Luxury, A Common Drug

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Luxury, A Common Drug

“I’m in control of my luxury spending, I can stop whenever I want to.” “I’m not like Darren, he really spends too much on luxury items.” “It’s okay if buying my luxury items keeps me from saving, you’re going to die someday.” Like a powerful drug, luxury purchases are nothing more than an addiction to […]

You Grow On the Horizon

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
You Grow On the Horizon

Sometimes when you look towards the future, gazing over the horizon of what is to come, it scares you. – When you are a toddler, it’s the dark. Then it’s the bike without training wheels. Then it’s performing in the school play. Then it’s talking to that boy/girl. Years later, it’s to apply for that […]

How To Be Content With What You Have

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in Simple Living | One Comment
How To Be Content With What You Have

Learning to be content with what you have is an important step to improve your life. There is a reason that so many religions, philosophers, and life coaches have focused on contentment. When you learn to be content with what you have, you unlock freedom from temptation, jealousy, and the need for always wanting more. Contentment […]

Benefits of Simple Living

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Benefits of Simple Living

Before starting my journey into simple living, I was overweight, out of shape, and spent all of the “extra” money I had on tech gadgets and other material goods. It was as if I was searching for something that couldn’t be found. It was an unfulfilling and anxious place to be. I turned to simple […]

Digital Attention Pollution

Posted by on Apr 14, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Digital Attention Pollution

Each day, on average: We check our phone 47 times. We receive 121 work emails. We get 48 notifications on our phone. We see well over 500 online advertisements. We are bombarded with stimuli that stop us from focusing on the present. Ads, notifications, and messages are all competing for our attention. Some of it […]

It’s Not How Much You Make, But How Much You Save

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
It’s Not How Much You Make, But How Much You Save

Most people think that they just need to make a little bit more money. “If I made just $20,000 more each year, I’d have enough money.” This is a common way of thinking that has been shown repeatedly in study after study. We all, whether you make $60,000 or $120,000, think that we are just […]

What If You Don’t Buy It?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
What If You Don’t Buy It?

Is there something that you are wanting to purchase right now? It could be something relatively small, like a new tech gadget or a piece of clothing. Or maybe it’s something larger, a new car, or your house envy is catching up to you. No matter what it is, what would happen if you didn’t […]

Social Media: The Next Cigarette

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Social Media: The Next Cigarette

What was once the cool Marlboro Man of the 50s, is now the trendy Instragram “influencer.” Very quickly the tide of social media is turning, and people are beginning to see social media for what is really is, the next cigarette. It’s fun and cool, until all of the sudden you realize it’s not. Study […]

How To Simplify Your Work

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
How To Simplify Your Work

Implementing a simple and effective mindset in your workplace is a recipe for success. When the effort you put in at work is focused, your likely to produce results. As a more effective worker, you’re able to better take control of your career, finances, and personal self-worth. Start With The Priority By definition, you can […]

Question Why

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Simple Living | No Comments
Question Why

How often do you stop and ask why? It’s a question that forces you to face the reality that, maybe, you don’t have a good reason for doing something. Maybe if you actually thought about it, you’d make a different choice. Why do you want X? Why do you believe X to be true? Why […]