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 [...]

What do you see in the mirror?

Given how easily we can change how we present ourselves to others through social media these days, it's important to remember how much of our authenticity has to be sacrificed in the process. Be true to yourself, online and offline, and you won't need filters to make your life or yourself appear to be different [...]

A diet of fear

This is probably one of the most important things you could ever connect with. So much damage is caused by fear driven decisions. It destroys your spirit leaving you to find comfort in the very source of the fear that is destroying you. If you’ve been raised on a diet of fear and compliance, it [...]

Know your worth

How many of us spend our lives trying to convince turkeys that they're eagles, and in the process, sabotage our own growth and happiness?To quote another piece of old school wisdom, birds of a feather flock together.If you don't know your own nature, you will associate with those who are not aligned with your goals [...]

That toxic status quo

When we are raised in an environment focused on discipline before purpose, or compliance before understanding, we develop the belief that fitting in is more important than what is right. This same mindset leads us to be bullish in our efforts to uphold the status quo because of the inclusion that it offers, while violently [...]

Don’t pay it forward

Vengeance is easier than understanding.Bitterness is easier than forgiveness.Mirroring the behaviour of those who treated us badly is easier than rising up to be better than them.Each time we choose the easier path, we become the very monsters and degenerates that created the hurt and pain in our lives.Too often, we raise our children with [...]