Gratitude Garden

Little Unknown Facts About Gratitude…

  Little unknown facts about gratitude: These are scientifically proven (by real scientists)… – Gratitude makes you happier in the mornings when your alarm goes off. – Gratitude makes you live longer… it extends your life span by up to 243% – Gratitude makes you better at playing sports. – Gratitude makes you a better dancer. Read more about Little Unknown Facts About Gratitude…[…]

Dog park, things to do at 5am

101 Things to do at 5am!

Here’s a list of 101 things you can do when you wake up at 5am. I’ve tried to categorize them, so you can choose based on whatever mood you’re feeling that morning. Try some out, and let me know what you like or don’t like! Personally, I’ve tried almost all of these things over the Read more about 101 Things to do at 5am![…]

The compound effect flight example

A One Degree difference – The Compound Effect

Imagine an airplane leaving from Los Angeles flying direct to Rome, Italy. The flight will take about 12 hours if the plane goes in a direct and straight line. But, if the nose of the airplane is pointed just 1 degree off course to the south, after 12 hours the plane will land somewhere in Read more about A One Degree difference – The Compound Effect[…]

Time to celebrate

It’s the 1st of the Month – Time to Celebrate!

About 5 years ago, my wife and I started a tradition of celebrating the 1st of every month. It sounds silly, but we love it. We do this because: 1) It began when we bought our first rental property together. Rent checks come in on the 1st of each month, and even though most (sometimes Read more about It’s the 1st of the Month – Time to Celebrate![…]

Dog in the snow

Today Statistics – Pre-Christmas…

  Did you know, today…   – You’re probably going to get richer! Because statistically, Monday is the most likely day of the week that the US stock market will rise, rather than fall. – We’re probably in for good weather, too… Mondays have the least chance of rain! – There will be 384,701 babies born today. Read more about Today Statistics – Pre-Christmas…[…]

Meals on Wheels volunteering

More fun volunteering stories!

Good morning! Here’s 5 quick stories from my recent Meals on Wheels adventures… – Last week I delivered to an old lady, and when she answered the door she had no pants on. Instead of acting shy or apologizing, she just smiled and shrugged her shoulders as if to say, “I don’t really feel like Read more about More fun volunteering stories![…]

Pumpkin keg with spigot

Halloween – Statistics in the USA – 2019

  Today is Halloween! And there’s some weird stuff going on tonight… – Americans will spend about $8.8 billion in preparation for Halloween tonight 🤮. – 22% of Americans will go to a haunted house attraction. – And 80% of those haunted houses are operated by charities! (It’s a good thing, because they generate ~$300mil Read more about Halloween – Statistics in the USA – 2019[…]

USA statistics

4th of July – Statistics for 2019

  🇺🇸 Today is Independence Day! 🇺🇸 Here is what we crazy American’s will get up to… – We will eat A LOT of hot dots today… About 150 million. – 37 million hot dogs will have come from Iowa. – And 70% of the lettuce in our salads was grown in California! – 26% Read more about 4th of July – Statistics for 2019[…]

I Lava You!

2019 Valentines Day Statistics

  Here are some interesting statistics for you this Valentines Day: 72% of millennials say they would break up with their partner if they forgot Valentine’s Day. The average millennial spends $182 and over 27 hours planning their Valentines Day gifts for their sig-nif other. 54% of men in Italy dress up as Saint Valentine Read more about 2019 Valentines Day Statistics[…]