Archives for August 2017

Cutline Playlist, Podcasts, Technology

Listen Up: Podcast Recommendations!

Podcasts have become all the rage and I personally love them because it’s a different platform to get your news, and learn about all things tech, science, pop culture, and everything in between. Below are a few of my favorite podcasts I listen to during my commute or a workout, or even when I just need time to unwind. All are available for free in the Podcasts app on iOS devices.

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Apps, Brainfood, Random Musings

Five Ways to Kickstart Your Day Without Coffee

From cold brew to drip to espresso at Starbucks, Dunkin’, or that neighborhood shop you’ve fallen in love with, we all have specific ways to enjoy our cup of coffee. After four years of decline, coffee drinking is back on the rise, according to the NCA National Coffee Drinking Trends 2017 report.

Coffee is undeniably the go-to pick-me-up in the morning for many Americans, but if you’re looking to change up your routine or avoid coffee-shop lines, we’ve come up with some ways you can get your day kickstarted without the extra caffeine.

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Gadgets, Technology

Tech Wearables: Rings, Pendants and Keychains (Oh My!)

These days, technology can be found (and worn) everywhere! From watches and rings to necklaces and keychains, there are plenty of small and useful pieces of tech that make life easier. Who can deny the usefulness of a piece of jewelry that tracks your health, or a necklace that holds your files close to your heart? Check out a few of my favorite and stylish picks below.

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"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Apps, Technology

Extreme Coupons: The App Edition

Let’s face it, living in a big city like San Francisco is a blessing for me but not so much for my wallet. During my very recent college years, I got myself into the habit of looking for different ways to save a little extra cash. Over time I have found some of the most useful apps that help me find discounts, save some money, and track my spending.

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Brainfood, Quotes, Random Musings

The Power of a Good Self Pep Talk

In our team meeting at the end of every month, one Cutliner is invited to share a final thought. It’s a cool way to inspire and motivate the team and help set the tone for the following month. I’m always astounded by the creativity and different interpretations that are shared. Some people read stories, others play songs or share lyrics -- the only constant is that it’s always different. Last week, Liz left us with a quote from Alice Parker that hit home for me -- “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” I just loved it and it made me think about the power of a good self pep talk.

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