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What is Your Artistic Talent? Art by a Non-Artistic Person

I am not an artist.

I cannot draw. Or paint. Or sculpt. Or any other visual medium that involves hand-eye coordination or falls under the typical “art” category. My best friend, however, makes amazing abstract drawings and paintings that people like myself pay to have. For more about abstract art check out this post by Partners In Fire. To increase your drawing skills (abstract and non) check out this other post by Partners In Fire on 101 Fun Things To Draw.

But he introduced me to a book he read The Artist’s Way:

I still have the audiobook on order and haven’t had a chance to listen to it yet. But the main point he made to me was that we all have artistic talent.

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Back to Basics: Basic Personal Finance

Back to the Basics of Personal Finance

In late 2020, I’m going back to Dave Ramsey’s Baby Step 1 of basic personal finance. That first step is a $1,000 emergency fund. I have to rebuild the emergency fund. My current recklessness just cost me a couple of hundred dollars. Since I need to build back up that few hundred dollars I thought I would create a basic personal finance post.

Practice, Practice, Practice

 Why? Star athletes practice constantly. Coaches emphasize the importance of fundamentals. I’ve slowly noticed I’ve become a bit arrogant about finances and need a bit of a reality check. Maybe it might help others; maybe it will get other people on board. Let’s just see where it takes us.

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Living an Intentional Life On Your Terms


The power of intentionality, is nothing short of amazing. In my opinion it is the key to happiness. Live an intentional life focused on your core values & beliefs and be happy.

 Almost anything can be seen as negative, an obstacle, nothing ever going according to plan. This line of thinking can lead to a vicious spiral of negativity. A surefire way to remain in a cycle of unhappiness, and unfulfillment. There is always something in life to be grateful and always something to be sad about. Mindset is a powerful control.

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