It’s far too easy to make one priority a habit, but priorities should never be stagnant

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Have you ever heard the quote-

“Lack of time is actually a lack of priorities”

Well, in many ways I have to agree. We all have the same number of hours in a day and we each can choose how we use them.

Unfortunately, deciding WHAT to prioritize, is not…

If your healthy norm isn’t established, every unhealthy choice adds up very quickly

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I hear all the time from fitness influencers something along the lines of-

“Don’t worry about splurging on an unhealthy meal. You’re not going to gain 10 pounds overnight.”

“One “cheat” meal isn’t going to reverse your progress.”

“Treat yourself. A few treats won’t set you back.”

I used to…

They’re the best when you’re balling on a budget, and can be just as rewarding

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Most people love to travel. Unfortunately, traveling, in the way most think of it, isn’t accessible for everyone. Flights are expensive, gas is expensive, hotels are expensive, and every day you’re away, the cost adds up exponentially.

But by thinking of vacations in this way, we’re limiting ourselves.

Day trips…

And how to balance all of the “hards” that you’re supposed to choose.

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You’ve likely seen this quote running around on the internet somewhere—

“Marriage is hard. Divorce is hard. Choose your hard.
Obesity is hard. Being fit is hard. Choose your hard.
Being in debt is hard. Being financially disciplined is hard. Choose your hard.
Communication is hard. Not communicating is hard. Choose your hard.

How to emotionally and physically handle your first few months

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I was diagnosed with Celiac disease on December 13th, 2020, the day my intestinal biopsy results came in. I’ll always remember the date. If 2020 wasn’t a crazy enough year, this autoimmune diagnosis certainly threw a wrench in my year.

It’s a condition where your body has an autoimmune reaction…

How to set one up today and start investing when you have ZERO prior knowledge (and why it’s so important).

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Disclaimer- I’m not a banker, a financial analyst, a financial advisor, or anything of the like. I’m simply a girl who was blessed with parents who taught me how to invest. I want to share that knowledge with you.

If I, a 25-year-old who hates math, can figure out how…

Trudy Horsting

Writer. PhD Student. Frugal Traveler. Passionate about health, personal growth, and saving money.

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