An image depicting the cycle of birth to death reflecting on Nihilism

Nihilism: Is Life a Pointless Waste of Time? Not if I can help it.

What is Nihilism? Nihilism is a complex philosophy. It might normally belong in one of the more esoteric philosophy blogs. My question here refers more towards “Existential Nihilism” which could be simply defined as saying that life has no meaning or value. It’s an idea that is definitely bound to bring up some emotional responses. I want […]

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Happiness and Your Perspective on Owning Stuff

Many years ago I was in the antique business. There was a popular saying that stated something to the effect that, “You don’t own your antiques. You are merely their temporary caretaker.” It’s an interesting point of view. I believe it was meant to imply that we should take great care of our special possessions so […]

Learn to Deal With Adversity. Your Future Depends On It.

It’s How We Feel That Matters Sendhil Mullainathan, Professor of Economics at Harvard University has been studying the effects of scarcity, and the results are something that we all need to consider. It seems that the perceived lack of something, is likely to have adverse effects on other areas of our lives, and in ways you […]

Two Paths: Which One Leads to Happiness?

Pizza or kale salad? Hmmm. Choices, always choices. From the moment we get up in the morning to the moment we decide whether to “hit the sack”, or not. It’s endless. But the answers to each decision determines our future happiness. How do we make the right ones? There is endless advice out there on […]

How Going Into Debt Can Make You Rich

  Let’s make one thing clear from the start. I am no math wiz, and I am not a financial planner or a finance professional in any way. While, over the years, I’ve taken the time to develop a solid foundation in finance fundamentals, I like my money management to be simple and effective. I […]

Want To Be Self-Employed? Maybe You Are.

  Set your own hours. Make more money. No annoying boss. You call the shots. For millions of us, the dream is to have our own business; we love to imagine being self-employed. If that’s the case for you, then I have good news. To get started we need to quickly define what it is […]