How Many Friends Can I Afford?

“People Whore” My closest friends affectionately call me a “people whore,” a term designated for the extrovert struggling to live any moment alone. And they’re right. For better or worse, I require the sound of banter and laughter. I long for claustrophobic spaces with many people, fearing the silence, the stillness and the loneliness. So…

I planned my whole life on a Saturday

Since moving to Charlotte (what I can’t believe has been) three years ago, we have been very fortunate (though intentional) to surround ourselves with positive, motivating friends. Last new year, one of my girlfriends invited us over to her place for a New Years Day brunch.  We talked about what we would be hoping for…

Getting down to a four hour workweek

I read The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss almost two years ago, and I still think about it regularly.  This book actually was the kick in the pants I needed to start getting into motion out of the career that I didn’t enjoy and the lifestyle that was making me miserable.  It’s such a must-read that…