Inspiration, Motivation & Lessons
Last week, we just closed off two significant milestones in consulting, and we’re about to close one more in the coming week. Prior to my 1-on-1 session with our director, she sent me a list of questions to reflect on, and one of them was about the learnings I gained from the project. As I thought about it, it’s amusing that all the lessons that popped in my mind were mostly personal rather than technical.
There’s this post going around in social media which says something about being grateful if you have a job now, because there are many others who have lost theirs. It goes on by giving examples of how you should push yourselves further to be more productive, more efficient and perform better in your job. Well, it may not be the intent, but it is how it comes across to me.
For the past couple of months, I’ve been switching from one shampoo to another because I feel like it’s not working well with my hair. In the past weeks, I’ve decided to give one of these brands another try. But this time, I decided to change the way I used it — the...
Mommyhood & Family Life
Features and Favorites
Mommy Lists & Templates
Running the household, looking after kids and working a full-time job can drive you crazy. I’ve always tried to look for ways to make things more efficient and organized. So here are some of my favorite templates and lists that I personally use from hiring a yaya (househelp) to preparing for trips to grocery lists, and so on.
Traveling with Kids
Traveling is one of the things we enjoy as a family, and I’m grateful to have had several opportunities to do this. I’m also very grateful to those who have shared their stories and experiences about traveling with kids. It’s my turn to give back, so I share our own experiences and practical tips too.
Stories of Everyday
Sometimes, we are scared to rest. Sometimes, we feel guilty about resting. Sometimes, we feel that rest or sleep is unproductive. Sometimes, we feel like something’s wrong when we’re not busy. If you feel that way sometimes, this message is for...
It’s so easy to judge someone who is absent. Why wouldn’t it be? The person isn’t there to speak for himself or clarify.
Why do we make excuses when we can’t make it? What makes it hard to speak the truth?
Two years ago, these were the words in my heart when I left the corporate world and pursued my heart’s desires. Many times during worship, I cried out of fear, worry, sadness and confusion. I had a plan, yes. I had a goal, yes. I had a purpose, yes. But dreams do not come true overnight, and purpose doesn’t instantly put food on the table or pay bills.