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Treat Yourself

I struggled for a long time because I felt too guilty to treat myself. I found myself asking permission to spend my own hard earn money. I didn't have any financial struggles, so why was it still a struggle to allow myself to splurge. Or just putting myself first. Growing up in a Hmong family,… Continue reading Treat Yourself

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Marriage Tip – Spend 1 percent of your day together

This is something brilliant I heard on KTIS radio this yesterday on the way to work. I didn’t catch the speaker’s name. So if you know the name of the speaker please share it with me. The speaker proposed that if we would invest in 1 percent of our day into our marriage, this would… Continue reading Marriage Tip – Spend 1 percent of your day together

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Advice on Living with your In-laws

People end up living with their in-laws for a different reasons. Whether its financial issues or someone is sick and requires special care or your culture requires that you live together. In my case it was a cultural and financial reasons. I struggled the most the first year as I never knew what to expect.… Continue reading Advice on Living with your In-laws

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5 Tips on How to Sleep Early

It’s challenging to sleep early because there are a million others things needs to be done. Watching my favorite show, finishing the laundry, unloading the dishwasher, picking up around the house, working late answering emails, reading an extra book or two for my little ones, running another mile on the treadmill... And took often I… Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Sleep Early

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BOOKS for woman building their career

There is no friend as loyal as a book Ernest Hemingway I am always looking for the next book to read. Please share your favorite book and why. It would be helpful to know where to find it too. These are my personal top 5 books. Honestly I could read them over and over again.… Continue reading BOOKS for woman building their career

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How to overcome The Good Girl

As a Hmong girl growing up in American, I was taught how important it is to be a good girl. This was a part of training me to be a nyab (daughter-in-law). I will share more about the role and expectations of a nyab. Little did I know that this would negatively impact me later… Continue reading How to overcome The Good Girl