happiness

Key Lessons on Life That We Can Learn From the ‘Mermaids’ of Japan

Ultimately, as human beings, we’re all pursuing the same thing; happiness. As Anne Frank once said: “We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” Most of us lead relatively conventional lives. Sure, we’re each unique, original, and have our own background — but if you …

Key Lessons on Life That We Can Learn From the ‘Mermaids’ of Japan Read More »

What True Freedom Means According to a Holocaust Survivor

Edith returns to Auschwitz. More than one million people were murdered right where she’s standing. There are no words that can explain the inhumanity of that human-made death factory. As she looks around the world’s biggest cemetery, she recalls the festive sounds that played through the loudspeakers on her first day. She remembers her father …

What True Freedom Means According to a Holocaust Survivor Read More »

8 Secrets for a Happy Life from History’s Greatest Philosophers

Everlasting lessons from some of the world’s greatest minds What is happiness? I know this is a question you’ve asked yourself before. Why? Because it’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves before; we all want to live a happy life, it’s a natural desire that all humans have since the beginning of time. But your answer to this burning …

8 Secrets for a Happy Life from History’s Greatest Philosophers Read More »

We All Feel More Lonely, and It’s Not a Good Sign

Let’s start building our tribes. We’re not supposed to live alone — and, this is coming from someone who’s flat-shared for years throughout their 20s. Sometimes it worked great, others not so much — there were definitely times I would have preferred to live alone. But it’s about finding the right companions, because living alone …

We All Feel More Lonely, and It’s Not a Good Sign Read More »

The Number One Asset You Need To Invest In – Yourself

Now, this is a story all about how my life got flipped-turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you all about how I became — Nah, just kidding. Sadly, I’m no Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. But my life did get flipped-turned upside down. My First Grey Stray It …

The Number One Asset You Need To Invest In – Yourself Read More »

What You Can Gain from Living Like an Introvert

I once asked a zookeeper why the orangutans were kept on islands surrounded by moats; “can they not swim?” He responded that, actually, they could swim; they just didn’t know they could swim (both tragic and adorable). Throwing me into isolation was like throwing an orangutan into water — I felt panic, desperation, and despair — until I realized I could …

What You Can Gain from Living Like an Introvert Read More »

5 Lessons to Manage Impatience and Enjoy your Career Journey

It’s often proclaimed that us millennials and Gen Zs are more impatient and entitled than previous generations. It’s true that we’ve generally had things easier than previous generations. We grew up not having to buy DVDs because we figured out how to stream films online (and by we, I mean, initially, nerds), how to download …

5 Lessons to Manage Impatience and Enjoy your Career Journey Read More »