On the Art of Conjuring and Manifesting Dreams | Bagan, Myanmar

Exactly a year ago, a friend I’ve met in Pai, Thailand asked what it is I want the most in life. I was sharing to him a link of the documentary The Secret (a.k.a Law of Attraction). He inquired what it is about and I answered with huge enthusiasm that it reveals how to get what you truly want in life, actually backed up science. He then asked me, “What is it you want in life?” It was a simple question yet it was quite shocking on my nerves. I felt like I was confronted with a question so immense and possible at the same time it became scary. I hesitated for a few seconds and typed in my reply, “I want to pass the program I’m applying for coz I wanna study again. And visit Myanmar.” Both came true. The first one is another story. The second one happened on April of this year.DSC08811 Continue reading “On the Art of Conjuring and Manifesting Dreams | Bagan, Myanmar”

What I Learned about Habits and Happiness after Meeting Burmese Novices in Mandalay Hill | Mandalay, Myanmar

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After classes in Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education High School, Sai Kham and Max walk more than a thousand steps up the Mandalay Hill to watch the sunset. Aside from observing the setting sun and the steady horizon and the roving clouds, they also wait for foreigners and happily mingle with them to practice their English. One fateful day, Reina and I had a spontaneous and enlightening encounter with these two Burmese novices.

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