take one step towards your happiness

stop overcomplicating your happiness. Keep happiness simple. Often times, you think that you need to do or have something major to feel happiness in your life. Happiness is about the small choices you make day by day. Personally, when happiness doesn’t feel close at hand, I choose to feel (what to me is the next […]

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do we really get wiser, the older we get?

Martin Luther King Jr. said, the time is always right to do what is right. But isn’t doing the right thing sometimes the most tedious or difficult thing to do? They say that the older you get, the wiser you become. You become more attuned to what the right thing to do is. However, I […]

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On Letting Go

When you let go, you feel free. You can let go of so many things. People. Expectations. The past. Home. people No matter how kind, patient, and loving you are, you have to take care of who you surround yourself with. There’s this saying in Spanish: Mejor solo que mal acompañado. It means better alone […]

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One Tip to Stop Feeling Stressed

A while back I shared on this blog how I put my master’s degree on hold because I was exhausted from my full-time job and taking evening and weekend classes at university. I felt stressed and overwhelmed everyday–even on the weekends. I didn’t prioritize scheduling in time to simply relax. What I needed the most […]

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How Flexibility in Life Helps You Get Things Done

There are weeks when things go smoothly. Then there are weeks that feel chaotic. The latter applied to my life this week. Because of weather-related issues, some days of my week were affected. Those type of days called for flexibility when things do not go as planned. Within this chaos, I found myself completing the […]

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The “Hot Iron” Lesson

Have you ever burned yourself by accident with a hot iron, a cooking pan, or scalding water? It’s not fun, and you would never purposely do this. Last week, I let this happen to me in the emotional sense. I found myself being affected by things that are beyond my control.

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