Until recently it seems I spent more time thinking about how others around me were spending their money than I did evaluating my own finances and spending habits.
Four years ago I made the biggest mistake of my career. The only bright side of this is that it’s remained my biggest mistake and I intend to keep it that way! What was the mistake you ask? I did not negotiate the salary for my first “real” job after college. It was 2013, I […]
I was listening to a podcast yesterday and the host talked about the quote, not sure of the exact wording or source, “action creates motivation.” The idea behind it is that people tend to think the opposite and wait for a source of motivation to thrust them into action. In reality taking action is what […]
Womp womp. I have missed my self-imposed deadline. The things I wanted to accomplish for the blog are below with updates in italics. I had given myself the deadline of September 12 and missed that on all of them and now two weeks later only a portion of the list has been completed. Some progress […]
I wish I could say that the third time is the charm but despite having created and maintained two blogs in the past, one using Blogger and the other with WordPress, I still lack the basic knowledge one should have regarding back end operations. This blog is self-hosted and I was able to secure a […]
It sounds a bit depressing but I am not much happier today than I was one day ago, one month ago, or even one year ago. It’s not depressing though. It is liberating. For a very long time I lived with a false belief that as time progressed and I accumulated more things – money […]
Recently I have been thinking about how I ended up in my current job and I can’t come up with any good reasons. It’s a fine job. I am well paid, it is low stress, my coworkers are nice. But that’s it. It is a fine job and nothing more. I don’t wake up excited […]