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Jun 22

Everything’s Possible with Hard Work

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“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness Last week I got crossed out an item in my bucket list by fulfilling my lifelong dream of  becoming an author.  After months of 5-hour …

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Jun 07

7 Awesome Ways to Regain Your Self-Esteem

  “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” ― Mark Twain One of the worst effects of failure in all of us is a huge drop on our self-esteem.  We have this tendency of blaming ourselves so much that we end up losing our confidence and feel like a total failure. “I’m …

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May 24

Why You Need to Stop Avoiding Your Problems

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Problems, like day and night, are part of life and no matter how much you try to avoid, hide, or run from it, you’ll eventually have to face it.  So why delay …

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Apr 06

Do You Realize How Lucky You Are?

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”  ― Epicurus We were in the mall a couple of weeks ago for our groceries and we had our new nanny to come along with us.  She was …

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Mar 15

Why Are You Settling for Less Than You Deserve?

“The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.” ― Thomas Merton I had this colleague back in my previous team who was always agitated come appraisal time and he was consistent in all the three years we’ve worked together so as his supervisor, I decided to talk to him about his career goals …

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Mar 02

What Will Make You Happy?

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” ― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People We were about to go for lunch two Sundays back when we chanced upon …

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Feb 23

How to Recover from a Stressful Situation

“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free We were on our way back to Manila from an amazing weekend with our relatives this past Sunday when my wife noticed something leaking just below our car’s engine. “It’s leaking again …

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Feb 03

Why I Want to Become an Entrepreneur

“Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn I thought I had everything figured out when I graduated from college. How complicated can it get? I’ll get a job, get married, have kids, and live happily ever after.  Plain and simple. As I grew older, …

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