Think deeply. Work deeply. Love deeply. Live deeply. Not extensively.
Some of the things that separate humans from other species are our abilities to reason and communicate effectively. Few people do these right, though. Some only reason while others only communicate. Rarely do we see people doing both effectively. We should take advantage of these superpowers to reason when we can so we can communicate … Continue reading Let’s talk
Painter Agnes Martin on the one thing you have to know in life: "There are so many people who don’t know what they want. And I think that, in this world, that’s the only thing you have to know — exactly what you want."
Your mind is like a parachute – it won't work unless you open it. Here are some ways I try to approach my life with an open mind: Have conversations with people you don't know – from different backgrounds, cultures, beliefs... Talk with older people – some of them are wise, knowledgeable, and willing to … Continue reading Open your mind
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Meditate 5-10 minutes every day. Do yoga 10-15 minutes every day. Exercise 20-30 minutes every day. Walk 20-30 minutes every day. Write 5-10 minutes every day. Read 10-20 minutes every day. Drink 8-10 cups of water every day. Learn something new in 20-30 minutes every day. It takes 1-2 hours per day to have a … Continue reading On quality of life
I've been thinking about options lately. I think about work opportunities, technological changes and decisions, family and relationships, eating and healthy lifestyles, and everyday life choices, among others. Interestingly, there's something that keeps popping up: all of these options are binary. I can't have both because life is about making decisions, compromising and giving our … Continue reading Options
When do I know it's been enough and it's time to settle for what I currently have in my pursuit of more and better? I'd probably be just fine if I settle for what I have in life and career, but it'd be foolish to do so because I know it wouldn't make me happy … Continue reading When is enough?
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
"Never forget why you're doing what you're doing. Are you helping people? Are they happy? Are you happy? Are you profitable? Isn't that enough?" – Derek Sivers, Anything You Want