You Don’t Need To Be Happy All the Time To Find Happiness

People misinterpret happiness thinking that it means you should be happy “all the time”. But it’s NOT TRUE. You don’t need to be happy “all the time” to find happiness. In fact, you need bad days just as much as you need good days. And being happy does not mean you are actually happy 24/7.… Continue reading You Don’t Need To Be Happy All the Time To Find Happiness

Why I Ditched a Traditional Bucket List And Switched To This Instead

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How to take your Bucket List to the next level Updated March 7th, 2023 For anyone who follows my work, you know that I love making lists! I have lists for everything – from tracking my happiness to life mantras and goal setting. If there is a way to make a list for it, I… Continue reading Why I Ditched a Traditional Bucket List And Switched To This Instead

12 Rules to Break on Your Path to Wealth AND Happiness

I retired at 36. Yet, I never worked over 40 hours a week, rarely traveled for business, and changed careers multiple times. I ignored society’s rules. Society’s norms are expected behaviors to help us all get along in a respectful way. But norms are meant to be modified…and you can break society’s rules without bothering… Continue reading 12 Rules to Break on Your Path to Wealth AND Happiness

5 Ways to Earn Mental Health Dividends – Even When Times Are Tough

Gary is the guy behind Financial Fives, a Financial Freedom Blog for Conscious Consumers. His goal with Financial Fives is to help you to live a life you look forward to, and enjoy the things that mean the most to you. (pretty similar to AR).  You can learn more about Gary here.   We’ve had no… Continue reading 5 Ways to Earn Mental Health Dividends – Even When Times Are Tough

How Much Vacation is Too Much Vacation?

I posed the question last week on Twitter, “What is the ideal number of vacation days per year?” Of course, there were many replies that it was obviously 365, or for those who like to get real specific: 365.25. And sure a permanent vacation sounds great in theory, but in reality it is neither fiscally… Continue reading How Much Vacation is Too Much Vacation?