Are You Spending Your Time Consuming or Creating?

Granted that we all have work to do, how much time [minutes or hours] in a day do you use watching Netflix and browsing your Facebook feed? Aside from entertainment, what other benefits do you get from those? Don’t get me wrong. I am not questioning nor judging how you spend your time because I,…

5 Things I Learned After Starting a Business

Starting a business has never been part of my plans as I was growing up. Like most of you, I was influenced to live a career-driven life, climbing that corporate ladder, and planning for retirement. But ever since I quit my job back in 2015 to travel the world [an unprecedented move, I may add],…

The Importance of Having a Growth Mindset

Ever since I got back from my 3-month trip within Asia, I have kept myself busy learning so many new things. So much so that at the end of each day, I feel mentally tired because of information overload, trying to comprehend everything and still feeling frustrated when I couldn’t. You see, I am passionately…

Understanding the Death of Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain’s death came as a suprise to each and everyone who has been following his life and travels. To some, he was living the perfect life so it was hard to comprehend why he did what he did. Perhaps there were a lot of underlying factors that will never be known to public, or…

The Heart Knows the Way

I used to be a logical person and even my friends would agree. But then, over the years, there was a sudden shift. My heart is now taking lead when it comes to decision making. Perhaps it was when I started traveling and immersing myself to local cultures and getting to know the world a…

Think Big but Start Small

All of us have business ideas waiting to materialize. Some have been successful and put into execution. Some remain an idea. Some failed at first try, some got the beginner’s luck. But in essense, starting a business always equate to risk. And how much risk involved depends highly on how big you want your business…

Brace Yourself, You’re Going to Fail

Perhaps you have always been an A+ student, an overachiever. One who doesn’t see failure as an option. But in life, comes failures, rejections, and disappointments. Guaranteed. You can TRY to prepare for these but almost always, it will happen at the moment you least expect it. Sharp turns and detours that will take you…

Things that are Meant for You

Won’t pass you by. No resistance involved. Effortless and fast. No chasing or fighting for it. When things are meant for you, they will stop right in front of you with a sign saying – “I’m yours, take me”. But if not, you’d feel the resistance. You’d feel the need to fight hard for it,…

We All Just Want to Belong

No man’s an island. Growing up, we all want to fit in. But as we grow older, we no longer want to fit in but to belong. To belong to a group of individuals where you feel mostly understood, because your level of craziness and thinking is at par with everyone else. Where you don’t…

The Law of Detachment

By definition — In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty . . . in the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, which is the prison of past conditioning. And in our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind…