2014!

If you are depressed, you are living in the past.
If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

2013 was a huge transition period for me. People and habits had to be let go, people who stayed with you got to be appreciated, a lot of realizations came and acceptance was made. 2014 is the time to move on.

Hence, I started the year with a very productive community planning with the awesome Mozilla Philippines community leaders! It will be my 3rd year as a Mozilla Rep now and I am looking forward to spending more time with them this year, especially because I have graduated from college. We have defined our goals for this year and we got so many plans about how we can further improve the community’s awesome performance last year. I am so excited to execute our plans especially on our education and women empowerment aspects that I am directly part of. Plans include getting more involved not only with tech communities but also social groups as well, to aid in our goal to teach the web to more web and non-web users.

And after my 6-month experiment of handling my own money by reading a lot of finance tips, trying a lot of expense manager apps and computing all there is about income, I have finally devised my financial system that fits my lifestyle, thanks Expense Manager app!

On the day job side, we have set our projects for this year, which made me more excited about the job than I used to last year because at last, I grasped the basics of how the company works and how my job is done. Also, I have an outlook of what to expect unlike last year where I aimlessly do tasks assigned to me that I don’t really understand the rationale of. Now, I just have to get my PC reformatted from Windows XP to something not phased-out and has drag window functions useful to my job. Windows 7 will do, please. Haha. Seriously, I can’t get anything much done when I have a lot of loading and freezing times. Those waiting times induce procrastination. 🙁 Windows XP is like, wow I can’t even remember the last time I used it before I got this job.

So yeah, cheers for 2014!