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Never give in. Never give up. Be relentless. Be so hungry that it keeps you awake. You can accomplish anything. This is your time.

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Noun: Miasma  (my-AZ-mah) Definition: A heavy cloud of something unpleasant or unhealthy. Sample sentence: Ginny choked her way through the miasma of tobacco smoke as she looked for her favorite slot machine in the casino.

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Noun: Lodestar  (LOHD-stahr) Definition: One that serves as an inspiration, model,  or guide. Sample sentence: When she started her own business, Melinda used her father’s motto, “Trust your instincts” as her lodestar.

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As nature unfolds itself daily, there are valuable lessons it teaches us: that to a man looking for wisdom unlocks a lot of precious gems to be mined freely. Observe how a bamboo reacts under a tempest: pliant yet sturdy. Study how a rice stalk after an honest labor finds itself filled to the brim […]

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Adjective: Cockamamy  (kah-kuh-MAY-mee) Definition: Ridiculous, incredible. Sample sentence: Ted missed the meeting again, phoning the receptionist with some cockamamy excuse.

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Everything is possible under the sun if we just put our cares away and really start living. A lot of time will be saved by conscientiously doing things that make us productive in every way. Be like a farmer who sweats it out at the crack of the dawn. Expecting a bountiful harvest for all […]

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During very difficulty times, we tend to forget that life has its ups and downs, causing us to lose ourselves in the process. It is completely okay to feel upset, but during those times we have to remember to search for the voice inside that tells us that we can and will survive through anything. […]

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Adjective: Oneric  (oh-NYE-rik) Definition: Of or relating to dreams: dreamy. Sample sentence: The paintings, filled with fantastical imagery conjured by the artist’s imagination, have a compellingly oneric quality.

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You are the maker of your own fortune. You make yourself suffer, you make good and evil, and it is you who put your hands before your eyes and say it is dark. Take your hands away and see the light.

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Noun: Utopia  (yoo-TOH-pee-uh) Definition: An impractical scheme for social improvement. Sample sentence: To some people, gated communities are visions of utopia – safe, quiet and out of the way.

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