The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You’ll Ever Need by Scott Pape

For as long as I can remember I’ve stressed about money. We grew up relatively poor compared to those around us. Mum raised my sister & I alone from very early on, so it wasn’t any surprise that she spent her money carefully and was tight on the purse strings whenever we wanted the latest and greatest thing our friend had.

But looking back, we never felt poor. Mum knew how to manage her finances, she knew what needed to be done.

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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers by Robert M. Sapolsky

My doctor recommended this to me after I reached out about some health concerns. They weren’t anything critical, just embarrassing and one more thing to deal with. I won’t lie, it took me quite a long time to finish. I downloaded it on Audible where it clocks in at 17 hrs and 16 minutes! But I like & trust my doctor, so I just took my time with it.

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Slow: Live Life Simply by Brooke McAlary

I’m about half way through Brooke McAlary’s book Slow: Live Life Simply and it’s really hit me hard.

I’ve been trying to go down the slow path for just over a year now, but not seriously. It was all too hard, because I didn’t have the time to really focus and stick to it without being distracted by something else.

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R U OK?” Day. That one day in September where a campaign asks you to ask you friends & loved ones, “Are you OK?”. This is an important question, and I believe it’s one of the hardest things you can ask, or be asked.

The thing is, we ask this question to our colleagues every day of the week. So, why is this different?

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