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13 Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

When you were a child, nothing was more exciting than staying up late past your bedtime! But as a working adult, not getting to bed on time is less of a joyous occasion and more of a headache.   Getting a full-night’s rest ensures that you wake up refreshed and ready to tackle a new […]

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Dealing With Financial Emergencies

There are few things in life that are certain, but there’s one thing that you can expect: the unpredictable. Unexpected emergencies are just a part of life and cannot be anticipated. However, we can control how heavily these events impact our financial stability. Whether the unexpected event is good news or bad, it’s always a […]

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3 Steps to Keeping Your Home Clean in 10 Minutes a Day

There is something special about walking in the door after a long day at work and seeing a well-kept home. In fact, studies show a cluttered home can increase stress and guilt while decreasing creativity and productivity. Keeping your home clean isn’t just about presentation, it’s about your mental health too! Unfortunately, many of us […]

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25 Lists You Should Make

Grocery shopping lists and to-do lists are a common daily practice amongst most individuals. Whether you choose to write things down at home or at work, lists help you stay organised and focused on the need at hand (and they ensure you don’t forget anything!). In fact, recent studies have shown that you are 42 […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Number 10

  When you hear “number 10,” you probably picture the residence of the Prime Minister, but this month it’s taken on a whole new meaning for us: QuickQuid will be celebrating 10 years of lending! We’ve spent the last decade dedicated to a flexible and safe type of online borrowing, and over those 10 years, […]

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50 Things to Throw Out in the Next 50 Days

We all have that trinket drawer in our kitchen — the one full of rubber bands, extra batteries, coupons and more. It’s easy to collect things here and there because we might need them at a later time, but how often does that moment actually arise? If this sounds like something you struggle with, it’s time to challenge yourself to live more minimally.

For the next 50 days, challenge yourself to sort through (or dispose of) each of the items on this list. By spreading the challenge out over time, your cleansing process will be manageable and you’ll avoid feeling discouraged by the number of tasks.

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4 Ways to Break a Bad Habit (and Start a Good One)

Some of us have tiny ticks that can be seen as negative or annoying. Others struggle with bigger problems that can hinder their health, finances, career and more. Though they vary in severity, we all have bad habits — you also have the power to break them. We’ve found some simple and universal techniques you […]

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Quick Breakfasts and Prep Hacks

  Breakfast is commonly referred to as the most important meal of the day, but how crucial is it? It turns out the fuss is worth it: Skipping breakfast has been linked to increased heart disease, weight gain, impairment of cognitive abilities, increased risk of diabetes and bone density loss.1 Even if you actively strive […]

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10 Hobby Ideas to Try When You Don’t Have a Hobby

You go to work, you come home, you eat. When free time comes around, many of us resort to two options: spending money going out or staying in and streaming videos. What is a way to break up the routine without spending too much? Perhaps a new hobby! Recent studies have shown a positive link […]

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10-Minute Stress Management Techniques

Everyone suffers from stress in some regard, whether it’s work-related or personal. In a world where we’re expected to juggle tight timelines at work, complete an overwhelming amount of tasks at home and maintain steady relationships, it’s no wonder we feel pressured. Stress can take a toll on us emotionally and physically over time. Get […]

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