3 Great Apps to Help You Budget TODAY

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Tuesday! Budgeting is such a simple part of mastering our finances, we have to visit it a lot. I’ve written on this topic in several other blog posts. And I dedicated an entire chapter to budgeting in my book Graduated and Clueless (which happens to be a free ebookContinue reading “3 Great Apps to Help You Budget TODAY”

8 Audiobooks I Listened to in 2018 (Part 1)

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! Today I thought I would give a short outline of some of the books I listened to in 2018 in a similar post to the one I made about the 21 impactful books I read last year. Because of my 45 minute drive to and from work,Continue reading “8 Audiobooks I Listened to in 2018 (Part 1)”

Journaling is Hard. Here’s a Great Tool to Start.

Happy Wednesday! Early this year, I posted about two simple goals I made for this year (click here to read it). One was journaling at least once per week. This has proven to be a struggle for me all my life. John Maxwell, the well-known leadership teacher, talks extensively in his book The 15 InvaluableContinue reading “Journaling is Hard. Here’s a Great Tool to Start.”

3 Strategies to Solve Paralyzing Decisions

This post contains affiliate links. Decision-making can really keep you up at night. In this post, I want to give you three strategies to solve paralyzing decisions. My sister, Atalie, recently decided to start working full-time in ministry. There’s a mission organization called International Friendships Incorporated that matches up international students with local families overContinue reading “3 Strategies to Solve Paralyzing Decisions”

The Plight to Provide Valuable Content

This post contains affiliate links. At the beginning of this year, my family had a goal-planning session. We snagged our laptops, packed our sleeping bags, and hit the snow-covered roads to reach our Airbnb for the night. We asked a lot of deep questions about how we envision the future and what we’d like toContinue reading “The Plight to Provide Valuable Content”

How to be Great By Choice (Jim Collins’ Way)

Jim Collins is one of my all-time favorite authors. He wrote (with the help of a research team) the bestselling books Good to Great, Great by Choice, Built to Last, and How the Mighty Fall. He constructs his books in an easy-to-understand way and makes the topic of business incredibly interesting. For today’s Resource Friday,Continue reading “How to be Great By Choice (Jim Collins’ Way)”

What to Do When Productivity Drops

I go into every week knowing generally what I want to get done. I have this blog post to write. I have that audiobook to finish. I have this fish to feed. Busy, busy, busy. What frustrates me is that it seems I never get done what I want to get done. Except the fish.Continue reading “What to Do When Productivity Drops”

I Suppose I am Now Officially a Writer

It’s official! I’m a writer because I have a shirt that says I am. I got this from a friend last Christmas. It states “I AM WRITER. I make the voices in my head work for me.” It perfectly sums up the kind humor my friends (and I) have. It’s also my first ever bloggingContinue reading “I Suppose I am Now Officially a Writer”

Graduate Gift: The Book Graduated and Clueless is on Sale!

Around every graduation, I put my book Graduated and Clueless: How to live like an adult when life is confusing on sale on Amazon. Now is the time to get it for the graduates you know! Right now, the ebook is on sale for $0.99 and the paperback is on sale for $6.99. This bookContinue reading “Graduate Gift: The Book Graduated and Clueless is on Sale!”