When you’ve lived somewhere long enough, it can be easy to take things for granted. For example, here’s a slightly embarrassing confession – I’ve lived in Chicago since 2009 and I didn’t make it to the top of Willis Tower until this year. 2023. I know! It’s ridiculous. I’d been to the top of the…
A detailed review of Tricoci – the Michigan Avenue salon and spa that’s been beloved in Chicago for 40 years and counting.
I’ve been working from home for myself since 2009 and it’s been an ongoing lesson in self-discipline and personal management, for real. You need knowledge of self to keep on this erratic entrepreneurial path for the long haul, and I have a full understanding of my habits, good and bad. I’ve come to realize the…
OMRON has challenged me to make a 90-day decision to start a journey towards monitoring and improving my blood pressure. I’m ready. I’m doing it for me, and I’m doing it on the advice from my mom who doesn’t want me to go through what she’s experienced.
For my business, I find it beneficial to outline new year’s resolutions for myself as well as words of the year. Maybe mine can help you. These are the New Year’s resolutions I’m making for Afrobella.
I know I’m not alone in the post-holiday impulse to treat myself. This year I discovered some great products that truly helped me work better, live better, or relax a little more. Here are some tried and tested items that are truly worth your splurge if you’re in the mood.
This is the beginning of a series of projects I’m going to share with you, my adventures in trying new things and how they turned out. First up, making pasta from scratch, with the new tools I got from Abt Electronics!
I realize there are a few things I can do to improve the quality of my sleep. At the very least I can try to improve the likelihood that I get a full night of sleep before going to bed. Sharing all of this in case it helps you too!
This is the time to dig into your inner well of gratitude and find reasons to be proud of the work you do. Then tap into your resourceful side, and envision ways you can pivot your business to fit today’s needs for your community, so you can earn what you need to thrive. Not just survive, thrive.
So many people are considering starting their own small business. What were the first investments I made when I realized my hobby was becoming a business? Where did some of the entrepreneurs I admire do to begin their businesses? Read on to find out!