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Avoiding Groupthink With 4 Tips

Avoiding Groupthink With 4 Tips

Why is it that if I know your stance on climate change I more than likely know your stance on abortion?  How is it possible that knowing your stance on the second amendment means I likely know your stance on which bathroom you think a […]

Should You Buy A Home Gym

Should You Buy A Home Gym

One of the only requirements I had, when we were house shopping, was it needed an area that could be used for a home gym.  I didn’t care if it was a garage, a basement, a bonus room or a shed outside.  We moved into […]

Happiness Comes From Progress.  So Stop Comparing!

Happiness Comes From Progress. So Stop Comparing!

One of the main keys to happiness is making progress in the most important areas of your life.  There is no end point that will make you permanently happy.  In order to stay happy we have to keep climbing the staircase and never go stagnant.  This […]

Why I “Choose” Free Will

Why I “Choose” Free Will

Free will is simply our ability to choose the actions that we take.  Free will is a human characteristic and touches on so many distinctly human things.  Morality, laws, sin, religion, politics, guilt, punishment, and reward are all tied to the concept of free will. […]

Never Finance: Always Pay Cash For Cars

Never Finance: Always Pay Cash For Cars

First Guest Post! Very excited to be featured over at My Strategic Dollar, Lance’s personal finance blog.  I was asked if I would do a post about why I always pay cash for cars.  I happily accepted as I think car payments are a trap that people […]

Read Less and Act More

Read Less and Act More

I love reading.  I read every morning, I listen to audio books in my car and check a few blogs at work.  The trap I fall into is reading these fantastic, life changing books only to set them down and move onto to the next […]

Q1 New Years Resolution Update

Q1 New Years Resolution Update

Well, we are a fourth of the way through the year and I’m still at least talking about my new year’s resolutions so I guess that is a good thing.   As we all know it can be quite challenging to achieve big long term goals […]

New Year, New You!  2017 Resolutions

New Year, New You! 2017 Resolutions

Ah the new year is upon us and it is that time to start creating our wish lists, I mean our New Year’s resolutions.  Personally I get excited about this time of year.  I always enjoy reflecting on the past and planning for the future. […]

Book Review: You Are Not Your Brain by Jeffrey M Schwartz and Rebecca Gladding

Book Review: You Are Not Your Brain by Jeffrey M Schwartz and Rebecca Gladding

Who doesn’t have at least some bad habits or compulsive thoughts?  This book is all about how to deal with those bad habits and unhelpful thoughts.  It starts off by making a statement that is actually quite controversial in the world of neuroscience and that […]

Book Review: Luke by Luke

Book Review: Luke by Luke

Luke is the third gospel in the bible and we are fairly certain was written by a man named Luke.  It was believed that Luke was a Physician of the time.  Luke dedicates the book to Theophilus who is believed to be the one who financially […]