Archive for March, 2011

 

Don’t dig for gold, sell shovels!

Do you know about the California Gold Rush of the 1800′s? You don’t need to have all the historical facts to realize that of all the men who rushed to find gold in the Wild West, very few actually made it rich. The investment was high, it was based on speculation and this presented a high risk many [...]

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Balance means lots of hard work and lots of rest

The path to wealth leads to a sense of completeness and financial happiness. Each one of us will have a different comfort level in the investment of time and energy on the path, as well as for the desired outcome. Regardless of this however, we have to find balance between both and this is a very subjective [...]

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Friends are cool but supportive friends are precious!

Along any path to happiness, the company of good friends is priceless. No money can buy the support of a genuine friend who will be there for you through thick and thin, through the good and the bad, for richer or for poorer…
This is particularly important on your journey to wealth. Money makes people act [...]

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Learn and Grow: Mistakes, Lessons and the path to Wealth

You may have noticed that I am a big advocate of the expression Learn and Grow.
I truly believe that every experience in my life leads me to an opportunity to Learn and Grow, no matter what it is, how big or small, how easy or painful.  This is particularly true in my search for wealth. [...]

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Wealthy self-esteem

Self- esteem is an important topic in the world of TheNewHappyMe. It of course also has its place in the theme of wealth.
Money alone, even with the opportunity it provides to wrap myself in lace and pearls, will never allow my self-esteem to flourish. I will remain small inside if that is what I was before [...]

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Strengths and Weaknesses to Wealth

Strengths and weaknesses may seem to be part of a vocabulary linked to personal and psychological development, not necessarily to financial growth, but they are indeed closely related to wealth and happiness on our journey. 
As master of my Self, it is my responsibility to assess my present situation including the statement of my strengths and my weaknesses. [...]

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Band-aid solution or long term wealth

Money is a band-aid solution for core needs we may not even be aware of. I still can’t get over the massive popularity of get rich quick schemes and how easily people fall for the promises. Emotions, especially those that accompany personal needs, have incredible influence on our decisions about money. 
We seek wealth for the [...]

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Why is rich man so poor?

I have read about rich individuals being miserable on many occasions.  The initial shock of this realization comes from the fact that we often consider money as the solution to all ailments, the savior and the key to happiness. The man may be rich but he may not be wealthy at all.
So why is rich [...]

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Is wealth all about money?

Wealth: The first of four dimensions of my life that I will focus on in the next few days. The header might already give you a hint on where I am going with the topic today. My objective is to make a distinction between wealth and money, as I consider these extremely important elements of our lives [...]

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Success is happiness

In looking at my energy budget and having written about the misconception that success comes from wealth, I concluded that, at least for me, success is happiness.
In balancing my energy budget, I tend to look at four distinct aspects of my life: my wealth, my health, my self and my relationships.
In happiness, I pay attention [...]

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