Are You Easily Distracted?

Are You Easily Distracted?

My post last week about avoiding pessimism got me thinking. Why is it so hard for investors to hang-in there during normal market volatility? I think the answer is simple: we get distracted. The same precept holds true when I practice my mindfulness meditation every...
MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: Start Building an Emergency Fund

MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: Start Building an Emergency Fund

Why not take a few minutes today to calculate a target cash balance for your emergency fund, so that you can start saving for the unexpected now? This is one of the easiest practice I recommend in my book, Mindful Money, because there are just two data points you will...
MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: State Your Meaningful Purpose

MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: State Your Meaningful Purpose

Take a few moments to consider your gifts, passions, values. Where do you find and bring meaning to life? Each of us was born for a reason. We all have something unique and valuable to contribute to the world, and our happiness depends on making the most of that human...
MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: Getting There

MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: Getting There

While being clear on your Here is important, it is equally important to know where your There is. Without a clear destination in mind, your life’s journey will lack purpose and focus. To figure out where your There is, you must do some soul searching. Take a moment to...
Mindful Money Practice: Here Now

Mindful Money Practice: Here Now

Making a financial and life action plan means embarking on a conscious pilgrimage, not a blind excursion. As I discuss in chapter 3 of Mindful Money: Simple Practices for Reaching Your Financial Goals and Increasing Your Happiness Dividend, in order to do that, you...
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