Life in 3 Hours (Everyone is Trying to Survive)

They lost the key of their trolley case. My younger sisters were worried. To comfort them, I said father can find a way to unlock the case without the key. They were relieved. Then they bid goodbye. Thanks for spending time with me, ladies. The Aspiring Psychometrician After escorting my sisters to the bus terminal, … Continue Reading →


You May Think You’re Stuck, But the World Keeps Moving

Most of us feel stuck at some point in life. But I wonder, are we really stuck? We can all agree that even though we feel stuck, the world keeps moving. Life goes on for everyone. So here’s my hypothesis: We are not actually stuck — but moving towards a direction not aligned with our … Continue Reading →


For Content Creators: What Are We Doing?

At Medium, everyone has an opinion of good vs. evil, big picture vs. small picture, perspective 1 vs. perspective 2, and on and on. Read the comment section here. It’s interesting, I must say. I love that kind of commotion. Brains clashing together. But what saddens me is the fact that we spend a lot … Continue Reading →


Lurking on Social Media isn’t the Solution if you Want to Make Things Happen

Meet Tony. Tony earns a pretty good salary. He’s 28, married and has two little kids. Tony wants to start a business. But it seems that he doesn’t have time and energy to make that happen. He’s busy with work and family. Every night he logs in on Facebook sharing his plans on starting a … Continue Reading →


The Pursuit of Status: Why We Keep Doing Things to Be Liked and Accepted

Almost everything we do stems from our need to be liked and accepted by others. Here are a few examples: We pursue a career our parents chose for us (even though we hate it). We buy cars or gadgets or stuff we don’t actually need to impress our peers or people we don’t even know. We … Continue Reading →


Some People Say They’re Rich and Financially Free, The Next Thing They Do is Start a Cult — And That Sucks

It’s interesting how these so-called successful people market themselves to the mass. They say that they have the answers to financial freedom, and all we need to do is attend their conferences and buy their books and courses, follow them on social media, and join their tribe. I thought about it for a while. But … Continue Reading →


A Reminder to People Planning to Start a Creative Project

I can’t imagine life without a creative project — an art or anything that requires creating. If you don’t have one, I suggest you start your own. I believe it’s something we should experience at some point in life. As the poet Dejan Stojanovic once said, “Creating means living.”  I love that. But let’s say you already … Continue Reading →


Should We Tell Them Everything? Some People Want Easy to Understand Answers

I play in two bands: Jonah and Remnants of Catacombs (ROC). The interesting part is when people — strangers or relatives who just learned that I play in a band — ask what my band name is. What should I say? In most cases though, my answer is Jonah. When they asked about the meaning … Continue Reading →