Anna Johansson on Off The Grid

5 Reasons You And Your BFFs Need To Take A Road Trip In Your 20s

5 Reasons You And Your BFFs Need To Take A Road Trip In Your 20s

If you live on the East Coast, a road trip out west is a quintessential experience you need to have at least once in your life. So grab your BFFs, fill your suitcase to the brim and gas up the SUV — it’s time to hit the road. If your friends need a little convincing […]

Anna Johansson on Like An Adult

7 Ways To Lower The Expenses You Can’t Cut Out Of Your Life Completely

7 Ways To Lower The Expenses You Can’t Cut Out Of Your Life Completely

Millions of Millennials are strapped with outrageous student loan debts and low-paying jobs: a toxic combination that can quickly lead to financial ruin. While you can’t do much about your student loan debt, you can do one thing: Lower your fixed expenses. The first step to doing this is to analyze your expenses. Every budget is […]

Anna Johansson on Mental Health

5 Ways To Stop Overthinking And Unwind After A Long Day Of Work

5 Ways To Stop Overthinking And Unwind After A Long Day Of Work

After a long hard day of work, the first thing most of us want to do is go home, lock the door and plop down on the sofa. But if you really want to unwind, you should know there’s more to relaxation than mindlessly watching TV in your underwear. Why does relaxation matter? Isn’t it […]

Anna Johansson on Healthy Habits

How To Have An Epic Tailgate Without Packing On The Pounds

How To Have An Epic Tailgate Without Packing On The Pounds

The weather’s cooling down, pumpkin spice is in the air and football season has arrived. This also heralds the arrival of one anticipated thing in football-crazed towns around the country: tailgating. If you’re trying to be healthy,though, a tailgate is really the last place you want to be, thanks to the massive amounts of beer […]

Anna Johansson on Digital Generation

4 Things That Can Happen If You Stay Off Social Media For A Week

4 Things That Can Happen If You Stay Off Social Media For A Week

How much time do you spend on social media each day? Between Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, the average Millennial commits hours and hours every day to casual social media surfing. Have you ever thought about what would happen if you took a little hiatus and disconnected? While this proposition may seem unrealistic at first, it […]

Anna Johansson on The College Life

5 Easy Side Hustles That Can Get College Students More Beer Money

5 Easy Side Hustles That Can Get College Students More Beer Money

One of the constant struggles for full-time college students is finding enough money to have a little fun on the weekends. While the common response from parents and people who are far removed from the college lifestyle is something along the lines of “Get a job,” the truth is, schedules don’t always allow for that. […]

Anna Johansson in Life

4 Legitimate Ways You Can Get Away With Taking A Nap At Work

4 Legitimate Ways You Can Get Away With Taking A Nap At Work

We’re all familiar with the after-lunch slump. It’s that time each afternoon when exhaustion takes over, and it’s hard to get any work done. While most of us have learned to work through this fatigue — no matter how slowly — it’s hardly the most productive time of day. One reason we all struggle to […]

Anna Johansson on Off The Grid

5 Ways To Road Trip With Kids This Summer Without A Breakdown

5 Ways To Road Trip With Kids This Summer Without A Breakdown

Summer is here, and that means it’s time for vacation. And what type of vacation facilitates family bonding more than the classic road trip? Road trips allow you to see different parts of the country, travel at your own pace and enjoy the little things, like a scenic view outpost or a great ice cream […]

Anna Johansson on Off The Grid

6 Ways To Survive A Long Road Trip Without Annoying Everyone Else In The Car

6 Ways To Survive A Long Road Trip Without Annoying Everyone Else In The Car

Summer vacations to faraway destinations always seem like a great idea on paper, and they typically are once you get there. But, we also know those long road trips can be physically and psychologically draining. In theory, a summer road trip may sound like a lot of fun. There’s sunshine, windows down, feet up on the […]

Anna Johansson on Digital Generation

6 Design Tools That Prove You Don’t Need To Drop All Your Money On Photoshop

6 Design Tools That Prove You Don’t Need To Drop All Your Money On Photoshop

We all love to design things. Whether it’s putting a trendy filter on an Instagram shot or creating a visual presentation for class, there’s something intrinsically gratifying about making something beautiful. However, when it comes to designing things on a computer, it can seem like you’re out of luck if you don’t have access to Photoshop. […]

Anna Johansson on Digital Generation

4 Things To Consider About Privacy Now That ‘Smart Homes’ Are On The Rise

4 Things To Consider About Privacy Now That ‘Smart Homes’ Are On The Rise

Smart home systems are on the rise, and many cyber security experts are warning customers to careful with what they place inside their homes. Released last summer, the Amazon Echo is gaining popularity amongst homeowners and consumers. The simple wireless speaker and voice command device features a seven-piece microphone setup that allows it to be […]

Anna Johansson on Like An Adult

8 Legitimate Ways You Can Easily Earn Some Extra Cash

8 Legitimate Ways You Can Easily Earn Some Extra Cash

Who doesn’t want to make some extra cash on the side in order to enjoy more financial freedom and flexibility? However, you have to be careful when you look for extra revenue streams. Many of the strategies you’ll run into are scams. But not all of them are. Luckily for you, here are eight legitimate ways […]