Money Archive

  • Wishful travelers and the money trees in Britain

    Tweet I know you’ve heard of wishing wells, but how about money trees? When travelers in Britain pass by these trees, they hammer in a coin into these trees. Kind of like wishing trees. By giving small trinkets, food, beverages or other items to certain […]

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  • Make a ‘What Not To Buy’ List

    Tweet It just occurred to me the other day when going through my wardrobe and trying to do a heavy purge, that we always make lists of what to buy to fill up our wardrobe and make it complete. Or our lives for that matter. […]

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  • Take breaks to enjoy something longer

    Tweet Know how there’s a saying: “Absence makes the heart grow fonder“? Apparently that principle rings true for luxuries and pleasures of life as well. Check out this survey: Nelson & Meyvis (2008)┬áhad participants massaged for 3 minutes. However one group had a 20 second […]

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  • Choose to stop being a slave

    Choose to stop being a slave

    Tweet Many people talk about being a slave to any of the following: debt money your job cigarettes coffee image and status car house Some are even proud to admit it! I say: “Hey, whatever floats your boat“, but I am not entirely convinced that […]

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  • Life is more fun when you are challenged

    Life is more fun when you are challenged

    Tweet Life is way more interesting if you are challenged at every turn, even sinking down to the very bottom depths of despair, than if everything were to come too easily to you. I certainly didn’t believe this when I was younger. I didn’t like […]

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