“Patawad, Paalam, Salamat”

"Paalam" is letting go of people you wanted to keep in your life. "Patawad" is freeing yourself of the pain from your past. I found this tweet from Moira dela Torre (a Christian and singer/songwriter whom I really super admire a lot) ...

It’s Okay If You Won’t End Up With Your First Love

“First love never dies.” That is what they say. Well, it’s cute and sweet – ending up with your first love. But what if things don’t work out? How would you feel about this?   When we were young, some of us hoped that the first perso...

How to Cook Adobo

"Lagi mong tinatanong kung kumain na ba ako, teka Adobokita??? Ha!" Sabihin mo yan, baka hatiran ka ng ulam. Haha. Adobo lagi ang una kong naiisip kapag magluluto. Gusto ko lang i share kung papano ko niluluto ang adobo. Kunin ang ka...

Happiness

Happiness is a loved ones smile, loyalty, warmth, conversations, understanding and time... freely spent... with you.

Be unapologetically YOU.

Growing up, I am used to consider other people's feelings more than my own. Being sensitive is my thing. Overly sensitive that mulling over the words I have said or actions I have done would take days before I get over it. There was a ti...

Some things are never meant to be

Life is uncertain yet what makes it constant is change. It varies with seasons, modifies through time and moves like a wheel. Paradoxical in nature but we are to live with it. As if we have a choice, right? We encounter people come and g...

Kauna-unahang Driver’s license: Simula

"Franz! Pasuyo naman nung bike mo flat ata pakihanginan muna, hihiramin ko. Thanks!" sigaw ko mula sa banyo. "Ba't hindi na lang yung sa'yo yung gamitin mo? Lagi na lang 'yung akin ang ginagamit mo." sagot naman ni Franz mula sa sala. ...

On Coffee, Tears and Secrets

Sometimes a coffee is the best company for whatever we're going through, be it a celebration, mourning, alone time or just one of our whims. Tears sometimes fall down our eyes fighting secret battles only us know about, We often feel ins...

Ako, Mula sa Iyong Nakaraan

"Naniniwala ako na may naghihintay sa iyo, hindi man sa paraan o sa tao na iyong inaasahan." Ngayong gabi, wala akong ibang maisip na gustong kausapin. O siguro, akma ring sabihin na ayaw kong makipag-usap sa iba. Nasa punto ako ngayon...

Live. Love. Laugh.

Living... 'tis when your days are filled with doing all the things that you love. Live more. Love more. Laugh more. Wisdom says, it's a momentary journey... make it a great one! Bedtime Whiff of thought. Inspired May you find yours...

Each Time

Each time I get closer to meet someones energy, I end up getting burned. It's a lesson I don't need to go through, no more. If you want to walk beside me and look me in the eye, shift yourself up and tell me something about what you deep...

Keep It Real

Find peace in the knowledge that you can't sway people if they keep it real with you or not. What matters the most is your oath that you will always keep it real... with yourself. You can't afford to lose yourself over gaining the mun...

NAKAKATAKOT BUMAGSAK SA MUNDONG ANG TANGING NAIS AY MAKAAHON

ang totoo'y takot ako, takot talaga ako. takot sa daang natatanaw ko dahil hindi ako sigurado kung tama ba 'to? kung saan ba 'to patungo, kung angkop ba 'to sa mga plano. o baka,.. natatakot akong tahakin 'to dahil nais ko palagi ng...

Happy Mess

What is happiness? It seems like an odd question, but is it? Have you ever think that happiness is the same thing to you as it is to others? We live in such a beautiful mess world. We always questioned ourselves what's the point of ...

Bloom while waiting!

Dear Human, Stay single until you meet a person who is sure of you and never makes you doubt how he/she feels. The one who is certain of you and his/her career and a future he/she wants you a part of. Stay single until you find so...

Hanggang Balik Tanaw na Lamang

Sa bawat araw na dumaraan tila di ko mapigilan ang magbaliktanaw Sa mga araw na lumipas Sa mga panahon na nagdaan Minsan naluluha Minsan nagsisisi Minsan nagpapasalalamat Minsan puno ng saya Pinili ko ang mga desisyong ...

Kaya Pa?

Ilang araw na lang at matatapos na ang taon. Nakaparami nating pinagdaanan, samu’t saring mga hamon di lang sa personal nating mga buhay kundi na rin sa buhay ng mga taong nakapaligid satin, mga mahahalagang tao na malayo satin at sa mga t...

Dear Self, embrace who and where you are not.

Dear Self, How is your heart? 2020 is so heavy, isn’t it? I know you have set a standard that at a certain time, you should be like this and like that. And probably the path where you are now is not even leading you to where you wanted to...

An Open Letter To the Undecided

What to do when you don’t know what to do in your life? Maybe you just graduated in senior high school, took a STEM strand but still doubtful if you’re going to pursue engineering course in college. Maybe you’re a licensed teacher but yo...

There is Wisdom in Solitude

There are a lot of things or situations in which we can acquire wisdom. There are our self-experiences and some are taught to us by our elders based on their own encounters, but the place that we do not expect to get wisdom is from solitude...

Be The Person You Want To Find

Many books on relationships will tell you how to find and keep the right person, how to develop your communication skills – even how to properly “brand” yourself with the right set of attributes to attract a partner. While these resources ...

Realizations of a Passionate Dreamer

In achieving my dreams, I passionately gave all of my time and effort into what I am now. Unknowingly, I just let myself mature and grow by myself without needing anyone. My eyes are just focused on what is ahead of me, without b...

10 life realizations now that I’m 27

Now that I am in my late 20’s, ang daming realizations and experiences ang naaalala ko. It made me look back to where I was before at kung sino na ba talaga ako ngayon. I have learned a lot from relationships, friendships, life choices and ...

Miss you

‌When I was 5 years old my mother passed away. I was too young to realise what was going on. I did not feel grief at that time due to my young age and inocence. I can say I never really knew her, and I can only remember very few and very li...

SELF LOVE

Allow yourself to be alone sometimes. Don't let this society dictate you of what happiness should be. Happiness is not always about flowery words. It's not always about being with someone who will wrap their arms around you at 3 in the morn...

Hiking through this trail called Life

It's the fourth of July, and a social media memory popped up and reminded me of a time when I conquered my third mountain. After awhile I remember a thought of mine before..and that's... In hiking, just like in life, one is governed by ...

Consequences of No Label Relationship

Let me share my thoughts regarding No label relationship. Consequences: It steals your peace. It is a prerequisite to ghosting. You"ll have an unexpressed jealousy. You suddenly become a stalker of his/her c...

Okay lang bumitaw

Alam ko napapagod ka na Nawawalan ka na ng gana Pero gusto ko sabihin sayo Hindi ka mag-isa Huwag ka mag-alala Hindi rin kita pipilitin Na kayanin ang mga bagay Na gusto mo ng bitawan At tila nagpapahirap sayo Ngunit hanggang hindi ka pa d...

I want to go back

I used to smile at every thing that I do It excites me to do something new I wish I could go back The day I first fell in love Fell deeply in love with what I do The first song that I produced Made my heart satisfied The first painting tha...

How to make a good advice?

Here are 6 things I learned on how to give great advice. I learned these from asking advice and for giving not so good advice. 1. Listen carefully - take note of every detail, every thing that the person tells you are the most important th...