What I would wish for when you grow up…

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As a dad, having kids is inevitably connected with inner conflicts.

On the one hand, because I love you, I want to keep you as far away from any evil, from any sorrow, from any worries. I want you to enjoy your life, and live happily and without problems.

At the same time, I know that's a) unlikely to happen, and b) suffering is a part of life, and if you never prepare for it, it will hit you even harder. [click here to continue reading...]

The Value of Quality

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We live in times where everything tends to get cheaper and cheaper.

While prices are dropping, what often drops first is the quality of the product.

However – as a consumer, we have a choice. For as long as I can remember, I valued quality way more than price. A lot of people have laughed (or complained) that I'm only buying the “best” stuff, whenever it's possible. No matter whether it's a piece of electronics equipment, a kitchen utility, or…. you name it. I often “overspend” money on items that I could potentially get at a fraction of a “similar” products (or so people think). [click here to continue reading...]