This year, the value of a Bitcoin has passed the value of an ounce of gold (and has subsequently skyrocketed) leaving many people wondering which is better. I see two ways to address the question: Bitcoin vs. Gold as a currency and Bitcoin vs. Gold as an investment instrument. [Read more…]
Something remarkable is happening on a global scale. Never before has there been so much monetary manipulation, sleight of hand, deceit, fraud, and greed. I’m not talking about the email that scammed your friend out of a small fortune, or the countless worthless products vying for your money. I’m talking about the monetary system itself and how it has gotten so unsustainably out of balance, that it will undoubtedly undergo an extreme correction or even collapse. [Read more…]
Unless you are in the habit of doing laundry naked, it is the task that can never be completed. It is one continual round of wearing, sorting, washing, drying, sorting again, folding, and putting away. Different categories of clothes make their way around the loop in different phases and at different speeds, blurring it into one endless challenge that nearly every person faces. [Read more…]
For the last few weeks, I’ve been very busy. I feel like my blog posts have been suffering. I apologize.
From now on I will only publish posts I’m very proud of. Because of this, I won’t get an article published every week as planned.
This is me telling you that I value you. Time is your most precious asset. Every second you spend reading should be moving you forward. If I waste your time, I am draining your life, not enriching it or your pockets.
In the meantime, I’m on vacation. I won’t try to write a half effort post, but instead put that effort into experiences with my toddlers (and trying to catch the fishing limit).
Thank you for all of your support!!
Note: If you were wondering, she did catch that fish on her own with a fishing pole.
I recently heard a podcast interview with the FBI’s former lead international kidnapping negotiator, Chris Voss. He gave great insight into how to negotiate with someone who is acting irrationally, emotional, and aggressively. While listening to the podcast, I realized I face this every day with toddlers. I researched him online to learn more about his methods. When you think FBI and hostages, you think aggressive, but it is actually the gentleness of this approach that makes it effective.
Here’s my breakdown of his process and my experiences with some short members of the family. [Read more…]