Compared to the wisdom of the ancients, this advice is just as practical, actionable and widely applicable. Quotes that traverse time are the ones that are sufficiently vague to be applicable to a wide range of people. I’d put money on there still being people a hundred years from now that desire to better themselves, and Britney’s advice will still ring true.

After all, what does it matter where you take your inspiration from? Admit it. You’ve scoffed at those students taking pictures of their…

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Job searching is tough. It’s even tougher when you don’t know what you’re doing. There are countless motivational quotes and fluff pieces out there that might encourage you, but lack practical advice.

Whether you are a newly graduating university student with no work experience, or someone with a stack of internships under your belt, there are some easy steps you can follow to guarantee yourself interviews for entry level positions. Regardless of if you want to become an accountant, data scientist, graphic designer or marketer we all have to go through a similar job search routine. …

“Ommmmm svasti prajabhyah paripalayantam nyayena margena mahim mahishah”

When I first started taking Yoga classes I was admittedly the one rolling my eyes during the Sanskrit chants. Having grown up in a household that never went to church or practiced anything remotely spiritual, it all sounded like hullabaloo to me. I was only going to Yoga for the workout and flexibility gains — not to “cleanse my mind”.

I eventually got over myself and started to participate in opening and closing chants. I realized that out of respect for the Yoga teacher who has dedicate years of her life to the craft I should stop being the smug…

Do memes bring joy? And other philosophical questions.

Anyone who is a constant user of Reddit has probably asked themselves the same question as I’m asking myself. Do I enjoy scrolling through endless Subreddits, or am I victim of the Internet version of Stockholm Syndrome?


Let me take this opportunity to coin the phrase “Reddit’s Razor”: Any subject you have an interest in has a Subreddit you can learn about in. Reddit acts as a great launching pad for any new obsession I come across. When I first decided to start learning German the /r/LanguageLearning and /r/German Subreddits were invaluable…

R. J. Wilhelm

Always learning, always curious. Actuarial science, Data science, Language learning, Reddit, Battle Royale and any other phrase that will boost my SEO.

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