11 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep (Even in a Rowdy Dorm)

11 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep (Even in a Rowdy Dorm)

Sleep is something all college students need but most tend to lack. Between staying up pulling all-nighters cramming for a test or exam to hanging out with friends and partying, it’s hard to get a solid five hours, never mind the recommended eight.  A good night’s sleep is almost illusive.

Being a timid introvert at the time, having gone through a dorm floor from hell, where no one shut up, noise ran rampant, and music stayed blasting, I’ve compiled a couple of ways to combat the complications you might encounter when hitting the hay.

 

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Beginner’s Guide to Decluttering

Beginner's Guide to Decluttering

 

Decluttering your closet is a big deal. If you’re not prepared, you could end up with a room full of clothes everywhere and a giant hot mess. Decluttering in general is something I’ve talked about before in my College & Minimalism: How They go Together and Why it’s Important post. Decluttering is your first step to minimalism. Even if you’re not looking to become a minimalist, it’s always good to go through your clothes once a year to clean out things that you don’t like, don’t fit, and generally won’t wear.

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5 Stages of Underemployment

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Being unemployed is one thing, but what about being underemployed? What happens when you end up in a basic job for barely minimum wage, yet you have the credential to do so much more? 

It Sucks.

You spent all that time getting a degree, certification, or diploma of some sort and you get stuck doing menial office work, or have to resort to fast food just to attempt to survive. Here are a few things I learned while being unemployed.

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Are You Too Attached to Your Significant Other?

Are You Too Attached to Your Significant Other?

 

Sometimes when you get too comfortable in a relationship, it’s really easy to start to rely on each other for happiness, validation, and to be by your side all the time. This recently happened with me and my SO. I became so attached to him that it was starting to wear on both of us. More often than not, you don’t even realize what has happened until shit starts to hit the fan. That’s entirely okay, but here are a few things I’ve learned.

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4 Things Millennials Are Tired of Hearing

4 Things Millennials Are Tired of Hearing

Born between 1980 and 1996? Congrats you’re a Millennial! If you fall into this category you might be tired of hearing the same questions and rants over and over again. Millennials are terrible, entitled, lazy, and a whole slew of negative adjectives. We’ve been given shit because we can’t make it afloat in today’s society. Here are my 4 top questions Millennials are tired of hearing.

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Bad Habits to Avoid in Your 20s

Bad Habits to Avoid in Your 20s

Your 20’s are a rough time. You’re finally expected to be an adult, but don’t always have the experience as an adult. You’re probably living on your own for the first time, trying to figure out how to get and keep a job, cook for yourself for the first real time. It’s overwhelming. After 5 Habits for your 20’s did so well, why not have bad habits to avoid? If you can’t create new ones, at least know which ones to avoid!

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College & Minimalism: How They Go Together and Why It’s Important

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**NOTE: These tips work for everyone, especially those who move a lot.

Minimalism while staying in a dorm in college isn’t usually something a first time student is thinking of when packing for the new school year.  More likely than not you’re running around trying to make sure you have absolutely everything you could possibly need. Most freshman tend to over pack rather than under pack. 

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