I Hope You’re Satisfied

"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do and you've done it!" ~Margaret Thatcher How wonderful it is when you can feel "supremely satisfied," as Margaret Thatcher put it. For me, every evening I assess my day to evaluate how productive I was. When I feel a bit anxious as I try to fall asleep, I know that I could have done better. If I can relax and feel content, then I know I spent … [Read more...]

The Link Between Money and Unhappiness

By the time I graduated from high school, society had already drilled into my head the importance of money. Making plans after high school, whether I went to college or not, revolved around getting a job that paid well. In fact, this was such a high priority that it almost didn't matter what kind of job I got, as long as it paid well. Of course, having no practical job experience meant getting a job that paid next to nothing. Early in my working life, I wasn't so concerned where I worked. I … [Read more...]