Article headlines make life seem so black and white. You see headlines like, “You Will Die Tomorrow if You Don’t Start Practicing This One Health Tip.” That seems pretty straight forward, but in reality, the title would have been more accurate as “This Health Tip Could Make You Feel Better.” may be exaggerating on the headlines, but not by much.
A random thought popped into my head the other day. I remembered sitting in a restaurant with an older gentleman, having an interesting conversation about his career as an Army Airborne Ranger. I didn’t know this man and I didn’t remember how I got there.
We don’t always mean it when we apologize. Sometimes it’s just cultural and natural. My goal here is to release you from unnecessary guilt in your life. I’m guilty of this guilt as well.
We’ve all spent plenty of time on YouTube learning things. Sometimes actually learning things, while other times watching fail videos and telling ourselves we were there to learn something. There’s a better way to learn online.
“Does your spouse work or are they a stay-at-home parent?” That’s a funny question, because it eludes to the idea that stay-at-home spouses don’t work, whether that’s the questioners intention or not. My wife is a stay-at-home mom, and I can tell you right now: she works harder than I do most days and I have a “real job.”
What kind of financial future do you want for your kids? A successful future? A debt-free future? An intentional future? Since more is caught than taught (i.e. actions speak louder than words), we often say we want this financial freedom for our kids, and continue to live in financial ruin.