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
Having personal or career issues? You’re far from being the first, last, or only one. We have all needed some form of help at some point, and most of us have also not looked for this help because we thought it was too small to ask for help and that we could either fix it … Continue reading It’s ok not to be ok
How often does social media make you feel like you’re not doing enough, working enough, achieving enough, or just not good enough? Probably often? More like always? No wonder people feel stressed out and depressed as a result. The social media image of happy people looking like they have it all figured out sometimes makes … Continue reading Overachievers are overrated
If you think there is nothing we can do now that Trump is the president-elect, you are kind of wrong. We need to stay strong to our values and beliefs, respond with love and never with hate, be kind to one another...
Day in and day out some magical part of my brain reminds me of how valuable time is and how little we have of it. As human beings, we truly do not live that long, even if you reach 80 or 90 years of existence. Think about it for a second.
You were not born to be one more in this planet and life. You were born to do something unique, different, special.
Blink blink. It's been another year. 2015 went by fast, very fast. I'm not sure whether it was the office routine or the amount of fun outside, or a mixed of both. Anyhow, let me wrap 2015 up in a simple post. Although difficult, I will try. Here I go.
It's been over six months since I took my last college's final exam, but that feeling of walking in the graduation commencement representing Venezuela and having some of my loved ones at AT&T Park in San Francisco during the ceremony was one of the nicest and proudest moment in my life.