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”


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”

My Top 5 Email Newsletters

What’s upsetting about information nowadays is that we’re drowning in it. Especially on social media. Which is why email seems to be a nice thing again. I’m talking about email newsletters. I subscribe to over a dozen of these little-known wonders to learn about the latest news and trends in my industry and interests. Also,Continue reading “My Top 5 Email Newsletters”

The Pandemic Canceled Our Wedding Reception. So We Moved Into A Nicer Home.

I’m a member of Home Buddies, a Philippines-based Facebook group dedicated to everything about homes. Below is the post I recently contributed. I hope this can have some value to your own home-design projects! Last month, my wife and I had to cancel our wedding reception because of the pandemic. We could not even travelContinue reading “The Pandemic Canceled Our Wedding Reception. So We Moved Into A Nicer Home.”