Being solo.Traveling by myself.Doing things on my own.Running fast and far alone.Being independent from most things. I guess this is the middle child mentality and personality I’ve developed over the years and have strengthen after moving out for college and starting my professional career. I enjoy doing things by myself, but also sharing experiences with … Continue reading Riding solo
Sometimes learning to say no and learning to stop doing something is the most difficult thing in life. We say yes too often or keep doing stuff that hurts us. We keep doing things that aren’t even on par with our principles and values, what we stand for. Why do we do this when we … Continue reading Learning to stop
Last week I experimented with sleeping less (stupid idea), waking up earlier (not the most brilliant idea), working longer hours (meh), and giving up some beautiful life moments (do not ever try this) to work on a highly important project and here are some learnings. Sleeping less Sleeping less makes you a less logical and … Continue reading Working more
How can a person be so selfless to give more than he’s willing to take, to be willing to try to be better for someone else and to be willing to adapt to someone else habits and routines? How selfless do you have to be?
I wonder if it was ever meant to be, mainly because it was too good to be true. I wonder what’s really meant to be and what’s ephemeral, purposely to not be illusional. I wonder what’s the lesson behind and why, simply because I care to know and learn. I wonder if it could’ve been different and how, just because the story could’ve had a happier ending. I keep wondering what could’ve been … Continue reading Was it meant to be?
We often worry too much for things, words, or actions that might never end up happening. Worry is probably the most useless feeling because it leads our mind to hundred of different places playing the variables game, only deducing the worst case scenario. We overthink everything. How many times in a day do you worry … Continue reading Overthink it
Why are we constantly chasing the next big thing? I clearly know the answer to the question: ambition, success, fame, recognition, financial security. Are we ever going to stop doing so? I don’t think so. Are we ever going to slow down? I don’t think so either. We are humans and some of us are … Continue reading Never enough
How much are you willing to give up for your dreams? Better yet, what are you willing to give up and to do to get there? These are questions I’m constantly in conflict with. I keep giving up things that maybe I shouldn’t, but that to me seen affordable for now. Maybe I’m too eager … Continue reading Willing to give up
You know things are coming, you wait for them to arrive, when they arrive you react. Then you ask why you get stressed out? Because you’re reacting to the circumstances even when you knew things were coming your plan. You didn’t plan; you didn’t let your team know; you weren’t public about future events. Why … Continue reading Planning vs reacting
One of the many wonderful reasons I enjoy life in major Asian hubs is for their magnificent public transportation. It’s clean, efficient, and always there for you, at least during most of the day. During my year living abroad in Hong Kong and visiting cities like Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Singapore…I rarely had to worry … Continue reading Better public transportation