Better Off – Flipping the Switch on Technology

Have you ever wondered if all the technology we use is spoiling us? Would things be better if we lived a simpler life, more like our ancestors did, with no electricity and no non-human or non-animal powered machines? That's the idea that Eric Brende explores in his book "Better Off - Flipping the Switch on … Continue reading Better Off – Flipping the Switch on Technology

The Art of Non-Conformity

The other day I stopped by the library, as I do every week (occasionally every other week). While looking around for some new books to read and share with you, I came across a book I had read some years ago and really enjoyed, and thought I'd re-read it. That book was The Art of … Continue reading The Art of Non-Conformity

Designing Your Life – Use This Book To Reach Financial Independence

This past week I read the book "Designing Your Life - How To Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life" by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans. It was recommended by a fellow blogger, although I can't find who it was now (note - if it was you, drop me a comment so I can update this post … Continue reading Designing Your Life – Use This Book To Reach Financial Independence

Love Your Life, Not Theirs – A Book About FOMO

Don't let FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) rule your financial life. That's the basic premise of Rachel Cruze's latest book, "Love Your Life, Not Theirs - 7 Money Habits For Living the Life You Want". In the book, she talks about her struggles with seeing all her friends going on nice vacations, getting great new … Continue reading Love Your Life, Not Theirs – A Book About FOMO

The Four Hour Workweek – Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Last week when I went to the library, I posted a picture of the books I was planning to take out on Twitter, asking what I should read first. The resounding response from multiple followers (including The White Coat Investor-one of my top ten favorite big bloggers!) was that I needed to start with The … Continue reading The Four Hour Workweek – Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich