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10 Free InDesign Templates for Bloggers

8 Ways InDesign Can Enhance Your Blog (Free Templates)

By Gina | October 9, 2017

There are many tools bloggers can use to achieve quality visuals for their brands—I’ve talked about Canva, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PicMonkey and several other tools in the past. Today, I want to share why InDesign has transformed my blogging process—and the many things you can do with this tool. Plus, I will be sharing 10…

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How to Maximize Your Creativity for Your Blog, Business or Side Hustle

How to Maximize Creativity for Your Blog, Business or Side Hustle

By Gina | September 7, 2017

For almost a full year, I was going through a phase of creative block. While you can argue that there is no such thing (and I do believe we can always work towards being creative at any point in time), I was experiencing a lack of inspiration, motivation and excitement for creative projects in general.…

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How to Run a Nonprofit in Your 20s

How to Run a Successful Nonprofit in Your 20s

By Gina | September 5, 2017

One thing I didn’t expect in my life? Running a nonprofit in my early 20s. After I graduated college, I was offered a job as the first employee of a nonprofit, Developmental Connections, created by a dear friend and mom to a child with autism. Before becoming the first official employee, the organization was primarily…

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How to Experience Marbella, Spain with AirBnB

How to Experience Marbella, Spain with AirBnB

By Gina | August 22, 2017

Marbella, Spain is a lovely town on the Costa del Sol in Southern Spain. About 45 minutes away from Málaga, it is worth a day trip or a weekend stay. I stayed for three nights in an AirBnb in Marbella, and it was a wonderful and relaxing choice. If you are looking for a beach…

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Essentials for Your College Apartment

24 Essentials for Your College Apartment

By Gina | August 13, 2017

(This is adapted from its original post in 2014.) In college, I couldn’t wait to have my own kitchen and my own apartment. It allows you to experience life on your own. You have the option to cook for yourself, decorate a larger space, host more guests and take on more responsibility. I lived in an apartment…

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Seville, Spain Travel Itinerary with AirBnb

4-Day Seville Itinerary with AirBnB to Truly Experience Spain

By Gina | August 8, 2017

I will argue that Seville is the top place to visit in Spain. Although, I’m biased because I lived there for four months, it still is a magnificent city that is full of traditional, vibrant culture. A four-day escape to this city is a great way to experience Spain, more so than Madrid or Barcelona.…

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How to Improve Your Writing for Bloggers

19 Ways to Improve Your Writing for All Bloggers

By Gina | August 7, 2017

I believe our generation these days is writing more than ever. Even though emojis may be leading us back into a hieroglyphics era, we are people who are typing, typing, typing away. From texting to Instagram captions to emails, we click on a keyboard and we write. We write for our jobs, and we write…

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How I am Simplifying My Life

How I am Simplifying My Life

By Gina | August 2, 2017

Sometimes we can turn simple living into something that is not so simple. Does anyone else feel that way? Simple living should work for us, not the other way around. So in my efforts to make my life a little less rushed, a little less forced and a little less cluttered, I started making some easy changes to…

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4-Day Charleston Travel Guide

4-Day Travel Guide to Explore Charleston Like a Local

By Gina | August 1, 2017

I had the wonderful opportunity to visit one of my best friends (we actually met in middle school!) in Charleston, South Carolina. I had never been to Charleston, so I jumped on the chance, and I jumped on a plane. We stayed in her house, where she was living when she went to medical school.…

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How to Overcome Negative Thinking

How to Overcome Negative Thoughts for a Healthier You

By Gina | July 27, 2017

In my early 20s, I have suffered from various negative thought patterns — anxiety, depression, fear. We can often get trapped in patterns we don’t know affect us so much. I have compared myself to others. I have wanted to impress others immensely. I have lost myself. I have dealt with low self-esteem. I have…

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