. Wine, craft beer, and old fashioneds. Thinking about my imaginary PhD thesis entitled, “Every Rose Has Its Thorns: Television Tourism, Cultural Appropriation, and Sexualization of the ‘Native’ on The Bachelor.”