Categories Archive: Personal Development

  • You Should Read the Art of Non-Conformity

    On Tuesday my husband and I had the best date night ever. We drove about an hour and a half to go to the Unconventional Book Tour and meet Chris Guillebeau.

  • Frugal Entertaining Without Breaking Your Budget

    Practicing sound financial habits does not have to be boring. It would be horrible for anyone to live a Scrooge-like existence everyday in order to save a few dollars here and there.

  • Gather Your Data: Debt and Net Worth Worksheets

    So the last post in this series involved how to be honest. Being honest means facing up to the facts and accepting them for what they are. Here is your chance!

  • I Must Do the Thing I Think I Cannot Do

    In life, we are made up of our actions. The actions you choose make up the experiences you have. When you think back over your life, the ideas you have, the thoughts you have had…

  • July Income and Expenses Report

    It’s already August, so it’s time for another income and expenses report. I love going back through the month to see how we did. At the end I’ll explain a little more about my lax method of budgeting and income and expenses.

  • You Are Not the Numbers

    Whether you like them or not, the numbers show reality. They exemplify what is important to you. You might say being home with your children is the most important thing to you…

  • Work and Peace

    There is something to be said about having hectic schedules at work, they leave no time for peace! Most of us cannot find the time to relax, or even find time to be alone.

  • Lessons From the Output

    I didn?t realize how fast paced life is until I stepped back from it. I spent two days at our camp by the river, by myself. I wanted to step out of reality for awhile and…

  • The First 4 Steps to Owning Your Money

    I just wanted to let everyone know that I will be having a teleclass on Wednesday evening at 8pm Eastern time (7:00 PM Central, 5:00 PM Pacific).

  • How I Handle an Irregular Income

    This month will be a little different. I won?t actually be sharing our income and expenses for June. As noted in my post Stolen: $1084…