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Wealth is determined by the number of things of value you possess. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

How Is Wealth Created?

What does it mean to build wealth? Is it by working hard or being smart? Or maximizing the things of value you possess to increase your personal hoard of assets? How can you build something that lasts for a lifetime?…

The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer, (1657-1658). (Image: wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

Learn Something Good: Art Appreciation

The number of deaths, ongoing vaccine development, mass panicking, and other similar headlines are published on a daily basis by most news outlets around the world. There’s nothing but doom and gloom. Yet, sitting behind our windows and staring outside,…

An Okinawan fish market. (Image:  Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

The Okinawan Secret to Longevity

Known for having a high life expectancy compared to the rest of the world, Okinawans might have discovered the holy grail of living a healthy life. Ever wonder about what exactly they have for lunch and dinner?

'The Lady of Shalott' by John William Waterhouse, (1870–1917). (Image:  Wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

Art Review: The Lady of Shallot

A boat traveling from afar comes to a halt on the shore. Cradled within it is a lifeless woman’s body. A group of knights discovers the boat that drifted from the river and find a paper on her chest: “The web…

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How Is Wealth Created?

What does it mean to build wealth? Is it by working hard or being smart? Or maximizing the things of value you possess to increase your personal hoard of assets?…

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Message in a Bottle from Heaven

At the foot of Mount Liangshan in Shandong Province, China, there lives a senior lady, now in her eighties. Her name is Ma Chun. From the time Chun was a…

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Learn Something Good: Art Appreciation

The number of deaths, ongoing vaccine development, mass panicking, and other similar headlines are published on a daily basis by most news outlets around the world. There’s nothing but doom…

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Humanity Sold at Rock Bottom Price

There was a rich man who was a connoisseur of fine art. The appreciation and collecting of art was his lifelong passion. The beauty, the history, and enjoyment of art…

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The Okinawan Secret to Longevity

Known for having a high life expectancy compared to the rest of the world, Okinawans might have discovered the holy grail of living a healthy life. Ever wonder about what…

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Art Review: The Lady of Shallot

A boat traveling from afar comes to a halt on the shore. Cradled within it is a lifeless woman’s body. A group of knights discovers the boat that drifted from the…

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A Simple Guide to the Flavors of Taoyuan

Have you ever heard of the “Flower Kingdom”? People who have visited it say that this land blooms with culture. And the unparalleled natural vistas are the stuff of dreams.…

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Finding Your Path Through Unschooling

We’re all led to believe that to succeed in life we must go to school, study hard all the way to college, and get a degree. It’s understandable. Truth be…

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The Man Up Club: Offering Hope for Black Youth

The Black Lives Matter movement has once again brought the attention back to racism against the African-American community in the U.S, especially among its male population. One of the poorest…

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Steamed Pork and Rice (Fen Zheng Rou)

“Fashion is in Europe, living is in America, but eating is in China” is a popular saying among travelers. Traditionally, the Chinese believe that eating good food together brings a…

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Frustration: The Silent Killer

Feeling frustrated, as everyone knows, is a horrible feeling. Most people have experienced it at some point in their lives. Frustration is not an easy emotion to cope with, and…

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Applying Feng Shui to Bedroom Art

If you are planning to place some artwork in your bedroom, you might want to ensure that you follow feng shui principles so that the paintings harmoniously blend in with…