4 Things You Can Do For Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

When you go through a crisis, the first thing to go through your brain is, “Something has changed, and everything is different!” So, how do we adjust and adapt? 1. Connection. How connected you feel to others is fuel to life. ...

Of Self-love and worth

Like everyone else, you are living in a world full of standards for beauty, intelligence, career and relationships. We face the bars set by the society towards skin color, body shapes, grades at school, work experience and so much more. Nat...

031719 Let Go Let God

Let Go? Paano ka bibitaw kung sa simula pa lang wala kang namang kinakapitan. Move on? Pero bakit paatras ang lakad mo? Basag ka nung simula tapos iyon ang bumuo sa iyo?  Nalungkot kasi nawala yung nagpapasaya sa iyo? Hinahanap mo sar...

Alone. Broken. Crushed. Depressed.

Alone. Broken. Crushed. Depressed. First of all, I thank you for being honest with yourself. Thank you for letting your whole body know that there is something wrong with what you feel, there is something wrong with what you think. ...

Ang weak mo naman kung ayawan na

Hindi sinabing ikaw ito, pero kung nababasa mo ito baka ikaw nga. Ang buhay naman ay choices and chances. May mga bagay na 'di natin pinili pero nasa ating buhay. Pero malaking bahagi pa rin ng ating buhay ay pwede natin piliin. Kaya, an...

Irony of Life: Healing Hurts

Dear You, The memories, the people, and you. It can either make you or break you. It can help you make it through the path or can make you just give up. You know what’s the irony of life? It happens when you start making c...

Kamusta ako?

Sa kwarto, kung saan madalas ako'y nag uubos ng oras at napaparito Tila ang dilim ang aking naging sandalan kung paano ko nilampasan ang unang kabanata ng aking panimulang tula. Sa pangawalang pagkakataon natuto na akong kumain ng lungkot...

A Living Eulogy for Me

Deaar You, If there's one thing that I'd like to tell you, it would be: "Choose to love." You may find it absurd but yes, choose to love. You never go wrong when you love like Him. Choose to love after all the painful memories...

Dear You with a Brave Heart

Dear You, Being brave and strong is a tough job. Sometimes you would want to breakdown but you can’t. Because someone’s relying on you. Sometimes you want people to see you vulnerable but they don’t seem to notice. Because they think th...

CONFESSIONS OF A DEPRESSED CHRISTIAN

It's been more than two years. There were days where despair and anxiety would drown me slowly like in a quicksand. I couldn't get out. I didn't know what to do. I couldn't even cry. I envied those who could cry so easily because I knew the...

Messenger Tragedy

Naka-offline ka, pero in another call ka... ay kaya pala online din siya... ... is in another call.Recording Voicemail.... missed your call. Alam ko na kung bakit,Paulit-ulit,lagi kong pinipilitpero bakit ang sakit? ...Kung buhay pa sigur...

“KAYA KO PA, KAHIT ANG HIRAP NA”

Ang hirap din ee. Yung bigla ka nalang maiinis, maba badtrip, mawawalan ng gana. May mga oras na feeling mo walang problema, pero isang tambak na pala. May pagkakataon na hindi mo iniintindi kung anong kasunod na mangyayari, basta ang alam ...

I asked the Lord “Lord, bakit?” but He didn’t answer me.

I was suicidal. I was depressed. I was lonely. I was left behind by the closest-friend I have, I have failed my classes that I spent so much time and effort studying, I have lost a friend, my families are struggling, I have no one ...

Isipin mo ko pag wala na ko.

Lage lang akong nandito yun ang sabi ko sayo dati. Lage kitang tutulungan sa mga bagay na di mo makakayanan mag isa. Lage kita papatnubayan sa mga gabing ikaw ay nag iisa. Hindi madaling maging ako. Kahit kailan hindi naging madaling matalo...

His Undying Love

I was broken. I was alone. I want to restart. But I can't do it on my own.   I'm was in sorrow. I'm was in pain. I wanted to end this. And I care less.   There was this day. I decided to die. Bu...

Alam ko, mahirap. Mahirap talaga.

Ngayon lang yan. Kung masaya ka, sulitin mo. Kung nahihirapan ka, tiyagain mo. Lahat naman yan lilipas. Mahirap kung mahirap, mahirap talaga! Pero kakasubok mo, kakalaban mo, kakapalag mo, Magugulat ka nalang nagawa mo...

Dear anyone,

You may not really know much about me but that doesn't matter. What matter is how much you know about yourself. I am writing this letter for your sake because I know that you have something troubling you. You might deny it in front of ever...

DEPRESYON

Nakakabaliw, nakakabinging katahimikan, Nakakalitong katanungan ang nasa puso’t isipan, Uhaw na uhaw sa mga kasagutan. Walang buhay, walang kulay, Buhay na punong puno na ng lumbay….   Laging nagiisip, Iniisip kung...

Malayang Taludturan ng Walang Katuturan

Hanggang kailan ako magiintay na kumalma ang pusong puno ng pangamba Kailan mapapatahimik ang utak Kailan maidurugtong ang napatid na dulo ng pisi Sinu ang lalapit para magtanong kung napapano Sana lahat, pero bilang sa mga daliri ang m...

Nakalimutan ko, Mahal Niya pala Ako

  Ako ay parang isang kandilang nauupos, pag-asa ko ay unti unting nauubos. Parang kandila, liwanag ko'y unti unting dumidilim, humihina, paligid ko ay di ko na halos makita. Nasaan na ang apoy na sa aking mata noo'y nakikita? Ano nga...

Mahirap maging ako

Mahirap maging ako. Akala nila matalino ako. Akala nila magaling ako. Akala nila malakas ako. Akala nila masaya ako. Hindi ako matalino. Hindi ako magaling. Hindi ako malakas. Hindi ako masaya. Tanga ako. Ginagawa ko lang kung ano...

Soon You’ll Get Better

I was listening to Taylor Swift's Soon You'll Get Better and as I ponder its words, I realized, this song is for me. If you haven't heard the song, please do take time to do so. According to Taylor, it's for her mom. But as a list...

Wag Kang Hihinto

'Wag kang hihinto, Alam kong nasanay ka na sa bigat nitong mundo, na ang lindol ay nagsilbi bilang pampatulog mo, at ang bagyo ay tila hangin na lang na kumikiliti sa 'yong mga buto. Pero, 'wag kang hihinto. Alam kong alingawngaw ng ...

WHY ME?

Madami kang tanong na bakit ikaw ang kailangang makaranas ng nanyayare sayo ngayon. Hindi mo alam kung ano yung pakiramdam mo, minsan wala ka namang problema pero hindi ka masaya. You are emotionally and mentally tired, kasi mas madaming ne...

Konting Tiis Pa

Isang hapon bigla ko nanaman naisip isulat Laman ng utak na basta lang nakakalat sa dami ng problema na aking dinadala di na alam kung pano mababawasan pa minsan nais kong malaman, bakit ito pinagdadaaanan inakalang ang nakar...

Note to Self: I can!

A lot of us, admit it or not, are letting ourselves be overpowered by negativity. I myself have a lot of regrets in my entire life, I regret those times which I should’ve done something I really wanted but I doubted myself and lacked confid...

Paglisan

Sa aking paglisan, huwag sanag isipin na ika'y aking iniiwasan. Ikaw ay aking lilisanin dahil ayaw kong lungkot iyong maranasan. Sa aking paglisan, matapang mo sanang harapin ang kinabukasan. Sa aking paglisan, damhin mo ang ganda ...

Healing is Not Linear

It’s not as straightforward as we hope it would be. It’s a roller coaster process. Some days you feel like you’re on top of the world and some days you feel like you’re right back where you started from. And when you have an uphill flow ...

In the midst of Inner Darkness

As time passes by, humans become emotional. And sometimes, they don’t act rational. So thoughts come to mind thinking, “what’s best for me?” Then their inner self answers “Best be lonely” Our actions are dependent on who we are suppos...

To the Person Who Feels Tired and Empty

This is to you who has a battle that only himself knows. You may be feeling like you're about to give up, don't. The air you are breathing is one of the proofs that there's still hope, hope in Him who created this universe.   This is...