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Shout Out To My Fellow Scorpios

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Shout Out To My Fellow Scorpios

Guess what?

It’s November, my favorite month of the year. I am a proud Scorpio. That means I am getting a year older this month. I won’t disclose how old I am going to be (You shouldn’t ask a lady her age anyway, right?!). If I tell you, you won’t believe me anyway. I always tell people that I am 21, and they believe me. What can I say? I have the Asian genes. 🙂

I am a fan of a month-long birthday. It hasn’t always been the case. We are not big in celebrating special occasions in my family. But, over the last several years, I had built a community of friends and hiking peeps that had helped me return to the magic of an extended birthday celebration. (Monique, this one is credited to you. You started all this! :)) Continue Reading →

Finding Your Tribe

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Finding your tribe in life is important. You get to do life together, make memories and laugh out loud with people who care about you. They can also support you when life knocks you down.

Have you ever hiked with a meetup group? This is what will happen normally. You wake up at the crack of dawn to meet up with your fellow hikers at a carpool location. Sometimes, you will see familiar faces. Most likely, you will meet a bunch of new people with whom you get to share a car ride with for the next 2 or 3 hours.

If you’re lucky, the conversation throughout the trip will be interesting and you learn the quirkiness of total strangers in such a short span. If not, you can pretend you don’t get enough sleep last night and doze off into a nap 😉

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Why I Started Blogging (and Is Blogging Right For You?)

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Is blogging right for you? You’ve heard the story of people earning 6-figure income from their blogs while they’re traveling the world. Tons of articles are circulating around on how it’ll only take you 15 minutes to build your website and how they make thousands of dollars in 3 months of blogging. You are tempted to ditch your 9-5 job, start a blog, and get a piece of that pie. But, before you do that, I hope this article will shed some insights on what the world of blogging is really like.

Learn what the world of blogging looks like to decide if blogging is right for you

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The EPIC Guide To Help You Live Life Well

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In the last post, I wrote about why you need to write your own obituary to create your own guide to mindful living. As in our analogy of building a house, this is the blueprint for your life. As for the foundation, my belief in God and my values are my foundation (I hope my Life Manifesto inspires you to find yours). Now, I am setting up the pillars for living life well by creating a guide to take care of the body, mind and soul.

Today, we’re going to focus on taking care of the body.

We have one life and one body to live it. Healthy body is the cornerstone of living life well.

The EPIC guide to help you live life well

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Why You Need to Write Your Own Obituary

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Yes! We’re going to be talking about death today (I am a Scorpio with Pluto, the god of the underworld, as one of my ruling planets. So, go figure…). Don’t worry! I promise it’s not going to be a really gloomy post. I want to help you write your own guide to a mindful living.

A while ago, a funny picture showed up on my Facebook feed. It was my friend’s picture with her name, a future year of when her time is up, and cause of death engraved on a grave stone. She was using an app that generated this kind of thing. She is still alive and kicking. What’s funny was the cause of death listed: “Die from Laughter.” Well, out of all the possible scenarios, I think that is the best way to go.

We all are going to die someday. We don’t have control on when, where or how it’s going to happen. What we can control is how we want to be remembered afterwards.

Why writing your own obituary helps you to create a guide for a mindful living

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