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May 13

When does your pride become negative?

Pride is quite a complicated word.  It’s like a double-bladed sword that can connote both a negative and a positive meaning depending largely on how it is used and how much of it you have. In a positive context, pride can be defined as a sense of satisfaction for one’s achievements or triumphs in life.  …

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May 11

Motherhood: The toughest, non-paying job

“(24/7) once you sign on to be a mother, that’s the only shift they offer.” ― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper Today is mother’s day and I am writing this blog post in my mom’s house where we had lunch on a really hot Sunday afternoon.  Our day started out quite early today where my wife …

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May 08

How to survive office politics

My dad used to work as a supervisor for one of the leading department stores (at least at that time, around the mid-80’s) here in Manila.  He practically worked there throughout his entire career.  The pay wasn’t much but it was enough to put food on our table and give me and my  sister quality …

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May 06

5 Ways to motivate yourself to exercise

My kids and I were going through some old pictures back in my Mom’s house one time and I can never forget how suddenly, out of nowhere, Shae and Keon, the middle and the youngest of my kids, started laughing out loud.  I didn’t really knew at first what they were giggling about but it …

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May 04

Are you in a job you love? 6 Tips on how to get there

When we were young we all had an idea of what we want to be when we grow up.  The most common answers I heard back then was either that of being a doctor or a lawyer.  For some reason, I had a different career in mind and even I can’t believe that back when …

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May 01

Stop worrying: Feed your mind with positive things

I was listening to an interview with the late, great Zig Ziglar and in this interview, he was asked what’s his secret for staying healthy and his short and simple answer was “I don’t worry” and I think Zig is absolutely correct in saying this because worrying not only mess with our brains, it also …

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Apr 29

Making the right choices: What’s your story?

Making the right choices determine our future I’m a big basketball fan and with my busy schedule I haven’t really watched the games lately.  I only get to catch up with the latest news through the internet and I must say, this year’s NBA playoffs is turning out to be one of the most exciting …

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Apr 27

The Purpose of Life: Knowing your why

What is the purpose of life? We all have dreams and goals in life.  Some of us aspire to become a world-class athlete, some would like to be a successful entrepreneur while others have a simple dreams of having a happy and prosperous life with their families. If you are in a corporate environment, every …

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