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 […]
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 […]
Have you heard about this One Word phenomenon? Around the world, people select one word to be their guiding intention for the coming year. Rather than setting goals or resolutions, they focus on this one word. I first became acquainted with the idea of One Word in 2016 in a blog post by my friend […]
What does financial freedom mean to you? For years I thought it was a certain dollar amount. And while I still have numbers tied to different levels of financial freedom, the concept of freedom means so much more to me. As my husband and I achieved different levels of freedom over the years, I began […]
Have you ever felt a little depressed after a long-awaited vacation came to an end? You saved money, planned, and anticipated for months. Then just like that, it’s all over. But what if I told you that you could bring that vacation feeling home? Sure, it won’t be exactly the same as running down a […]
Raise your hand if you’ve had big exciting dreams that you’ve given up on. Whether you wanted to learn to fly planes, earn a master’s degree, or travel the world, I imagine we’ve all had something we deemed unattainable and gave up. I shudder to think about how many things I declared I would do […]
I think we all go through periods in our lives when we feel stuck. In fact, a survey showed that one-third of American’s, that’s 100 million of us, feel dissatisfied with their lives. I’ve been there and I know how overwhelming and defeating it can feel. I also know what it’s like to get unstuck […]
If I asked you to define the word habit, what would you say? Take 30 seconds and come up with a sentence or two that defines what the word means to you. You’ll be glad you did when I ask the next question. Got your definition? Good! Now ask yourself: do habits play a positive […]