144: Assumptions – What Do You REALLY Know?

144: Assumptions – What Do You REALLY Know?

We tend to think of other people in terms of ourselves, and assumptions made about others through that filter can get us in to trouble.

143: Normal life in the real world

143: Normal life in the real world

Whether you’ve just entered the world of adulting or have spent many years in it, this is a great reminder about normal life in the real world.

142: Nature vs. Nurture… as adults

142: Nature vs. Nurture… as adults

In the nature vs. nurture debate, what matters more, and how does it affect us as adults? Here are my thoughts.

141: The secret to personal growth

141: The secret to personal growth

I’ve learned over the years that the secret to personal growth is being willing to do one very important thing…

140: What is the right work for you?

140: What is the right work for you?

You’re a hard worker. How do you know if your hard work is worth it, and (big question) should you turn the thing you love into a job?

138: “Your Homeschooled Kids Will Never Get Into College”

138: “Your Homeschooled Kids Will Never Get Into College”

This isn’t a “hey, homeschooled kids are so smart!” article. This asks a question about the pedestal we’ve stuck college up on, which became more obvious to my kids when they got to college.

137: Supporting you… or your cause?

137: Supporting you… or your cause?

Is that person really there to support you and have a genuine relationship with you… or are they just collecting more hands and feet for their cause?

135: Learn to look up from your weather app: a metaphor

135: Learn to look up from your weather app: a metaphor

There is nothing wrong with having a tool to help keep you informed, but what happens when that tool is often wrong, or is used to get you all worked up?

134: Teach People… Without Being a Jerk

134: Teach People… Without Being a Jerk

The next time someone asks you a question about homesteading (or any other way you’re living), stop and consider: do you teach from the ego, or the heart?

133: How (Time) Scarcity Mindset Screws You Up

133: How (Time) Scarcity Mindset Screws You Up

The belief that you don’t have enough time will make you less productive with the time you have. Here are two tips that have helped me when I fall into time scarcity mindset.