Creating Effective Writing Habits

Creating effective writing habits can be the most elusive of skiils to master.  As a writer, the most commonly heard complaint from other writers is how difficult it can be to write consistently. As a writer, the most difficult hurdle to overcome for me personally, was establishing a writing routine that worked with the other … Read more…

Maintaining A Personal Budget

Maintaining a personal budget is as much and art form as it is an exercise in discipline.  Why maintaining a personal budget is so difficult for most is because it’s new turf.  If you’ve had struggles with personal finances, relax.  Know that you’re not alone, either.  The 2014 average household debt was $225,00 in the … Read more…

Role of Resilience in Success – Overcoming Adversity For Lasting Results

The role of resilience in success can be defined quickly as the “variable constant”. Many other factors will be attributed, whether it be luck, timing, natural ability or a host of other elements, there is only one variable on a long enough timeline that will always be present. That variable is resilience, the ability to … Read more…

Monday Morning Blues

Beating the Monday morning blues can be an act of mental rigor the likes of which you may not face the rest of the week. We’ve all felt them. If you’ve ever been in the work force or attended school, then undoubtedly the cloud that can be Monday morning would’ve settled in at some point … Read more…

The Time Fallacy

The Time Fallacy: How Misunderstanding Your Most Valuable Commodity May Be Holding You Back From Exceptional Long-Term Results The time fallacy. So much of it we have, yet so little to spare. “Do it tommorow, you’ll have time.” Time.  How many ways it can be considered… Years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds.  Generations, eras, eons. … Read more…

The High Price of Auctions

Have you ever considered the high price of auctions?  How much does it really costs to use an auction?  When you are a seller, depending on the type of auction, it can vary a great deal.  Usually there is a nominal adminstration fee to be paid, though more importantly a percentage of the sale price … Read more…

Getting Back On Track After A Break

Getting back on track after a break can be a challenging task at best.  At worst, it can be a routine-ender.  Recently I’ve faced this challenge and realized that it’s an experience worth discussion for no other reason than it’s an obstacle all will face at some point.  There’s a fine line between a good … Read more…

Fundamental Five Questions For Best Living

The fundamental five questions for best living that need to be asked are not new to anybody.  They are the five “W’s”.  The key to these questions leading to daily life improvement is how they are applied.  The number of decisions we make each day, each hour…each minute is staggering.  Most of these decisions we … Read more…

Reduce Risk Using Income Streams

  The age of the financial roller coaster ride is in full swing and to counter the negative effects as an individual, the best plan is to reduce risk using income streams.  Notice I said streams, as in plural.  The only real hedge against financial peaks and valleys is to have a variety of money … Read more…

Best Life Decisions – Small Choices Having Big Impact

When I was in my early twenties, I never realized how some of my best life decisions – small choices having big impact – would happen so often.  If I had, I probably would’ve resolved to stop second-guessing myself much earlier.  That’s how it goes though, your twenties.  At least it did for me, anyway.  … Read more…