I grew up watching too much TV, going to the movies and reading more books than I can count. There is such appeal to the escape into another world with a nice clean ending. Our hero is drawn to action, encounters a problem, tries to solve it, stumbles, overcomes obstacles and eventually triumphs – the […]
Training yourself to make good financial decisions happens one thought at a time. I consider this as “building the decision muscle”. With every decision you pose to yourself you have an opportunity to grow this muscle or let it atrophy.
Are you a morning person? Chances are you’re not. Some reports say roughly 20% of people consider themselves “morning people” or “night people” – with the remaining 80% being somewhere in the middle. Even those that do have a morning ritual don’t typically do it by choice. Most do so for external purposes and only […]
You don’t need to be a master to accomplish your goals. Spending all of your time perfecting one aspect can hold you back when you need a diverse skill set to delivery.
Why do you want to retire early? This question and more are key to keeping your motivation going and growing grit while saving up and accumulating wealth for early retirement. Having a core set of “whys” can help.
Traditions like Christmas, Thanksgiving, and 4th of July are a huge part of American culture. These traditions spawn shopping trips, consumerism and more. What can we do to be more mindful about our holiday choices?
Have you ever intended to do something productive, but then life got in the way? Here are some ways you can become more mindful of these moments to improve your focus.
If you were to tell the story about how you improved and grew for something you’re currently trying to improve, how would that story go? What did you do to help yourself accomplish your goals and overcome all obstacles? That is your growth story, and it can be a tremendously powerful motivation.
We do a lot of things to earn more time for ourselves. Beyond our jobs, there are many things we can do to earn back time for ourselves today. Earning time goes beyond just earning money.
When you think about a time when you felt most euphoric, what comes to mind? Where were you? Who were you with? What was around you?