Forever Frugal

Frugality is a core tenet of who I am. While growing up It’s no secret that our life experiences shape who we become. Growing up, my family experienced a roller coaster of prosperity. At various points in my childhood my parents did really well financially. At other points they really struggled. Throughout my youth, despite […]

Avoid Bandwagon Wisdom

Bandwagon Wisdom Strongly held, one-sided opinions on complex issues, often openly communicated with very little reason, personal research, experimentation or data to back them up. Reason The power of the mind to think, understand, and form judgments by a process of logic. The problem Bandwagon wisdom is a plague in our society. It’s unhealthy, and […]

Tenacity

I loved What separates Peter Pans from the pros by @jkglei Here’s an excerpt: When the going gets rough in any creative or entrepreneurial project, what we require isn’t reason or rationality, it’s sheer tenacity—commitment to our abilities, commitment to our process, commitment to finishing even in the face of the inevitable setbacks. This is […]

Finding Balance

Between having a young family, working a full-time job, serving at church, and side projects, my life can feel pretty hectic at times. Finding balance in life is a constant obsession of mine. My ultimate goal is to live a boring, perfectly scheduled, monotonous life. Turns out, that’s harder than it sounds… 😛 There are […]

Appearances

It’s so easy to be caught in the trap of keeping up appearances: The way you do your hair each morning The amount of time you spend putting on makeup The cost & style of your clothes/shoes/bag The car you drive The laptop you use at work The house you own The way your house […]