It has been a long time since I wrote here. It has been over a week since my birthday, but it feels like the past year flew by. Doesn't it feel like this for you guys too? Every day is shorter, and every year goes by faster. I learned to know myself better. I learned … Continue reading A new year – time, self-awareness, and wisdom
She is gone. I'm out of words. What kind of emotions and feelings am I supposed to have now that she has departed? Good people keep leaving us sooner than we would like, but why? I don't know, and I'm not looking for the answer. In fact, I don't even want to know. There might … Continue reading She departed
The past week was spent celebrating my birthday. It surprisingly lasted the whole week. And I had the most precious people celebrating it with me. I'm thankful for that. This year I missed spending my birthday around other good friends that have left the Bay Area or my life in general. Turning around the sun … Continue reading A trip around the sun
Most of us are scared to begin something: a new job, a new relationship, a new business, a conversation, a step forward, aside, or down... You are not the only one. But what separates one person from another is the willingness to jump into the unknown and start. We will never know everything. We know … Continue reading Starting
Life is so short and death comes by so quickly, especially taking away the best ones from our side. What does somebody leave behind death? A legacy? But what kind of legacy and through whom and how? I believe we leave our legacy by doing good, fighting for the right reasons, and inspiring others to … Continue reading Celebrating life
As a human being, I try to be better everyday, make people around me better, and hopefully, leave the world in a better place. But everything starts from within because that's the only part I have control over.
Your relationships will be some of the most important things you will have in your life. They are a reflection of who you are or aren't. They can make you better or worse. According to Jim Rohn, "we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with." This is a reminder … Continue reading Healthy Relationships
We all have options and choices, similar to human rights. We have the choice to agree or disagree, to say fuck yeah or hell no, to choose what we want out of life, who we want to be, where we want to go, what we want to believe in, who we want to partner up … Continue reading Your choices
We sometimes forget how difficult it was at the beginning – just to start something. Sure it was fun and joyful, but we struggled and had breakdowns (so many!), yet we fought back and ultimately made it.
Now that we see others go through these experiences and hardships, I hope...
“Before you attain it, it’s something wonderful. After you attain it, it’s nothing special.”* It’s in our natural human capacity to overvalue things that are outside of our control and things that we don’t own yet, giving them more significance than they’re originally valued at. More often than not we set goals thinking they’ll change … Continue reading Getting there versus being there