Rushing the Process

So I just hung up the phone with my nephew. Or more like: I just switched off Facetime with Baby Boy. Baby Boy is in college, in his second year of the University of Connecticut’s Business Program. He texted me this weekend, out of the blue, exclaiming that Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad wasContinue reading “Rushing the Process”

Getting a PhD. Is it worth it?

I did a bad thing last night. Yesterday, before going to bed, I made the mistake of browsing through different PhD programs from all over the world. Instead of going to bed early so that I can get some much needed rest, I spent two hours looking at different websites that offered all kinds ofContinue reading “Getting a PhD. Is it worth it?”

Doing Nothing

It’s been three weeks since my last post. I wish I could say that I was busy, but I haven’t been really busy. It’s more like I lost some steam and became really lazy. I didn’t do anything productive at all. Two weeks after the school year, I lost the motivation and got caught upContinue reading “Doing Nothing”

No TV for Six Weeks

Growing up, I’ve been schooled in the Catholic tradition of Lent. According to Wikipedia, most Christians spend this time getting ready for Easter Sunday. This means that a lot of people spend their time reflecting on their lives through penance, prayer, and denial of vices. My memory of Sunday school teachings is shoddy at best,Continue reading “No TV for Six Weeks”

Motivation

What keeps people motivated? Is it the goal? Is it the journey? I’ve been asking myself that recently because I’ve found myself so distracted. We just had the Golden Week break and before the week, I was excited with the prospect of the free time I could devote to my projects because I won’t beContinue reading “Motivation”

Success

What does success mean to you? It’s taken a long time to come up with a satisfying answer, but to me, success means being able to control my time. It means being able to do the things I want to do and avoiding the things I don’t want to do. Right now, I’m only workingContinue reading “Success”

Personal Finance: Personal Growth Through Finance

When I was younger, I truly believed that rich people were bad people. I thought that people with a lot of money were always corrupt and used their money to do more harm than good. Because of that, I was determined to grow up and become a poor do-gooder. My income wouldn’t matter. As longContinue reading “Personal Finance: Personal Growth Through Finance”