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.

132: Don’t be afraid to grow up

132: Don’t be afraid to grow up

Here are two things that make you nervous to create the life you want to live, and a “kid learning to walk” analogy to help you get past it.

131: Why we can’t have nice things

131: Why we can’t have nice things

Lately I’ve noticed that many of the issues we have as a people attempting to have a conversation (or relationship) with each other stems from two different categories: all or nothing thinking, and how we speak and listen.

130: Be involved in your life

130: Be involved in your life

Today I’m tackling topics like the gift of life, responsibility and choice, consequences, and how this all relates to the future. Let’s talk about getting involved in your own life… and dive into some most likely politically incorrect conversations.