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Jun 25

Are You Taking Responsibility for Your Shortcomings?

“We are free to choose our paths, but we can’t choose the consequences that come with them.”  ― Sean Covey, The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens When I was a teenager, I was really into basketball. I was addicted to it especially during summer vacation when all the basketball leagues are held since school is out.  …

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Jun 23

6 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Failure

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ― Winston Churchill We’ve all been through failure at certain points in our lives and I’m pretty sure I share the same opinion with almost everyone that failing at something can really be painful.  This is the very reason why people develop fear …

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Jun 21

Are You Making the Most Out of Life?

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married We all have 24 hours to spend everyday and each of us have our own ways of spending them.  For most of us, we spend more than half of our day in the office working our butts off to earn a living while …

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Jun 18

Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

“Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud.” ― Shannon L. Alder When I was in high school, Jordan shoes were the ongoing craze.  Every kid who loved basketball would give anything to have those pair of shoes and I was one of those kids.  Unfortunately, we can’t afford to …

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Jun 16

The Importance of Having a Positive Role Model

I woke up yesterday with a couple of messages in my Facebook wall all of them containing father’s day greetings.  Of course I had a couple of fathers I greeted myself from uncles, friends, brother-in-laws and of course, my very own father who passed away eleven years ago. Gosh, I didn’t even realize that it …

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Jun 13

There’s Value in being a Good Listener

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Have you ever experienced having a conversation with someone whose attention is somewhere else?  They’re either texting or they maybe looking straight …

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Jun 11

The Non-physical Benefits of Exercise

Those of you who follow my blog regularly already know that I’ve been trying to lose weight for the past 2 months.  I watch what I eat and adopted an exercise routine and I think I’ve done great so far.  I haven’t weighted my self yet but I feel good.  I haven’t really been strict …

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Jun 09

Be in the Company of Good People

You can’t expect to live a positive life by hanging with negative people. – Joel Osteen We’re all familiar with the story of Tarzan, the young boy who was raised by a tribe of apes after the death of his biological parents.  He lived all his life with the Mangani Great Apes that he grew up …

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