One of the most frustrating things about trying to change your money habits is how hard it is!  It’s not only hard, it’s mysterious. How many times have you experienced this scenario: Sunday night:  “I am going to pack my lunch every single day this week!” Monday at lunch: “I forgot to pack my lunch.

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About two years ago, my husband and I had a real argument at least once a week that started with one of these three questions: What do you want for dinner? Did you start dinner? Why don’t we have anything to eat? At the time we had a 4-year-old and 2-year-old, we both had full time jobs, and

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I spent my 20s in hot pursuit of a tenured professorship.  I was in my sophomore year of college when the first person (my undergraduate advisor) suggested that being a professor would be a good idea. In my junior year of college I took a test that suggested what careers would be a good fit:

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You made it! For most people in the US, whether Christian, Jewish, Muslim or secular today and tomorrow are pretty major holidays.  Plus it’s the weekend, so I think it’s safe to say that most of us are on break! Congratulations!  Confetti! Opportunities to rest are so rare in our overbooked, overstimulated world that I hope you seize

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I find that Christmas (and “the holidays” more generally) are massive goal crushers.  It’s hard to eat well, work out, meditate, or pack your lunch in the midst of all the extra commitments.  It is especially easy to spend way, way past your budget in December particularly when you secretly feel that overspending, in this case, is

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Every single year I waffle back and forth about the company Holiday party. Should I go?  Should I keep that time for myself since it’s such a crazy time of year?  Will anyone care if I go?  Will anyone notice if I don’t? Maybe you can relate? I feel like the Holidays are full of these kinds

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