7 Apps to Organize Your Life, Blog, and Health

7 apps to organize your life

Let’s be real – life is hectic, especially for a blogger. Not only is it difficult to balance work, life, and blogging, but there are a million apps out there that promise to make your life easier. I, myself, have downloaded most of them. I’ve tried EverNote, Wunderlist, the WordPress mobile app, several different health apps,…

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How Britney Spears and 50 Cent Got Me Through Grad School

You may not know this about me, but I love Britney Spears and rap. I don’t mean Jay-Z and Kanye rap, I mean good rap – like 50 Cent, Ludacris, Chamillionaire, and DMX. I’ve loved it for years, named my new Denali Curtis, and channel my inner Ice-T whenever I need to feel in charge of…

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Policy Spotlight: Body Cams

In the wake of police violence against unarmed victims, many police departments have either adopted or looking into adopting policies that require officers to wear a body cam. Thanks to their rise in popularity, the demand for the cams has risen so much that prices have been driven down dramatically, making them much more affordable…

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Mini-Reviews about Feminism

I’m fortunate. I’m the oldest of four girls in a family that embraced my talkative, know-it-all demeanor and fostered my confidence in myself that I can do anything I put my mind to. Surely, I’ve had (and still have) my doubts, but I married a man who is equally supportive of my having a career…

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Cleaning Out the Proverbial Closet

Over the past several years, personal relationships have taken a hit as a result of social media. The days of calling and meeting for a spontaneous lunch are over for many, with relationships being built via emojis and memes. Although I’m a blogger, I still strive to connect with people offline, offering up my phone number…

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Team Vegan

Team Vegan – Thanks for the Donations!

If you’re a follower of The Book Wheel, then you probably know that I’m a newbie vegetarian. I haven’t gone the way of veganism, but I am trying to cut out animal products whenever I can. Which is why I signed up for Team Vegan – a month-long fundraising event aimed at raising awareness about…

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