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Positive influences - It starts at home

This post is somewhat of an extension to Surround yourself with people that challenge you to grow.  Surrounding yourself with the right people is not especially challenging if you are motivated enough and have the courage to distance yourself from the people who bring you down. 460 more words

Life Moments

Flakes and Ghosts 

I can never understand why it’s so hard for people to text back. I’m not sure what’s going on but it seems like there’s something in the water that just makes ghosting and being a complete and total flake acceptable nowadays. 724 more words


I pity miserable people

‘Miserable people love to make other people miserable. I don’t hate them, I feel sorry for them.’

Brandi Glanville

A few weeks back I was at work during a train track closure. 492 more words

Life Moments

Sometimes money finds you

You just have to be at the right place at the right time sometimes.

I had just turned up to start a shift yesterday when a vacancy for a Sunday shift became available. 222 more words

Saving & Creating Money

Tall poppy syndrome - The curse of the insecure

I was prompted to blog by a comment made during a podcast episode I listened to recently. On the Tim Ferris show, Phil Keoghan – The Magic of Bucket Lists and Amazing Races… 601 more words

Life Moments

Unpleasant financial surprises

For over a year, I have been waiting on a procedure to remove significant trunk varicose veins from my right leg. I’m generally not that vain (excuse the pun) but I found the veins so disgusting to look at that I wouldn’t wear shorts. 445 more words

Saving & Creating Money

Adult Moment #1

It has been a full year since I graduated university. I have moved out of my parent’s house (to the other side of the world!) and am living in a foreign country on my own, paying my own bills, getting my car serviced like most adults, cooking for myself, budgeting (or trying, anyway), and being independent like most adults can. 383 more words