2020 was characterized by many as a terrible year. For some, it legitimately was, but I think for the great majority, they just jumped on the band wagon of complaining about 2020 when in reality it was a good year with some challenges along the year. From my perspective, 2020 was possibly my favorite year […]
This is a collection of thoughts and quotes that summed up my outlook and philosophy on life in the early 2010s. A lot has changed, but I find that these still remain as a core tenant. Summary of my life. Love waking up and going to work. Relationships are top priority Genuineness and kindness are […]
Life is short. Life ends fast. Slow down to smell the roses, and other times run full throttle. Balance. We don’t stop playing because we get old. We get old because we stop playing. Live young, stay young. What doesn’t kill you makes for a great story. Work hard, play harder. Embrace the crazy in all of us […]
How do you measure up? Number 3 is tough for a lot of people. 1. Rich people always keep their goals in sight. “I focus on my goals every day.“ Rich people who agree: 62% Poor people who agree: 6% 2. And they know what needs to be done today. “I maintain a daily to-do list.“ Rich people who […]
This afternoon, my girlfriend and I finished our last class with Dave Ramsey. Like many others, he’s become a household name to us. “Dave says this…” or “Dave said that…”. For those that aren’t aware, Dave Ramsey is the nation’s most popular financial guru. He lists 7 baby steps as follows: Build a $1000 emergency fund Get out of […]
Go to bed early!
In the past, my sleep has suffered greatly. I kept waking up all throughout the night, I’d wake up super tired no matter how much sleep I got, and I continually would have splitting headaches from the time I got up that would last all day. Finally, I was tired of this, so I did […]
The Problem Mankind is wired to conform to the enviorement around them. So, when you read about guys like Everett Bogue or Leo Babauta, you might feel like in order to be a minimalist you’d have to do what they’re doing to achieve that type of lifestyle. That’s not true, though, minimalism looks and feels different for each […]