Moderation & the 80/20 Rule


moderationEpicurus (the philosopher) brilliantly once said, “Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.” What Epicurus is saying is that by doing things in moderation, we won’t (likely) ever have to exclude ourselves from things that give us joy.   If we stop for a minute and think, we all would agree that doing things in moderation (e.g. not “overdoing it”) is smarter and more sustainable in one’s life. The key is to remember this and apply the required discipline sooner than later.

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Three F-Words to Know


In life, we make a lot of decisions. Sometimes they’re easy and many times they’re not so easy. About 10-years ago, I started using three “F” words as a filter to help me make a number of decisions. The three words are Fame, Fortune and Fun and I call this the “3-F” Rule. It’s really simple and I’ve used it a lot. I really wish I had used it sooner in life!

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