emotions

If I did this, what…?

Welcome back to my bitácora! I am delighted to have you here! Today, we would be talking about how personal values, principles and awareness of consequences help us regulate our emotions. In this post, you’ll be doing something little for me. You are going to imagine. So… Imagine you have […]

Can’t hold it alive!

There are many things we find we cannot do and should not beat ourselves up for it. For whatever reasons we are not able to do those things, we must learn to eventually make peace with the fact we are unable to do them after we have tried our best […]

ikigai

IKIGAI – A Reason For Being

  Ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced [ikiɡai]) is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” The word “ikigai” is usually used to indicate the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile. The word translated to English roughly means “thing that you live for” or “the reason for which […]

Finding purpose or living purposefully?

We all reach that point in life when we wake up feeling purposeless and that can be incredibly frustrating. We see others living passionate, engaged, meaningful lives. They have wonderful relationships, great jobs and this sense of direction that gets them out of bed each morning with a happy courage […]