I've started walking every morning. By 7amET I'm out of bed every morning, making a cup of tea and getting ready to head out for a 30-40 minute suburban hike around my town. Thanks to the spring weather, there's a little breeze in the morning, making it perfect as I start to build up a … Continue reading New Habits to a New Future — Thursday Thoughts
Ending Random Spending — Money Mondays
I deleted all of my takeout apps and cancelled any unnecessary subscriptions. It's time to play the save game! I want to be rich, and if there's one major thing that I've learned it's that you have to live below your means, so I'm trying to cut out as much spending as I can. It'll … Continue reading Ending Random Spending — Money Mondays
Takes Money to Make Money — Money Mondays
If you read my blog, you know that I've been tossing around the idea of starting my own business. Being an entrepreneur just seems like the only way to go. Working for someone else is just something that I don't think I can do anymore. But, more that that, I spend every Sunday dreading the … Continue reading Takes Money to Make Money — Money Mondays
Trick Yourself Into Thinking You’re Poor — Money Mondays!
Hello, welcome to Semi-Employed! I’m semi-employed. It’s Monday, so I want to do what I call “Money Mondays!” And, talk about money. Since it is the first episode I’ll start with my relationship with money. Maybe you can relate to it! Growing up, my mom always said we were poor. I’d ask for something, she’d … Continue reading Trick Yourself Into Thinking You’re Poor — Money Mondays!
Turns out I'm lazy....but also depressed.
The Legacy of MLK
I am the culmination of his dreams almost fulfilled. I wish that I could say his dreams have come true, but people and life are much more complicated than that. In some ways, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be proud of us today. There is integration. There is black excellence, and there are white … Continue reading The Legacy of MLK
Starting a YouTube Channel
Am I a content creator now? I guess so! I am starting a YouTube channel to complement this blog. The main reason is because I really want to force myself to turn this into something. I need another outlet, and hopefully adding more onto my plate will give me that. Lol, but truly. If I … Continue reading Starting a YouTube Channel
Job Hunt Dilemma
How do you look for a job when you don't want another job? This is kind of a strange question, but it's also my predicament. I don't necessarily want to continue on in my current position, but I don't want to work for some other person who could end up being a nightmare and I … Continue reading Job Hunt Dilemma
New Year Vibes
Instead of making set resolutions or a vision board, I decided to paint a representation of my hopes for 2021. I got the information about the color significance from several online sources. This painting is on a wall of other art by my bed, right next to my wardrobe. In this position, I will see … Continue reading New Year Vibes
I have come to the realization that I can't work for a big company, or anyone else really. Working for myself feels like my only option for my future. I don't want to get lost and go unnoticed, overworking myself for beans at some huge corporation. And, I don't love being on demand for someone … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Spirit