Category Archives for Freedom in 50s

Is it Possible to have a Balanced Life? A Look at the Four Burners Theory

Is it possible to keep all four burners (work, family, health, friends) lit? Or must one burner be extinguished to be successful?

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The Unvarnished Story Behind my Early Exit from the Workplace

It’s time to tell my story. Here’s why I got fired from the workplace!

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It’s Freak Out Time! Late Night Ramblings from the Ledge

What happens when you’re feeling overwhelmed? Try applying the concepts of Time, Excellence, and Money before jumping off the ledge. Stay calm and carry on!

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Celebrating Four Months of Freedom

It’s been four months since I was fired. This last month I discovered the joys of a flexible schedule and got myself back on the health track.

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3 Months Post-Fired: Can’t Stop the Happiness!

Three months after being fired, I’ve experienced a new “high.” Not only has my net worth increased, I’ve created a new business that I am passionate about and have experienced unprecedented levels of freedom and happiness.

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The Secret Relationship Between Time and Happiness

Time management tools, the science of timing, and understanding the tradeoff between time and money can lead to real happiness.

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5 Things I Didn’t Expect after Being Fired

Being fired isn’t so horrible if you’ve reached a stage of financial security. But 5 things in particular have surprised me.

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How a Fictional Character Saved my Life

Suicide rates in America are at record levels. I came close to being among the statistics. But I clung to a sliver of  hope and created a fictional character that helped me escape into a better world.

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Top 10 Signs of a Toxic Work Environment

Do you know the signs of a toxic work environment? Ironically, that toxicity has prompted some people to save as much money as fast as they can to escape the workplace.

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From Semi-Retired to Entrepreneur…and Blogging from the Islands

What’s so great about blogging? You can do it from anywhere! This week I am enjoying quality island time with my sisters and feeling great about my transition from semi-retired to entrepreneur.

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