Be Ready For An Emergency

This might seem like a detour from your normal health advice, but it certainly isn’t. Emergencies sometimes turn out to be a life or death situation. If you have the knowledge and tools you need to improve the situation, you can literally save someone’s life, including your own. The best way to prevent an emergency […]

Continue reading...

Personal Finance Challenge #49: Invest In Health

“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Ask yourself this question… Would you rather be rich and have poor health, or poor and have great health? The answer will certainly tell you were your priorities are. The status of your health certainly affects the quality of your life. The stronger and leaner you […]

Continue reading...

How to Create Outstanding Value

“Value” A word with many meanings. With our current economic situation I have been thinking about this one word a lot… What is Value? After much contemplation over the word value I have determined it to mean this: Something has value if it fulfills a need in the most worthwhile way possible for all parties. […]

Continue reading...

How To Spend Less Money

There is actually an easy way to help yourself to spend less, and that is to actually increase your price sensitivity. Think of it this way… When was the last time you said, “Wow, that’s too expensive. I’ll never pay for that!”? Now try and keep that experience in your head as we talk about […]

Continue reading...

Personal Finance Challenge #8: Money Is NOT The Answer

Some people actually think money will solve all their problems. Actually I think we are all guilty of that thought every now and then. The scary thing is when we actually believe it. Don’t you wish you could win the lottery? Maybe just a million dollars? That should make everything all better right? Sad to […]

Continue reading...

Personal Finance Challenge #32: Negotiation Makes It Happen

In our consumer society we are taught that we have to pay the sticker price for things that we want. And for whatever reason we believe it! There are very few things that can’t be haggled because you always have the power to say no to the purchase. If a seller wants to sell something […]

Continue reading...

Boil Your Bones – The Miracle of Bone Broth

Miracle you say? How many times does something live up to the hype? A miracle drug may help with an illness but they rarely live up to the hype. Because of the Paleo movement bone broth has come back into the health food scene in a big way. Yet good old chicken noodle soup was […]

Continue reading...

Never Take Counsel of Your Fears

“Never Take Counsel of Your Fears” – Andrew Jackson I came across this quote recently and I wanted to share it and some of my thoughts about it with you all. Andrew Jackson was one of our most influential Presidents… He was born in the U.S. two years after his parents immigrated from Ireland. He […]

Continue reading...

Personal Finance Challenge #10: Learn To Hate Waste

I would like to think most of us have some form of dislike for waste. I’d like to think I am not alone when I say that I feel bad for throwing food out that has gone bad. I’d like to think I am not alone in thinking that having air conditioning or heating going […]

Continue reading...

What is a Healthy Diet?

Recently I have been challenged on what I believe to be a healthy diet. After all my research I thought I was getting everything dialed in. I knew what foods to eat and what not to eat. I knew how much to eat to eat. I knew when to eat. I knew where to eat. […]

Continue reading...