The Last (Silent) Hurrah Before Hitting the Road

(Posted on newsletter Sep 20th, 2019) As you read this, I am presently on a three-day “primitive” retreat with one of my oldest friends, Christyn. We are celebrating 25 years of friendship on the grounds of a retreat center “hidden in the hills” of Vermont’s Northeast kingdom. This is my last hurrah before hitting the … Continue reading The Last (Silent) Hurrah Before Hitting the Road

The Thought Error That Could Cost You Thousands

This week we are examining what I call “value-based spending” in my Wealth Realization Course. We are studying how often we give value to things just because we are told they are valuable, even though we might not authentically value them. This is a thought error. This thought error could cost you thousands and thousands of … Continue reading The Thought Error That Could Cost You Thousands

Stop Chirping About Why You Can’t: This is a Story of How You Can

When I stepped outside to sip my coffee this morning, a plump fluffy baby bird was there quivering on the deck. Its little body was soft with baby feathers, but its wings were strong and smooth like adult wings. Baby bird must’ve attempted its maiden voyage out of the nest from one of the tall … Continue reading Stop Chirping About Why You Can’t: This is a Story of How You Can

How I Paid Off $25k of Student Loan Debt in 8 Months – 33 Tips

June 1st I made the last payment on my last student loan. I thought I would be making payments on these loans for several more years, but last November I decided to do a full-scale attack and knock them out as quickly as possible. I teach yoga and meditation for a living, so it's not … Continue reading How I Paid Off $25k of Student Loan Debt in 8 Months – 33 Tips

Goodbye Stuff! My Minimizing Journey… (videos)

I admit it, I'm kind of obsessed with minimizing these days. So I'm doing the intense work of unloading many, many things that I thought I would keep forever. As part of my Financial Freedom Journey series, I've recorded three videos sharing some of the objects I'm trying to get rid of, and seeking advice … Continue reading Goodbye Stuff! My Minimizing Journey… (videos)