Let’s be honest here, we all have the mask of insecurity. People are usually unaware that they wear this mask. They thought that this mask is their true identity but it's not. We can see this on social media, a lot of people are posting great picture of themselves pretending that they are happy but deep inside they know that they are using this platform to mask their real-life problems. Most of them are sad, depressed, anxious and insecure but they don’t know why. Social medi
Life is like a book. Every year we celebrate birthdays which marks as a new chapter of our life. Life changing decisions are also considered as a new chapter. We often forget that we have limited time. We distract ourselves with delusions and pleasure to make us happy. Unfortunately this method backfires and puts a hole in our life. When this happens, we keep searching for answers. We are looking for ways to cover this hole but we forget that the only way to fix this is to em
The Path of Mastery looks easy, but it is hard. It needs constant practice, learning, grit, perseverance, purpose, passion, and hard work. Looking back at historical times only a few people achieved mastery. People like Leonardo Da Vinci, Newton, Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Charles Darwin, Picasso and, Rockefeller mastered their own crafts and left a significant impact in human history. Can you imagine how hard they went through to do what they could achieve? They didn’t have int
In the creative world, we live in today becoming a professional is a must. What I mean by professional is a standard or an ideal. A lot of people usually say to themselves and to their peers and co-workers that they are professionals, but they don’t act like one. These people are amateurs. To be clear: once we get a paycheck and a job. We are professionals. However, there is a difference between a professional and an amateur. There is a space in between that divides them. We
There’s a toxic force on the planet that keeps us from doing what we love. It prevents us from changing our lives for the better. This lethal force is the reason why we haven’t seen too much innovation in the past decades. This toxic force is not a disease or an illness. This lethal force lives within us and often gets the best of us from doing what we should do. This toxic force is Resistance. Resistance is the root of laziness, unhappiness, and failure to reach our goals. R
Recently I just finished reading Shoe Dog: A Memoir by Phil Knight. This book is one of the best books I read so far. Shoe Dog gave a roller coaster of emotions, and it left me inspired to execute my great idea. Phil Knight’s journey started in 1962 when he decided to talk to his father about his dream of traveling around the world and his Crazy Idea. He wanted to explore different kinds of culture, environment, taste other kinds of foods, climb the Himalayas and execute his
Here we go again, it’s a brand new year. You might notice a trend nowadays, people on social media brag about their new year resolutions and of course they write “New Year, New Me” in their captions. It’s nice to see that people want to get the better. It’s nice to know that they want to become a better person. But are they really up for the task? Will they say no to certain occasions? (For those who want to have a better lifestyle) Every year we make new year’s resolution. E
2019 is the year of letting go. It’s time to let go of the people pulling you down. Let go of your toxic environment. Let go of the belief systems that is stopping you from achieving what you want. Let go of the fixed mindset that you are programmed with. Let go of habits that are useless and unproductive. New Year means a new beginning. It's time to start finding our purpose. It’s time to start doing what we love to do ever since we were kids. Our world needs your talent and
Time flies so fast, the season of giving is here again. Any great gift ideas to your loved ones? Colleagues? Bosses? I hope you don’t spend too much money to show your appreciation.
It’s always a tradition to spend money or use our savings to give gifts to someone special to us. This consumerist lifestyle is always present during holidays, it’s how we show value to someone. What’s worse is, we even give gifts for someone we despise but since it’s Christmas we wear masks and
When we feel negative feelings like anger, we often use that negative energy towards someone. We shout at them, curse at them and in worst case scenarios we hit them physically. We are angry for these reasons: We have this sense of entitlement.
We feel stress.
We are manipulative, we want events to happen which is beyond our control.
We lack perspective.
We had a rough childhood and environment. Our family background and surroundings play a huge role in our attitude.
Let’s do some reality check here. Not everyone loves to read a book. Some say it’s boring and difficult, not enough time, costs too much and they just aren’t fond of reading. Before the internet era, these reasons are acceptable but saying these words are just excuses. I know that there are people out there who are suffering in life and have no contact with the outside world. I would like to tell you that those people are exempted from these reasons. If you’re reading this bl
It's been more than a month since I published my first book Roots. I really appreciate the messages and feedback. For those who got their copy, thank you for lending me your time. Thank you for allowing me to share my thoughts and ideas.
For those who haven't got their copy, here's my Christmas offer to you:
For every 1 purchase of Roots(Paperback) you'll get 1 free ebook version and a bonus Chapter about 'Memento Mori.' This chapter will only be available during this pro
The process of making a new product is complicated. From turning the ideas into its physical form, we need patience, perseverance, and grit. However, once we made the product the work isn’t finished. We still need to market it, and this is where the real work starts. Today in our interconnected world, marketing by thru social media is easy and cheap(I’m referring to Facebook Ads). It might be easy but do these people actually care about your product? Of course not, your produ
“It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” Epictetus Dealing with reality is often hard. Why? Because we resist it. Resisting reality can make our life worse. There are times when we thought that we are accepting reality but what we are doing is quite the opposite. Reality exists whether we like it or not. We cannot change what is going to happen us. Our only choice is how we react to certain events. In dealing with life problems, we often accuse ot
More than a decade ago, I used to write small and draw(awful stickman figures) books that I give to my parents, relatives, and friends. Who would’ve thought this 2018 I’m publishing my first book? But this time it’s different because the whole world can read my work. Writing a book is probably one of the unexpected moments in my adult life. I thought those writing days were over. I guess this experience sums up the saying “Life is a spiral.” I honestly admit that for the past
What is school for? A simple question that has a wide range of answers that involves money, time, and exploration. Is school still a place for learning not memorizing? Is it a place of developing great ideas? Is it a place to pasteurize out dangerous ideas? Is it still a place of free speech? Do schools develop creativity and critical thinking? Does it help the student find a purpose and passion in life? Are schools too focused on grades rather than discovery and personal gro
In baseball, home runs are the most celebrated part of the game. Just by swinging your bat with your maximum effort you can score and hopefully win the game. While there is another strategy that baseball teams use to score home runs which is “small ball” - an offensive plan to get a lot of singles, placing runners on a base and then advancing them into scoring position for a run. This tactic is used by baseball teams because it is more efficient, less risk and requires a coll