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Food Life Stories Miscellaneous

A Happy Pandesal! My First Hand At Baking

Majority of Filipino households, including ours, don’t have an oven. When my oven arrived two days ago, I can now proudly say that I am now an oven owner and a future good baker. Clicking that checkout button was one of the best things I’ve done this past week during the online sale. From watching […]

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Faith Inspirational Life Stories

Miracle On My Cab Driver’s Playlist

I was on my way to work feeling overwhelmed and on the brink of being apathetic. The only thing I can remember was being crushed by intense emotions from all sides and my brain isn’t helping me with it’s enthusiastic overthinking. Going to work that day was a distraction to keep myself from spiraling down […]

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Life Stories Miscellaneous

The Webinar, The Haircut, and The Isolated Ramen

Weekends excite me. Before the pandemic, I usually stay out a bit late after office on Fridays and go to spots near my workplace that I haven’t been to before. I like to take walks, taking in the world around me, and letting myself be swayed by the motions of the night. I would treat […]

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Inspirational Life Stories

I’m 10/10: What’s Your Rating At Being Human?

On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate yourself at being human? As you think about it let me tell you a short story. Growing up I used to frequently have moments where I think that I’m failing at life. That I was going nowhere and anything that I do would not amount to […]

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Inspirational Life Stories

The Day I Had My Head Shaved

Many years ago I woke up with the most exciting and brightest idea ever. It fired me up so much that I hurriedly went through my morning routine to get it done. Ready and decided, I took a breath of courage and went straight to the nearest barbershop. I’m getting my head shaved. “What cut […]

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Connection Faith Inspirational Life Stories Miscellaneous

Letting The Sun Rise On Mirador Hill

Last December 2019, amidst all the loud Christmas celebrations, I was going through unrest. So I went up Mirador Hill in Baguio (a Jesuit Villa in the Philippines) for a silent retreat. A silent retreat, as I would describe it, is a retreat where you quiet yourself and listen intently to your body, your mind, […]

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Connection Life Stories Relationships

Navigating Relationships: Level Up Your Communication

Relationships require work. Hard work. Building a relationship with your family, friends, colleagues, and your special someone takes time and effort from both ends. You cannot expect true closeness and intimacy with someone you just met or kissed a few minutes ago (hello Sleeping Beauty!). Great relationships are developed over time of shared experiences. I […]

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Connection Inspirational Life Stories

How To Become A Better You? Use Your Powers!

These past few weeks I’ve been focusing my energy on building a better me. In the process, I found myself writing a New You Resolution (I just invented that, pun intended). I listed down all the things that I want to become after the pandemic. Since the world has paused for a bit, now is […]

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Food Guest Life Stories

Samgyeopsal: Why Filipinos Love Them So Much

Hey guys! We’re going to tune in to a different voice today. I invited one of my friends who also happens to be a blogger, to write an article here in my space. I asked him to write about something that lights him up and this is what he came up with. Let’s give it […]

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Connection Inspirational Life Stories

Ever Asked Yourself: Am I Just Surviving Or Fully Living?

A thought struck me with all this pandemic crisis going on. Let me re-frame what’s happening at this angle. What if, right now, as we are staying home we are being resuscitated and we’re experiencing a very gentle near-death experience. Where us being resuscitated means choosing between living a new and better life after the […]