What to do When You Discover You’re Afraid of Everything

If you’re anything like me, you spend a lot of time being afraid of things.

Of course, this fear doesn’t manifest as horror-film-worthy terror, and I (mostly) don’t run down the street screaming, not by a long shot. We’re way more clever than that, me and my fear. We mask it with other, more socially acceptable justifications. For instance…

  • “Oh, I’m not afraid to go to that party. I’m just tired.”
  • “Me? Afraid of asking for a raise? Pfft! Naw, the reason I’m not asking for more money is because they have this policy that disqualifies me…”
  • “Auditions don’t scare me. I’m choosing not to throw my hat in the ring because I’m not the type they want.”

If anything, fear is a master of disguise. And to be completely honest? That pisses me off. And it scared me a little, too (SEE WHAT I MEAN!?).

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Want to Make More Money? Go Clean Your Closet (Seriously)

I accept that you may already think I’m crazy just based on the headline of this article.

But despite that – or perhaps because of it – I’m going to walk through the logic of something that I once heard Suzanne Evans proclaim on stage, which was, “Anytime I want to make a butt load of money, I go around the house and throw stuff away.”

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Small Business Tools to Boost Productivity

Contributed by Kate Simpson

Are you working from home as a freelancer or just getting started with your own small business? It can be a challenge to get yourself organized and handle all the tasks you have on your shoulders. Luckily, nowadays, there are a multitude of tools that can help you complete your tasks more swiftly and make your life easier overall.

Here are just a few of them that you should absolutely try out!

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Assignment Masters

Assignment masters is an online platform where you can hire skilled professionals short-term to work on projects. They have professionals with degrees and expertise in a variety of industries, and they are paid per project. Though not exactly cheap, they are value for money because the workers are genuinely qualified professionals that know their industry inside out.

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