Posts tagged ‘Mindsetting’

What Are You Busy With These Days?

Published: April 5, 2018 | Mindsetting, Productivity | 3 Comments

When colleagues ask me what am I busy with these days, I always answer with work stuff. The daily grind of giving money advice and creating financial plans to clients, doing speaking engagements, and managing my businesses. However, my answer becomes a bit different when friends ask me the same question. I normally start with […]

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7 Important Life Lessons That Improved How I Live

Published: February 22, 2018 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

I was recently invited to share about my work as a Registered Financial Planner at a university career orientation seminar. As I also was, when I was about to graduate college years ago, the idea of “facing the real world” daunted most of the students that day. One of them bravely asked me for important […]

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Be Afraid, But Do It Anyway

Updated: January 16, 2018 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

I had a few hours to spare before my next meeting. I planned to wait at a coffee shop, but realized that I was just several minutes away from the hospital where a friend worked. So I called him, an ER doctor, and asked if he was busy. He wasn’t but he doesn’t want to […]

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The 5 Emotional Phases of Financial Freedom

Published: November 17, 2017 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

When you want to finish a triathlon, then you need to train for it. Learn proper form. Develop your endurance. Practice often. When you want to become an actor, then you need to hone your acting skills. Attend workshops. Improve your empathy. Audition often. When you want to achieve financial freedom, then you need to […]

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Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities

Published: October 12, 2017 | Mindsetting | No Comments

A question that I’m often asked is what’s a good business to put up today. This is difficult to answer because there’s so many factors to consider. Their passion and interests, among other things, will play a big role on how well they can run a particular business. For example, someone who loves to travel […]

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On Love, Depression, and Success

Published: September 29, 2017 | Inspirational, Mindsetting | 4 Comments

One of the subjects that we study as kids in school is Language. It is during these years that we learn not only the definition of words, but their synonyms and antonyms as well. We learned that if something is beautiful, then you can also say that it is pretty. To be intelligent is also […]

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That Feeling of Emptiness and Why We Buy Meaningless Stuff We Don’t Need

Updated: June 3, 2018 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 8 Comments

I once attended a seminar, where the speaker asked the audience to be honest and raise their hands if the statements he’s going to say applies to them. “Have you ever laughed at someone who accidentally slipped while walking?” “Have you ever hidden snacks from others because you don’t want to share?” “Or have you […]

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7 Bad Money Habits That Pinoys Must Stop Doing

Updated: April 2, 2018 | Mindsetting | 3 Comments

What you believe controls your thoughts, which then dictates your actions. And having unhealthy beliefs about money will definitely lead to bad financial habits. Below are seven money mindsets that a lot of Filipinos have. And among the major reasons why a they’re financially poor. Check yourself against them. Take action on eliminating and then […]

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The Psychology of Spending: How Money Makes Us Happy

Updated: October 2, 2017 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 2 Comments

Do you shop whenever you feel stressed or depressed? If so, then you’re among many individuals who believe in retail therapy. However, research has found that buying stuff to improve one’s mood or disposition is a weak solution to a symptomatic problem. It’s like putting band-aid to a stab wound instead of seeking medical help. […]

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How To Overcome The Obstacles That Are Stopping You From Chasing Your Dreams

Updated: October 1, 2017 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

What are your dreams? What are the big goals that you’re hoping to achieve in your life? When you’re alone and imagining your future, what do you see yourself doing? I asked these questions to a few friends, and I got different answers. Some mentioned working on their dream job, while others are running their […]

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Do You Have a Growth Mindset? Find Out Here.

Updated: October 1, 2017 | Mindsetting | 4 Comments

In the book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, social psychologist Carol Dweck introduced the concept of “growth mindset vs fixed mindset”. She says that those who achieve more in life are those who are able to develop a growth mindset. But what exactly is a growth mindset and how does it differ from having […]

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8 Things That Happen When You Stay Too Long In Your Comfort Zone

Updated: September 1, 2017 | Inspirational, Mindsetting | No Comments

The comfort zone is a beautiful place. It’s where your life feels familiar and easy. There’s low anxiety and stress in your daily routine. It’s normal to never want to leave this state of mind. When life is comfortable, why would you want to change anything, right? Personally, I like being in my comfort zone. […]

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How To Prioritize Financial Goals and Gain Perspective

Published: July 20, 2016 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | 3 Comments

All of us have financial goals — buy a car, own a house, start a business, save for a child’s college education, and retire comfortably are perhaps the most common. When there’s so many goals that we want to achieve, how can we optimize our cashflow and investments so that we can reach all of […]

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Sometimes, A Change in Perspective is All You Need to Succeed

Published: July 14, 2016 | Mindsetting | 3 Comments

One of the factors that help people become successful is their ability to get things done. Some call this grit, or having the unyielding courage to do what’s necessary despite hardship or danger. Is that characteristic something they’re born with? No, it’s not. You too, can learn how to harness that power and start achieving […]

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