An Open Letter to Critics

Go. Criticize me all you want. Throw stones at me all you like. I’d rather be wrong and find out I am, rather than believing that I am living a lie – a world of make-believe, where everything seems to be perfect. Go and find fault in me because that is the only way I know that can help me improve. Go. Look at me like I am the most stupid person in this world; Blame me for all the things they did wrong because that is the only way I can protect them from incompetence and lack of empathy. …

Life in 4 Sentences

I’ve posted this excerpt from the book, Stupid is Forevermore by Miriam Defensor Santiago in all my social media accounts and I still can’t get over its meaning – it sums up what life is. 1. The Adventure of Life is to Learn Related post: Never Ending Learning Process After school,  you thought you were done with learning. Never did I thought that it will be that one thing that will fuel me to be motivated and keep the fire burning. It’s when you know that everyday, you will be learning something new that will keep you interested in life. It’s when …

Be the Problem Solver: One Problem At A Time

Our world has never been perfect. We always see ourselves in the middle of a battle – whether it be with ourselves or with other people. Unfortunately, this world never ran out of problems – at home, at work, with friends, with loved ones, with acquaintances and with every person we’d meet along the way. But hey, there’s good news.. Photo grabbed from: The Soul Purpose Project Start becoming a problem solver: One problem at a time. How do you become a problem solver? Start from your own self. Resolve inner conflict with yourself. Learn to forgive oneself on things …

So, You Think You’ve Got No Superpowers?

Bitch! Beautiful! Perfect! Stupid! Lovely! Exciting! Fun! Boring! Those are single words which ranges from 4 letters and more. Those were short, yet, imagine yourself receiving those words. Imagine your boss saying, “You are stupid.” or saying, ” You are Lovely!” or what if he’d say, “You’ve done a perfect work”. What do you think would you feel? Do you think those words can change your mood right from that instant? Do you think it will affect your whole day? Imagine your office mate or classmate saying “Bitch!” in front of your face. What do you think would you feel? …

Disappointments in Disguise

Why Shouldn’t We Expect For More That was an article I wrote a few months back. Mostly dwelled about the difference of expectations and hope. But today, not only will I delete “expecting for more” but I want to languish expectations wholly in my mind. As they’d always say and have proven as well, Expectations are disappointments in disguise. I want to stop expecting anything from anyone anymore – including myself. I already stopped expecting myself to do things I am not good at and at the same time, stopped pushing myself too much. I’d realize that what matters most …