If you are like the average investor, you fail at investing. I’m sorry to be so harsh, but studies have shown this to be true.
Having a great life, enjoying freedom and flexibility in your days, and truly being fulfilled by what you do is something we all strive for.
It is an unfortunate truth that as members of the animal kingdom, we are naturally inclined to think of ourselves before anyone else.
Whoops! It’s suddenly summer in earnest. Last we looked, summer was just toeing the water, fishing a long-lost floatie from the shallow end.
When you work for someone else, that little behind of yours is always on the chopping board. You know you’re a peon in corporate America if you stress over deadlines, get scolded by managers, get that nervous sweat when the big bosses pop in for a visit, deal with annoying or unproductive coworkers, lose sleep over job insecurity, and decide whether to work through your lunch break or not.
For anyone who is not acquainted with the trend, let me give you a quick overview. In recent years a crowd of authors and bloggers revived this very old philosophy, which is based on the principle of living more conscious with less possessions and distractions.
Worry does nothing but steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing. Unknown I’ve always worried about everything.
A life worth living is a life worth recording – Marilyn Grey We often find ourselves in a rut where we are demotivated and just not making any progress on the things we want in our life.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this from friends, family, friends of friends, and the general public (yes, I am listening in).
A First date is like a gift wrapped in a box; you’d never know what’s inside until you open it. And when you do, you are either left excited or disappointed.
Forgetting things suck, doesn’t it? No one knows why our brains are so fickle, but what we do know is the sensation of information we’ve just heard gushing out of our brain faster than hot water through a spaghetti strainer.
We live in the subconscious. Rather, 90% of our daily operations belong to the subconscious realm. That’s a huge chuck of us we are not in control of.
Work. Is. Boring. Am I right? Just the thought of of sitting down… opening a text page… getting your work notes out… and doing the work… Bleh, not fun at all.
Sports metaphors for life are a bit cliche, and there wouldn’t be so many of them if there wasn’t something to it.
“The problem with external power is that it is fleeting: when you lose the money, position and possessions, you lose the power.
What gets you out of bed in the morning? Most people would answer that question with “my alarm?” I contend that the happiest people in the world could jump out of bed in the morning without the use of an alarm clock!
We have all had the experience of going on a few dates with someone before deciding that he or she is not the one.
How many of us have believed we should remain quiet, instead of consistently fighting for our truly remarkable ability to vocalize our thoughts?
1. Am I grateful? Gratitude is a great balancing force. It allows us to be kind to ourselves and have a greater perspective of where we REALLY stand.
Is it common practice for you to hit the snooze button on your alarm? Maybe twice? Or even three times?