I Don’t Hate My Job

It’s not a prerequisite to hate your job when you’re on the path to financial independence. I actually love my profession and love the career I have built. But as much as I find fulfillment and satisfaction in it, I’m still quite willing to close the door on that part of my life when we […]

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That Lifestyle Inflation Trap

We became Mr. and Mrs. in 2011. After the big day and our 3 week honeymoon, we re-entered the land of normality midway through the year. Phew, we’d done it! We’d knuckled down and saved hard to pull all that off. Time to celebrate – we could spend money again! Or not. We incurred £1,000 […]

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Convention

I recently read a blog post and it struck such a chord with me, that I’m still thinking about it days later. The post was entitled Embracing Territorial Living by Four Pillar Freedom. The essence of the post discussed hierarchical vs. territorial living. Hierarchical being you live your life constantly thinking about how others perceive […]

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Project 333

Back in early January, up popped Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things on my Netflix homepage. I ended up watching it twice in two days because, as I sat in wonderment the first time around about how truly amazing it was, I knew Mr. LLC had to watch it too. We’ve always erred on […]

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Attitude Matters

Having a positive outlook can spill over to pretty much every area of your life. I try to approach every situation with a default positive demeanour and that helps me to not put roadblocks in the way before I’ve even begun. Instead of approaching a situation and looking at potential problems as roadblocks, I think […]

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