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I recently saw a coffee mug in a gift shop. The Inscription on it was, “Budgets are for Wimps.” I chuckled but then thought about my own budget laziness. It seemed that every month, I would begin with a healthy checking account balance and start spending money. Toward the last week of the month, I was existing on “air” and eating ramen.
It was definitely time to get control, but how? All of the books and all of the internet articles and e-books just didn’t motivate me. Or I began with…Continue
First impressions count. For that reason, you want to make sure that you make a good one. But how? That’s a big question that we’re going to answer today. Here is a list of things that you can do to make your bosses and your colleagues like you.
Do note, it’s probably best if you don’t try to do them all as then you might very well end up confused and things can go very wrong. Instead, focus on those that you’re sure you can pull off and make sure you do them well! Then you’ll be in a…Continue
Children’s imaginations can be difficult. I mean, that’s the point of it right? To come up with ideas and perspectives that other people didn’t see coming. And so the things that our children come up with can sometimes be incredible or beautiful, sometimes be shocking, sometimes be strange indeed. But what it should always be is encouraged. After all, imagination is one of those things that will become more and more important as the years go on.
But how do you do that? How do you make…Continue
In today’s world creativity is an incredibly important skill. That’s not just because we need more artist (though we do) it’s also because even non-artistic pursuits can benefit a huge amount from having a more creative understanding of the world. This is because creativity isn’t just art, it is also problem solving and re-evaluating situations to realize there is a problem in the first place.
For that reason, any attempt to boost our children’s creativity should be applauded.…Continue