On April 1st, while some were posting about pranks, I made a big leap of faith and permanently moved to a different island city, after 30+ years of staying in the same place. You can just imagine how my core city girl was shaken. For years, I have agreed with Neale Donald Walsch when he… Continue reading Does life really begin at the end of the comfort zone?
There are few days left in March and in celebration of the Women's Month, I'd like to put the spotlight on a female artist and entrepreneur who thrives in a mostly male-dominated industry - photography. I have encountered several female shooters but only a few studios are owned by women. One of those whom I… Continue reading Feature: LarawaNia Fotografia
On my previous post, we talked about ways on how I re-ignite spark over my job. But what if neither extrinsic nor intrinsic motivation spark joy anymore? It is probably easy to answer "quit" or "resign". A lot of people, especially those in the corporate world, yearn to do something different like carpentry or painting… Continue reading Balancing Career and Passion
When something doesn’t spark joy anymore, it is easy to say “get rid of it” a la Marie Kondo; however, if it is something that pays the bills, brings food to the table, it is a bit complicated to just throw it away. I have been working in my 8-hour job for about 9 years… Continue reading When the job doesn’t spark joy anymore
Google how to deal with break-ups, and I'm sure you'd find so many self-help articles. The challenge is, those tips and pieces of advice can only do so much. In the end, you'd realize that each break-up is a unique case and that there isn't a cookie-cutter approach. One of the most common go-to strategies… Continue reading How to deal with break-ups: Goals, not Diversion