This idea originated from Stoic philosophers. Instead of focusing on what you want to achieve, focus on what you want to avoid at all costs.
Winning is not the only thing that matters — what you learn about yourself and life during the process, is far more important.
You have to do both. Otherwise, your goals will not have any value.
MLK explained it best: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Anger can be useful when it is used to defend the innocent.
It is the constant fear of being perceived as “unsuccessful” by society in terms of material wealth.
Personal finance is about values, habits and mindset and not only about money.
Your value and worth is not dictated by your money. Your worth is determined by your character.
Staying true to your values, staying away from toxic people, and embracing change.
The discovery of your financial values relative to your financial independence.
We must define “success” on your own terms. Otherwise, society will decide for us – and we will always fall short.
No matter what you do or say, you will be judged. So, why not be true yourself.
Remembrance day is a day to reflect and show gratitude to all those who served to protect us.
Somebody you can trust, has high integrity and has reliable judgement.
One way, is to want less. Another way is to first help other people get what they want.
Values matter the most when you really feel conflicted.
Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday. It is a time for gratitude, reflection and celebration
It is just as important to learn what not to do from others as much as what to do.
Rest is a necessary ingredient for your mind and body. Rest is not given to us, we have to take it.
Courage is an act of humanity, of choosing to take any action that is risky because it demands vulnerability and curiosity.
Personal values and spending habits are unique to everybody. Spend based on your personal values.
What I’m hearing is that “I don’t want to make the time.” If it’s important to you then you will find the time.
Socrates believed he knew nothing and kept learning and discovering. We also know nothing. So, we have to keep learning.
Become self aware about your inadequacies and areas of development.
When your spending behaviour contradicts your values and goals.
Somebody who has insight into the possible consequences of money decisions and the impact on their family and long term financial freedom.
Money is not good or bad. It is merely a vessel that allows us to live our lives according to our values.
Money should not be the driving factor in every decision you make. If it is, you will feel constantly stuck.
Minimalism is less about the quantity of items you have and more about the quality of life you create.
Each day I plan to live a little better, love a little bigger and breathe a little easier.
Debt is not a goal. Debt is what is standing in the way.
If you are emulating what someone else does or has, you aren’t taking your own values and goals into account.
Recognizing the state of your finances when making financial decisions by not allowing your emotions to get the better of you.