Pocketmint

small change toward a rich life

November 2012

  1. Now Read This — what you really want, house happiness, and the fiscal cliff

    30 November 2012

    Erica Strauss on getting what you really want Remember ‘miswanting’? Erica at Northwest Edible Life offers a another way to rethink your tangible purchases with Occupy Your Brain (Why You Don’t Really Want What You Want). She lays out a nice little chart to help you dig down past the initial desire-reflex and examine the […]

  2. Two things I wish my teenaged self had known about college

    23 November 2012

    In my last post, I talked about my early misconceptions about choosing a career and a major. My next big life decision was selecting a college, and I was pretty woefully misguided there, too. I approached college selection in my usual methodical manner: first I sat down with two huge catalogs — each two inches […]

  3. Intermission

    11 November 2012

    Sorry for the extended break between posts. I’m still here, just having a rough go the past couple of weeks. I’ve tried to keep writing, but every time I start composing an article it turns into either a rant or a whinge. Which is not useful to anyone. I’ll be back — hopefully quite soon […]

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