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Better late than never, right? It’s already March 21 and I haven’t shared this month’s WISH LIST. Oops! Lots of great items this month and a few are on super sale. My favorite bargain buy this month? $5 t-shirts! Lots of colors and styles to select from but hurry, sale ends in only 3 days.

Happy shopping!


How to Stay Sane During Stressful Times in Your Life

From work to dealing with family troubles, life can be incredibly stressful. Right when you start to think that you have gotten everything under control, life throws something at you that will undoubtedly stress you out again. Even if you are incredibly stressed, life keeps moving and you have to keep your mind clear in order to get everything done that you need to get done.

Staying sane in times of immense stress is incredibly difficult while being incredibly necessary. It can be very easy to get wrapped up in your own stress and anxiety, making you a very unproductive source in your own day. However, with the help of a few simple steps, it is incredibly easy to keep your brain focused and on track even in times of great stress.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

A lot of times, great deals of stress can be caused when you do not get enough sleep. Furthermore, great amounts of stress can be alleviated when you start to get the right amount of sleep. This pressure can quite literally fall on the mattress you are using. You need to make sure that the mattress that you have is helping you in the ways that you need it to.

Depending on whether you sleep on your side or on your back, different mattresses will give you different effects. Depending on your height, weight, and sleep position preferences, a different mattress can make all the difference. By investing in the right mattress for your sleeping style you will get a good night’s sleep and ultimately relieve some of the stress that you carry through your life.

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Change of Space

A lot of the stress that you get from life can be solved by very minor changes made to your surrounding environment. By a change of scene you may be able to change your state of mind and alleviate some of your stress. By taking on a project that you have always wanted to, such as remodeling your kitchen with a company such as JT McDermott Remodeling Contractors, you can get an easy change of space that may change your stressful headspace.

There may be other surfaces either inside or outside your home that you may wish to change as a means to destress and keep sane during stressful times. The safety of your children as they play is always a major concern. This may serve as a stressor and add to the other stressors in your life. If you take time to replace certain flooring inside or outside of your house with safety flooring, you can be sure that your kids are safe. This will give you peace of mind and sanity as you work through the other stressors in your life.

Keep Your Finances Full

Financial problems can be a large source of stress in a person’s life which may cause them to be anything less than sane. Having a few extra dollars would make your life far less stressful and insane, but with everything going on in your life it may be difficult to find time to make those few extra dollars. All you need, however, to make a bit more money, is internet connection and a few spare minutes in the middle of your day.

There are many websites that list great services for online broker trading. These online broker trading services allow you the ability to deal with money and finances on your time. Because it is all done online, this way of making some extra money is incredibly professional while also adapting well to your stressful schedule.

Another way that you can make some easy money that will help to keep you sane online is by having your own website. All you need to do is find a website host that is reliable and works for you. By having your own website, you are completely in control of your schedule, your content, and the money you bring in. This easy way of acquiring online money is a great way to save up some money that will keep you sane when times get stressful.

Have Fun!

When people get totally consumed by times of stress, one of the most maddening thoughts is that everything that you do needs to address the stressful circumstances. One way to make sure that you stay sane during times of stress is to make sure that you take some time for you and have some fun! An easy, time efficient way to do this is play some online games.

Some online games will even offer you monetary prizes such as online casino games. With these easy online games you can destress and maybe even make some money in the process! The wonderful thing about online gaming is that you are not only limited to local casinos. You are able to access casino games from all over the world such as Norwegian casino games online. These fun online games can give your brain just enough time to relax, keep you sane, and allow you to continue through your day confidently.

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Check It Out: Shop More, Save More Sale!

Shopbop’s Spring sale is here! Save up to 25% on sale and full price items. 


I ordered these – the perfect spring and summer sandals. They are so comfortable and
fit true to size. They come in 4 colors but 2 is already sold out so hurry and order soon.


  • 15% off orders of $200+

  • 20% off orders of $500+

  • 25% off orders of $800+

  • February 27th – Saturday, March 3rd, 11:59 PM EST

  • Use code GOBIG18 at checkout

  • Brand exclusions apply


Another month, another WISH LIST. I’m obsessed with everything included in this month round-up but my favorite piece is the gorgeous lace overlay romper. It’s only $79 and it comes in 7 colors. What an awesome deal!

Happy shopping! 



I wasn’t really planning on having a color palette this month but after I started compiling January’s wish list, I realized that I had ended with a clear winner. This month I’m sharing my favorite work out pieces, accessories and some little extras to help you transition into the new year smoothly. Enjoy and here’s to a happy, healthy 2018!

Happy shopping!