The moment that real progress is made

Progress is always slow. Doing the work to build something, pay off debt, save money towards your financial independence, or even parenting your kids….it is all sloowwww. At times it feels like you are making no progress at all. Other times it feels like you are going backwards or hitting a brick wall. No matter… Continue reading The moment that real progress is made

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

15 Best Books on Enjoying Life and Discovering Happiness

Books that explore Stoicism, Buddhism, happiness and enjoying life Given the wealth of books available to us this day in age, no one can possibly read enough to be able to make a definitive list and I’ll never be able to read everything I want to read. And if you read as much as I… Continue reading 15 Best Books on Enjoying Life and Discovering Happiness

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