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Kate Luther

I traded in a corporate job and life in the city to be a freelance writer and live on a farm... and the adventure is just beginning :)

Latest articles by Kate Luther

Your Resume Sucks — Try One of These Instead

Chronological? Functional? A Combination? Deciding which resume type is right for the job may be the difference between getting hired or not.

This Is Why You Settle (and How to Stop)

Even rats regret settling for second best. Decide what you really want, figure out how to reach it, and you'll never regret it later.

Kill Boredom With These 34 Fun and Productive Projects

Bored? Get off the Internet and get busy tackling these fun, small projects that will improve both you and your life!

7 Ways to Get Your Life Back Into Balance

Feeling off kilter? Out of whack? A step behind? Try these balancing tricks refocus on the things that really matter.

Do These 26 Things to Make This Year the Best Year Ever

This year is partially gone, but there's still plenty of time to make it rock! What are you waiting for? Do one of these awesome things!

You're Blocking Your Own Success — Here's How to Stop

The emotional baggage we carry — our expectations, our pasts, our fears — weigh us down and hold us back. Learn how to move forward.

The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)

One way to spend less is to take up a fun hobby. Try one of these great ones, and you may even improve yourself and your bank account along the way too.

11 Ways to Learn Something New Every Day

Duh, learning something new makes you smarter— and it's fun. Start taking advantage of some great free learning resources today!

5 Ways to Make More Money in Under 10 Hours a Week

Need to earn a couple extra bucks, but don't have a lot of time? Then these money-making side jobs are perfect for you.

7 Steps You Must Take to Protect Your Family Financially

One way to stay focused on financial planning is to remind yourself whom you are planning for. Follow these steps to secure their future.

Forget Your Weaknesses and Build on Your Strengths to Find Success

Choosing the path of least resistance doesn't mean you're lazy; it means you're playing to your strengths. Here's why you should keep doing it.

Banish Stress: Easy Ways to Get Calm Now and Forever

The pressure's on! Learn how to relax and stay calm at crunchtime, and learn how to manage stress over the long haul to make crunchtime less frequent and intense.

The 5 Habits You Must Break to Become More Self-Confident

You can be confident — just break through these five life-ruining habits. We'll tell you how.

The 6 Worst Resolutions Most of Us Will Make for 2014

You'll probably be making one (or more) of these terrible — and common — New Year Resolutions. Here's how to make them stick.

Success Secrets You Should Have Learned in High School — But Didn't

Most of the people who give us advice mean well, but that doesn't mean their advice is helpful. Here's the advice that you should have been given.

6 Reasons You're Not a Millionaire

The biggest obstacle standing between you and your first million? Well, it's probably your bad decisions. Learn what to do different.

Happily Ever After: How to Stay Married for 29 Years (and Counting)

What's the secret to staying together for a long, long, long time? Hear what one woman who's been happily married for almost 30 years has to say.

How to Be Fearless and Do What You Want

Overcoming fear sounds easy when the motivational experts advise it. Get from the scary here to the confident there with practice, planning, and a little playacting.

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

8 Ways to Be a Better Human by Living Like a Vampire

If you can look past their blood thirst and fundamental moral depravity, vampires have a lot to teach us about being human.