Tag: love

On Finding Purpose in Life

I recall a lot of lessons which I should have learned then when I was so much younger but growth is a dynamic process thus the learnings should never stop, even if we are all biologically advancing in age. And so, I realized that the meaning of life is something you create and not find. We often look for meaning…

How To Overcome Your Struggles

When life knocks you down, it’s one thing to stay down and dwell a while and another thing if you get up and stand and try again. Tough times challenges our outlook in life and really, there’s so much lessons it gives us to the point that it purges our inner being and molds us into better people in the…

You Don’t Need To Have Everything Figured Out

Ever get this feeling that you need to have your whole life figured out because you were expected to and deep inside you just want things to happen “as planned”? Well I often got, yes that’s past tense, that feeling always before. Nowadays I seem to receive a lot of emails on advice on how to get things figured out…

The Things That Really Matter

If I were to ask you what matters most in your life what would those be? Here’s my take. Focus on what really matters because time is even more than gold, it’s all there is. Living a life necessitates much needed commodities and I’m not speaking of the basic ones, I’m speaking of those that really matter in the end.…

How To Move On After A Relationship

I was supposed to write part 4 of my 13 blog series on the lessons I have learned during medical school but I just needed to take a break to write on this because of an email I received where I promised the sender that I’d write about the challenge he is presently facing. And so here’s my open entry…

When Love is Not Enough

In this day and age I think love is over-sensationalized that it creates us, or some of us at that, to begin developing a mindset of unrealistic expectations about how love should be, actually is and what it can do for us. But really the question is – when is love not enough? For me to address the question here…

How I Changed My Life by Remembering the Past

I remember reading a quote somewhere, it says that if there won’t be any change then there won’t be any butterflies. I guess the process of metamorphosis plays a big part in this saying which makes sense, the transformation does and that’s how my past taught me. Pain is an understatement of what had happened to me in the past…

The Seven Perspectives of Life

No matter what we do there always comes a point in our lives when we bear thoughts of having to have done some things in life before when we were “younger” – these are called realizations, and sad part of this it when it hits you it usually happens during a crisis in life. But as what I always say…

Rising Above Rejection

Everyone has underwent rejection and nothing is trivial when it comes to this. Rejection feels like you’re scooped out of the world and thrown into another dimension and you totally feel that you have no control of it. Whether it be work matters, relationship matters or even just simple requests that were turned down, it’s still a NO and that…

Trashing Out Negative Emotions

Negative emotions is the root of all evils so to speak, they are one of the major causes for decrease in self-esteem, life dissatisfaction and maybe even procrastinating on something you’ve been wanting to do. Good news is you can eliminate them by realizing the following points that may contribute to trashing out negativity – Avoid comparing yourself to others.…