I have been reading this book recently that leaves me pondering. How did some financial bloggers achieve F.I.R.E (Financial Independence, Retire Early)? How did some people become successful at work and get their job promotion? How did some entrepreneurs become so successful at their startup? I spoke to some of my friends about these questions. They told me it is related to “Talent” or “Fate” and if you are not talented at stock investing, you will not achieve F.I.R.E. Their answers definitely are not satisfying. I found my answers in this book I found. Read More
As the year 2018 comes to an end and we are welcoming the year 2019, I started to think about what I want to do in 2019. Recently, I came across this book at the National Library. The title is “Everyday Tidiness – 365 Ways to a Decluttered Life“. It is a simple book that provides a tidying tip, a decluttering exercise or inspirational quote for every day of the year.
I am halfway reading the book and one of the thing I have done immediately is to throw away or recycle some things that is taking up space in my home. I have thrown away empty boxes, donated books to the national library book exchange corner which I have not touched for years and cleared away expired foodstuff that is taking up space in my fridge.
In the upcoming 2019, I will constantly remind myself to buy only necessary stuff and not splurge on unnecessary items just because the item is on sale or cheap as these items usually take up space in my home. The same theory can also be applied to stocks. I should not buy stocks on impulse and follow a discipline approach.
I shall make “Living a Decluttered Life” one of my goals in 2019.
When you live surrounded by clutter, it is impossible to have clarity about what you are doing in your life. – Karen Kingston