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how to wear nautical stripes ultimate guide

Summer is my favorite time of the year. I love dressing in a style that’s light, classic, easy — and incorporates nautical stripes. The iconic nautical stripe top or dress is perfect for traveling.… The post how to wear nautical st...
by JoyJournist on Jun 25, 2015

self-discipline makes dreams possible

People comment all the time on how lucky I am to travel, work less and enjoy life. I take offense. Self-discipline, also known as willpower or self-control is what lets me take control of… The post self-discipline makes dreams possible appeare...
by JoyJournist on May 18, 2015

what to do in retirement part 1

When we decided to move to Spain and focus on raising our kids in a foreign land, there were all sorts of fears that popped up. Will I be bored? What will I do all day? Will it be lonely? Or will we want to kill each other? Retirement: World’...
by JoyJournist on Mar 10, 2015

homemade, natural cold and flu buster

  The flu has hit our house. I have luckily survived unscathed, thanks to frequent spoonfuls of a homemade, natural cold and flu buster. Use this whenever you start feeling the slightly scratchy throat or that rundown feeling. It is all natur...
by JoyJournist on Mar 8, 2015

lazy girl beauty: concealer

Uma Thurman got lots of flack this week for looking like this:   I sympathize! I kind of get what she wanted to do: a cleaner, fresher, naked look. I think what went wrong is that we as women need a little extra help around the eye area as we ag...
by JoyJournist on Feb 17, 2015

lazy girl beauty: concealer

Uma Thurman got lots of flack this week for looking like this: I sympathize! I kind of get what she wanted to do: a cleaner, fresher, naked look. I think what went wrong is that we as women need a little extra help around the eye area as we age. Eye...
by JoyJournist on Feb 17, 2015

how to work abroad: my story

The question I get asked the most is how I make money while living in Spain. Working overseas is often difficult for an American. Most countries do not allow you to legally work without a difficult to get employer sponsored visa. So how do I...
by JoyJournist on Feb 5, 2015

Stop Being A Zombie

Zombie Influx (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Here's the thing! Almost all the people I see and I know, act like a bunch of zombies. People are rushing, are hungry for money and they don't smile anymore. This is the world? 1. Speed is for cars.
by Guide For Life on Sep 12, 2013

Do Better

Today I had one of those days... Photo credit: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net Me and two of my coworkers were to see out leader. He told us that for today we didn't do a pretty good job for that day and he asks for an explanation. We kno...
by Guide For Life on Aug 23, 2013


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