Most people assume debts during the best times of their lives to later struggle, and unsuccessfully, try to pay them off during the most inopportune moments of their lives. There are many reasons why people find themselves figuratively drowning in a quagmire of debt entirely of their own making. Medical debts. Personal misfortune. Divorce. Massively underestimating one’s ability to pay
In the exact same way that small children have security blankets or sacred teddy bears, a sort of psychological talisman portending safety via proximity, grown adults use excuses, self-pity, and delusion in similar measure. Excuses can only go so far for grown adults who won’t help themselves. Children can’t help themselves. They’re young impressionable, impulsive, and don’t understand the long-term
So, there I was, watching The Walking Dead and eating a Quarter Pounder with cheese value meal from McDonalds. I shouldn’t have been eating it because I want to eat healthier. But I just can’t resist fast food temptation. What happened next was probably the work of the Personal Health Karma Gods. It made me realize that I am getting
I was a comic book fan long before comic book movies took over the world. In 2007, the year before Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man film took over the world, if your said you liked comic books, people would look at you strangely. Back then, comic book fans were considered immature, socially maladjusted, and purveyors of cheap literature. It was
Never pass up a sure thing. Especially when it comes to job offers. You don’t have to look at it like a multiple year or decades long slog. Sometimes, you must consider taking a job you don’t want now to plan for the financial future you need later. This is great advice to consider when the alternative is continued unemployment.