Category Archives for Advice

September 16th, 2013

10 Tips For Staying Positive

I often get asked how I stay positive all the time. The truth is: I don’t. While I do make a conscious effort to look on the bright side and see the good in the world, sometimes it just doesn’t work and I feel blue.

Just like everyone else, occasionally I fall into funks. (Funk: (noun) the super-technical term for a period of time you’re feeling down, sad, insecure, or pessimistic about some or every aspect of your life.)

Some of my funks last a day or two, and some can last for months on end. Often it’s related to what’s going on in my life at the moment, but other times, emotions just… happen. (more…)

16. September 2013 by saradujour
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July 5th, 2013

Blogging 101


Remember when Sara du Jour looked like this?

I frequently get asked for tips on how to go about writing a personal blog. Now, I’m no expert on the matter but here are a few things I’ve picked up along the way. (more…)

05. July 2013 by saradujour
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April 11th, 2013

How To Have A Lovely Day

I’ve decided to have a perfect day. Sure, I have a final exam tomorrow, but I’m off today with absolutely no plans, and I’m going to make the most of it.

It’s currently 9:30 in the morning, and this is what I’ve done so far. I will update this post in real time, as the day progresses!


1. Wake up bright and early, alarm clock-free. (more…)

11. April 2013 by saradujour
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