” a high-functioning procrastinator – yes, that is a thing! That means that as the deadline comes closer and the pressure builds up, I can focus more and die down the noise around me. Sometimes, I think that is my superpower.”
Have you ever experienced the feeling after buying a new pair of shoes that you suddenly urge to buy a new shirt or new pants to go with it?
Continuous learning is like entering through a door. Inside that door are many more doors pointing to different branches of knowledge. Opening another door will only reveal more doors. Learning never ends.
Many people would usually complain that there is always nothing left in their salary for emergency expenses. However, if you look closely at their lifestyle, it is easy to notice the gaps and money-wasting habits.
If we want to be great in anything, we need to put in the time and effort necessary to produce significant improvement.
This habit of payday celebrations is an obvious sign of people trapped in the rat race. They would work, wait for their salary, spend like crazy, and wait anxiously for the next payday when they can finally repeat it all over again — an endless cycle of wages and expenses.
As I approach the 150 posts mark, I want to reshare the top posts during my first 100.
You can start saving with a low salary. The secret is to build the habit of saving now.
Saving for an emergency fund will surely take some time, but it will be worth it. You will also thank your past self that you developed the discipline to save for an unforeseen emergency.
“For many Filipinos, we don’t ever want to be called “kuripot” because of the negative impression that it gives. However, this fear of being labeled as one often causes many people to spend more than they can or should.”