personality

Our Need For A Redemption Narrative

Our Need For A Redemption Narrative

While I was on a plane ride to Hokkaido, I stumbled across an article on the International New York Times (Nov. 15-16, 2014) in the Editorials Opinion section titled I nearly died.  So what?  I love how the author, Meghan Daum (columnist of the Los Angeles Times), was brutally honest about…
Actions That Speak

Actions That Speak

When we think about body language, we often think about someone's posture or facial expressions - how someone's arms are crossed, how someone's legs are crossed, how their eyes are moving etc.  If we want to go even further, we can even observe their actions and determine their habits and…
Long Term or Short Term Investing, Who Cares?

Long Term or Short Term Investing, Who Cares?

A good friend of mine and I were discussing about stock selections.  He asked about a particular stock I had bought before and asked about the prospects.  I mentioned to him that I've actually sold my holdings a couple months ago and gave him my reasons.  He said he thought…
The Art of Giving Up

The Art of Giving Up

Living is tough - we are constantly tangled between difficult decisions on a daily basis.  What dress to wear, whether to go out or not, or whether to strike up a conversation with someone you're attracted to... the list goes on.  These decisions however are considered short term decisions -…