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Moving Without a Job

When it came to moving across the country, it felt like I was partaking in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, but 2k17 Abby style. This is mainly because I was moving west and it seemed fitting. I mean, let’s be real, most of my thoughts about moving to Oregon were based upon getting measles while playing… Continue reading Moving Without a Job

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Climbing

How to Climb Mt. Hood

At an elevation of 11,250 stands the tallest peak in Oregon, Mt. Hood. The iconic mountain brings in roughly 15,000-20,000 visitors around the world attempting to summit each year.  Located just 50 miles east of Portland, Mt. Hood is a popular climb for urban city-dwellers and Pacific Northwest adventurers alike. In fact, Mt. Hood is… Continue reading How to Climb Mt. Hood

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9 Proven Ways to Increase Your Longevity

You eat kale, whole grains and even ride your bike to work everyday. After sitting behind a desk for 8 hours, you lift weights, catch up with family, have a glass of wine, then go to bed. All to do it again the very next day. You do the best you can, but is it… Continue reading 9 Proven Ways to Increase Your Longevity

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What Do Millennials Value More – Time or Money?

We've all heard the phrase, "time is money," and many times it is followed with, "and money is time,” meaning you can use your time to make money. However, many don't consider the fact you can't use money to purchase more time. Imagine every time you glanced at your bank account you were glancing at… Continue reading What Do Millennials Value More – Time or Money?

State Parks

Best Places to Hike in Oregon: Smith Rock State Park

The 6:00 a.m. alarm clock blares off and your body jolts forward wondering why you set an alarm for a Saturday. You abruptly awaken from your dream of Channing Tatum and snap into reality, remembering today is the day you planned to road trip to the much talked about Central Oregon town of Terrebonne. With… Continue reading Best Places to Hike in Oregon: Smith Rock State Park

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Happiest Places to Live in the World – What’s The Secret?

We spend the majority of our lives working, so it’s no wonder that the amount of work and what type of work we partake in greatly shapes our levels of happiness. Work-life balance, among many other facets, is a strong predictor of one’s happiness. Looking at data from the happiest countries on Earth, we begin… Continue reading Happiest Places to Live in the World – What’s The Secret?

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How to Spend 2 Days in Amsterdam

Amsterdam. You’ve likely had the urge to visit, and for good reason. The distinctive city in the Netherlands has the perfect combination of art, history and entertainment. It’s the triple threat. With remarkable canals, narrow buildings, cycling paths and remnants of the Golden Age, it will have you saying Amster(dayum)! This is a city overflowing… Continue reading How to Spend 2 Days in Amsterdam