Entries from August 2009

Monday, August 31st, 2009

This Is Why You Are In Debt

The only way to get out of debt is to understand why you’re in debt in the first place.
And the truth is…
You will not save money when you get your next raise.  You will not save money when your car is paid off.  You will not save money when your kids are supporting themselves someday.  […]

Monday, August 24th, 2009

40 Modern Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read

I credit a fraction of who I am today to each of these books.  Many of these titles challenged my internal status quo, opening my mind to new ideas and opportunities.  And together, they gave me a basic framework for living, loving, learning and working successfully.
If you haven’t taken the time to read them, do […]

Monday, August 17th, 2009

How To Be The Best You Can Be

This guest post was written by Celestine, author of Personal Excellence.
Do you expect nothing but the best from yourself?  Well, you are not alone.  As someone who’s highly committed to personal excellence and growth, my motto in life is to ‘be my best self and live my best life.’  I strive to uphold this […]

Monday, August 10th, 2009

I Am My Own Worst Enemy

A petite, light-skinned Jamaican woman sits with her husband in a crowded beachside ice cream shop in San Diego.  Although she doesn’t speak loudly or occupy much space in the room, people notice her.
Her hair is long, flowing and black like a windy night.  Her lips are soft and red like rose petals.  Her curves […]

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

32 Thought-Provoking Life Stories

Sometimes the most random everyday encounters force us to stop and rethink the truths and perceptions we have ingrained in our minds.  These encounters are educationally priceless.  They spawn moments of deep thought and self-reflection that challenge the status quo and help us evolve as sensible individuals.
On our new sister site, Makes Me Think, we […]