Journal #2: I Quit My Job in a Fit of Rage and Blaze of Glory

Journal #2: I Quit My Job in a Fit of Rage and Blaze of Glory

Hello, hustlers. It’s been a minute since I’ve paid this blog any mind (for shame, Sylvia). The reason being that, five months ago, I started working full-time and using up all the brain power normally reserved for blogging. But, I have some good news: I quit my job in a fit of rage!  And so … Read More

Journal #1: “Why Networking is King: Some Personal Anecdotes”

Journal #1: “Why Networking is King: Some Personal Anecdotes”

I’ve been wanting to write this blog post for a while. I’ve touched on networking before, but only tangentially as it related to side hustling. I chose a journal format because a little less formality works better. So, even though I preach about the importance of networking all the time, here’s the absolute truth: I … Read More

My Gig-Winning Quote Template for Thumbtack.com

My Gig-Winning Quote Template for Thumbtack.com

I’ve gotten a few requests for it, so I thought it might be helpful to share the quote template that I use on Thumbtack.com; as you may know, I side hustle fairly hard as a face-painter. It’s not my main source of income, but on any given month, I land 1-3 gigs and can count … Read More

Guest Post: Curbing Your Spending with the Zero Day Challenge

Guest Post: Curbing Your Spending with the Zero Day Challenge

A wild guest post appeared! Today, we’ve got some excellent insight on the methodologies behind curbing your spending – something I don’t talk too often about, since I’m usually busy praising the merits of side hustling and earning extra income. But, while earning more money is important, arguably how you manage it will determine your success on the … Read More

Navigating Mindfulness on the Journey to F.I.R.E.

Navigating Mindfulness on the Journey to F.I.R.E.

*Post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here. Like many others out there, I practice mindfulness. Or attempt to, anyway. The hyper-awareness born from actively taking stock of your feelings and emotions can be exhausting. Sometimes I just want to turn my mind off, but negativity can be a veritable force. My personal vice is … Read More