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Richness Is

We maintain that to Get Rich involves more than money. This is evident since it is possible to win the lottery and still remain fundamentally poor. Our Get Rich philosophy is about taking a holistic approach to the world; it is a lifestyle choice that involves attaining financial freedom merely as a means to gain control over one’s time.

We have decided to compile an ongoing list of what we believe Richness Is:

  1. Working at something that gives you a sense of satisfaction whether it is paid or unpaid.
  2. Reading a great book.
  3. Laughter from the heart.
  4. Studying other cultures to broaden your worldview.
  5. Learning a musical instrument and sharing that talent with others.
  6. A good game of Chess.
  7. The occasional bottle of wine among friends.
  8. Connecting with a good song that can bring a tear to your eye.
  9. The birth of a new addition to your family.
  10. Living in a country that affords us basic securities and needs that we are blessed to enjoy.
  11. Earning enough passive income to cover all living expenses.
  12. Falling asleep in a hammock on a warm, breezy day.
  13. Traveling to new countries.
  14. Cooking excellent food from scratch without a recipe.
  15. Taking time to do Yoga and relax through meditation.
  16. Giving credit where it is due and seeing someone you care about receive recognition for something they’ve done/the person they are.

7 thoughts on “Richness Is

  1. This is important to keep in focus and remember. Time, and being healthy to enjoy that time, is the most important thing we can have.

    1. Hi TDL,

      Absolutely. This page is all about recognizing “the good stuff” in life and taking time to acknowledge it. Without the things you mentioned, nothing else is worth anything.

      Take care!
      Ryan

  2. Karen says:

    This is a great list! Thanks for compiling this. Being an avid reader and traveler, I completely agree with #2 and #13. 🙂

    1. Hi Karen,

      Those two (#2 and #13) actually go together well! My difficulty with reading as a traveler is the bulk of books. I know a lot of people have transitioned to eReaders, but there’s something about reading Aurelius’ “Meditations” in my old trade paperback copy that I just love the most.

      Glad you liked the list!
      – Ryan

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