Itching for a fight
Personal Development

Itching For A Fight

The two boys wouldn’t stop taunting me. I was in Grade 9, and it was my third day of high school. An experience equal parts novelty and anxiety. Having just immigrated to a new country didn’t make things easier. Our parents, busy with a […]

Personal Development

How To Create Something From Nothing

Between a person’s first and last name, the name of their employer, and a little LinkedIn sleuthing, it doesn’t take a genius to come up with an email address for anyone in the world. In theory, that means getting into anyone’s inbox, from the […]

Taking Stock
Personal Development

Taking Stock

In any journey, the half-way mark is always an interesting – and symbolic milestone. Even more so this year as we navigate our way through a tumultuous 2020. Not that long ago, we were busy writing up our New Year’s resolutions. Those Australian wildfires […]

A Matter Of Time
Personal Development

A Matter Of Time

One of the biggest obstacles we face on the path to success is the concept of time frames. As a species, humans are just so damn impatient. Genetics plays a big role here. Put simply, delaying gratification was never the utility-maximizing strategy. For thousands […]

Feeling comfortable?
Personal Development

Getting Comfortable With The Uncomfortable

In a way, aspiring to financial independence is all about comfort. Forgetting what the jam-packed commute feels like.  Never having to deal with workplace politics again.  Leaving all the money worries behind and spending the rest of your days in a state of pure […]

Finding gratitude
Personal Development

Finding Gratitude In Challenging Times

The economy is tanking. The stock market is plumbing new depths every day. Everyone is stressed out trying to figure out how the Covid-19 pandemic will impact their health, careers, and finances.  I certainly have spent a lot of time pondering what my future […]