Finding Happiness while Social Distancing

Happiness and Social Distancing have a complicated relationship

Winter Is Coming – Are You Prepared?

One bright day in late autumn a family of Ants were bustling about in the warm sunshine, drying out the grain they had stored up during the summer, when a starving Grasshopper, his fiddle under his arm, came up and humbly begged for a bite to eat.   “What! Cried the Ants in surprise, “haven’t…

Growing Happiness With A Garden

After a few weeks of gardening I started noticing that I was actually really invested in the plants we were growing. I couldn’t quite figure out what was going on but it was obvious I was enjoying the process.

Home Ownership: The American Dream, Unless You’re Black

That means that both the access to and cost of credit for Black people is less available and more expensive than it is for White people for no other reason than the color of their skin.

Calm Amidst the Panic

Covid-19 has arrived, and in dramatic fashion. So I thought I would take a few moments out of my day to write about the situation and hopefully provide some perspective.

How to Deal With Friends and Family on Social Media

88% of Americans indicated that they believed that completely fake news has contributed to either some or a great deal of confusion about basic facts or current events.

What is Better, Reducing Expenses or Increasing Income?

Recently during one of our local Choose FI meetups in Philadelphia someone posed the question, “What is more important, increasing income or reducing expenses?” The answer seemed simple enough, you would work to increase your income and reduce your expenses. Right?

Plant Based Diets Lead to Health and Wealth

A happy accident that changed the way I eat looks like it will change my life.

Take Control of Your Life With Three Simple Habits

It is not surprising people feel like they are not in control of their lives. With the long hours we work, the short vacations we get (if any at all), and the non-stop barrage of marketing and social media it is a wonder we have any energy or attention left over to get even the simplest tasks done.

Celebrating Leads to Happiness

As it turns out, celebrating victories or achievements is one of the things that allows us to trigger several of the happiness factors simultaneously.