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Post By: A.D. Wright
While looking through the analytics of a website I manage, I noticed an unusual amount of traffic from Buzzlie.com and a ton of its subdomains. I immediately thought this was link spam, but something about it didn’t seem quite right. I hesitantly copy and pasted the URL into the search bar to see if this site […]
It’s a simple trend. As social and entertainment media increases, attention span and message effectiveness decreases. Instagram and Pinterest are so popular because as the old cliche says, “a picture says a thousand words” — in seconds.
Anyone who knows me personally has most likely listened to me rant about passion vs. pay. I struggled with the often competing ideas of Capitalism vs. Altruism. The inspirational video below is an exert from a speech named ‘Career Advice’ by Alan Watts. Watch and comment.
In the fascinating worlds of low life pimping and high finance, there is a saying… more of a mantra. “Scared money don’t make money.” Basically, one must accept risk in order to reap rewards. But what if you don’t have any money? Luckily for you, it’s also commonly held that time equals money, and unless […]
Billions of dollars are spent each year on products and services promising to make you fit, rich, loved and/or smart. Most of these products and services are merely schemes to make you appear “better” but do not even attempt to make you well. The truth is… all of the books, pills, blenders, instructional videos, online […]
Earlier this year, I was tasked with co-mentoring a high school student. To be honest, I didn’t want to do it. The thought of being a direct influence on a young man’s life was too much responsibility at a time when my own life was in turmoil. As a compromise, I guided him to a […]
The purpose of all of the world’s religions is to move us away from negative impulses and towards internal peace. The only difference between the religions is the method in which they lead us to this goal. These differences are necessary in order to accommodate the various ways we are motivated towards change.
Communication is key. We have all heard it before, but what does that really mean? Nothing. The cliché is incomplete and somewhat dangerous. Effective communication is much more important than just communicating. People communicate angrily, annoyingly and without considering their audience all too often. When expressing ourselves, especially in public, we need to remember that […]