On April 1st, while some were posting about pranks, I made a big leap of faith and permanently moved to a different island city, after 30+ years of staying in the same place. You can just imagine how my core city girl was shaken. For years, I have agreed with Neale Donald Walsch when he… Continue reading Does life really begin at the end of the comfort zone?
Balancing Career and Passion
On my previous post, we talked about ways on how I re-ignite spark over my job. But what if neither extrinsic nor intrinsic motivation spark joy anymore? It is probably easy to answer "quit" or "resign". A lot of people, especially those in the corporate world, yearn to do something different like carpentry or painting… Continue reading Balancing Career and Passion
When the job doesn’t spark joy anymore
When something doesn’t spark joy anymore, it is easy to say “get rid of it” a la Marie Kondo; however, if it is something that pays the bills, brings food to the table, it is a bit complicated to just throw it away. I have been working in my 8-hour job for about 9 years… Continue reading When the job doesn’t spark joy anymore
What is better than positivity?
Positivity has been the social norm lately especially that most people have been posting a lot about stress management and mental health issues. Even Catriona Gray showcased positivity in her winning answer in the 2018 Miss Universe pageant. Dictionary. com defines this way of thinking as the state or character of being positive: positivity that accepts the world as it is. It is finding… Continue reading What is better than positivity?
What to do when you want to do it all
So after 3 years of hiatus, I finally decided to revive this website. I’m not sure what happened - if it was because I lost the heart or the skills to write, or if it was because I’m not sure what I wanted to do at all. After several instances of soul-searching and reflecting, it… Continue reading What to do when you want to do it all