The ultimate guide to a successful life.

A statue of Guan Yu, the Chinese God of War. Location: Temple of Guan Yu (Xuchang), Henan, China. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

“Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle, but in defeating the enemy without ever fighting.”

― Sun-Tzu, The Art of War

Not all friends are created equal.

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Medium, I loved you. But lately, it seems like my feelings aren’t being reciprocated.

“The Scream” by Edvard Munch (1895). Source: Wikimedia Commons

It started when you made the decision to adopt a more “relational” model.

Tips from “The War of Art” to overcome procrastination.

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The secret to good writing? Write the stories you feel compelled to tell.

Painting: “Satan in his Original Glory: Thou wast Perfect till Iniquity was Found in Thee.” Artist: William Blake. Date: 1805. Source: Creative Commons

I made $297 last month — a terribly low sum. Here’s how I’m going to turn things around.

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Hi, my name is Alvin, and I’m sort of a big deal.

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Lessons I learned from getting fired on live TV.

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Not just a notorious fighter but an astute businessman.

Illustration by Danielle Grindberg

What’s important is the message you’re trying to convey.

“Flames of Furious Desire.” Artist: William Blake (1757–1827) Source: Creative Commons

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