How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Future

May 18, 2015
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This is a guest post from my friend Mrs. Frugalwoods.

“Just start and do it now.” I repeat that incredibly simple little phrase to myself all the time. It’s my reminder that it’s within my own power to accomplish whatever I want. It’s my cue to tackle big projects and not worry about the fact that I haven’t started them sooner. It’s my impetus to make the changes in my life that I want to see right now – not tomorrow or in a week or a year.

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Help Us Plan Our East Coast Adventure

May 15, 2015
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Hi, friends! I’ve missed you so much. The past few weeks have been tough, but I’m so glad I took the time off. Thank you again for being understanding of that! I have one more amazing guest post going live on Monday, and then I’ll get back to my regularly scheduled program. Today, however, I’m writing to ask you for a little help…

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How Every Small Change You Make Pays Compound Interest

May 11, 2015
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This is a guest post by my friend Sarah Peterson.

In the summer of 2014, I went on a quest that I sometimes referred to as the “life improvement project”. I became a student of happy living. I consumed as many articles, books, podcasts, videos, and documentaries – anything that I could find that revealed exactly how people lead remarkable, passionate lives. I became entrenched in making tiny (but powerful) changes to my life, and during this period I had an “aha” moment:

Every single change we make to improve our lives pays compound interest.

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