I do not know about you, but I am getting more and more annoyed by ALL of the fees that airlines keep adding. I travel a lot for work and what used to be an enjoyable part of my consulting business is now something I wish I could avoid. Airline fees grow more intrusive every month. New baggage fees are implemented and increase more quickly than most travelers can keep up with. Fees for additional bags–or bags that are too heavy–are two examples of costs that can be avoided.
To be sure, there are some fees that must be paid: departure taxes, change fees when plans go awry and those awful fees to redeem frequent flier miles. But here are a few of the fees you can and should avoid whether traveling for business or pleasure, which will allow you to stay within your budget. Another issue that continues to cause problems and fees for travelers is the inconsistent weather patterns we have been experiencing around the world. The weather is beyond anyone’s control, but it always tends to cost travelers more money–if they have to stay longer than they planned, pay for traveler’s insurance in anticipation of something happening or fees for changing the flights, etc. Continue Reading »
Several months ago, I started going to a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist. If you take the ND route for your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, you know how blown away I was by the experience. With the initial visit lasting two hours, it was the most comprehensive doctor/patient interaction I have ever had! I couldn’t believe how different it was from the traditional, Western practices of medicine with which I am so accustomed.
My 60-minute follow-up visit was a few weeks after the initial one. And like the first, I left her office feeling fantastic. Although this visit was more memorable for the mental shift it sparked about something that impacts us all and that influences the quality of our choices. Continue Reading »
To kick off the month of December, I’m thrilled to share with you a guest post from one of my favorite CAREERpreneurs–and one of my All-Star Team Cheerleaders–Kelly Lynn Adams.
Kelly Lynn is an iPEC trained empowerment life coach who helps people, particularly women, make changes in order to live the lives they want and deserve. She is also an Independent Consultant with Arbonne International. Kelly Lynn believes in utilizing multiple streams of income to live out your passion!
I absolutely love this time of year when we are all celebrating the holidays! However, over the years I have found that thinking about all of the things that I know I need to get done can easily stress me out. The holidays are meant to be spent with family and friends, having a great time and mostly importantly, they are meant to be stress free. However, for many of us, our stress level can increase during the holiday season. Therefore, I want to share with you four things that I have implemented in my life to reduce the stress around this time of year.
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