Stress: How to manage it well (2018 reflection)

Stress means different things to different people. To me, it means managing happiness and expectations, it means living within a safety net, it means choosing the road less taken… As a now 23 year old, I have chosen that the quickest path to Fi for me is through 100% commission and I have come to…

Message we will tell our younger selves “Oh no, not YOLO!”

Every dollar earned for a millennial is one more push towards ‘YOLO’ – however when YOLO decisions are compounded over your life, it becomes OH NO! Apart from the witty rhyme that I just created, this is what entered my thinking tonight as I was sitting in my office eavesdropping on the conversation between two…

The one light that we have in the dark…

“The key to success in every area of life, is to get the big picture approximately right and not sweat the small stuff. And design the big picture with a generous safety margin, which all lots of slop and mistakes in your original forecasts and allows you to still come out with a surplus.” is…

Intentionality

This crazy life… how do we choose the path that we’ll take? I don’t mean to ask you what you chose to do for work, where you chose to live, or who you submitted yourself to in marriage… the question is only effected by those things. I’m trying to show you a picture that is…

Money without Happiness is worthless…

If there was no longer a need for money what would you do? Each day I’m trying to find out what that means for me… there is so much sweetness in each day. It’s a question of finding the sweet moments in life by learning to live in gratitude. Each day can either consist of…

Beginning to Live…

As I sit after work in my shared community yard and speak with my neighbor about religion, food, psychology, and relationships, I wonder where the conversation is going to end up. Let’s break that down… “I wonder where the conversation is going to end up.” The fact that I said that is a sign that…

A Monday that will save you $$$

Good Morning everyone!  It’s 6:20am on a Monday morning and officially down to 59 degree’s from the 101 degree mornings that we’ve become so familiar with here in Arizona. I’m back with another Frugal Hack and here is one that anyone will be able to use around the world – it revolves around community and…

Undo the top button – your stomach has grown…

I have something on my mind that I want to share… In America, we have tons of little sayings that we create. Things like… “You always wanted to upgrade, never degrade.” “The rich grow richer while the poor get poorer.” “Everyone wants to reach the American Dream.” However I’m not realizing that luxury and the…

HELP! We need to spread the secret faster.

There’s a certain way to someone when they have read my blog or another on the similar topic. A sort of sparkle in their eye as they drop little clues and hints, hoping you finish their thought so that they can be sure of your involvement before uncovering the secret that is Fi… It’s a…