Singapore

Going to Singapore was a very nice surprise, it came out of nowhere. I had no plan whatsoever to travel at the end of 2018. You can imagine the happiness I felt when I learned that my new job was going to fly me to Singapore.

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About Me

Hello and welcome to Melissa Gutiérrez Design. This is a place to express your opinion and engage in conversation about a variety of topics. While this website works as my Portfolio, my Blog is a personal space where I share my thoughts on design, art, and books. Why am I spending my time on a…

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People ignore design that ignores people.
Frank Chimero

How the Four Agreements helped me

Don Miguel Ruiz talks in his book about the four principles that will guide you to a life of love and happiness. I agree with 90% of what he said in the book and I do try to apply it to my life every day. Living and keeping this four agreements is one of the hardest things you might ever do.

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Kakeibo: Become mindful of your budget.

Kakeibo (家計簿) translates to Household account book. It’s a Japanese method of keeping track of your budget while becoming more mindful of how you spend it. First, some history. After the second world war, woman’s education was a controversial topic. The Meiji government had adopted the idea of a male-centered authoritarian family system. The philosophy…

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