by Remo Aguilar- Doctor . Thinker . Life Enthusiast

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Voluntary poverty, have no fear.

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“Damn! It’s freezing out here! ” Less than an inch thick of corrugated cartoon insulated my body from the pavement. There’s about a foot of ceiling overhang sheltering us from the foggy sky. I was oblivious to passers by and vehicles traversing the street.  D2 to K2 mountain traverse (Philippines 2nd and 4th highest peaks) is a tiring feat…

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Owning up a less than perfect but tremendously awesome productive week!

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“Today I escaped from the crush of circumstances, or better put, I threw them out, for the crush wasn’t from outside me but in my own assumptions” –Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 9.13 (  from The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday) Last week was perhaps my busiest and ironically, my most productive week so far. Right of…

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I’m Keeping A Journal

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That’s what most intelligent people do. Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein and even our own Jose Rizal. Most of the people I admire also keep some sort of a journal to write. While my being “intelligent’ is clearly debatable, you need not be intelligent to start journaling. Trust me . What’s the benefit? This recent scientific study tells…

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The Remo Self Hack Show. Or something worthwhile to do in the next days.

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An unexamined life is not worth living- Plato Recently, I’ve been hooked to The Tim Ferris Show amazing podcasts. These podcasts are mostly self improvement “experiments” by the popular, New York Times best selling author of The 4 Hour Work Week, Timothy Ferris. Tim Ferris, for all those who do not know him, amassed quite a…

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I have a problem with halloween

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No, not this programming glitch. I mean halloween, halloween. That day where everyone wear scary costume to scare everyone else but themselves. I don’t even know how to spell halloween, thanks to autocorrect.  I did not grow celebrating halloween. I had my fair share of visiting a cemetery in the dead night of All Souls Day “out of bravery”.…

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