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Changing Jobs

I had been at my job for two and a half years. I excelled at it. I was good at it. But I also felt that I wasn’t going to stay at that job forever and that the positions outside of my organization that used my skills were not the jobs I wanted. Then, one fateful day, a co-worker/friend/advisor sent…

How I Got Out of Debt

Four and a half months ago, I realized that I was in trouble. Well, not big trouble. But trouble with a lowercase “t”. I had plenty of credit card debt and a need to buy clothes ALL the time online. If there was a sale, I was there. This meant that my dream of purchasing a house or finding a…

3 Workouts For When You’re On a Budget

I know that working out is hard to do. There are plenty of legitimate excuses: It takes too much time It’s so expensive I don’t see results I’m already so overweight, it’ll be painful to try to exercise. I was there. Five years ago, I was 246 lbs and I said all of those things. And yet, 5 years later,…

Dreams

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. His birthday is January 15th, but in 1983, Ronald Reagan signed a bill making the third Monday of January a national holiday. Searches for MLK’s important “I Have a Dream speech” must go up around this day. It’s a moving speech and one that people should watch often. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFcbpGK9_aw

Resolved

“It was firm. It was adamant. It was resolved.” —Benjamin Gates, National Treasure Some people dislike January. I do for plenty of reasons. The magic of Christmas has faded. The cold weather is a nuisance now, people want to go out and not be bundled up. There’s no reason to be out anyway since it’s dark most of the day and…