In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Random Thoughts on Money and Financial Freedom

    Somewhere in my younger years I was convinced that ‘money’ is the root to all evil, as the saying goes.

    But at the same time, we all want nice careers and make enough money so that we are financially stable and able to travel and do the things we want to do.

  • Zen and the Art of Losing Money

    Zen and the Art of Losing Money If the years of experience have taught me something, it’s not to lose money. And I’ve gone through my share of credit card debt (which incidentally is one of the most evil things in this world) and have somehow come out squeaky

  • Buddha Morning
    6 Ways To Cultivate Humility and Save Money

    Why Would We Want to Cultivate Humility? One might ask… One definition of humility is as follows: “Humility is the quality of being humble: modest, not proud, doing something out of the goodness of your heart, not for yourself, self-abasing.” Today, I’m mainly concerned with cultivating a sense of

  • Thrifty Zen: A Zen Approach to Frugal Living

    I recently launched Thrifty Zen, a website that will explore ways to live a more simple, less complicated way of Life. In a modern world where everything seems to move so quickly, technology developing so rapidly, it’s important to take a few steps back and re-assess one’s quality (and

  • Zen and the Art of Investing: Should You Invest in Stocks?

    Recently, I’ve been much more focused on the stock market, more so than any other time in my life. The reason for this, is that the stock market has been affected by the Euro Crisis and other aspects of the U.S. economy in 2011. My wife and I have


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