What’s free?

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Saturday, 23 March 2019 “Hope costs nothing.” ― by Colette What do you think? Do you agree with this quote? Could our circumstances really change for the better without spending anything? Could we still have the free or “no strings attached” chance to make things better for ourselves,…

The Irony

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Thursday, 21 March 2019 “Farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear.” ― John Milton What do you think? Do you agree with this quote? How could fear go away if hope also goes away? Isn’t that too ironic? Could our circumstances really change for the better by letting…

How to bounce back

Book Review # 13 (Filipino Authors Series # 1): Break or Bounce: How to Get Out of Your Rock Bottom by Bo Sánchez My Goodreads rating for this book: 5 of 5 stars My Amazon rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-fiction What do you do when life takes its toll, when nothing is working right or…

Entangled

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Thursday, 21 March 2019 “I really don’t even know you, and yet, in my life, you are forever entangled; to my history, inextricably bound.” ― by Sarah Ockler, Twenty Boy Summer What do you think? Do you agree with this quote? Is it really true that our lives…

It’s Natural

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Wednesday, 20 March 2019 “Hope is a force of nature. Don’t let anyone tell you different.” ― by Jim Butcher, Changes I really am inclined to believe in this quote, too. What do you think? Do you agree with this quote? Could our circumstances really change for the…

Is there a wall?

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Tuesday, 19 March 2019 “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” ― by Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam What do you think? Do you agree with this quote? Could our circumstances really change for the better that easily? Is there really a wall or is it just…

All for hope

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Monday, 18 March 2019 “Everything that is done in this world is done by hope.” ― Martin Luther What do you think? Do you agree with this quote? Could our circumstances really change for the better? Could we still have the chance to make things better for ourselves,…

Inevitable

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Sunday, 17 March 2019 “While there’s life, there’s hope.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero This is a great to hold on to. What do you think? Is Cicero really right? Could our circumstances really change for the better? Could we still have the chance to make things better for…

Choose Wisely

(A “Notes to Self” Series) Quote for Saturday, 16 March 2019 “Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.” ― ― Tony DeLiso, Legacy: The Power Within As I had been starting to type this article, my youngest one and I were on our Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix rerun…

A Season for Everything

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Friday, 15 March 2019 “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to the West Wind What’s so wrong about winter? Who doesn’t like all the whites, angel wings, and snowball fights? For someone like me who was born in a tropical country,…

Falling Perfectly Into Place

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Thursday, 14 March 2019 “Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.” ― Jessica Howell For the past years, I’ve always written about my deliberate intent to steer clear of divisive topics such as politics and religion. Yet just like any other “talk” that’s difficult…

Thank You!

(Snippets of Hope and Optimism Series Log # 2)

You are Enough

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Wednesday, 13 March 2019 “Be yourself; everyone else is taken.” -Oscar Wilde Being oneself seems to be utterly moot and academic. We are already ourselves, so why do we need to be ourselves? Right? That’s so true. In our immense desire to succeed, we tend to focus on…

Letting Go and Letting It Be

(A Notes to Self Series) Quote for Tuesday, 12 March 2019 “You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.” -Mandy Hale What should I write today? That’s a good question. I’ve already prepared the skeleton of this post last night. All I had to…

A Life Wanderer’s Spirit

Book Review # 12: Into Africa by Tina Dreffin My Goodreads rating for this book: 4 of 5 stars My Amazon rating: 4 stars My OnlineBookClub.org (OBC) rating: 3 out of 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction For a lot of us in our current day and age, #metoo is already one of the most recent popular…