Anna Johansson

Bio

Anna is a freelance writer, researcher, and business consultant from Olympia, WA. A columnist for Entrepreneur.com, iMediaConnection.com and more, Anna specializes in entrepreneurship, technology, and social media trends. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

These Careers Are Perfect If You Want To Make An Actual Difference In The World

By Anna Johansson
If you're bored with your career or want to find a job that makes a difference, you're not alone. You won't find that new career just by dreaming. Whether you're on the job hunt or looking to find fulfillment in another field, here are some of the…

6 Ways To Make Sure You And Your College BFFs Never Drift Apart

By Anna Johansson
Do you ever feel like you're drifting away from friends who now live in a different city or state? After you graduate from college or move away for a job, it's not quite as easy to stay in touch with your friends. But even if you live in the same…

Doing These 8 Little Things Every Day Will Seriously Boost Your Confidence

By Anna Johansson
Confidence plays a major role in countless of our daily interactions, whether you realize it or not. Your confidence affects your personal satisfaction, how you speak with others and even the choices you make throughout the day. It may not surprise…

4 Healthy Ways To Deal With A Friend Who Keeps Ignoring You

By Anna Johansson
Friendships can be fickle. One minute they're great, and the next it can feel like you barely even know the other person. But what do you do when you suddenly realize your friend is totally ignoring your texts, calls and invitations to hang out?…

Here Are 8 Ways to Make the Last Semester of College Your Best Semester Yet

By Anna Johansson
While seniors in high school generally count down the days until the final bell rings and they're free to move on to the next phase of their lives, seniors in college rarely share that sentiment. Graduating from college is bittersweet. Sure, it's an…

How To Actually Get Stuff Done After Work When All You Want To Do Is Watch TV

By Anna Johansson
If killing time were a profession, you'd probably be a millionaire, right? Wasting time is something that comes naturally to many of us, and we have enough technology and distractions to keep us going for days on end. But at some point, you have to…

What To Look For In A Company To Make Sure Your Next Job Is A Perfect Fit

By Anna Johansson
Do you dread going to work? Are you afraid you'll end up spending the next 30 or 40 years of your life working for companies you don't like? If so, you aren't alone. However, the good news is, it doesn't have to be this way forever. You can find a…

5 Reasons You And Your BFFs Need To Take A Road Trip In Your 20s

By Anna Johansson
If you live on the East Coast, a road trip out west is a quintessential experience you need to have at least once in your life. So grab your BFFs, fill your suitcase to the brim and gas up the SUV -- it's time to hit the road. If your friends need…

7 Ways To Lower The Expenses You Can't Cut Out Of Your Life Completely

By Anna Johansson
Millions of Millennials are strapped with outrageous student loan debts and low-paying jobs: a toxic combination that can quickly lead to financial ruin. While you can't do much about your student loan debt, you can do one thing: Lower your fixed…

5 Ways To Stop Overthinking And Unwind After A Long Day Of Work

By Anna Johansson
After a long hard day of work, the first thing most of us want to do is go home, lock the door and plop down on the sofa. But if you really want to unwind, you should know there's more to relaxation than mindlessly watching TV in your…

How To Have An Epic Tailgate Without Packing On The Pounds

By Anna Johansson
The weather's cooling down, pumpkin spice is in the air and football season has arrived. This also heralds the arrival of one anticipated thing in football-crazed towns around the country: tailgating. If you're trying to be healthy,though, a…

4 Things That Can Happen If You Stay Off Social Media For A Week

By Anna Johansson
How much time do you spend on social media each day? Between Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, the average Millennial commits hours and hours every day to casual social media surfing. Have you ever thought about what would happen if you…

5 Easy Side Hustles That Can Get College Students More Beer Money

By Anna Johansson
One of the constant struggles for full-time college students is finding enough money to have a little fun on the weekends. While the common response from parents and people who are far removed from the college lifestyle is something along the lines…

4 Legitimate Ways You Can Get Away With Taking A Nap At Work

By Anna Johansson
We're all familiar with the after-lunch slump. It's that time each afternoon when exhaustion takes over, and it's hard to get any work done. While most of us have learned to work through this fatigue — no matter how slowly — it's hardly the most…

5 Ways To Road Trip With Kids This Summer Without A Breakdown

By Anna Johansson
Summer is here, and that means it's time for vacation. And what type of vacation facilitates family bonding more than the classic road trip? Road trips allow you to see different parts of the country, travel at your own pace and enjoy the little…

6 Ways To Survive A Long Road Trip Without Annoying Everyone Else In The Car

By Anna Johansson
Summer vacations to faraway destinations always seem like a great idea on paper, and they typically are once you get there. But, we also know those long road trips can be physically and psychologically draining. In theory, a summer road trip may…

6 Design Tools That Prove You Don't Need To Drop All Your Money On Photoshop

By Anna Johansson
We all love to design things. Whether it's putting a trendy filter on an Instagram shot or creating a visual presentation for class, there's something intrinsically gratifying about making something beautiful. However, when it comes to designing…

4 Things To Consider About Privacy Now That 'Smart Homes' Are On The Rise

By Anna Johansson
Smart home systems are on the rise, and many cyber security experts are warning customers to careful with what they place inside their homes. Released last summer, the Amazon Echo is gaining popularity amongst homeowners and consumers. The simple…

8 Legitimate Ways You Can Easily Earn Some Extra Cash

By Anna Johansson
Who doesn't want to make some extra cash on the side in order to enjoy more financial freedom and flexibility? However, you have to be careful when you look for extra revenue streams. Many of the strategies you'll run into are scams. But not all of…

How To Make Sense Of The Insanity That Is Donald Trump's Twitter

By Anna Johansson
Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is entertaining. There's no denying this fact. And while he's said a lot of questionable things while on the campaign trail over the past few months, his most interesting statements tend to be reserved for his…