Inspirational

How to Be Financially Thankful This Season

Thanksgiving was last week which means we have officially entered the Holiday season. Aren’t we supposed to feel good this time of year? Aren’t we supposed to be thankful for our family, friends, jobs, etc? Isn’t everything supposed to be right in the world? What does it mean to be financially thankful? I propose that…

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Why Don’t We Take Better Care Of Ourselves?

This is an article written by a friend of mine, Ann-Marie Giglio. Ann-Marie owns Core Matters, a fitness studio in Roswell, GA. I love her approach to fitness and nutrition. When I read this article, I immediately thought of the parallels between this and our finances. Often times, the barriers to making progress in our…

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Hurricane Relief – WE Can Help!

The pictures and stories resulting from Hurricane Harvey & Irma have been overwhelming! People’s lives have been devastated. You and I can help! There are many different organizations that are making a difference. Convoy Of Hope is one. Watch this video and consider donating towards their relief efforts by clicking on the link below the…

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Hardship Is Beneficial?

We learn like crazy when things get hard. We grow when we overcome obstacles. We get stronger when we push our bodies outside of their comfort zone. Bottom line, struggle and hardship make us stronger! I don’t think many people would disagree with this principle. Yet, in our comfort addicted world, we avoid pain and…

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Going To The Dentist

Honestly, this is embarrassing, and it’s hard for me to share. But, it does an amazing job of explaining how most people feel about their finances so I have too. As of June of this year, it had been ~5 years since I stepped foot in a dental office. Before that, I was inconsistent at…

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Success is Like a Chinese Bamboo Tree

Like any plant, growth of the Chinese Bamboo Tree requires nurturing – water, fertile soil, sunshine. In its first year, you see no visible signs of activity. In the second year, again, no growth above the soil. The third, the fourth, still nothing. Your patience is tested and you begin to wonder if your efforts…

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12 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

These lists pop up all the time. I love them. I think it’s because I want a silver bullet that leads to drastic change and progress. The truth is, we must do the “small” things for a long time to see results. Even then, it can be hard to identify which small things contributed to…

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Women & The Boston Marathon

Men and Women operating under “conviction” are a powerful force! Often times, this is when barriers are busted and limits are pushed. This is clearly seen when you consider women’s involvement in the Boston Marathon. The Boston Marathon was run this past Monday. It is arguably the most iconic marathon in the world. It seems…

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