For Success, Clean Up the 4 Critical Areas of Your Life

4 Critical Areas of Your Life to Clean Up To Reach for Goals

“If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.”
– Alex Haditaghi

“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
– Paulo Coelho, in The Alchemist

I was recently asked the question: “How do people stay hungry?” “Hungry” in this question refers to “Hungry for who you could be.”

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Forty One Reminders for My Children

I wrote a couple of lists on my 41st birthday.
Forty One habilins for my children:
  1. be kind – it’s the language of love.
  2. forgive – it’s good for you
  3. laugh. Laugh at yourself!
  4. share – impart of yourself
  5. travel – widen your world. widen your understanding.
  6. ask – be a lifelong learner
  7. give – just give
  8. save – so you can give later
  9. embrace a lot
  10. help – because everybody needs some
  11. enjoy food and conversations – it’s not the eating.
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Volunteer Programs in the Philippines – by Ka Edong, the Purposeful Penguin

I received a huge amount of web traffic from my “Ako Mismo” article on .

I relate closely to the campaign because I am a volunteer myself. I strongly believe that individual contributions build up to something big in nation-building.

I spent a year in Cuyo Palawan as a volunteer teacher, was an elections-volunteer for NAMFREL in at least three elections and I continue to volunteer in PSI as a speaker.… Continue reading ...