The Unconventional Traveler

Wellness

5 Motivational Books for Women

The feeling of motivation is fleeting. You can have a great conversation with a mentor and walk away ready to take on the world. You make plans and take action. But as time goes on the feeling dissipates. Sometimes you can find ways to motivate yourself. And that’s great! Other times, you can read your “why” over and over and still not find the motivation. But don’t worry. I got you. Whenever this happens to me, I take a break and pick up one of these five books. In  ...

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Career

How to Form Interview Questions That Will Best Serve Your Job Hunt

For a long time, I thought interviews were a time and place for only me to prove I was the perfect candidate. Although, yes, it is important to show that you’re right for the role. It is just as important (if not, more) for you to learn if the company and role will be a good fit for you. Here are three things that will help you form interview questions to best serve you on your job hunt. 1. Establish your end-goal Why this is important: When you work in an industry where you can define your  ...

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Adulting

What I Learned From Dave Ramsey About Paying off Student Loans

One day, I heard my roommate and her boyfriend talking about debt snowballing. I asked them to explain it to me and where they learned about it. She lent me the Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey. This book teaches people with families and low income on how to pay off debt and start building wealth. At that point in my life, I was a recent college grad paying off student loans with a part-time retail job. So I certainly fell into the debt and low-income categories. In this book, Dave  ...

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