Money is not the root of evil

Money is nothing more than a tool.It's a means to an end, not a motivation in itself.Even its accumulation through miserliness, or its wastage through extravagance still makes it nothing more than a tool to achieve a greater goal.Ingratitude is what results in such tools being used to our detriment, or to the detriment of [...]

The silent ones

True misery doesn't love company.It decays the soul in silence.When someone is complaining, it's because they still have hope that someone cares enough to listen or respond.Or even to empathise.When they give up on these three things, they go silent because they have grown to accept that no one else cares, or understands the state [...]

Seize the moment…not the day

Tomorrow is not just another day.Tomorrow is simply today again, only with less time than we had yesterday.If you're not focused on what you need to achieve today, you'll always be trying to finish what you should've done yesterday.That's how procrastination and misplaced optimism wastes away a good life.By all means, pace yourself so that [...]

Take stock, and reconnect

Stepping back and taking stock requires more than just an arrest of the ego.It requires a desire to return to a point of sincerity and authenticity in our lives when we were filled with hope about the future, after finding ourselves filled with a longing for the past instead.Arresting the ego becomes easier if we [...]

Gratitude, the root of peace

As long as you have gratitude in your heart, you will always find opportunities instead of problems in your life.Gratitude allows us to focus on what's good, and realise how much worse things could be.It encourages appreciation for what we have instead of envy for what we don't have.Most importantly, it recognises the blessings that [...]

Be more than your past

Like they say, every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.Your past will only ever define your future if you allow it.They also say that the past may be blemished, but the future is still perfect.There is a reality between all this idealism that we can't escape, and that is the impact [...]