Making major financial decisions is difficult for me. Money is never available. It’s a constant state of living hand-to-mouth. One month merges into the next with no real solution in sight. Over the years, I have researched several ways to live frugally and make wise investments. Rich Dad Poor Dad was, and continues to be,… Continue reading 3 Ways to Diversify Your Financial Portfolio on a Budget
“I need a dollar, dollar. Dollar is what I need,” sings Aloe Blacc in his hit single I Need a Dollar. We all need money. That’s why we bust our asses working countless hours in jobs we don’t particularly like. What we do with the money we earn determines what our future will look like.… Continue reading 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Saving
Life is hectic. Work. Family. Relationships. Community service. We’re wound up like Energizer bunnies; always trying to accomplish too many things in a short period of time. Becoming consumed by our hectic lives is simple. If we aren’t careful, we begin to lose ourselves in the clutter of life. Slow down superhero. There’s no way… Continue reading Taking Care of Your Multiple Dimensions
Darkness can shroud our light if we allow it to. Its shadow lurks in the background of our minds, waiting for the perfect opportunity to entrap us. The Creator knew what He was doing when He created day and night. Even in the dark night sky, stars form specks of light. Light can overcome darkness.… Continue reading 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic
Self-love is one of the most difficult traits for some of us to develop. Evidence of this can be seen in the way people treat each other on a daily basis. If more people respected and loved themselves, they would be able to show respect and love to others. Self-love is not looking out for… Continue reading 4 Ways to Truly Love Yourself
Cheers to those who have life all figured out! Kudos to you! For those who are still navigating the perilous waters, this article is for you. The winds of life tend to push our sails in a variety of directions. Persistent winds take us off the course we’ve charted. Choppy waters and storm like conditions… Continue reading The Journey of a Misguided Misfit
Who remembers the song “Shake Your Booty” that was a big Soul Train hit in the 1970s? Sometimes, people wield their power, stinky pessimism and harsh criticisms in our faces. They shake these “booties” in our faces and edge us on to crumble to our feet. When this happens, we have two choices: we’re either… Continue reading 5 Ways to Kick-Ass on a Budget
Sirens blare. Blue lights flash. The town is in upheaval. Burning tires litter the streets. Angry mobs begin to converge. Tear gas cannisters sail through the air. Screams echo. This terrifying image only skims the surface of what goes on in the mind of a complainer. For a complainer, everything about life is unfair and… Continue reading Stop Complaining. Start Campaigning.
Inadequacy has always been a prominent feature of my life and disposition. Feeling like I am “enough” is something I’ve always struggled with. The pervading thoughts in my mind tend to center on my weaknesses and shortcomings. This evening I was laying on my bed, thinking. One question came to the forefront of my mind,… Continue reading Are Your Thoughts Holding You Back?
Having a goal-oriented mindset is both a blessing and a curse. Goals keep you centered and focused. They give you a purpose in life. A life without purpose leaves people sailing through the wind… trusting the wind to guide them on the right path. Truly ambitious individuals, however, have to work their asses off to… Continue reading When You Need a Remote to Turn-Off Your Workaholic Alter Ego