Random Thoughts Archive

4 Regrets

Just a random post on some of my regrets. These are in no particular order. 1. Getting addicted to time wasting activities During my college days and part of my high school days, I played a lot of video games and watched a lot of TV. All

Should You Do What You Love?

Many successful people recommend to follow your passion and do what you love. I’ve recommended doing this several times on this site as well but I’d like to bring up a few things for those wanting to follow this path to consider. Firstly, doing what you love

Are Inspirational Quotes Worth Reading?

I stumbled across this funny but honest comic regarding inspirational quotes: Used with permission from formalsweatpants.com Does this look familiar? If it does, you’re not alone. I’m sure we’ve all come across inspiring quotes that stood out and made us nod in agreement or made us think,

Negative People Suck

That’s right, negative people suck… the energy right out of you. Constantly being around negative people is one of the worse things you can do to your potential. Life is already tough enough as it is and when you add in the negative energy that oozes out

I Wasted My Adolescent Years

There are a lot of great videos on Youtube. Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry, some will inspire you and some may make you feel like you wasted your adolescent years. Since anyone can record a video and upload it for the world

Returning My Focus to This Site

During the past year or so, I haven’t been putting the amount of time into this site that it deserves as some of my long time readers can tell. I got side tracked with other projects and as a result, this site fell down my priorities list.

My First Book (Free)

My first book is basically 100 short, motivational messages to help people take action. Check out those TOTD posts on the sidebar to get a preview of the book. Update: Free days have now expired. I hope everyone was able to grab the free book before it

New Site Design

Finally, after more than 3.5 years, I decided to give my site a new look. I’ll probably still tinker with the design here and there but so far, I like it better than my old design. For those of you who are long time readers of this

One Life to Live

May 12, 2012 I just found out that one of my cousin’s best friend passed away earlier today. He was only 30. I’ve only met him once, 2 years ago, but I’ve read his blog and knew about his battle against leukemia so meeting him was a

Why Reading More Self Help Books Won’t Help

I’m probably going to get some negative comments for writing this post but one, I can’t please everyone anyway so no point in trying, and two, the truth hurts but sometimes it must be said. So here I go. Over the past 12 years, I’ve read hundreds