Deep Thought of the Day: Gratitude

I am a work in progress But, I choose to live my life with no regrets And no promise of tomorrow And leave the world a slightly better place For having the fortune of living it. --- Now it is your turn... What motivates, drives and inspires you? I would love to hear from you. …

What One Year of Blogging Has Taught Me

[This post is Part 1 of a 3-Part Series. Stay Tuned for Parts 2 and 3] Well, I made it. Today is my 1-year anniversary of blogging. One year certainly was not my goal when I began blogging. At the time, it was more of "I wonder if this will lead me anywhere?" Inspired by …

What FIRE Bloggers Owe Readers // A Blogging Manifesto | Our Next Life

Thanks to Tanja from Our Next Life for calling us on our own privilege blind spots! What FIRE Bloggers Owe Readers // A Blogging Manifesto | Our Next Life — Read on ournextlife.com/2018/03/21/fire-blogger-manifesto/

She Thinks I Won’t See The Brussel Sprouts…

How adorable. Salmon over Lemony Brussel Sprouts & Breadcrumb Spaghetti from The Kitchn.com.

Happy Fri-Yay!

...to all my awesome blog followers! I have now been blogging for 10 months and recently surpassing 100 WordPress followers! ... and it is all you. I appreciate you. I appreciate your support. I appreciate your feedback. I appreciate our community. Wishing you happiness, mindfulness and a true sense of purpose! If you haven't joined …

My 8-Month Blogiversary!

Today marks eight months since I began blogging. I know what you're saying... "Can it be?" "Lane, himself, is actually writing something?" Yes, it is me. I came from behind the curtain to say... Thanks! Thanks for allowing me into this amazing blogging community! Thanks for all the support I have received from the WordPress …

FI Required Reading

... with a side of Spanish cafe con leche. When I recently heard Vicki Robin tell the story of her and Joe Dominguez budding this idea of frugal living to save ourselves, save the planet and become happy engaged members of society, I was hooked. It was a fascinating tale that began, for Joe, way …

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

...whether you are comparing yourself to someone else, or you are comparing your now to your yesterday or your tomorrow. Don't do it. Live in the now. Be present. Be mindful. The key to happiness is gratitude. The only valid, helpful comparison you should ever allow into your consciousness is to compare your life and …

The Meaning of Life…

... something I never expected to find on a personal finance podcast! I just finished listening to Brandon's (aka The Mad Fientist) interview with Vicki Robin, the co-author of Your Money or Your Life, whose book is arguably THE basis for the FI movement. I haven't even read the book yet and my mind is …

18 months of blogging: what I have learned along the way

Maybe the secret sauce is... Be Truly You. 🙂