Category Archives: Logistics

Say It Out Loud, Write It Down

As a writer, you’d think I would inherently appreciate the power of words. You’d think. And yet, I have a long history of using words carelessly when I’m speaking in anger. I tend to lazily choose profanity over more descriptive … Continue reading

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Do What You Love: Where to Get the Time

If there’s one thing that has inhibited my pursuits of happiness in the past even more than a lack of money, it has been a lack of time. Despite the fact that we all have the exact same amount of … Continue reading

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Do What You Love: Where to Get the Money

I have this theory that God doesn’t give us passions just to screw with us. I believe that we are born this way – whatever that way may be – for a reason, and that it is our job to … Continue reading

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How to Make a Budget (Even if You Hate Making Budgets)

I have started roughly 138 budgets in my life. Approximately. I hated every single one of them. I always thought of a budget as a diet for my money, a strict set of rules about what I could and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Being Able to Say Yes

We could have made plans to travel more without selling all of our stuff. I could have continued to work for someone else, maybe even made more money doing sales for a big company that offered benefits and vacation days. … Continue reading

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How To “Just Be”: A Learn-As-I-Go Guide

I wrote Monday about my desire to spend the next two months learning to “Just Be”. Yes, it’s something I need to learn. After writing that post and posing the question, What does “just being” mean to you?, I found … Continue reading

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The Stuff We Keep Just in Case

Tomorrow is garage sale number two, and this time we’ve advertised it in the local Penny Saver and have a little better idea of what to expect since we had our first by-the-seat-of-our-pants sale last week. We’re prepared. I feel … Continue reading

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How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Like – Part 2

This is the second post in a series about “How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Like.” The first can be found here. The less time you spend doing things that you don’t enjoy, the more time you have to … Continue reading

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How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Enjoy – Part 1

I wrote a post in January about choosing quality over quantity in three areas of your life: your relationships, your stuff, and your time. In that post, I said: Choosing quality over quantity does not mean getting a lot done. … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Help You Define Happiness

“Happy isn’t a place you arrive at and live there forever and ever.  Passion isn’t something you can find under a rock in your backyard.  They’re just words we use to describe a way of living and feeling and being … Continue reading

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