“Stay out of the damn ocean,” duuuh you’re thinking to yourself. Well that is fairly obvious. And I should probably stop writing write now. Yes, I am aware I did not use the correct right. But what if you can’t help yourself and are just magnetically pulled into the tranquil blue waters like white on rice? Well, I’d advise that you keenly understand what you are getting yourself into as you step into those waters. Because this one time, I probably almost got eaten by a great white shark in the beautiful waters off Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town, South Africa.
Yes, I ripped off the title from Charles DuHigg’s great book The Power of Habit. But I think DuHigg is onto something. The core idea of the book is that forming habits can lead to success. I recently had a post exploring the issue of finding balance between blogging and real life. After reading DuHigg’s book, I believe forming habits is the key when it comes to personal finance.
I heard a great story recently. It’s a conversation between a man and a greyhound. It goes something like this.