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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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2018 Retrospective: My Learnings for 2019

If I learned anything from 2018: I learned to love myself physically I don't have to be size 0 anymore or have a flat stomach. Stop depriving yourself. Stop these insane diets: military diet, keto diet, or egg diet. These diets that can harm your physical health. It’s ok to say “No” not because you… Continue reading 2018 Retrospective: My Learnings for 2019

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The Circles Of Control, Influence And Concern

After I got married, I struggled with my identity. When I lived with my family, I was the care taker. I ran the entire household by myself, I made decisions from meal plans to maintaining the house and bills management. Living in the same household with my in laws, I began to noticed how much… Continue reading The Circles Of Control, Influence And Concern

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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