“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Brontë As a parent and homeowner, it can be difficult to not become a slave to tasks.
The ceremony should serve as the base camp of a mountain, but far too many people treat it like the peak
“Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive.” — Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama I was dying to work for a Fortune 500 company.
I began playing organized basketball at the age of six. By the age of ten, I was playing year-round for various travel teams in various leagues, almost always in the age bracket above mine. There was never an offseason. Camps, practices, summer leagues, fall leagues, spring leagues, open gyms – I did it all. WhenContinue reading “Don’t Break the Chain: The Value of Persistence”
We’re a nation of clutter. We’re a society of packrats. We love our stuff.
Another whirlwind year.
I was sure it was nothing.
“My old man worked hard. All they did was give him more work.” — Larry Wilson, Weekend at Bernie’s There are people that take pride in being the last one at work, their car always in the parking lot, their light the only one on in an otherwise pitch-black office. Their career is their life. They’reContinue reading “Workaholism Is Overrated”
Let’s talk about money. Most of us have some sort of financial concern. Some estimates show that nearly 80% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck and 61% can’t cover a $1,000 emergency. Wages have stagnated, but the cost of everything else has continued to rise meaning that purchasing power hasn’t really moved in four decades. It takes an annual income ofContinue reading “Is Enough Ever Enough?”
Virtually everyone has heard the old adage that “time is money,” but how many really analyze what it means? The truth is that time and money are inversely proportional — the more you have of one, the less you have of the other.