Open Letter to my Younger Self

  Dear Me,   I hope this letter finds you well. As I sit here, reflecting on the journey of life, I can't help but think of you, my younger self, and the lessons I wish I could share with you. Although I cannot change the...

Social Media Pressure

I don’t know if it’s just me, or a lot of you can relate. The curated social media profiles of the people bring so much pressure to this generation. I don’t know about you, but the posts we see online give us that certain rush and wonder...

Breadwinners Lead Better

This goes to all the breadwinners na napapagod na pero lumalaban pa din. Keep going. Mahirap, oo. Nakakapagod, oo. There are times na natatanong mo na yung sarili mo "Until when?" "Kelan naman ako?" "Matatapos pa ba to?" Being a breadwinner...

My First

My First   Hi, I’m probably just like you.  Wanting to express my truest self.  So here I am.  This is my first blog. I’ve been journaling for about a year now.  Writing on things that consumes my mind at the time.  Old school pen and p...

You are Loved.

Life in a state of survival Living in a world full of uncertainties. Trusting oneself is a must. The process is not easy. You need to accept the imperfect things about yourself. Your Broken heart and crushed soul are caused by a lot of thin...

Things are better and life is beautiful

There could only be enough suffering that we will encounter throughout our lifetime. God will never give us anything we can't carry, so they say. It's been so long since I bared myself through my words. It's always been my avenue for expres...

REGRET AND LESSON LEARNED

REGRET AND LESSON LEARNED When REGRET strikes your life. The worst realization and saddest truth is that you cannot turn back time. A time when you ignore the people who love you just to focus on someone who doesn't choose you ba...

My Right Season in Pursuing a Relationship

Love is such a powerful decision that can take us by surprise and completely change our lives. Lately, I've found myself falling for someone in a way that I didn't expect. I admire all the good qualities in her - her beauty, positivity, ki...

Beautiful Soul

"The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do" It captures a universal truth: those who have ...

Kape

Ikaw ang kape na hindi ako pinapatulog sa gabi, yung patuloy na nagpapa alala sakin na kahit sa pinaka madilim kong parte ay may handang sumama parin para isantabi ang isang gabi patunay na wala sa pait at lamig ang dahilan ng pag...

The truth is, it doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks about your life.

I know you feel inferior to others right now. You are full of doubts and overthinking. You have a lot of dreams in mind, and you really want to work hard, but you feel overwhelmed by the pressure from the people around you. You began to wor...

Life Rants

Life Rants   Been drowning for a long time I can’t feel my own body Numb and weak The voice in my head is roaring like a lion But, no one ever heard.   Been trying to run and escape this chaos Stuck and ...

Stoicism in Sufism

Stoicism and Sufism are two distinct philosophical and spiritual traditions with some parallels but significant differences. Stoicism emphasizes the importance of living according to reason and virtue, and teaches that while we cannot cont...

Learning Never Ends

Maturity and self-improvement are essential for a number of reasons. They assist us in becoming responsible and accountable for our actions, in better understanding ourselves and others, and in effectively communicating and navigating the w...

This is a reminder that you’re doing well

You’re doing well, those things that are unseen weighed the most.

PAGBANGON

Pagbangon Sa panahong hindi inaasahan. Sa panahong tila hinanakit na lang ang nararamdaman. Sa panahong tila luha ay dina mapunasan. Sa panahong nalugmok at puro putik ang bumalot sa laman. Sa panahong hindi muna alam kung para saan....

“The greatest wealth is created by being an early investor in innovation” by Investa

Want to learn how to thrive under harsh market conditions? This coming November 25, 2022 the Investa Summit will start - a three-day long event featuring world-class traders and investors in stocks and the Web3 space.    Going s...

Midsummer

That salt air rubbing against your skin, that loud music from a distance, that excitement the first time the waves meet your toes, that feeling of catching up a deadline— wait, what? You found yourself sitting across the room, wala pa ...

To the ones who feel lost and forgotten

This too shall pass.

29 Years

Turning 30 end of this year. Adulting is indeed hard. As I reminisce with the past 29 years, I can say that I have really lived well. I had a lot of good and bad experiences as well as mistakes, conscious mistakes. My life has been a mixtur...

“Take your time” – Younger self

    I never heard anyone say that getting into your 20s is a terrific time. Na marami palang "what if" at "lost passion and dreams" ang mangyayari. Nobody warned me that asking to grow more quickly as a child was a tragic mi...

Katulad ng Buwan

Katulad ng Buwan na Hindi perpekto ang hugis sa bawat Araw, ito pa din ay nakakapag bigay ng liwanag gaano man ito kanipis na makita sa kalangitan. At kung dumating man Ang gabing ito ay di masilayan huwag kang mag aalala babawi ito sa m...

I wish I had a double-me

I wish I had a double-me to hug myself right now.I've been through a lot lately, and I'm exhausted. I forgot to prioritize myself in order to give a hand to people in need. I'd like to take a moment to breathe and relax. If I do t...

Rainy day blues no. 1

Why are we still here? Why are we still hiding our deepest and saddest emotions? Why do we still we fight, despite getting weakened down to our cores? Why do we still get up despite getting swallowed by our nightmares? Why do we...

Thoughts in life

  As I am staring at the ceiling of my room, thoughts are working in my mind. Our Life... It was like, we, people keep on chasing happiness for satisfaction. We pressure ourselves that we "should" always be happy. We are chasi...

Happy Father’s Day!

You see, your obedient little girl of yesterday has suddenly become a lady with a heart of her own and a mind of her own. No matter how you wanted the best for her, she will still live her life, commit her own mistakes and learn to be wi...

What’s next after grad?

If you’re graduating this year, mapapatanong ka talaga “what’s next after grad?” Am I going to be successful? Magiging worth it ba yung ilang years ko spending time, money and effort sa college? Does taking master’s degree after after grad,...

To You: Who’s Been Doubting Yourself Lately

Lately, whenever I wake up in the morning, I look in the mirror and I don’t like what I see. Messy hair, irregularly-shaped eyebrows, dark circles around my eyes, a war among pimples, acne and white heads. Breakouts after breakouts. Flaws ...

Uncertainties

When we recall every moment that happened in the past days, months, and years, it was a random event that made our emotions sometimes unexplained. There are sadness and happiness since these somehow do exist. Too many memories were built...

25 things I Learned in 25 Years

1. Be grateful. Thank you, God, for blessing me with another year with my family. Thank you for the gift of life. Thank you for giving me such wonderful and supportive parents. Thank you for the water, food, shelter, clothing, and protectio...