We like hanging on to old ways and beliefs, even beliefs about ourselves, and come up with excuses. Think about what staying in your comfort zone has cost you.
I believe it’s always a question of how desperate you are to get something. It’s like gasping for air when you’re suffocating. If you want it bad enough, you know you have to do something and do it.
Letting go is obviously one of the hardest things that we can do, but at times, stepping into that new kind of freedom is very much worth it. sundaewrites The year came like anything normal and in so many ways I have underestimated it. Certainly, you’ll never really know where life would take you. During […]
So today, I decided to clean up. Owning a few things since going solo, I wanted to retain even less. That means, just enough of everything. A friend of mine traveled to Sweden months ago and fell in love with the term “lagom” which means “just the right amount”. She was saying the Swedish don’t […]
Pancakes. I love to wake up each morning to the smell of it. The sensation it gives equates to a fresh beginning. A promise of a new day, stuffed with a basket of hope and a few more dreams. We all have to have something to look forward to every day, else, our lives would […]
It cannot be found. The world doesn’t owe it to you. It can’t be guaranteed by anyone or anything, not even by a therapist, an enlightened guru, or by any amount of wealth, fame and power. Chasing happiness makes it elusive, just like sleep when you desperately want it. So where does happiness lie? How […]
“What’s the point of all this? Maybe, there’s no grand plan, after all, no essential meaning or worthwhile reason that can really affect the world.” I planted myself in one corner of the room, a tiny space, with a small plastic chair and an unused, sturdy, air cooler supporting my back. This has always been […]
My friends and I are having a conversation one day about job satisfaction and fulfillment, and the years we’ve spent in the corporate world. Most of us have reached some degree of contentment in how our career paths turned out and some are still halfway towards reaching the top. By top I mean, the pinnacle […]
I was scrolling through posts on my social media account and noticed that as years past, I’ve uploaded fewer and fewer photos of myself. That actually got me thinking, “What changed in the last few years?” A lot of major things took place. Loss of a loved one, job change, learning new skills, less but […]
It was 2011 when I made the decision to leave the work that I love, with all the people in it. I don’t have any job offer from another company, and I wasn’t ready to go back home and settle. While everyone thought of it as a careless move, I actually believed it was bold. […]