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Frugality & My Purpose in Life

I’ve always enjoyed frugality and I’ve always been slightly unnerved with the blatant and unchallenged consumerism that surrounds me every day. Committing myself to a life of conscious spending, savings, and simple living over the past few years has been enlightening for me, and the exploration of that mindset is part of the reason I am writing this blog. While this lifestyle feels like an old pair of jeans that

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Book Report: Nudge, Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

I’ve just finished reading the book “Nudge” published in 2008. It was an eye opening book that discussed the fascinating topics of choice architecture, social science, the decision making foibles of everyday humans, and how well intentioned “nudges” can help improve society and life. Here’s how the authors summarize the book and define a “nudge”: “Nudge is about choices—how we make them and how we can make better ones. Drawing

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