After decades of a career in accounting, I monetized everything. Unlearning that vicious behavior has been and continues to be a challenge. In the business world we are taught time is money. Every move an employee makes, every moment the clock ticks, every step in a decision making process is assigned a dollar value. We […]
Will Shopping Fill the Void?
Do you ever feel that you have a void to fill in your life? Well, I’ve found myself shopping or thinking of shopping for days now. Will shopping really fill the void that I think is there? The objects I find myself longing for are items that support my values and goals, some of which […]
Living Sustainably in Hawaii On A Budget
Live in Hawaii on a Budget? It’s no secret that living in Hawaii is very costly. The Tax Foundation ranked Honolulu as the 4th most expensive city in the United States in 2018. Yet, we are we able to live sustainably in Honolulu on a fraction of those around us. How? First, we establish a […]
Set Limits and Make Space
This morning I made space to enjoy quiet, solitude at a favorite oceanfront place that has been closed since March. I hear the comforting Hawaiian music playing in the background. Somehow the music can instantly make me feel that I am on vacation. Removing the noise from my mind in daily life is a challenge. […]