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While I Was Busy Complaining About How Busy I Am
The UnBusy Life

While I Was Busy Complaining About How Busy I Am

This Happened. . . . So my wife is pretty motivated. She tells me she wants to start a blog. I’m all for it, but I equate it to taking on another fantasy baseball team. It’ll take some time and money up front and in the end, she might make […]

The First Time I Started Collecting Hellos
Be Here Now, Mindfulness

The First Time I Started Collecting Hellos

Perhaps you’ve never known how happy someone could be simply to see you. — Rachel Macy Stafford . . . Over the last few weeks, I’ve been slowly reading Rachel Macy Stafford’s new book Only Love Today — Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less, and Choose Love. I admit, I’m a huge […]

Youth Sports Is The New Keeping Up With The Joneses
The UnBusy Family

Youth Sports Is The New Keeping Up With The Joneses

Saying No to Kids’ Sports Intensity . . . I know you’ve seen it becoming more and more prevalent on Facebook. The “martyr post,” where a parent glorifies how busy they are over the weekend with their kids’ sports schedule. Youth sports is the new keeping up with the Joneses. — Michael S. Rosenwald […]

It was fine. Until it wasn’t.
Debt Reduction, Mindful Money

It was fine. Until it wasn’t.

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to begin. . . . The argument was the same week after week. He’d tell me, “We’re on Code Red. CODE RED.” I’d stare back blankly, which would elicit a “Do you hear me?” from him. Then I’d reply, “I’m not going to not […]