Get Better At Getting Better

By Ludovic VUILLIER

We all want to improve something in our lives. Whether it be about ourselves, our health, our relationships, our career, our business – life is a never ending quest to becoming a little bit better. There are special dates on which we are especially reminded that we should help ourselves by improving our lives one…

Stoicism And Cultivating A Simple Living Mindset

By Seth Carter

“Simple living” This is a lifestyle with a broad range of expression and practices, all with the goal of simplifying one’s life. To some that means getting rid of most of what they own and living the life of a minimalist; others, however, may focus on developing self-sufficiency and growing their own food on a…

Are You An Entrepreneur?

By Ludovic VUILLIER

‘Entrepreneurship’.  One word with so many layers attached to its meaning. Some people imagine someone with red eyes working hard into the night with the coffee mug no more than an arm’s length away. Others imagine a suave individual wearing a nice suit, slickly closing a deal for an investment in his new venture. And…

The One Skill To Rule Them All

By Ludovic VUILLIER

If you follow the site, you know how self-reliance is a very important theme. It is the basis of everything that we do in our community. There are a multitude of important skills to have in order to be self-reliant. These skills differ depending on your environment and whether your focus is on business or…

Life Is Not A Goal

By Ludovic VUILLIER

Ah… goals. Such a strong buzzword. There are seminars dedicated to learning how to choose goals and devise plans to achieve those goals. People pay thousands of dollars be a part of those seminars. I don’t want to say that I don’t understand the draw behind it because for years, that is how I lived…

Thoughts From My Deathbed

By Ludovic VUILLIER

When I was 18, I read the book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. I loved the book and I integrated as much as I could about it into my life. During an interesting 9 month period, I even painted in big black letters on the white walls of my apartment in front of…