The Price of Zig-Zagging: 6-Year Lag

Most people choose not to walk on the road to success. They sit at the crossroads and wait for success to come to them. They will wait for their whole lives and not find it. Others walk only to give up half way. They rest at the side and never resume their journey. They too will never reach … [Read more...]

He Had to Choose Between Being Feared or Being Loved and This Is What He Chose

I sat down with my friend in the local cafe the other day and he told me about the difficult decision he had to make at work: "As you know, I was recently promoted at work. It was kind of strange at first because I'm in charge of my former co-workers. These were the same people I joked with and … [Read more...]

The Mighty Waterfall and the Beautiful Little Fish: Chapter 9

One day, a newcomer arrived. She seemed familiar. She was about the size of a child's palm. She had long slender fins and a flowing tail. It was the beautiful little Fish, except she was not as beautiful, save for traces of her previous elegance. Her color was not as vibrant. Her fins and tail were … [Read more...]

When Should You Quit Writing?

Something's been weighing heavily on my mind: Maybe writing isn't worth my time. For weeks, I've been questioning if writing was worth doing. I can spend 2 - 4 hours a day, dragging my thoughts onto the blank canvas. During my week off, that's exactly what I did. I spent hours thinking and … [Read more...]

The Mighty Waterfall and the Beautiful Little Fish: Chapter 8

For a whole month, the mighty Waterfall poured out in full force. And every day, the wise Cloud visited the mighty Waterfall. The progress was amazing. The algae and the stench were swept away into the ocean. Water lilies and the lily pads inhabited the top of the lagoon again. The surrounding … [Read more...]

The Philosopher’s Stone: How to Create Gold Out of Thin Air

Since the 8th century, man searched for a mystical, elusive item known as the philosopher's stone. According to legends, the stone could turn any metal into gold or silver. The red stone for gold and the white stone for silver. The original intent of alchemy was to create precious metals. Take … [Read more...]

The Mighty Waterfall and the Beautiful Little Fish: Chapter 7

A year passed. More algae infested the lagoon and the smell repelled even the surrounding plant-life. The weak Waterfall was not deterred. He kept squeezing the mountain every day. Despite his valiant efforts, he did not squeeze out a drop of water. He did, however, notice his strength growing. … [Read more...]

What a 13-Year-Old Boy Who Scored with His 24-Year-Old Teacher Can Teach You About the Female Mind

Game recognizes game, and the 13-year-old boy who banged his 24-year-old teacher definitely has it in spades. On May 2016, the media exposed that Alexandria Vera, a middle school teacher in Texas, had sex with one of her students. She is 24 years old --  a relatively young woman and not … [Read more...]

The Mighty Waterfall and the Beautiful Little Fish: Chapter 6

It was hopeless. For two weeks, the weak Waterfall squeezed the mountain with all his might. No matter how hard he tried, he could not bring forth water. He remained as dry as before. Maybe it is better to fade away into eternal sleep. He never slept before. He didn't need to. Now, it is a different … [Read more...]

The Economic Future of the World: The Rich Gets Richer and the Poor Gets Poorer

Give me 10 minutes with any 30-year-old and I can accurately predict where he'll end up at age 60 -- if he will be rich and financially-free or poor and struggling. By knowing what he did for the past 10 years, I can tell what he will do for the next 40 years. Try it yourself. Take an honest look … [Read more...]