OmahaIrish

Latest Posts

Setting SMART financial goals

Setting SMART financial goals

I’ve talked before about SMART principles of goal setting. One of the key principles that drives my decisions is that I don’t want to have regrets. Identifying goals is an important step to find maximum happiness and fulfillment in the short lives we have. When evaluating my financial goals, I struggled to make concrete, SMART goals. How was I going to know if I wanted a house […]

Read Me Leave comment
Is your fantasy self cluttering your life?

Is your fantasy self cluttering your life?

I’ve written before about the “fantasy self.” On the surface, having a fantasy self seems like a great thing. Aren’t you supposed to visualize the person you want to be, then go and achieve it? So when is it really a problem to have a fantasy self? From a minimalism perspective, the fantasy self is an aspirational being that prevents us from living our best […]

Read Me Leave comment
Intro to SMART goal setting

Intro to SMART goal setting

I started getting serious with goal setting over a year ago. I developed categories: financial, social, professional, relationship, spiritual, etc., and I spent some time thinking about what I wanted from each area. When I decided to create a visual inspiration for my agenda (a “vision board”) last year, I wanted actual goals. I didn’t want a vision board of black and white photos of […]

Read Me Leave comment

About me: Nebraskan by birth. Notre Dame ’11 by choice. Spent a year living in Poland with the Fulbright program. History M.A. Living, breathing, marketing the travel industry.

 

Writes about: List making and productivity. Travel. Self improvement. The Bachelor/Bachelorette. Makeup. My summer mix series.

 

Likes: My dog. Collecting snowglobes. Too many television shows. Concerts and festivals. Wine, craft beer, and old fashioneds. Thinking about my imaginary PhD thesis entitled, “Every Rose Has Its Thorns: Television Tourism, Cultural Appropriation, and Sexualization of the ‘Native’ on The Bachelor.”