A True Story About a Cat

love

This is a true story about a cat: I just got off the metro and was on my way back home. And it always starts out the same way … by minding my own business. Behind the bushes, I noticed a a pair of golden eyes. Something was peering at me intensely. I don’t know how I noticed. Call it intuition or … [Read more...]

And God Said, “Let Alex Write,” and Alex Wrote

persuasion

"You're spoiled," she said. "You're right. Although I am the oldest kid in the family, I feel as if God treats me like the youngest one. I get whatever I want." I just told my good friend about all the good things happening in my life -- how when I go after something, God grants it to me. The things … [Read more...]

Alex Story (Part 4): Aftermath

love

In part 1, God allowed me to achieve my ambitions and I’ve realized they were meaningless. After the realization, I did not yet turn to God because I then turned my concentration to the person closest to me -- Helen. In part 2, Helen and I developed a deep relationship over the course of 4 to 5 … [Read more...]

Alex Story (Part 3): God Shattered My Heart into a Million Pieces (and Then Gave Me a New One)

love

In part 1, God allowed me to achieve my ambitions and I've realized they were meaningless. After the realization, I did not yet turn to God because I then turned my concentration to the person closest to me -- Helen. In part 2, Helen and I developed a deep relationship over the course of 4 to 5 … [Read more...]

Alex’s Story (Part 2): My First Serious Relationship

love

In part 1, I discovered how freedom, control, power, and money are all meaningless. I reached a point where I could do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. And yet, I was not happy. Instead, I felt quite lonely. I had no one to enjoy my freedom with. I wasn't happy. Thus, I determined that … [Read more...]

Alex’s Story (Part 1): God Gave Me My Desires and They Were Meaningless

faith

If I had to pinpoint one year that changed my life, it would be 2014. In that year, I graduated from medical school and became a doctor. I subsequently shot my career in the foot and left residency. I published my books and became an author. I attained worldly wisdom. I found freedom ... total … [Read more...]

Swoon (Book Review)

knowledge

title: Swoon - Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them author: Betsy Prioleau what you’ll learn: how to enthrall women through their emotions Why You Must Read It Have you ever seen an average guy with a beautiful girl? He wasn't tall or good-looking, and didn't look rich. You can't help but turn … [Read more...]

How to Go from Cog to Boss and Earn Much More Than $8 an Hour

money

Towards the end of last year, after publishing my cog job post, I came across an article about 10 companies who pay their employees the least. Here's what the companies pay their cog workers: 1. Walmart - less than $9 / hr 2. McDonald's - $7.25 / hr (federal minimum wage) 3. Target - less than $9 / … [Read more...]

How an Online Hustler Became an Internet Superstar

money

Do you wanna become a king of an internet business empire? Do you wanna make money while you sleep? To have your bank account swell bigger and bigger without lifting a finger? Do you wanna quit your soul-crushing job and live life on your own terms? If you've answered "yes," you're not alone. … [Read more...]

6 Lessons from Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba, on Succeeding Against All Odds and Becoming Crazy Rich Along the Way

money

On September 18, 2014, Alibaba -- the largest online retailer in China -- IPOed at $68 per share. One day later, it jumped to $92.70. The whole company is currently worth $217 billion; it is worth more than even Amazon.com! If you have the tiniest seed of curiosity, you would wanna know about the … [Read more...]