Month: February 2016

There are very complicated associations between education, economic status, social class and one’s health and life expectancy. The higher up the ladder an individual is the lower risk of multiple diseases such as hypertension, various cancers, accidents and malnutrition. There are literally thousands or millions of factors that play into the overall status of an…

By David Gregory   The Next Level was a very quick and easy read. It’s a short fictional story about a recent college graduate taking one of his first jobs with an interesting company. It’s written with lots of dialogue between characters which allows you to get to know a few of the main characters…

Creating content and sharing with a community of like-minded people is the fun part for most bloggers. Where many bloggers struggle is in the SEO game that comes with being a successful blogger. Google is constantly working to improve the quality of content their users receive. To understand how to rank you need to understand…

One of the key ways we connect to people is through empathy. Empathy comes from the ability to understand, to some degree, how another person feels and why. The why is incredibly important to having empathy, and obviously, many people lack that ability. The reason I say it is obvious is because criticism is far…

Everybody comes into life with their own personality. Some kids love books while others would rather clean toilets than read. You never know what you’re going to get when having kids, but one thing is for sure in my mind. It’s more than amazing. There is nothing in this life that brings me more joy…

Everywhere I go I inevitably end up talking about money and financial freedom with somebody. Mostly because I get a bit obsessed with finances, investing, earning multiple sources of income and so on. You get the point. I’ve always been a little surprised at the way people view money most of the time.   To…

I recently saw the play Les Meserables. I’ve seen it many times but this time I was so affected by the devastating experiences the various characters go through in conjunction with the goodness that some of them express. Life is incredibly unpredictable, it gives so much and seems to take away as well. There are…

As many of you know, I’ve been remodeling my house over the last year. I moved the wall between my kitchen and front room over a couple feet and expanded the pantry a while back so I repaired the floor where it left a whole. This past weekend I sanded the hardwood floor on the…