How Imperfection Can Change Our Life For the Better

For many years I saw myself as a perfectionist. I wanted to do stuff better than the average joe. So I did my very best to do so. While this can be good to some extend. It can one of the biggest procrastination issues. We all the know the feeling of how we would like … Continue reading “How Imperfection Can Change Our Life For the Better”

The Power of Gratitude, and Small Things

I have been practicing an elite athlete routine for almost a decade now. The most important takeaway I have from that decade is that everything is made through consistency. Consistency trumps everything. Not one single thing is more powerful than consistency.  I have always been a really impatient guy (And I still am to some … Continue reading “The Power of Gratitude, and Small Things”

How Much Money Is Enough? Fuck the 4 % rule.

I often read blog posts on how people are retiring with 1.000.000 USD and then live off 40.000 USD/Year. Put it another way. They stick to the 4 % rule. There has been made a study called “The Trinity Study”. Which is often referred to in the FIRE community. They took a close look on … Continue reading “How Much Money Is Enough? Fuck the 4 % rule.”

The Power of Spending Less

In a very long period of my life I thought that in order to become rich you need to earn a lot of money. When I started to study have the financial independent I found that this wasn’t the whole truth. The most important part to become financial independent is to spend less. If we … Continue reading “The Power of Spending Less”

How To Spend Less, and Still Be Happy

Buying stuff if often something that we find convenient. But there is a difference between really wanting a thing, to really need it. becoming financially independent is more about how little you can live on rather than how much you make. So if you can spend as little as 1000 $/month, you can become financial … Continue reading “How To Spend Less, and Still Be Happy”

The 80/20 Principle to Spend Less Than 50 % of Our Salary

Vilfredo Pareto was an Italian economist back in the early 1900. He discovered that 20 % of  the population owned 80 % of the wealth. (I think it was in Italy). People have later on applied this 80/20 principle to other stuff. Like 20 % of the carpet will get 80 % of the walking. … Continue reading “The 80/20 Principle to Spend Less Than 50 % of Our Salary”