Alex Choi

Charisma: The Hidden Art of Mindfulness

The British are Coming In the Spring of 1775, a certain Paul Revere would cement himself in the heart of American history with his famous message, “The British are Coming!” Saving the lives of countless revolutionaries, his journey by horseback lit the night on fire, spreading the news of the impending British siege on Concord …

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Prove It

Late Night Epiphany As you wind down in bed late at night, an epiphany hits you: you’re suddenly going to be the person who is a bundle of productivity and efficiency. You are going to accomplish all the aspirations you’ve been putting off and tomorrow will be that turning point you’ll look back at and …

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Game of Inches

Ready, Set, Game Fifty-thousand five-hundred fifty-four minutes, approximately eight-hundred forty-three hours, or thirty-five full days, is the total amount of time I have spent playing the popular video game League of Legends. I know that number seems astronomically large, and I struggle to find a good reason to validate why I have put so much …

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Emergency Meeting! Living with Intention and Urgency

Trouble in Paradise Ask yourself this question: if you could choose to live a life of ultimate pleasure and zero pain, would you? The choice may seem quite obvious, yet the same question was posed by Robert Nozick who sought to refute this common belief that pleasure minus pain is the transcendent human desire. From …

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