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Self-RelianceSimple Living

Create Your Own Success Story with a Good Daily Routine

More than 40 million Americans struggle with anxiety, and it can cripple your mind and body. I know from personal experience. Ten years ago, I struggled with it severely...

DIY GardeningUrban Homesteading

Five Small Space Garden Ideas

As someone who’s spent years in apartments and condos while nursing a gardening addiction, I know all too well how hard it can be to garden in smaller space. But with limitations comes creativity…

Simple LivingUrban Homesteading

Six Tips For Sustainable City Living

Going green – or taking steps to live sustainably – doesn’t have to start with a big move to the country. City dwellers have lots of opportunities to take control of their own lives in ways...

Financial FreedomSelf-Reliance

Time is Money…Spend it Wisely

Fifteen years ago, when I was starting out my career as a personal trainer and making $20 an hour, I spent my idle time doing math. "Let's see," I thought on the subway ride home...

Self-Reliance

Dealing With Failure: Rise Up and Overcome It

If there is one thing I know after having observed this crazy world for 36 years, it's that you can survive almost everything. A great example, and I only thought of this one because...

Self-Reliance

Why Home Security is Something I Don’t Need to Worry About

Today I walked all the way down my gravel driveway, past my 50-foot long woodpile, to the mailbox...only to find some junk mail that made me laugh out loud. Some company wants to sell me a home...

Self-Reliance

Get Your Hands Dirty with a New Healthcare Plan

If you are 50 years old, here's a statistic that will add a few gray hairs to your head. The cost of healthcare has grown at least 10 times faster than your nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...

DIY GardeningHomesteadingUrban Homesteading

Grow Gourmet Mushrooms for a Profit

Growing gourmet mushrooms for profit is becoming more popular as more farmers and homesteaders realise how easy it is. Mushrooms don't require full-time commitment and the full cycle...

Financial FreedomHomesteadingSelf-Reliance

Why Big Pharma is Turning to Marijuana

When I was a boy, my grandmother got sick. Within a month or two she was bedridden and couldn’t talk to me any more. She had lost weight and it seemed like she aged 30 years in the blink of an eye...