Choosing, tracking, and data visualizing all of the happiness

Track, graph, and improve your happiness. Plus a March happiness update! A few years ago, I started tracking my happiness using Jim Collins’ system that he devised and spoke about on The Tim Ferriss Show. And, last month I launched the Happiness Spreadsheet, so that you too can track your happiness. If you track your… Continue reading Choosing, tracking, and data visualizing all of the happiness

Don’t forget to indulge and enjoy life along the way to FI

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Indulge the things that make you happy, then ruthlessly cut the rest As I write this post, I want to acknowledge that the life I live is one of privilege. I have never had to struggle to put food on the table, find a job, pay the bills, etc. I am a white male in… Continue reading Don’t forget to indulge and enjoy life along the way to FI

Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

When I found myself accidentally retired and no longer working, it was really, really strange to not have to be tied to my email. Running a big business with 50+ employees and even more co-workers, vendors and clients lends itself to a lot of email. We are talking about hundreds a day. In fact, I… Continue reading Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

How to Track your Happiness: Get the Happiness Spreadsheet

Get the Happiness Spreadsheet One of my first posts on this site was about How to track your happiness. It includes a simple and actionable plan to track your happiness daily, using Jim Collins’ system, that he devised and spoke about on The Tim Ferriss Show. And if you track your happiness long enough using… Continue reading How to Track your Happiness: Get the Happiness Spreadsheet

Create life mantras and goals, to enjoy life and increase happiness

Everyone’s mantras and goals will be unique, but will help keep you on track with what matters. A few years ago, I started to create a Life Crafting notebook. It was created simply using the Notes app on my iPhone to jot down things I wanted to remember to better my life. My Life Crafting… Continue reading Create life mantras and goals, to enjoy life and increase happiness