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The Truth About Getting Married

Do you remember the naiveté of being a kid and thinking about love? When a kindergarten kiss by the swing set meant two people were probably going to get married?

When holding the hand of the opposite sex should be avoided, because as we all […]

By |February 28th, 2015|Lifestyle, Love, Relationships|
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To Hell with Stuff

I’ve lived in three different houses in the past year, and transitioning between houses can be a tedious task. Along with living in a different house comes the daunting task of taking everything you own from point A, and soliciting friends and family members to […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Lifestyle, Mind, Money, Purpose, Stress Management|
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It’s Time to Stop Being Yourself

As a millennial, I’ve spent all my life growing up hearing the same rhetoric from my family, my teachers, and countless Saturday morning cartoons. It’s a message to boost morale. A message that promises bliss.

The message is, “Always be yourself.” If you’ve heard the […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Goal Setting, Life Direction, Life Skills, Lifestyle, Mind, Purpose|
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How I Received a Raise at Work by Writing a Letter

Seeking out a raise can be an intimidating venture. Whenever there’s talk of money at a job, it can really get the palms sweating. It can bring up uncomfortable thoughts and feelings on both sides of the negotiation table, and may require a certain level […]

By |January 9th, 2015|Career Advancements, Income, Money|

8 Tips for Giving Better Gifts

Ah, the holidays.

It’s that time of the year to witness heartwarming fist fights over the last of this year’s big item and the crushing of checking accounts everywhere to the tune of swipe after swipe in the name of holiday cheer.

People participate in gift […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Family, Friendships, Love, Relationships|
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Harming Relationships When I Was Trying to Help: My Discovery of Empathy

There used to be a common trend in my dating relationships. Unexpected disconnection during conversations.

One moment my sweetheart and I would be chatting about our days, and the next there were short answers to questions, awkward silences, and a disinterest in talking about anything at […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Emotions, Family, Friendships, Love, Relationships|
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How I’m Learning to Overcome Procrastination

Come back tomorrow and I’m sure I’ll have written about it by then.

Ha….. ha…

Bad jokes aside, procrastination is a nasty little bugger.

The thing about procrastination is it seeps into all areas of life. The thing about procrastination is it can feel overwhelming.

The thing […]

By |November 5th, 2014|Character, Goal Setting, Life Skills, Lifestyle, Mind, Stress Management|
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4 Phrases that Stunt Personal Growth

You know what drives me bonkers?! When we tell ourselves these little feel-good lies when something bad or unexpected happens.

These lies are supposed to make everything better. These lies are supposed to get you back out there (wherever “there” is). These lies enable […]

By |October 21st, 2014|Life Direction, Life Skills, Mind, Purpose|
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The One Thing You Need to Gain Control of Your Money

When it comes to getting on track with your money, there’s a single place to start that kicks off the process to getting the finances in check.

Lottery tickets. Wait, no, it’s not that. It’s definitely not that.

It’s not about a get rich quick […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Debt, Income, Money, Savings|
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9 Habits of People Who Stay in Shape

It’s no surprise to hear about the growing epidemic of obesity in America today. We must face it. Round is the new black.

It is getting ever more common to see unhealthy people on the streets, around the workplace, and on our television sets.

But round […]

By |October 7th, 2014|Fitness, Food, Health|
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Build a Better Life with Suck a Little Less!

I want to extend a HUGE welcome to you from Suck a Little Less! Thanks for checking out the site.

Suck a Little Less is all about making ourselves a little better as people, so we can lead a more enjoyable and fulfilled life.

Many […]

By |October 1st, 2014|Health, Mind, Money, Purpose, Relationships|