The average American spends $15 a day eating out. $450 a month. $600-$750 including drinks. In 2 months you can buy a ticket to travel anywhere in the world. You can afford to travel, you're just too lazy to cook.

Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.

—Carl Jung

The Four Agreements

1. Be Impeccable with Your Word

  • Speak with integrity.
  • Say only what you mean.
  • Avoid using the Word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others.
  • Use the power of your Word in the direction of truth and love.

2. Don't Take Anything Personally

  • Nothing others do is because of you.
  • What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dreams.
  • When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless suffering.

3. Don't Make Assumptions

  • Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want.
  • Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness, and drama.
  • With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

4. Always Do Your Best

  • Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick.
  • Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgement, self-abuse, and regret.

Maybe the journey isn't so much about becoming anything. Maybe it's about unbecoming everything that isn't really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.

—Unknown

A dream written down with a date becomes a goal.

A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan.

A plan backed by action makes you dreams come true.

—Greg S. Reid