Not According to Plan

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett In my posts over the year I have been blogging, I have mentioned a lot of creating a financial plan. It is certainly important to have goals, dreams and aspirations along with an idea of how you will get there.…

Happy One Year Anniversary

Today is a very special post! I cannot really believe it. It has been one year since I have started blogging and publishing my thoughts for the world to see here on Defeating Normal! What an interesting ride it has been! Over the past year, I have learned so much. I have learned all kinds of…

Thinking Bigger

When was the last time you not only thought about your goals, dreams and aspirations, but actually discussed them with your significant other, a friend or someone close to you? We tend to get so caught up in the everyday tasks of going to work, paying the bills, cleaning the house, picking up the kids,…