Category Archives: Money Mindset

38 Lessons from Becoming a Self-Made Millionaire

I’m writing this post on my birthday and it will be published a few days later (schedule! schedule!) and let me share here some in-depth, honest-to-goodness realities of how it’s like being a millionaire (in pesos). Why am writing this? I know that some people will be offended. Talking about money and wealth is vulgar.…

Continue Reading →

I Love My Business – Where’s The Money?

Most females built their businesses based on their passion. You know, a hobby – cooking, baking, sewing, travel, fashion, etc made its way into a full-fledged business venture. For some, it’s the passion to teach and share their knowledge. Never you will hear that they are doing it for money or power. “I want to…

Continue Reading →

From OFW to Going Back Home – The Plan

The tips I’m giving here not only apply to OFWs but also to those who are setting goals – which is basically everyone! Living in Dubai for more than a decade and owing to the fact that this place is just a transient city for most residents, I have seen many friends and colleagues come and…

Continue Reading →

I’m writing a book

“You are more likely to achieve your goals if you keep them to yourself” You might have heard this quote a hundred times before and do you agree with it? This is my take: If a person is not 100% determined on her goal and plagued by doubt that she’ll achieve them, she’s insecure, or…

Continue Reading →

Do I have money blocks?

What are money blocks? In simple definition, these are thoughts and beliefs we have about money that prevents us from reaching our full wealth potential. Some call it prosperity blocks or abundance blocks. Let me give you few examples and see if you can identify, Do you hear yourself saying “I can’t do that” or…

Continue Reading →

Be Ambitious or Be Satisfied?

“Relationships are more important than ambition” “Your ambition is crippling your happiness” “Ambitious people are so unhappy” “When ambition ends, happiness begins”   Ahhhh… can you see where this is going? Society has been telling us that to be truly happy, you have to be contented. So when we start working hard for a project,…

Continue Reading →

Train Your Brain For Abundance

I went for business lunch the other day and the food in the hotel was fantastic. It started with an amazing entree followed by grilled protein – sea bream, lamb chops, wagyu beef, chicken and then we finish it off with an amazing desert. It was complimentary lunch although, as a habit, I did a…

Continue Reading →

Going back home and my exit strategy

  This post has been originally shared on my Filipina Expat blog. I am re-posting here. ******** We will go back home! As in Philippines home. As in for good. I’m planning now for a 12-month exit strategy. That’s how serious I am. Although I have one very big concern. Not about our finances. It’s…

Continue Reading →

Want to quit but can’t? This post is for you

Yesterday I had a chat with a colleague who is contemplating of leaving her job. She is torn of staying and just wait to be terminated (so she can get higher compensation) or just resign. I thought, what a choice! And the first thing I told her is why she’s staying in a job she…

Continue Reading →