The pursuit of materialism

The world now revolves around materialism. The pursuit of having more, buying more, and getting more defines our society these days, by and large. That is not a good thing. Either for us individually. Or collectively. And it’s certainly not good for the world as a whole. Materialism is a …

You need a backup plan

No plan is 100% fool proof. Nothing in life is infallible. There’s always risk, no matter how small the odds. Things can (and do) go wrong. So it’s important to have backup plans. Hopefully you’ll never need them. But in case you do, it is better to have backup plans, …

Why you need to have a quest

It’s not enough to have a goal. You need to have a quest. Especially if you want to do something incredible, make a difference, have impact, make your dent in the universe… A quest is much more than a goal. It’s the main purpose of your being. It’s what drives …

The myth of self-made

There’s this myth that’s been around for a long long time – that the people who are at the top of their game, the best of the best, have all done it on their own. That’s what people generally think is what self-made means. Rarely, if ever, is that the …