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On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 2)

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Welcome Back Welcome to part 2 of my 3 part series examining the ROI of the various major investment decisions that I made over the past decade while building my nest egg. For those of you just joining us, we’re backtesting 5 decisions I made on an investor who starts saving 10% of their $10k […]

What Mr. Rogers Knows About Productivity

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Hey folks! In the interest of getting you fresh information more frequently, I’m experimenting with shorter posts. As always, my goal is to create useful, actionable content that makes it easier for you to achieve your goals: be they financial, career, health, or anything else. Be sure to drop me a line and let me […]

How to Cope When Reality Doesn’t Meet Your Expectations

Posted By seline101 on Self Improvement

http://thedreamcatch.com - We all face times when our reality does not meet our expectations. This becomes painful when we’re unable to manage the gap between the two. The wider the gap, the more we suffer, especially if we resist and deny. When we build awareness and take responsibility for the filters through which we see the world,... 
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The Return of Investing in Yourself

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Why Am I Doing This? Today’s post is going to be a little bit meta because it provides one answer to the question “why am I doing this?” In case you’re joining me recently, I’ve been working on “It Can Be Easily Done” for around a year, in my spare time, from initial concept to […]

Is Love Blind? How we Choose our Partners

Posted By seline101 on Self Improvement

http://thedreamcatch.com - Falling in love is one of the best experiences, but it can also blur our vision. A vital step in our search for loving and meaningful connections is understanding the forces that impact our choices.  A lot goes into creating sustainable long-term connections and having a sense of who you’re attracted to and why will... 
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Love Takes Courage: How to Deal with Fear of Vulnerability

Posted By seline101 on Self Improvement

http://thedreamcatch.com - Courage is a product of the heart. It refers to the ability to be comfortable with uncertainty and grapple with the unknown. Nowhere is our courage tested more than in the realm of intimate connections. That’s why one of the bravest things we can do is to love another and receive their love in return.... 
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Get In Shape, Optimizing for Time

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - And Now for Something Completely Different? Today I’m going to bring it back, even if it seems like I’m swerving. “It Can Be Easily Done” is all about effective action whether that be in personal productivity, personal finance, or anything else you want to get done in your life. Today “anything else” is going to […]

Agile Everywhere: How to Cope with Change at Work

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - An Overview of Applying Agile Methods to Your Work A guest post on Flipping Heck I’ve spent about a decade leading so-called “agile” teams to build software under conditions of extreme uncertainty.  Over that time, I’ve learned that agile techniques aren’t just for tech teams. They can make anyone more effective at work, whether or […]

The Difference Between Hedonic and Eudaimonic Happiness (and why it matters)

Posted By seline101 on Self Improvement

http://thedreamcatch.com - Most of us are familiar with hedonic happiness – the type that’s derived from pleasure and enjoyment. While hedonism might make you feel good temporarily, it won’t change a reality that you’re not happy with. To create the type of happiness that’s enduring, you need to balance hedonic with eudaimonic happiness – the type of... 
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Rebalancing: A Balanced Approach

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Back to Finance Tips After a few weeks of exploration, I’m going to bring it back to It Can Be Easily Done’s bread and butter: actionable personal finance tips to help you master your mental game of finance. This one is about portfolio rebalancing and it’s going to be short and sweet. Strike the Right […]