China’s richest man Jack Ma has lived a life full of rejection. From primary school to Harvard, KFC to the police force, Ma faced disappointment time and time again. So how did his company, Alibaba, become the biggest online marketing company in the world? He tells you his secret. ► Watch all our inspirational videos:
I think I know you pretty well. I know I don’t know you, know you, but I’m guessing since you’re here, you’re a lot like me. You want to be your best self. You want to make the most of your life. You want to be the best you can be, physically and mentally, for
We live in an age of great change. Conventional structures, rituals, and beliefs seem to be dissolving everywhere you look, replaced with new paradigms and approaches. This is most obvious in relationships; younger generations have an almost entirely different view on marriage, love, and what makes a healthy relationship compared to their parents or grandparents.
For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has kept us close to home and away from the hobbies we’d cultivated in our pre-pandemic lives. In the beginning, there was a whole lot of bread baking happening (remember the yeast shortage?) But as time marches on and the pandemic remains a major disruptor, many have looked
“When the world feels like an emotional roller coaster, steady yourself with simple rituals. Do the dishes. Fold the laundry. Water the plants. Simplicity attracts wisdom.” ~Unknown I’ve suffered from anxiety since my childhood, but it was only seven years ago that I was formally diagnosed. My symptoms began to get worse after my long-term
Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation. Life can get busy, even overwhelming, and it’s easy to lose sight of your goals or values when you’re just trying to get through your to-do list. For many women, this list can include job-related work, household tasks (we tend to do more of those than men
“Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.” ~Pablo Picasso This article is about the day I realized Picasso wasn’t born Picasso. If you’re already opening Google to find what his name was at birth, I’ll save you the typing and tell you here… He
Natalie Koltes and her family were living in an apartment but unable to keep paying the rent. With eviction looming, 9-year-old Ariel asked for help. She reached out to Fox5 Surprise Squad, which bails out Las Vegas families in need. “My mom is trying so hard to make ends meet,” Ariel wrote in the letter.
Personal finance author Melissa Leong has a lofty New Year’s resolution: a moratorium on buying extras for 21 days in January. Think of it as Dry January, but for spending, she says. “A spending freeze is kind of like a cleanse,” Leong told Global News in an interview. “You’re resetting your habits so that you
“Understand that healing and growing can distance you from people who you once had a bond with, and it can also bring you closer to those who will heal and grow with you. The time in between can be difficult, but there is so much to learn in solitude.” ~ @themoontarot There have been many
Some of us can easily and openly talk about sex at any given moment, but others are still not comfortable with it, and still believe that talking about sex is totally taboo. At the end of the day, no one has to talk about their personal sex life – that’s why it’s called intimate. But,
“It’s not stress that kills us, it’s our reaction to it.” ~Hans Selye I was driving home from work, minding my own business, when a car cut in front of me. Pretty common in Sydney traffic, right? Normally, I would just brush it off. But not today. For some reason I couldn’t explain, that simple
No one had quite the breakout like Jennifer Lawrence. The Hunger Games lead had one of the most explosive rises to fame in recent history, going from a no-name indie actress to America’s Sweetheart in the span of a few years. The mainstream media were drawn to her like bees to honey, both charmed by
A friend in need 18-year-old Evoni Williams of La Marque, Texas spent all her free time working at Waffle House, hoping to stack up enough money for higher education. A tough task for sure, however she wasn’t the only person with a lot on her plate. 78-year-old patron Adrian Charpentier, who uses oxygen, said he
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released their 2021 Christmas card, offering the world the first official glimpse of their six-month-old daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana, born in June this year. Their two-year-old son, Archie Harrison, is also front-and-centre, with a shock of red hair just like his father’s. Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie and
We’ve all been there — watching late-night TV and a commercial comes on for something that looks positively drool-worthy. Maybe it’s gooey pizza, a frosty beer, or steaming baby back ribs. We think “how I wish I could get my hands on that right now” but instead settle for a bowl of cereal or some