Monette Adeva Maglaya

Monette Adeva Maglaya If you want to read more articles on aspects of immigrant living, go to, search using my name and two entries will pop up, with the titles, “The Complete Success Guide for the Immigrant Life: How to Survive, How to Thrive, How to be Fully Alive,” and the portable, handy, “The Immigrant’s Little Quote Book for Success.”

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Log off and enjoy your hot chocolate

“The happiest people don’t have the best of everything… They just make the best of everything that they have.” -Author unknown “ Saying something by tweeting on anything can and will be held against you. A screen grab of your comment makes it … Continue reading

May 24, 2017

Making time for the things that matter

Carpe diem! Seize the day! - Horace FOR a steadily increasing number of people who are intent on finding meaning in life—time has eclipsed money in importance. In America as in anywhere else on earth where time is equated with money, … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

On how not to become a pack rat

Why do we do it?  Why do we encumber ourselves with possessions?.  – Alice Thomas Ellis ONE man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Just for a little fun, go garage “sale-ing.” There aren’t as many in the summer season as there … Continue reading

May 10, 2017


“ If I could save time in a bottle, the first thing that I’d like to do is to save every day ‘til eternity passes away just to spend them with you.”      - Jim Croce Time in a bottle OKAY … Continue reading

May 03, 2017

Mindfulness as a survival skill in today’s tech crazy world

“Be present. It is the only thing that matters.”  – Ways of the Peaceful Warrior I NEARLY had a vehicular accident quite recently.  Operative word: Nearly. I was minding my business at a traffic stop when the vehicle before me … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

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