Worry is a Waste of Time

I worry too much, even if there is nothing to be worried about. I am praning, if you must say. I always have to think overthink about every situation, which leads to restlessness and more stress. I know it is not healthy, but bad habits die hard, I guess. But I believe that correcting one’s behavior…

Power of Prayer

A few months ago, while on our way to work, Pablo and I had a conversation about our childhood. I cannot clearly remember other parts of our conversation, but what struck me was my recollection of how I pray every night when I was still a little kid. I told him, every night before going…

Healthy Boundaries

Wow! It has been weeks since I last posted an entry. I have a lot of drafts awaiting review, but I am still finding the best time to squeeze them in my current schedule. Apologies for my inactivity for the past weeks, but it has been a very, very busy start of the year for me….

Let’s Meet Halfway

Let’s meet halfway. I’m trying. Try harder. … Compromising is an important ingredient in making any relationship to work. One party cannot always push for what it wants without giving in to other party’s demands, and vice versa. More than just having a give-and-take relationship, all relationships will eventually have to enter the real world of…

The Dash

Disclaimer: This is a recycled post (but an enhanced version) from my old blog. Have you ever noticed the dash (-) situated in the middle of the date people were born in, and the date they died? It is very surprising how our life, no matter how short or long it is, can be summed up with…

Pinktober

Exactly one year ago, my mother underwent total mastectomy of her right breast. Ten days prior that, we found out that she has stage IIA invasive ductal carcinoma. And ever since that day, a lot has happened. It made me realize that life is surely like a roller coaster ride. October 20, 2015 I was in the office about…