For most of us, our daily routine consists of designated hours spent going to work, working, going back home and getting some sleep. We seldom or never even think of scheduling time within our day for ourselves; to just be alone and do something that we really want to do or to reward ourselves for getting through the day.
Going on a journey is an educational experience. When you travel, you get to learn new things, appreciate new ways of thinking and you discover more about yourself as you discover what’s beyond your comfort zone.
All of us who are stuck in the rat race know the daily stress of work and the anxieties we have for our future even as we worry about the present issues that our families are struggling with. The chart of expenses below compares the expenses of the regular employee to their house helpers. The comparison may seem funny but the situation also tugs at reality in a major way.
You have been working very hard all your life. Yet, you found yourself in the same financial situation over and over again. Your income is barely enough to cover your basic needs. You are trapped in the rat race. You often wonder, what is it that you have been doing wrong? How come there are some people who are getting richer and richer by the day while you who had been working very hard is getting nowhere?
We are all aware how our health suffers from a sedentary lifestyle. That is why we need to incorporate exercise into our habits so we keep our body healthy and we can function at our best. The same is true for our brains, after all the brain is also a muscle and just like any muscle that is not exercised, it will deteriorate in the long run.
Do you consider yourself wise?
According to Socrates, the father of Western Philosophy, if you claimed to be a wise person, that itself made you unwise. For him, a true wise person is conscious of his/her own ignorance.
The New Year is all about changes. It is about taking baby steps that can lead to big improvements in your health, wealth and happiness.
Failure is not the opposite of success; it is a stepping stone towards it. Failure allows you to learn so that you can be better prepared for achieving success.
My family and I love travelling. We love seeing new places, meeting new people and learning about different cultures. That’s why we make it a point to travel each time our schedule permits.
Aside from having a vision and a goal, you also need ignorance and confidence to attain success.
Everyone who commutes in Metro Manila, and other parts of the Philippines, is familiar with the term “May forever sa EDSA.” (There is forever in EDSA.) The phrase is meant to depict the long hours commuters spend in traffic when going to their work places as they travel through Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). Continue reading 10 Things You Can Do to Stay Sane and Productive While Stuck in Traffic
You will never achieve success unless you have an action plan and the courage to follow that plan. Your plan serves as the roadmap to your goal and although you may stumble and fail at some of the steps; consider this a detour.
A plan gives you confidence and the courage to take the steps to get closer to your goal. You may refine it every now and then to fit the circumstances but at least you will never get lost or too overwhelmed when things don’t go as you planned.