The Art of the Start: Why Failing and Flailing is Better than Doing Nothing

The Art of the Start: Why Failing and Flailing is Better than Doing Nothing

Wake-up call

I used to be overweight. I used to be in debt. I used to be miserable.

For years I would tell myself that I needed to get my finances under control. Months would go by and I would continue to tell myself that I should exercise.

But I didn’t. Every passing day, I became more and more in debt, and less healthy.

It started to affect my mood, my energy level, and the way that I treated other people.

It seemed that no matter what I did, I couldn’t break free. I tried doing one of those mail away exercise routines. I just couldn’t stay consistent.

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The history of credit cards and what they mean to you: A guide on how to pay off debt

The history of credit cards and what they mean to you: A guide on how to pay off debt

Only two years later, we found ourselves with $5000 in debt, from purchases and a small pyramid scheme type of business that we thought was a good idea. Yep, we fell for one too. (Everyone makes a mistake like this, no exceptions).

I don't think that we would have ever spent $5000 we didn't have, if we wouldn't have had that credit card. It gave us the illusion that there was money somewhere, when there really wasn't. (The truth is, we did it to ourselves)

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