Category Archive: Introspection

Forget About The Trash

Chores And Keeping Score Is A Recipe For Resentment Thursday is the day the truck comes around and picks up the trash and recycling. Well, two trucks as one does the trash and one picks up the recycling. If I can, I like to get it out and to the curb on Wednesday evening. As …

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Someone Else Is Happy With Less Than What You Have

Have you ever met someone who owns far less than you but is quite rich and abundant in terms of happiness, inner peace, and serenity? If you have and you wonder why that is the case, it’s mainly because that person acknowledges the many little and large blessings they have been blessed with. They also …

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What’s The Most Cheapskate Thing You’ve Ever Done?

Have You Tried Being A Cheapskate? A lot about life is figuring out where your personal boundaries lie. It is no different in the realm of personal finance. How far are you willing to go to save a buck? Well, I asked the personal finance community about the ‘cheapest’ thing they have done. Cheap as …

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My Anti-Guide To Parenting, Life, & Some Other Crap

Congratulations! You have survived long enough to read this article. I don’t know how much longer you have left to endure this miserable existence, so let’s just get right into it. Imagine how much effort that would take 1. Know yourself You must first know yourself because everyone else here thinks you are an idiot. The …

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Guest Post: How to Live Like You’re Rich for Pennies on the Dollar

Today I bring you a story from Clay. He doesn’t have a website or anything, he just wants to share his story about how he found his own freedom. It is quite a powerful read and more people should hear it.   A little over three years ago, I was just like many of you. …

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My Inner Stoic: Being Content

Being Content is to Love Your Life I live in the richest country that mankind has ever known. The United States has just under 5% of the world’s population but uses 30% of the world’s resources. It seems to me that if more was better than pretty much everybody here should be the most satisfied …

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Are Money Problems Ruining Your Marriage? Here Is How You Can Stop Financial Arguments.

Traditional wedding vows usually contain the phrase “for richer or poorer.” Meaning that you love each other and the amount of money you have will not affect that love, for better or worse. I am pretty sure that our ancestors added that in because they knew that money problems are one of the most common …

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Are You Busy Making A Dying?

Do you come home from work at the end of the day feeling energetic and full of life? Ready to do all those amazing things that popped into your head during the day? Not me, I get home at the end of the day and don’t have much energy to do more than be entertained …

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Why Do You Go To Work? Do You Have An End In Mind?

I love the movie Office Space. It was a film that I watched just as I was starting off on my own in the world. As a baby bird newly flown from the nest, it hit me deeply as it portrayed everything that I had felt since I was a little kid. I have never …

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Why You Need To Stop Consuming The News

I remember one thing that the economic collapse of 2008-09 did to me. No, I didn’t lose my job or house or anything like that. It caused me to seek answers. I started to dig into the whole system. Why are they giving billions of dollars to the same people whose actions caused them to …

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