The post argues a wild notion that instead of pursuing happiness, we should pursue purpose and struggle. Grasp that concept for a minute. Happiness is, after all, nothing more than an elusive feeling. It's the laser pointer we chase like a cat. We're nuts about the topic. In a society that has all of the material-wealth it could ever need, we continue to come up short. We're … [Read more...] about Pursue Purpose Not Happiness
Life Purpose and Lifestyle
Your lifestyle and life purpose are the crucial variables that often get lost in the figures and spreadsheets of personal finance. Topics range from relationships to avoiding regrets and limiting social media consumption.
Cycling vs. Golf. Which activity is better for the body, soul, and wallet? The answer is easy: Cycling rules. Golf sucks. Having just completed a 62-mile cycling event yesterday, I'm ready to write. And otherwise not move. Let's explore the merits of a couple of popular outdoor activities, now that it's finally summertime. I'd argue that cycling wins, hands-down. I'll … [Read more...] about Why Cycling Is the New Golf (Time to Hang Up Your Clubs)
Any day now. It's coming up. The annual wintertime vacation to someplace WARM. And this ritual has me pondering how to not worry about spending money and just have FUN. Time to tuck the budget away and unwind... In two weeks, the Cubert family will be getting on a plane (you know how I love air travel) and zooming off to the desert southwest. It's time for a little vacation, … [Read more...] about How to Not Worry About Spending Money
It's never too early to start thinking about what to change in your life next year. Understanding how to make your New Year's resolutions stick can be a very useful tool for self-improvement. You just have to lean-in and commit. Don't be like all those people you know who start with a bang, (with a new exercise or diet scheme, for instance) only to throw in the towel by … [Read more...] about Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick for Health and Wealth
I recently caught a segment on NPR that revealed gripping reasons why ditching social media is incredibly healthier for your lifestyle. The pervasive effects of Social Media on our day to day lives came into full focus that colorful fall day. In addition to Twitter getting trashed, I ditched ten other apps from my phone. Some social media related, but mostly just crap I … [Read more...] about Ditching Social Media: Are You Serious??