8 Tips for Managing Anxiety

Alright, this is going to be a very personal post, but I think it is so important to share as we head into a very stressful time of year. I am a high anxiety person, but I am a highly functioning person with anxiety. I thought that I would share with you all steps thatContinue reading “8 Tips for Managing Anxiety”

7 Cleaning Tasks To Do Daily

There are a few things you can do to prevent having to spend a whole day cleaning–it just takes daily discipline to do a few simple tasks. 1) Make Your Bed Everyone says this, but it really is a great way to start the day. Plus, once your bed is made, you are less inclinedContinue reading “7 Cleaning Tasks To Do Daily”

How to Save $5000 FAST

I have mentioned before how important planning is for me when it comes to my finances because of the type of job I am in. This especially becomes important in the winter time when business slows down and spending increases (gifts, travel, etc.). I have had a few people reach out to me asking howContinue reading “How to Save $5000 FAST”

25 Things Before 25: Week 5 Update

10/25/19-10/31/19 This week was one of my favorites! It was filled with learning a lot about myself and growing in my faith and relationships with my family and friends. Here’s what happened this week: Travel Plans My first category I announced was to travel to 25 states I haven’t been to before. I mentioned lastContinue reading “25 Things Before 25: Week 5 Update”

4 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Have any of you seen Mariah Carey’s video where she falls asleep in her Halloween Costume at 11:59 on Halloween, and then she wakes up decked out in Christmas pajamas with “All I Want For Christmas is You” playing at 12 am on November 1st? I know it’s only November 3rd, but these last twoContinue reading “4 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season”

Start Today!

I have always read books about self improvement, and I think that this year I have truly made a shift in my mentality by actually internalizing each thing I have learned and applied it to my life. The most common thing and biggest change in my mind that is always reiterated in these books isContinue reading “Start Today!”

5 Ways to Show Your Gratitude

Happy November, everyone! As we enter the Holiday season, you’ll get bombarded with ads of the coolest and newest toys, electronics, jewelry, and cars. I know I don’t need to remind you to take a personal inventory for what you already have and be grateful for that first, but I do want to urge youContinue reading “5 Ways to Show Your Gratitude”

7 Necessities for Flying

I am usually not one to be overly prepared for travel with packing in advance or having a checklist, but I always have what I need to get me through the flight! Here are my travel necessities: 1) Filtered Water Bottle No, you can’t take water through airport security… You, also, don’t want to spendContinue reading “7 Necessities for Flying”

25 Things Before 25: Week 4 Update

10/18/19-10/24/19 I am so excited to announce that this is my 50th blog post on Simply Sonja! I am 4 months back in the blogging world, and I am loving every minute of it! Aside from reaching this milestone, this was such a great week of work! Sometimes, I get sucked into working longer hoursContinue reading “25 Things Before 25: Week 4 Update”

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Busy Day

Ever wake up in a panic just knowing you have so much to accomplish in one day? Does it ever seem overwhelming or impossible? Well, worry not! Because, I got you! Here is what I do to make my day the most productive: 1) Execute Your Morning Routine We all have our morning routines… IContinue reading “5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Busy Day”