CultureKitty Is Now Fresh And Lively!

I know it’s been a while since I posted, but it hasn’t been for lack of inspiration. I’ve been hard at work on a brand new website and blog, complete with a new name: Fresh and Lively! (Cue fireworks, streamers, and Blur’s Song 2!) I so appreciate the support you all have given CultureKitty over the […]

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I Read Rachel Hollis’ New Book And Here’s What I Think

Book Review: Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis

Rachel Hollis’ success is nothing short of meteoric. A year ago, I couldn’t have told you who she was. An ex-boyfriend’s neighbor? My best friend’s co-worker? The dog walker I run into every Tuesday? But in the past year, I’ve come to admire the momentum this self-educated self help guru has managed to create. Do […]

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The Moment I Realized I Can’t Have It All.

The Moment I Realized I Can't Have It All. The 5 Steps I'm Taking To Clear My Schedule and Create Boundaries

A few weeks ago, I shared how 2018 didn’t go as I’d hoped, and how I was turning that failure into an opportunity for growth. Since then, I’ve spent a lot of time examining how I manage my time, which has meant painstakingly logging exactly how I spend it. And as I sat down at […]

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How To Create A Social Media Content Calendar

5 Tips for Creating a Social Media Content Calendar Template For A Blog, Instagram, or Small Business

Managing social media across multiple platforms can be overwhelming, particularly when it’s a side hustle. Whether you’re running a blog or retail business, it’s hard enough to come up with content let alone create a cohesive brand narrative. That’s where a content calendar comes in. As a media pro, I’ve never not had one. Managing a […]

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5 Constructive Strategies For Overcoming Setbacks In Your Life and Career

Overcoming setbacks: turn obstacles and failures into triumphs with these 5 strategies. Real talk with a female entrepreneur.

I have a confession to make: I’m experiencing some professional growing pains. While things are generally moving in a positive direction, I’m not growing as much or as quickly as I’d like to. I was feeling really frustrated and irritated about this last week, and I knew I was projecting that negativity but I didn’t know how […]

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How To Edit Your Own Writing

How To Edit Your own Writing - Girl With Computer

I know something’s not right, but I can’t tell what it is! How many times has that thought crossed your mind while working on an email, inter-office memo, or short story? Learning to edit your own writing is really tough, even for professional writers like me! As a freelancer, I must deliver work that’s ready for […]

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Want To Be A Freelance Writer? 10 Pro Tips You Need To Know

Christine Tusher, Freelance Writer

I’ve been working as a freelance writer, editor, and content creator for almost 10 years. When I tell people what I do, they often either assume that a) I have a fascinating, glamorous job that I can do in my PJ’s for just a few hours a day or b) that I’m a bored housewife […]

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