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2021 FAFSA Tips!

  So I recently completed my FAFSA and per usual it took less thank fifteen minutes. This got me to thinking on a few helpful tips for those completing the FAFSA for the first time or those who were resubmitting like myself. I know FAFSA can be stressful for some and a breeze for others so these tips will serve both sides of the coin. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video on “2021 FAFSA Tips” where I am looking at the camera while seated in my office smiling in a black top. Use a Desktop or Laptop: Yes, you can complete FAFSA on your phone however when completing important documents using the largest screen possible is a must so that you don’t miss out on any important lines or other information. Head over to the Financial Aid office to use their desktop computers and get assistance if you don’t have one. Use the Transfer Feature: This feature allows you to transfer all of last year’s information to your new application. You can also transfer over yours or your

Adult Daily Living Skills: Ms. Duggan Makes a Brown Sugar Scrub

 

So if you’ve been following my blog and/or YouTube you know I like to indulge in a little self-care from time to time and I even consider it to be an independent living skill. You may have seen my videos on at home manis/pedis and a virtual painting classes where I take a little time out for myself to do something fun. I am actually teaching a course on domestic violence right now and this past Saturday we spoke about self-care. Self-care is typically not thought of as much when talking about domestic violence but it is a major component in recovering from the traumatic events that DV brings.


Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video on ADL: Ms. Duggan Makes a Brown Sugar Scrub with a picture of Coconut Oil, Peppermint Oil, and Brown Sugar. I also have a picture of the scrub on my hands.



As I was going over my PowerPoint, I thought to make a self-care item for my class as a special surprise. I saw a recipe for a DIY scrub that I had the materials for so I thought I would give it a shot. The Brown Sugar Scrub that I made only had three ingredients: Brown Sugar, any kind of oil (I used Coconut Oil), and the optional use of an essential oil (I used Peppermint), which made it pretty easy to follow. I mixed all of these items up in a bowl and placed them in individual plastic jars that I bought from Michael’s. The scrub itself felt very moisturizing and smelled amazing! I even added a personalized label that read “Hey Queen! Have you practiced your self-care today?” with a list of the ingredients used to make the scrub.

Figure 2: This is a picture of the scrub on my hands. It is brown with white pieces of Coconut Oil.

 

What’s your idea of self-care? Are you into making DIY items? If so, what do you typically make? Drop down in the comments and let me know! Be sure to check out my latest YouTube video and tell me what you think of the scrub!

 

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