"To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing" -Aristotle I just looked back through my blog posts and it turns out this is my 7th post. My goal is to complete at least 1 post per week, either giving an update on my progress, sharing interesting lessons I've learned, or at a minimum, providing... Continue Reading →
“Life is not designed to make things easy for us, but to present us with challenges that make us grow.” -Terry Laughlin Its 4:30AM on Friday morning and my alarm is going off to wake me up so I can get dressed, have my protein shake, and then leave for the gym around 5AM. As... Continue Reading →
“Strong opinions loosely held.” -Marc Andreessen If you haven't already been able to tell, I am a big fan of quotes. I use them as "bite-sized" reminders of important ideas I have learned over the years. I have a file on my computer where I write down any quote I want to remember, and from... Continue Reading →
"No shame, no blame." Your money or your life, Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez As I stated in my first blog post, the driving force behind this blog is to document my journey from someone who is living the typical 9am-5pm lifestyle to someone who is financially free. Even though I am just now beginning... Continue Reading →
Like it or not, your appearance plays a role in how others think and feel about you, more importantly, your appearance plays a role in how you think and feel about yourself. From your posture and gestures to what kind of physical shape you are in to the way you are dressed.
"You are not supposed to optimize for money; you’re supposed to optimize for happiness." - Mr Money Mustache (Pete Adeney) For some reason, throughout my entire life I have always needed to, or at least felt the need to, understand the "why" behind taking any action. Once I better understand "why" the action I am... Continue Reading →
I officially landed back in the United States 11 months and 2 days ago after moving away from the US and living abroad in Spain for 1 year. The person I am today is completely different from the person who turned in his resignation letter from a well-known IT consulting firm 2 years and 9 months ago.
Well, today is Monday, December 5th and I got home from the start of my 3rd week of work about 30 minutes ago. This week my team is having our Winter Summit which is basically a week where we have lots of our corporate partners here in the Bay Area so we can have various... Continue Reading →