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One day in the future I hope to start on a project which is a book about the things I do to get what I want. However, now that I think about it, I may simply use this blog and create a series of blog posts that do just that. Those interested can simply follow along and interact with me as I continue to gain insights and share my thoughts.
Eventually I still hope to be in a situation that I convert my blog posts into a book of its own anyway. It can be somewhat of an insightful biography type book. Who knows, a person or two might want to read it.
I’ll use this time to work on my writing skills, grammer and spelling being that I am not too good at those things.
The goal is to have this book published by the end of 2016. That is the year I turn 30 years old. Along with the other goals I have, publishing a book around this time would be perfect.
Let the writing of how I Get My Wants begin!!
I have always wanted to get into the stock market. I’m thanking God that I didn’t do so before the crashing market of 2008. As I’m looking at a bunch of stocks online, I see how damaging It must have been for so many individuals. However, here I am in 2012 and came up with the idea that I was going to learn the stock market by actually getting involved in it. I’m very interested in the business industry and how money works, so this simply an area of like that I like and want to be involved in.
January 12th 2012 marked my first day as being a stock investor. Although i’m playing around with small numbers, it is my start. Currious as to what that first stock was? Well, my first stock choice was going to be Wendy’s. I thought my mind was made up and I was going to put all my money (my small initial investment amount) on them. However, after reading a few things about diversification I decided even though I didn’t have much money to invest, I was still going to invest in multiple stocks. Right before my first purchase, I changed my mind and went with another company. I purchased stock in Pandora Media at $12.13.
Since my first purchase I have also purchased stock in Wendy’s like I was originally planning on doing. Wendy’s is speculated to pass Burger King to take the #2 spot for fast food restaurants. They are also about to expand into Asian markets this year.
My third choice of stock was in a company called Cumulus Media. I didn’t know much about these guys, but read enough news about them that I thought they had some good stuff going for them. So, I gave it a stab. +Continue Reading
Are you ready to lose some weight? Although some of us may set a weight loss goal for ourselves, there are still some things that are holding us back. One of the largest factors that are holding many people back at the moment is likely to be money. Yes, money is one of the reasons that many individuals do not want to dedicate themselves to certain goals they are trying to achieve, especially a weight loss goal of any kind.
Most people relate losing weight with gym membership, driving to a workout spot, purchasing pricy workout videos, and maybe even purchasing nicer workout clothes so you do not stick out like a sore thumb amongst the veterans. However, all of these things are not at all needed when it comes to losing weight. If you want to lose weight and need to keep a close eye on your budget in these tough economic times, I am here to tell you that you do not need to spend a single extra penny to do so. If you already have access to the internet in your home and you can visit good ‘ole YouTube, you have direct access to everything you need to start losing weight RIGHT NOW.
And for those of you who are a little more technically advanced. I have added QR codes to each of the videos I mention. These codes can be scanned with a QR Code reader on a mobile phone and you will be taken straight to the actual video right on your phone while reading this article. RedLaser is a good, FREE, QR Code Reader.
Set Your Goal and Get Motivated
First thing you need to do is actually set the goal for yourself while getting pumped up and motivated. We all know basically what needs to be done, but setting a specific goal and getting a little motivation makes all the difference. Start out your YouTube Weight Loss program by searching YouTube for “Zig Ziglar Setting Goals 1 of 3” (Important, first 1:31 seconds). Zig greatly explains a concept of weight loss while discussing the first step of goal setting in this dated video. +Continue Reading
Kassi began looking around the internet for meals around 300 calories so that her and I could have a few more options to supplement the healthy meals we have been creating. We are on somewhat of a health kick being that we are going on vacation soon and need as many choices as possible. She came across this chocolate smoothie that has now become my complete favorite snack. I figure I share it with everyone because I think it is amazing, plus it is extremely easy to make. I hope you enjoy it.
- ½ Cup of Milk (Silk Dark Chocolate, Pure Almond is best but any low fat milk will do)
I came across a list of manners in my Instant Genius book that made me think this should be inforced much more… not just with kids, but with adults also.
Here we go
1. Look at the person when you are shaking hands
2. Say “Yes, thank you” and “No, ma’am” and “Yes, Mrs. Smith,” not just “yes” and “no”
3. Say “Thank you for a very nice afternoon/evening” or, “Thank you, I had a lovely time” when you are saying goodbye to a host.
4. Do not interrupt older people
5. Wait at doorways until older people have gone through. Men should also learn to let girls precede them.
6. Be scrupulously polite to anyone who receives wages in return for service. The kind of rudeness which should never be tolerated is that which refers to the fact that these people are employed.