The Envelope System for Managing Your Money

The Envelope System for Managing Your Money

I first saw the envelope system on the Gail Vaz Oxlade show “Til Debt Do Us Part”.  It’s a pretty simple premise: you create your budget, divide the amount of money you have for variable spending, put it into either weekly or monthly envelopes marked...
Self-Distructive “Self-Care”

Self-Distructive “Self-Care”

What do you think of when someone says the phrase “self-care”?Do you think of a warm bath? A good book? A fuzzy blanket? Hanging with your dog?For me, I indulge in junk food.  And it’s literally killing me.My self-care has turn self-destructive.The...
Clearing Out Your Digital Clutter

Clearing Out Your Digital Clutter

So I have this bad habit of making notes for myself in either Text Edit or Notes and then literally forgetting why I’ve made the notes. Enter “digital clutter.”Whether it be a note about a recipe or a shorthand way to remember hex colour codes for a...
How to Form or Break a Habit

How to Form or Break a Habit

“On average, it takes more than 2 months before a new behavior becomes automatic — 66 days to be exact. And how long it takes a new habit to form can vary widely depending on the behavior, the person, and the circumstances. In Lally’s study, it took...

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