Category Archives: Lifestyle

You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

When ancient Greeks had to make everyday decisions, they consulted the gods by drawing lots, casting dice, and interpreting dreams.

For matters of utmost importance, however, they sought the words of the gods directly from the mouth of an oracle.  Continue reading You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

She got the goldmine (I got the shaft).

She got the goldmine (I got the shaft).*

She got the goldmine (I got the shaft).

Nobody gets married with the idea they will get divorced.  For those who decide to untie the knot, most simply want a clean break and a fresh start.

But nothing is safe from divorce attorneys and the more dysfunctional the relationship, the better it is (for them).  Continue reading She got the goldmine (I got the shaft).

’til debt do us part.

’til debt do us part.

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The emotional connection of money makes it very difficult for spouses to agree on spending habits, earning capacities, and priorities for managing money. That spells trouble.

How often is money an issue in divorces?  More often than you think.  Continue reading ’til debt do us part.

Lessons for a life well-lived.

Lessons for a life well-lived.

Dr. Brian Gahran

Wisdom is the ability to make sound judgments and good life-choices.  Wise persons anticipate the consequences of decisions.

Like speech, wisdom is an accumulated skill.  It is acquired slowly through personal experience and by learning from the mistakes of others.  Continue reading Lessons for a life well-lived.

Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

Bill Gates did it.  So did Oprah Winfrey.

Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

NeXters, you’re strong, good-looking, and above average.

As recognized persons of genius and talent, what are the odds that you, too, will become a billionaire?

Not as good as you think.  Continue reading Bill Gates did it. So did Oprah Winfrey.

What you know (that just ain’t so).

What you know (that just ain’t so).

What you know (that just ain't so).

“I remember landing under sniper fire—we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base.”

“If I win, I am going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your (missing email) situation.”  Continue reading What you know (that just ain’t so).

The sum of your choices.

The sum of your choices.

The sum of your choices.

The fundamental decisions most young persons will make are the same ones faced by their parents and their parents’ parents.

In a world less forgiving of mistakes, the ability to make smart decisions is a particularly vital skill to master.  Getting it wrong can cost a bundle. Continue reading The sum of your choices.

Bachelor’s degree in stress.

Bachelor’s degree in stress.

Bachelor's degree in stress.

Stress is a feeling of being overwhelmed, worried, or run-down.  Are you stressed out? These days, who isn’t?

The American Psychological Association (APA) suggests that money and finances continue to be the top cause of stress.  Continue reading Bachelor’s degree in stress.