Each year, I choose one word that I focus on for the whole year. In 2013, it was faith. In 2014, it was hope. In 2015, it was gratitude. In 2016, it was enough. And, my one word for 2017 is patience. If there is anything I need a lot of now, it is patience–patience for … Read more My One Word for 2017
I believe the turning point of my and my husband’s life was when he was assigned in Pilillia, Rizal. From the peak of our careers–his in the Bureau and mine in my freelancing business–we went face flat on the floor. Little did we know that it was a blessing in disguise. Prior to moving to … Read more When people hate you for your success
When we were children, we were often asked what we wanted to be when we grow up. When I was asked that question a long time ago, my answer was either to be a doctor to heal people or a diplomat to connect people. I ended up following the path towards the latter, which is why … Read more What ‘happy’ means
Have you ever felt like you’re on the fast lane and life is just passing you by? This is where I am exactly. I feel like my life is playing on fast forward and I’m struggling to keep up with the pace. The world is moving at neck-breaking speed. There’s all this information coming in 24 … Read more Slowing down…
If you haven’t read Spencer Johnson’s Who Moved My Cheese?, I urge you to go to the nearest bookstore to buy a copy or purchase a copy online. Now is the perfect time to read this since it’s a new year and you will most likely experience change–some are good, some are uncomfortable. I used … Read more Hey! Who moved my cheese?!