Paring Back: The Power of Minimalism to Tidy Up Your Home and Your Finances

Have you decided that 2019 will be your year of decluttering, minimizing, and consuming less? If so, you’re not the only one. As Becoming Minimalist founder Joshua Becker discovered, the topic is on a lot of people’s minds. Becker’s new book, The Minimalist Home, was released on Dec. 18. Within an hour, Amazon was sold out. … Read moreParing Back: The Power of Minimalism to Tidy Up Your Home and Your Finances

Five Powerful & Useful Books I Read This Year (And 5 I Plan to Read Next Year)

Over the course of the past year, I read somewhere in the realm of 60 books. I track what books I read and came up with 58, but for some reason I think I missed a couple this year, so we’ll call it an even 60. My reading mixes fiction and nonfiction and spreads across … Read moreFive Powerful & Useful Books I Read This Year (And 5 I Plan to Read Next Year)

Finding Order and Meaning in Your Life Through Bullet Journaling

Five years ago I left my full-time job to enter the freelance writing world. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to best organize and manage my days so they were productive and meaningful. At some point during that first year, I discovered the Bullet Journal methodology, and while I’ve picked … Read moreFinding Order and Meaning in Your Life Through Bullet Journaling

A New Book’s Three-Step, No-Frills Plan for Achieving Your Goals

While I pride myself on my rationality, I can also be a hopeless romantic. I like to believe that everyone can find true love, a job they like, and a way to express their innate creativity. I think that’s why every now and again I like to read self-help books. Reading an upbeat and motivational … Read moreA New Book’s Three-Step, No-Frills Plan for Achieving Your Goals

Books with Impact: Triggers

The “Books with Impact” series takes a deeper look at specific books that have had a profound impact on my financial, professional, and personal growth by extracting specific points of advice from those books and looking at how I’ve applied them in my life with successful results. The previous entry in this series covered Walden … Read moreBooks with Impact: Triggers