Finding Freedom Week 6: Self-Authoring For Optimization

Finding Freedom Week 6: Self-Authoring For Optimization

I'm a big goal setter - when I don't have a clear and actionable goal set out in front of me, I feel.......aimless. Like a ship drifting on the sea's without a destination. Providing myself a way point keeps me motivated, focussed, productive, and most importantly for my personality type, it gives me a sense [...]

Finding Freedom Week 5: The Happiness Equation

Finding Freedom Week 5: The Happiness Equation

I generally consider my self to be an optimist. In fact, one of my favourite books is Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman, I can regularly be found referring to myself as a half glass full kind of gal, and preach the importance of a can-do attitude to my kids. I have long believed that the [...]

Finding Freedom Week 4: Our Family Trip

Finding Freedom Week 4: Our Family Trip

This week I'm going to do a quick recap of our recent 3 week family trip to France, and discuss several valuable optimization and financial lessons that were highlighted along the way. But first, let's start with the recap. Riberac, France We had an amazing experience traveling with a large part of Mike's extended family [...]

Finding Freedom Week 2: The Key to Optimizing Your ENTIRE Life

Finding Freedom Week 2: The Key to Optimizing Your ENTIRE Life

First up on my chopping block when it comes to total optimization -  is sleep. I spend a third of my life doing it (or at least I should be), and the quality of that sleep directly impacts every other aspect of the remaining 66.6% of my life. Whether it's my ability to make sound [...]

Finding Freedom Week 1: A New Direction

Finding Freedom Week 1: A New Direction

It's hard to believe that this is the 100th post we've published here at Freedom 101. On one hand, it feels like we just started the blog yesterday, while on the other, it feels as though we've lived a lifetime in these last two years! I guess having a new child, reaching Financial Freedom, retiring, [...]