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Keep Your Job, Your Family, and Your Sanity: Successful Solutions to Stress Less by Laura Stack

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Strategies for Success:

 

1. Value your time over money.  In this economic crunch, you throw more and more time into your work until you are overwhelmed.  You might rather have an hour of time than more money.  Spend your money to buy yourself more time for the things you value.  Give some thought to how you can accomplish this.

 

If you take a family of four to a restaurant, how much will you spend?  $50 will be spent easily at an average establishment.  It could be more than $100.  Think about how much you go out, clothes you buy, instead ask yourself, “Can I do things that are not as expensive?” Instead, go to the park, play Monopoly with the family, or cook as a family. 

             

2. Buy time.  Used the money you save to buy time.  ...

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