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5 Ways to Unplug from Technology

If we’re halfway across the world from our loved ones, we can jump on Facetime or Skype and see them within seconds. If we’re lost, we can simply look up our location on a map on our phones. If a natural disaster happens, we can search for information on Twitter[Read more]

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The Girl Behind Lipstick & Ink

Hello!! First off, I want to send a big virtual welcome hug to all of you! I am so, so excited you are here. For those that don’t know me, I’m Kelly, the girl behind Lipstick & Ink. A Bit About Me I’m a dreamer and a go-getter. I don’t[Read more]

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9 Ways to Find Your Happiness

At the beginning of every year, I like a lot of other people, mentally prepare for the upcoming year by determining what my goals are going to be. In 2018, I’ve committed myself to simply just finding happiness in all things that I do. I tend to get very caught[Read more]

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6 Tips to Help You Land That Promotion

The last two companies I worked at did not do a great job of ensuring career conversations were happening. I usually had to seek out those opportunities in my own way. I also had to get creative on how I approached management in regards to getting promoted. Salesforce, where I[Read more]

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12 Tips to Know Before You Visit New Zealand

It’s hard not to immediately fall in love with New Zealand the moment you walk off the plane. The country really knows how to charm its visitors with its vast and gorgeous landscapes and Kiwi friendliness. If you’re planning to make a trip to New Zealand, and the South Island specifically,[Read more]