Today is Thursday, November 28, 2019 in Japan. In the US, it is celebrated as Thanksgiving. In that spirit, I wanted to write about things that I'm grateful for. I've written before how gratitude is my superpower. But I wanted to re-visit it today. It only seems fitting. So here are five things that … Continue reading Five Things I’m Grateful For This Thanksgiving
So we're coming up on the last two months of 2019. Frankly, I have lots to do on my list, and I feel like I'm bowing to the pressure. For the past few weeks, every morning I wake up, I review the things that I have to do for the day. I start the day … Continue reading End of the Year
In my twenties, I was all about experiences and hanging out with friends. I spent most of my time traveling everywhere and eating out with the people I know. I tried to be fashionable and bought brand-name goods that I really have no business buying. I did what I thought I was supposed to do. … Continue reading Non-Conformity
Enoughasaurus: "The beast within each of us, he/she that must be satisfied. Slaying or at least satisfying your Enoughasaurus is a matter of deciding what's enough for you and then designing your priorities and life around it." I love this concept, but I think it's one of those things that is very hard to do. … Continue reading Slaying Your Enoughasarus
Okay, I'll admit, I don't have life or disability insurance. Somehow, I seem to be okay with it. I know, however, that as an adult, it's one of those things that I need to take care of. The thing is, my husband and I have no children. I am also not the main breadwinner in … Continue reading Do I Really Need Life Insurance?
I'm just sharing my personal way of how we spend money in our family. This is just my own system of budgeting and is not meant as general advice for the public. However, I do hope that other people can look at it and find a way to develop their own way of handling money. … Continue reading Budgeting for Lazy People
This number seems so ominous. So close to forty, but not. Actually, that's how old I am right now. Wait a minute--that does look really bad, now that I am staring that number in bold black print. Maybe I should just forget about this post... But I need to reel myself in and focus on … Continue reading 39