Momentum for the Day: My Morning Routine

Let’s talk about what is probably the most popular topic in Productivityland — morning routines! Since the pandemic began, I’d gone through various series of activities in the morning. I could not call them “routines” yet because they continually shifted. Sometimes drastically. Like when I finally had a functional chair to sit on in theContinue reading “Momentum for the Day: My Morning Routine”


Three Considerations For A Simplified Christmas

Christmas is going to be much simpler this year — no thanks to the pandemic. For the first time in years, I won’t be going home to my family for the holidays. Instead I’ll just stay in Manila with my fiancée and visit her family on Christmas Day. Being asthmatic, I find the risk ofContinue reading “Three Considerations For A Simplified Christmas”

A Simple Formula To Knowing The True Cost Of Things

I must confess: I’m among the least frugal people I know. Just ask my mother. When I was in college, I would sometimes call her to get some additional allowance…after only two weeks since my monthly allowance “replenishment”. I know — what a louse. And when I started earning money myself, any extra income wentContinue reading “A Simple Formula To Knowing The True Cost Of Things”

How Simplicity’s Great Nemesis Almost Killed This Blog Before It Was Born

This blog is supposed to be about simplifying, but all I ever did since I caught the idea was complicate things. I made a mindmap of the basics for this blog (mindmapping is my go-to tool when brainstorming). It was supposed to keep me focused — you know, to have a document to turn backContinue reading “How Simplicity’s Great Nemesis Almost Killed This Blog Before It Was Born”