Essentialism: A Paradox To Live By

In his book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeown presents a powerful case for simplifying our lives in order to achieve greater success and fulfillment. In short: “less but better”. By focusing on what is truly essential and letting go of the rest, we can eliminate distractions and cultivate the energy and clarityContinue reading “Essentialism: A Paradox To Live By”

Why Taking Holidays is Good for You (and Everyone You Love)

It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life and work, and before we know it, months have passed without taking a break. But taking holidays is important not just for our own well-being, but also for the well-being of those around us. So when my birthday recently came around,Continue reading “Why Taking Holidays is Good for You (and Everyone You Love)”

Putting Simplicity Back to the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for celebration, but it can also be a source of stress and financial strain. If you’re looking to put simplicity back into the holidays, you may be wondering how to enjoy the season without breaking the bank or accumulating too much clutter. Here are some tips that I’ve followedContinue reading “Putting Simplicity Back to the Holidays”

Designing Our New Home

There was minimal designing required when we moved to our new home. We were going to retain the Filipino Japandi style my wife and I have grown to love. So all we had to do was transfer all our old things to the new unit. (Okay, we did discard a few things, since the newContinue reading “Designing Our New Home”

The Perks of Living Close to Work

We recently moved to a new place — again. It was the financial cost and the stress surrounding the daily commute to the office that was to blame. (Work is now hybrid, and we have to be on site for most of the week.) Also, having two different work shifts almost 12 hours apart meantContinue reading “The Perks of Living Close to Work”