Can I let you in on a secret? I am not a natural morning person. Honestly, I wake up kind of crabby and just want to be left alone. So my natural tendency is to not get out of bed until absolutely necessary. In 2011 one of my virtual mentors shared something that changed my […]
If there’s one thing I know to be certain, it’s that change is inevitable. Everything could be going great, and in an instant, life as we knew it comes to a screeching halt. While this post is specifically about job loss, these lessons can be applied to any unwelcome change, like an economic downturn, breakup, […]
Spend 10 minutes watching the news or scrolling through Facebook and you’ll quickly realize that there’s so much that’s out of your control. In 10 short minutes you’ll see evidence of greed, corruption, natural disasters, and disease. It can feel overwhelming for even the calmest of us. Although you can’t control the things in […]
Most of us believe that we need multiple incomes to get by. Yet each year I see more people learning to thrive on one income. Here’s how they enjoy more family time and better work-life balance on half the income.
Do you ever feel like you’re spending more than you need to? Have you ever felt stressed trying to stretch your paycheck through the end of the month? Maybe you feel stuck in a financial mess and you’re not quite sure how to dig your way out. Or perhaps you simply want to build a […]
We all know the benefits of consuming positive and educational content. But don’t stop there. Learn how to get more with these simple tips.
Tasks! They’re unavoidable and not always fun. Here’s a simple way to change how you approach them so you have more time to do the things you love.
Reading has been an important daily habit of mine for years. Like most children who are exposed to books, I was obsessed. I not only loved to read them but also liked to play library with them. After graduating from college and having read the world’s most boring textbooks, I quit reading for a few […]
When I’m writing a new post, I always create five titles and choose the one I think is best. The first title I wrote for this post was how to break your phone habit. But as I thought about it, it’s more than a habit for me at times. I have moments when I feel […]
Welcome to my personal journey to become more wholehearted. As a lifelong perfectionist, I’ve struggled with my sense of inherent worthiness. For most of my life, I believed that my value as a person was a reflection of my grades, appearance, generosity, job title, income, weight, and net worth. Then one day I realized the […]