Archive for July, 2015

The Rational Way to Think About the Investment in Your Home

Filed in Money by on July 30, 2015 1 Comment
The Rational Way to Think About the Investment in Your Home

In previous posts I have advocated investing in a home as a way to build wealth. Renting for long periods is generally a bad idea because you are not taking advantage of a U.S. tax code that incentivizes home ownership, and you are not building wealth in the form of home equity. Now I want […]

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The One Thing You Must Do to Have a Good Life

Filed in Living by on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
The One Thing You Must Do to Have a Good Life

Many people are very unhappy with their lives. Things have not worked out well and they find themselves in a bad situation, whether it is a lousy job, difficult spouse, poor health, broken finances, or, sadly, all of the above. The way to avoid this unfortunate circumstance, and have a good life, is to be […]

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Be Anything You Want to Be in Life, But Not Average and Ordinary

Filed in Lady Gaga by on July 17, 2015 6 Comments
Be Anything You Want to Be in Life, But Not Average and Ordinary

  “I’m obsessively opposed to the typical.”                                                 Lady Gaga There are a lot of things you can say about Lady Gaga, but being ordinary isn’t one of them. This is yet […]

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You Need to Be Your Spouse’s Biggest Defender and Booster

Filed in Living by on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
You Need to Be Your Spouse’s Biggest Defender and Booster

Have you ever been at a party and someone starts badmouthing their spouse behind their back? A woman will criticize her husband: “He’s such a jerk! You won’t believe what he did the other day…” Or a man will comment about his wife, “She’s such a bitch! All she does is nag, nag nag…” I’ve […]

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So Many People Suffering in Silence

Filed in Stress & Anxiety by on July 9, 2015 2 Comments
So Many People Suffering in Silence

There are tens of millions of people in the U.S. who suffer from mental and emotional disorders. Anxiety, depression, phobias, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, etc.—it is sad to think of so many people in such great distress. Most suffer silently and bravely, day in and day out. May God bless them and give them strength. […]

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The One Simple Key to Becoming and Staying Thin

Filed in Diet & Exercise by on July 2, 2015 3 Comments
The One Simple Key to Becoming and Staying Thin

When I meet someone who maintains a healthy weight I invariably engage them in a discussion about how they watch what they eat. Every now and then I hear something new, but most of the time they use the same key principles that all healthy eaters seem to have discovered. One key concept that all […]

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