Here we are on the verge of another annual shopping season. It’s a great time to rethink your spending habits. Some big-time quality of life gurus like to tell us to Buy Experiences, Not Things! Because… wait for it…
Now that we’re one-quarter of the way through our Gap Year in South America, what do we miss? Surely, leaving behind the safe spaces of our work, school, and neighborhood wasn’t easy, right? This morning, I took a rather unscientific poll of approximately 100% of our participating family members in an attempt to answer this question.
We are creatures of habit. Especially when you get married, have kids, and become embedded into a career like a Mississippi tick. It is so easy to get stuck into your daily loop and annual routines. Once you build up momentum,
Today is International Day of Happiness. Yes, there’s a holiday for that too. And why the hell not, right? I was happy enough to participate in a Q&A session sponsored by Wes at The Pursuit of Happiness.
Ah yes, the eternal question: What makes you happy? Being happy is, after all, the ultimate challenge in life, the holy grail. Everything we do to make money or to gain power, status, or success – is ultimately because we seek happiness.
Do you know how much money you need to be happy? This is a timeless question. The truth is that we don’t need nearly as much money as most people think. There is plenty of research that says most of the happiness you can obtain can be achieved at a basic standard of living.