Pressure

A few weeks back, I attended the wake of my best friend’s grandpa and since we grew up together, a lot of her family members recognized me even after so many years and asked me how I was doing. I don’t know why but lots of people thought that I went to grad school just like my…

#DearMe

I am participating in the #DearMe campaign for International Women’s Day. I love this idea and it’s something that I’ve always wanted to do, I’ve just been waiting for the right opportunity to do something like this. I am addressing this letter to my 15 year-old self, during that certain period when everything just sucked for…

My new blogging setup

Wow, I can’t believe that I just hit my 10th(!) blogging anniversary (yes, I do keep track of those things) two days ago. It seems like yesterday when I started my first personal blog, and here I am now on a different platform with my own domain name, but still blogging! And in those years…

Respect

(Disclaimer: I am no longer a practicing Catholic; therefore, I no longer embrace the Catholic Church’s teachings and am currently studying with another religion. However, my parents are both devout Catholics.) Today is Pope Francis’ last day in the Philippines and I am writing this entry to reflect on his visit and how some people…

Why I don’t party

It’s my second month in my job and I’m enjoying myself so far. I have learned lots of things and made lots of new friends as well, and that’s a good thing. Speaking of friends, I do not go out with my corporate induction batchmates anymore because I feel like they’re too outgoing that I…

Yield

Is it a bad thing to be honest and true? Do you know the feeling where the things you do are very different from what others are doing? But you know you’re doing the right thing, no matter how different you might be. Everyone tells you to throw away all your beliefs and convictions because…