April 2021 Challenge Update: Week 3 of No Sugar

I think the hardest part is over.  I don’t find myself looking for the sweetness of sugar at this point.  Sure I craved a little bit a chocolate but I was completely satisfied with some carrots.  Crazy!  Yes I know!  But I have not had any intense, give it to me now or else, moments.  … Continue reading April 2021 Challenge Update: Week 3 of No Sugar

Aliases of Sugar: How Many Names Does Sugar Have?

Most criminals don't have 56 or more aliases yet sugar does. The real life mobsters featured in Hollywood's The Irishman didn't have many aliases. Let's see Russel Bufalino was also known as McGee and the Old Man. Then there was Frank Sheeran known at the Irishman. Jimmy Hoffa has no alias listed. While it might … Continue reading Aliases of Sugar: How Many Names Does Sugar Have?

When You Stop Normalizing Debt and Start Normalizing Paying Off Debt

A coworker just busted into my office yesterday with the biggest smile on her face that I have ever seen.  Her credit score just went up from 600 to 700!!!  She explained that her goal is to pay off all of her debt, $5,000 in total, this year.  She desperately wants to have an excellent … Continue reading When You Stop Normalizing Debt and Start Normalizing Paying Off Debt

April 2021 Experiment Inspired by Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub

Sugar.  That single little word may cause more contention amongst humans that many other words used today.  Does eating sugar actually hurt you?  Could you live your life without sugar?  Is it necessary for survival?  Does it actually cause you to get fat or does fat make you fat?  Is sugar the new heroin?  Could … Continue reading April 2021 Experiment Inspired by Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub

Wrapping Up My No Instagram for March Challenge

Earlier this month I announced that I would go the entire month of March without Instagram all thanks to reading Give It Up! by Mary Carlomagno.   Overall it was nice to step away from Instagram and reevaluate my interactions with the platform.  I found that I used Instagram when I was bored.  I would mindlessly … Continue reading Wrapping Up My No Instagram for March Challenge

Is There A Difference Between Financial Incentive And Ego?

Recently I was chatting with my boss about how someone may be incentivized to either over or under state their budget in order to receive a financial incentive or bonus.  My boss stated that there are no bonuses this year so nobody would be incentivized to over or under state their budget.  I disagreed with … Continue reading Is There A Difference Between Financial Incentive And Ego?