Personal Finance Challenge #46: You Always Are In Control

Perhaps this is the most profound idea in the whole personal finance world and life in general… That you are always, 100%, totally in control of the decisions that you make. Many, many people feel totally out of control when it comes to personal finances. They can’t save money, they lose money, they try to […]

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Make time for what is important to you…

Values, Priorities, Passion…. We talk about them, but do we do them? Maybe you are like me and you like to concentrate on the big ways in which we can follow our values, priorities, and passions. You like to knock’em dead in one fell swoop. Unfortunately, things don’t always work that way. As cliche as […]

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The Benefits of Fasting

Ask yourself this question… When was the last time you felt hungry AND allowed yourself to be hungry for a significant amount of time. This is by far the simplest way to describe fasting. Now you might be asking yourself… Why in the world would I consciously choose to go without food? The simple answer […]

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How To Make Powerful Connections With People

Every once in awhile I find something really good on the internet. A real nugget of wisdom packaged so well that it has the potential to really change your life… As Seth Godin would say everything is noise… And yet, I would argue that some noises are clearer then others. Some are talking, some a […]

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Is all of reality simply perception?

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a persistent one. – Albert Einstein (attributed) Originally this article was going to be titled, “life is what you make it”. However, I decided to phrase this as a question because I am unsure if life really is what you make it. I’d like to think it is… I’ve […]

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Right Time, Right Place

I just so happened to be able to touch the Stanley Cup this week and shake hands with Sidney Crosby. Sometimes you just need to be in the right place at the right time… Originally posted 2009-06-16 18:42:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Personal Finance Challenge #41: Buy Local, Think Barter

At first glance, this may once again look like something completely, or at least remotely related to personal finance. How does buying local improve your personal finance situation? My answer is to think of it as bartering. As popularized in the book, Your Money or Your Life, Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin argue that money […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #7: Don’t Be So Personal With Personal Finance

Money matters tend to be a very private affair. Even married couples sometimes have trouble sharing the details of their financial lives with their spouses. Yet one of the best ways to improve your financial affairs is to share them with the world. Yep, you heard me right. It is better to be open and […]

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Weight Lifting and Workload

It hurts me every time I read about a new weight lifting protocol and the person talks about nothing except the correct number of repetitions and sets you need to do. Again it comes back to goals, but generally you want to have low reps with high weight to gain strength and higher reps with […]

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The MEGA List of Personal Development Blogs

Update: Please be aware that a majority of these links no longer work and I am in the process of fixing that. Thanks for visiting! I made this post because of my previous post. I find plenty of stuff about personal finance, but not a ton of stuff about personal development. Or, health for that […]

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