Category Archives: Self Improvement

You might be wondering, WIIFM?

Reading Time: 7 minutesRecently, I wrote several blog posts to share my personal financial and minimalist experiences. I said a lot and offered only a glimpse into how I have changed as a result of both. At some point, I am guessing you … Continue reading

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Being a Minimalist – My Adaptation

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor more about two years, I have been minimizing the things that I own. While in the throes of getting rid of stuff, I stumbled upon some articles about minimalists. I would not say that I am the definition of … Continue reading

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Things I Whisper to Myself

Reading Time: 2 minutesThings I whisper to myself: I hope it’s going to be okay. I worry about everything. Even when I know things are going to be okay, my mind helps me travel paths that would drive a normal person to the … Continue reading

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On the Horizon

Reading Time: 3 minutes  With the first month of 2018 coming to an end, below is where I plan to place my focus in February. Photography – Although I was able to reignite my passion for photography, I have not been completing the … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Bankruptcy – Part 4

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn January, 2018 the bankruptcy¬†ended. Credit Score After completing the bankruptcy, I decided it was time to check my credit score. Well, I don’t have one. Literally, there is no credit score for me. You know what, I do not … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Bankruptcy – Part 3

Reading Time: 5 minutesWaking Up   During year three of the bankruptcy, I changed. I was not consciously trying to change. I did not have a “this has to stop” moment. Perhaps, because I am always thinking and reading, the thought was lurking … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Bankruptcy – Part 2

Reading Time: 5 minutesTrustee = NOT Your Buddy Filing bankruptcy is like being tossed in the ocean during a hurricane and you don’t know how to swim. If you have ever heard that government employees don’t care, the bankruptcy trustee is the poster … Continue reading

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Life in Pieces of Bankruptcy – Part 1

Reading Time: 3 minutesBankruptcy = Failure Growing up, I gained the understanding that it was important to earn money, spend money, and never have to ask another person to help with expenses. At the same time, it was fine to use credit cards … Continue reading

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Hey Google, where have you gone?

Reading Time: 6 minutesAs a person who likes to “tinker”, new technology draws me like a fly to honey. Back in the early days of cellphones,¬†I wanted the latest/greatest that was available and modifying those devices was not possible. So, I would buy … Continue reading

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Passion Revisited

Reading Time: 2 minutesI woke up very early this morning. 2:57 to be exact. No worries though, Tigger (my dog) kept sleeping until 6:15, then he came and joined me at my desk. In the last few months I have returned to photography … Continue reading

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