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April Goals: A Need for Common Cents

Angus Eye Tea: Anxiety, Depression, And Other Cheerful Topics

Release Date: 03/31/2021

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Hey, Heifers! Phone calls are not my favorite thing in the world. I tend to feel put on the spot and usually think I'm going to sound like an idiot. But, over the years I've built up some phone call skillz and thought I'd share some of my tips with you! Mostly, just know that it's okay if you hate phone calls. But hey, if you're reading this, go ahead and make that phone call you've been putting off! I believe in you! Moo, Elaine TIMESTAMPS 00:00 Calling all phone-call-phobes! 1:22 Texting has helped reduce the amount of phone calls we’ve had to escape. But that also means we’re a little...

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Hey Heifer! I’m back with my monthly goal series and the first thing I want to do is throw March in the recycling bin and try again next year. You’ll get to hear about my mega car saga and all the self-doubt I battled this month. I am so excited for April, though! Sloshbucklers will go live, I have great content ideas, AND I get my second dose of the vaccine. WE’RE SO CLOSE, GUYS! I hope you have a wonderful month!

Moo,

Elaine

Want additional content including a secret blog and videos? Check out my Patreon at www.patreon.com/anguseyetea! Tiers start as low as $1.

TIMESTAMPS

00:00 Intro that includes me exposing how little I know about soccer despite playing it for 10 years. Welcome to monthly goals!

1:46 How my March went. Spoiler alert: It was a 2 out of 5 stars.

2:08 March Goal 1: Launch Patreon. Success!

4:41 March Goal 2: Get a new back windshield for my car. Technical foul had by car, but I def get a Participation Trophy. Enjoy my saga.

19:32 Final goal of March: Steady stream of income. Meh?

22:19 April Goals. Goal 1: Do my taxes oops.

23:57 Goal 2: Earn $500 $1000 this month.

25:32 Goal 3: Go on three nature outings.

28:50 Outro and Patreon Lovies.

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I am not a health professional. I am simply someone who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Please talk to your friends, family, teachers, doctor, trusted human, etc. if you need help. I also have a resources page on my website that can direct you to different hotlines, therapy websites, and more at https://anguseyetea.com/resources/