How many times have you fallen into the trap of thinking, "I'll be happy when..."? I'll be happy when I... graduate, get a raise, make 6-figures, get married, have a perfect marriage, get in shape, have $X in my bank account, have a nicer house, drive a nicer car, don't have to work as many hours, get a better job, get my house paid off, finish this week/month/year, have a net worth of $X, get more vacation, or retire.
How many times lately have you heard how prohibitively expensive college is? It seems impossible to make it out of college without being neck-deep in debt. With ever rising tuition, books, meal plans, rent, clubs, intramural sports, and other fees... always more fees. If you don't have filthy rich parents or a full-ride scholarship can … Continue reading 6 ways I hacked college, and you can too
There are easily 14 Cinderella movies floating around my house. Thanks to the two princesses in this house, who typically call the shots on what we watch, I have seen most of them (and secretly love them...but don't tell them that). Cinderella's Meet Cute (go watch The Holiday) In a scene in the most recent … Continue reading Cinderella and the 5 fallacies of consumerism