Editor’s Notebook 277

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Book I’m currently reading: The perfect book for cozy nights curled up by the fireplace. Being Around Birds Boosts Our Mental Well-Being Even 8 Hours After Hearing…

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The Real Reason to Be Your Own Boss

When it comes down to it, the real reason I’m my own boss is because of salad. Let me explain . . .  Back in 2010, I was a book editor working in an enormous skyscraper in downtown Chicago. I wore a suit every day, strutted around in high heels, and felt oh-so-business-y and professional.…

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Why “Set It and Forget It” Won’t Work for You

Remember those infomercials from the 90s for the rotisserie oven that was so user friendly you could just “set it and forget it”? Here’s a visual reminder if you weren’t raised by the TV like me: “Set it and forget it” was quite the catchphrase in my middle school, and we imagined how great it…

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How to Double Your Income By Christmas

When I think about it, I really do admire Santa Claus.  He has a pretty sweet job, amiright? He brings joy to kids (and the young at heart) all over the world. He hangs out with a bunch of magical animals. His entire team believes in his mission. His commute is an absolute nightmare, but…

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Editor’s Notebook 265

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week 14 Chicago Slang Terms You Should Know. I grew up in Chicago, and this list is spot on. Put on your gym shoes and let’s go…

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5 Vision Board Mistakes and How to Fix ’em

On any Saturday night during my high school years, you could find me enjoying my favorite pastime. Going to football games? Shopping at the mall? Smooching at Lookout Point? Nope. I preferred holing up in my room cutting pictures from stacks of glossy magazines and pasting them on my notebooks. What can I say? I was…

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