Musings, Open letters

What to Tell Yourself When Your Failures Start to Limit You

As I was sorting my files on my Google drive, I came upon this piece I wrote (but never published anywhere) in Feb of 2017. I actually forgot about it after writing it. But, I know seeing it again this new year is no accident. It's a great read to help me start 2018. P.S.… Continue reading What to Tell Yourself When Your Failures Start to Limit You

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Musings

(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”

Moments

What Demanded to Be Felt

For the past few weeks, pain and heartaches demanded themselves to be felt. Family stuff. Sickness. Insecurities. Conflicts. Arguments. Resurfacing ghosts. And a lot more. When they came, they poured. And when life started the downpour, it chose to stay for long. When it rained on me, it definitely poured. I always know myself to… Continue reading What Demanded to Be Felt

Musings

This Is the Kind of Love You Should Pursue

In search for the love you want and hope for, you'll meet different kinds of love in its many forms. Some will fail you and still leave you empty, but in your search, you'll meet one that will fully satisfy all the longings of your heart. That's the kind of love you should pursue. To… Continue reading This Is the Kind of Love You Should Pursue

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