Suppose surgery is coming soon that will inhibit you from doing several things that you love to do for 1-2 months. What frame of mind is best? How do you prepare yourself for this? My shoulder surgery is Thursday. Once it is over, there will be a period of time on pain medication and living … Continue reading Post Surgery Suck
What would you rather have? A new, state of the art surround sound entertainment center, or a trip anywhere in the world? When you think about questions like these, do you tend to think of short term rewards and gratification, or long term? Which will provide experience, growth, and a much better outlook on the … Continue reading Invest Less In Stuff And More In Experience
We face this question often, and it usually comes from ourselves. Things just are not going as you had hoped they would. Progress is not coming. So what's the point in trying, you ask yourself. We're all going to die someday anyway. We're still not going to get all the weight we want off. Very … Continue reading What's the Point?
An Amazon Prime Visa card earns 3-5% toward Amazon every time you swipe. If you don't carry a balance and pay off the credit card every month this is quite a deal. You get things for free every so often after those points accumulate. For as long as many of us have had a checking … Continue reading Should I Feel Entitled to Free Checking?
At the end of the Thanksgiving Day 5K in Lawrence, KS this year, my wife and her good friend crossed the finish line and her friend had a revelation. It was as if a deep secret had been revealed. By slowing down and letting go of any inclination that you have to go fast, she … Continue reading Slow Down