How To Be Rich

The NBA players getting new contracts right now, they’re rich. The people signing their paychecks, they’re wealthy. But this isn’t about how to get rich, this is how to be rich. Rich In… Wealth Of… The people you see on YouTube with lots of subscribers, and who are able to earn …

Why Is It Worth Doing?

  There are people who earn just enough money to get by, but who wake up every day excited to work. Their why is rooted in something that has nothing to do with their income. So when the clichés fly around about doing work you love or finding your passion, …

It’s How You Say It

Ever been in the awkward position of being within earshot of an argument? Have you ever been hanging out with your friend and their boyfriend or girlfriend and a disagreement starts brewing; or even worse, everything’s fine and all of a sudden your parents start getting into it? Since you can’t …

Repeating ‘Bad’ Behaviors

The last post was an abridged version of a behavior cycle. We discussed how we first become triggered, then we act out our bad habit, and then we are rewarded. But this topic is one of those things I wish I would have known when I was younger, so I …

How To Change Your Bad Habits

I had a conversation with a friend today in which she shared that she was tired of things being the same in her life. She is frustrated that her life today looks the same way it did last year. Along with other small goals, her 3 main goals last summer …

Saying Goodbye to Greatness

Kobe | Peyton | Ali | MJ | Prince | and just today, Kimbo Slice What is it about saying goodbye to greatness? What does them leaving bring up in us? Is it because retiring reminds us of our ever-aging bodies or that death reminds us of our mortality? Is …

Why You Can’t Make A Decision

Over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken paralyzing the outcome. Buyers remorse: When you purchase an item and begin to regret your decision. You miss the money you spent, already. In the future you can’t decide because you don’t want to make the …

Why ‘Privilege’ Bothers You

If you’ve never had to raise your voice an octave to sound less abrasive, if you’ve never had to overact your movements when in a store or when leaving a store empty-handed to show to whomever is watching you that you’ve done nothing wrong, you probably can’t relate. If you …

Why You’re Ugly

I used to work with a guy who thought he was the absolute best thing to ever walk the earth. The dude had a hard time understanding why not every woman who came in contact with him didn’t fall at his feet. To me, he wasn’t all that attractive to …

#Cointracker16

Track your coins! In case you didn’t know, ‘coins’ is slang for all money, not just the metal coin. “My money’s funny” and “My coins aren’t right” are just ways of saying you can’t afford it. So this is your end of quarter reminder to be hyper-aware of how and …

Bad Days- Permissible & Avoidable

Every now and then we fall apart. One day,  without notice, life and everything that comes with it, is just more than we can take. You’ve had that kind of day, one where you don’t want to get out of bed, or you get out but then you go right …

Good People

Where have all the good people gone? Nowhere. You may not see them, and you may not hear from them, but just know that they’re working. I still believe in good people, I am one and I know plenty of them. But, if your idea of people is based solely …

Women Can’t?

The walls of my childhood bedroom were covered with posters of people I admired. The majority of those posters were of women- Gabrielle Reece, Nancy Kerrigan, FlowJo, Steffi Graf, Mariah Carey. I grew up spending a lot of time with my grandmom, great-grandmother, mom, and aunt. I had female teachers ...

When Life Gets You Down

I was discussing my family tree with my grandmother the other day. She was telling me stories of relatives I’ve never met, jobs they had, and who their kids are. At the end of the conversation she said, “I’m just so proud of everyone.” She said that her father was ...

2016

Instead of a resolution, choose a word. Pick one word to be the theme of your 2016. This year, may all you do and say focus around that word. Here’s to 2016!

All Clear

You ever really get ‘into’ something and you start learning everything you can about it? These are some of the books I read along my vegetarian, vegan, raw foods, pescatarian journey. Oddly, the first one I read, which is my favorite book, The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone isn’t pictured here. …