Living slow means listening to your body and giving it the rest it deserves. It means refusing to reach a level of exhaustion.
It is the constant fear of being perceived as “unsuccessful” by society in terms of material wealth.
In German, if someone ‘has a lot of Sitzfleisch’, it means they can endure lengthy or boring tasks until the tasks are completed.
Sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
Financial discipline fosters character traits like self control, prudence, and patience.
Debt feels like having to run 10 miles to get to the starting line of a marathon. It is impossible to get ahead.
DAD: Advertisers trick you into wanting stuff. Ignore the noise.
DAD: Your track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.
DAD: The things that make life great can’t be bought. Money can only help extend your options.
DAD: A “reverse bucket list” reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.
DAD: It means being creative, rebellious, determined, and unstoppable. It means asking for help, but not waiting for help.
DAD: Canadian households owe a $1.71 for every dollar they earn. Scary.
Somebody who has insight into the possible consequences of money decisions and the impact on their family and long term financial freedom.
DAD: Assess the damage. Understand the root cause. Change your habits today
Learning to budget, spend mindfully, and find a balance between seizing the day and saving for the future
A need is something you have to have. A want is a choice.
Sadly, “Black Friday” is the day we trample people for things we don’t need, the day after being thankful for what we have.
Giving up temptation for long term benefit.