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    4 Ways to Keep Your New Year Resolutions (Happy 2020!)

    Reading Time: 3 Minutes Happy New Year everyone! It’s the beginning of a brand new decade. Exciting stuff! How was your New Year celebrations like? We had a grand old time here in old Sydney town as MrsFrugalSamurai and I spent it with our family, watching the fireworks as they herald in 2020. Importantly, the start of each new year brings with it new year’s resolutions. If you’re like me, resolutions typically involve a more active approach to health and fitness, improved career/finances and learning new things for personal and professional development. But then studies show that 4 out of 5 of us will fail our New Year Resolutions by…

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    Hello 2019

    Reading Time: 3 Minutes Hi everyone! Welcome back, welcome back. Gestures to an open fire crackling in the hearth. Hope we all had a fantastic New Year’s party – I know I did! And ouch, what a hangover right? We spent our NYE at our friend Emili’s (not her real name, so you’re safe Emily if you’re reading this), chomping on KFC (Korean Fried Chicken) and playing a multitude of board games as we waited to ring in 2019. Between all the yelling and laughing and general good times, I had what you would call an epiphany. Been having a fair few of those recently (read here and here). Yknow,…

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    Farewell 2018

    Reading Time: 4 Minutes Well guys it’s finally here aye. The end of 2019. Had to happen of course, I mean each year is the beginning of the rest of our lives and all that. In a bit of a philosophical mood as you can tell, just finished reading a post from a blogger who I respect and follow about his 2018. It was a fairly reflective and raw piece, he’s achieved a lot, said a lot, done a lot – but you know I get the feeling that he’s not satisfied a lot. At least that’s what I’m reading it as, could just be that he’s becoming more grumpy…