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10 Things to Treat Yourself to This Month

Disclaimer: If you don’t like people who don’t like fall, proceed with caution. However, even if you love me a little less after you read this, you’re absolutely bound to fall in love with a few of these ideas for what to treat yourself to this month. After all, Gem, you deserve it! Getting rejected How many things do we shy away from because we’re afraid to be told “no” or an answer other than the one we want to hear? A lot. If there’s anything the past few weeks have taught me, it’s that rejection isn’t so bad and when you stop letting that fear rule you (and maybe even start conquering it), pretty cool things can happen. Head to VLOG 2 to see what happened when I made it my goal to get rejected! 😉 A pair of bright, vibrant shoes What better way to transition from summer

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6 Morning Habits That Are Sure to Lead to a Better Day

Whether you’re an Early Bird or a Night Owl, we’ve all got to get moving and get out the door. Planning out your day can even help you steal a few minutes of extra sleep. Heading out for the day can be made easier and even enjoyable by adding a few of these simple morning habits to your routine. Wake up to a Fresh Start Adopt Dr. Christiane Northrup’s theory of a Shiny Sink. It’s a downer to walk into a kitchen of dirty dishes. Wake up to a fresh, clean kitchen to get your day started new. You can dive into productivity and self-care straight away. Prepare the Night Before The less decisions you have to make in the morning, the easier getting out the door will be. Lay out the basics of your outfit. Set out your supplies for making the morning cup of coffee or tea. Do a light prep for breakfast; set

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Coffee for a Cause

For many of us, our morning cup of coffee is one of the simplest, most comforting moments of our day. But there is one way we could make it a little sweeter (besides extra sugar). What if you could know that your mug of coffee isn’t just giving you energy, but giving others clean water and education? A nonprofit coffee company called Three Avocados has brought that idea to life. It started when the founder, Joe Koenig, took a trip to Uganda, and saw, “a world where people actually live in mud huts. A world where children are literally starving. Where the nearest water source is a mile away, and you’ll get sick if you drink it. A world where orphans are raised by the village. A world rampaged by AIDS, malaria, and thousands of other things I couldn’t even imagine.“There was a moment during that trip where I sat

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