Thyroid care and supplements — what has helped and what has NOT

HypothyroidWriter.com thyroid supplement blog post Sarah Lentz

Thyroid Support (or the Lack Thereof)I've been trying different supplements that promise to boost energy levels or support thyroid function. And I've learned a few things so far -- though it takes some time to make a thorough assessment of any supplement.For one thing, the ~$10 "Thyroid Complex" I was taking for a couple weeks -- the one I bought from Vitamin Shoppe (after reading a series of very positive customer reviews) -- has landed on my list of supplements...

Gifts ideas to support & encourage your favorite freelancer

HypothyroidWriter.com gift ideas for freelancers blog post Sarah Lentz

What to get your freelancer friend?Here's the quick list: a freelance writing course (some options below) a VISA gift card to spend on the freelance writing or blogging course of their choice -- or on something needed for the home officea gift card to a coffee or tea shop your friend likesa gas card for those errand runsan Amazon gift card for books, office supplies, a new planner, etc.a gift subscription to Birch Box, Stitch Fix, Trendy Memo box, etc.a self-care...

My top 5 affiliate programs — and why Clickbank isn’t one of them

HypothyroidWriter.com affiliate programs blog post Sarah Lentz

Why five?Quick answer? I couldn't think of seven multi-product affiliate programs that I like well enough to brag about -- though I can think of some courses with affiliate programs that I could add to the list.And I like the number 5 better than the number 6 (Sorry, Shareasale. You still matter to me -- mostly because of Tailwind -- and maybe someday you will be in my top 5). I'll share a list of those courses at the end of this post....

Self-care gift ideas for people who hate baths

HypothyroidWriter.com self-care gift ideas post Sarah Lentz

Self-care is important -- even for reclusive writers (like me and so many others). Even if we'd rather spend the day clacking away at the keyboard than interacting with other humans, there comes a time when we know we need to give our mortal coils what they need.And that's more than food, clothing, caffeine, alcohol, and the occasional pit stop. Apparently. But before you pick up that decorative basket full of bath bombs and scented Epsom salts for your reclusive writer...

My honest review of Birch Box, plus some alternatives

Self-care is important -- even for reclusive writers (blogger's included), and it helps to change things up now and then.Enter Birch Box. Allow me to share my own experience with this service and the products they share. To start, I'm glad I gave it a try.My Birch Box ExperimentI subscribed to Birch Box for a couple months to see if the five samples in each monthly box were worth the $10 per box (to me).And while I did get some...

How to Choose the Best Professional Blogging Planner

Branded blog post for blogging planner post Sarah Lentz

What planner will work best for you?Are you in need of a good blogging planner? Maybe you're looking for one, but you're not sure what features it needs to have to help you make the most of your blog? There are many options available (I looked for them on Amazon), and unless you know what you're looking for in a blogging planner, it can be overwhelming.First of all, what you need depends on where you are as a blogger and what...

My 5 favorite things about the Genius Blogger’s Toolkit

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Digging into the Genius Blogger's ToolkitI wouldn’t be writing this if I didn’t considered the Genius Blogger’s Toolkit well worth the price -- for me as well as for my readers here at HypothyroidWriter.com. I've been looking through my bundle (I bought it early -- affiliate perk), and I'm going nuts! I've found several things, so far, that I was thinking of buying, anyway, and now I have them for less than if I'd bought them separately! Plus, I've found a...