Weekender Issue #67

The Assist Newsletter
January 28, 2023
Weekender 67

Brainteaser of the day: What type of cheese is made backward?

Click here to see the answer. 🤔 Check out all of the January 2023 Weekender Brainteasers here.


Treat Yo’Self


📚 To Habit Reads
Looking to break bad habits and build new ones? Read these 7 books to help get on track >

💧 To Hydrated Skin
Don’t let the harsh weather get the best of your skin. Beat the dry winter skin with these skincare products >

📝 To An Updated Resume
Your resume can never be TOO updated. Refresh that resume with all your accomplishments and skills >

🌎 To A Healthier Planet
Celebrate International Reducing CO2 Emissions Day by making an effort to reduce your carbon footprint. Here are 35 ways to do so >

🧥 To A Winter Capsule Wardrobe
Looking for quality winter fashion pieces? Here are some essentials >


Don’t start from scratch — use a template


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Planning Your 2023 Travel? Read this.


Fodor’s, the popular travel company that built its business on telling you where to go and where to stay, eat and drink once you’re there, has just released a list of places around the world you should skip in 2023.

The company’s 2023 “No List” isn’t advising you to avoid these destinations because of bad food, lousy attractions, or risk of danger, but because the presence of large numbers of tourists in these places is causing unsustainable ecological, cultural, and social harm.

The “No List” focuses on global tourism’s impact on three key areas: unique and sensitive natural environments increasingly degraded by tourists, “cultural hotspots” facing overcrowding and strained housing and infrastructure, and destinations in the midst of water crises that already heavily burden local communities.

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From Anonymous


“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously, that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case you fail by default.”

Joanna’s Recs


Joanna Ericta

Show to binge 📺 : 
Abbot Elementary S2

Song to bump 🎵:
Miss Independent by Ne-Yo

Movie 🎥:  
She Said

Book 📚:
Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Wishlist Rec 📝:
Heatless Hair Curling Headband

Cameron’s Recs



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