The Importance of Defining Your Own Success

It was 2008 and the very height of the infamous stock market crash was my reality. I was ten years old and I was too young at the time to understand the details surrounding the event. However, I was painfully aware of the toll it had inflicted upon my parents. I remember when my dad…

Emptiness in Wealth ~ Richard Cory Interpretation

This classic poem by Edwin Robinson addresses the age-old disconnect between wealth and contentment. Forever a slave to the laconic proverb, money simply cannot buy happiness. Furthermore, money is not a means to the even greater pursuit, purpose and fulfillment. At no point will riches ever fulfill our innate lust for existential purpose. Chasing after…