When you have major money problems there are three main things you HAVE to do — reduce expenses, increase income and change your mindset. I know this is a theme for a lot of my hacks, but it is a big factor. It’s not the only factor, but it makes a difference. I am proof of that.… Read More 12 Hacks to Master Family Life
I’m trying to make peace with the heavy weight of mom guilt I carried around during our financial hardship and even the guilt I felt for not regretting my choice to spend more time with them than on my career. … Read More Mom Guilt: Choosing What’s Best For You In Spite Of The Guilt
It was great until the kids hit middle school and especially high school and realized what they didn’t have rather than what they did have — because the comparison between us and the upper class neighbors was shoved in their face at school every day. … Read More The Choices We Make That Haunt Our Kids Later
It is such an obvious pattern that the more we stress about a goal, the harder it is to achieve it… So how can we make ourselves believe that we will get our desires, especially when we feel we’ve tried and failed so many times with the same goal?… Read More Forming a great relationship – with yourself
As I began to focus on my new dream, I made new goals for how my life will seem.… Read More The never ending journey to reach goals
I was actually starting to consider this though I had never purchased a business before,… Read More Being Open to the Power of Possibility: Anatomy of an Unlikely Business Deal
I end up spending half the day sitting at the computer in my pajamas taking care of all sorts of odds and ends before I finally pull myself away to start my day.… Read More Creating habits amid inconsistency or chaos
As we all spend a lot of time in close quarters with a few select people, Arguments will erupt. Tempers will flare. When your emotions explode, admit it’s caused by something that made you feel bad about yourself or others that really isn’t true… Read More How do we find calm in a storm?
Even if we have different opinions about how to get there, recognize we all have the same goals.… Read More Self Reflection Is The Mother of Growth: How Well Do You Know Yourself?
Stop trying to solve everything in our own little world, putting all the burdens on ourselves without getting assistance from anyone else. We all need help, and we all have a desire to help others.… Read More New Year’s Resolutions: Are They Worth It?