Musings

Yesterday Once More

Cue music: Yesterday Once More by Carpenters ​There are days when I look back to memories I had with the friends I had in the different seasons of my life. And, in those days, I'll always feel contrasting emotions. Sad, that some I outgrew. Happy, that I got to share parts of my life with… Continue reading Yesterday Once More

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(Don’t) “Go for What Makes You Happy”

I chanced upon an FB live of a local radio show yesterday afternoon while they were interviewing a local band. They were talking about issues about love, relationships, and other similar things. Then, during the course of the interview, one of the band members said (non-verbatim), "If all people will go for what makes them… Continue reading (Don’t) “Go for What Makes You Happy”

Musings

Of Pain and Pomelos

It's been a long time since I last shared a muni-muni on this blog. 🙂 Surprisingly today, I learned a few lessons while peeling a pomelo. Kind of funny no? While I was peeling the pomelo, Mama precautioned, "O, ingatan mong mahiwa 'yung laman, baka pumait." (Be careful not to slice through the pomelo's flesh… Continue reading Of Pain and Pomelos

Open letters

A Letter to the Young Ones We Once Were

There are times when life hits us and shoots us with thoughts we can’t seem to handle. So many questions pile up our minds and tear up our eyes. And, at times, we won’t find all the answers. Well, I guess that’s how life works. That’s how life on earth is. If I had only… Continue reading A Letter to the Young Ones We Once Were

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Of History, Gems, Rocks, Pebbles, and Life

On my way to work this morning, I felt like I owned the jeepney I rode in. There were only three persons there -- the driver, the other passenger, and I. We passed by Barasoain Church and saw tour buses left and right. But, it's only this morning that I noticed the beauty and value of this historic… Continue reading Of History, Gems, Rocks, Pebbles, and Life

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This Is Why You Were Never Really Happy

People see you as a happy person, but you see yourself otherwise. People see you smile, but deep inside you’re hiding a silent but screaming cry. And, you never really and fully know why. You forget to look at what you have. Rather than focusing on what you are given. Your eyes are wandering on… Continue reading This Is Why You Were Never Really Happy

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The Art of Growing Up | What I’m continuously learning from my 2 decade adventure

Growing up is one of the greatest adventures everyone is entitled, or I must say, obliged to experience. It’s the longest adventure with no definite time span. It’s like joining a random road trip without knowing exactly where you’re headed. Growing up is exciting, but a little bit scary. Here are big little lessons I… Continue reading The Art of Growing Up | What I’m continuously learning from my 2 decade adventure