11 Ways to Travel with Purpose

If you wish to travel for inspiration and growth, to get a heart fix, to explore not only physically but culturally and socially, you landed on the right blog entry. 2017 became my year of venturing into the unknown by myself, so I made this short list of guiding principles, based entirely on my limited experience, for a proper soulful immersion of every destination. 1. … Continue reading 11 Ways to Travel with Purpose

The Honorable Woman: A Heart Guide

The Honorable Woman: A Heart Guide Photographed by Amanda Lim Words, styling, modeling by Hannah To She is confident that she can carry out her work with grit, and not with an excitement that wanes when faced with hardship. She allows curiosity to take her places. She welcomes new ideas and perspectives that broaden her thinking. She is responsible enough to own up to her … Continue reading The Honorable Woman: A Heart Guide

‘Big Magic’, As Told by Me

Attending a conservative high school that didn’t put enough value on literature and the arts to spark interest from its students, I was unable to discover and grow what would become my love for words. University was a complete turnaround, as I studied in an institution that greatly treasured the humanities. Those four years were my period of renaissance, as I enjoyed my literature and … Continue reading ‘Big Magic’, As Told by Me

Watch List: Top 10 Movies and Actors I Adore

Over two years since I took an interest in high-brow motion pictures, I am now sharing with you my list of the greatest actors of all time and in my opinion, their best characters, out of the limited amount of classic films I’ve binge-watched within my finite knowledge of acting and film-making. My Top 10, in no particular order: 1. Marlon Brando, The Godfather. Need I … Continue reading Watch List: Top 10 Movies and Actors I Adore

Career Reads: Grit by Angela Duckworth

The heavy rain pounded on the window. As I stared at the laptop for the past thirty minutes, a clutter of thoughts ran through my head. My mind was restless as I sat unmoving, both hands on my temples. I closed my eyes, searching my mind for a clear answer after asking myself what I truly desire to pursue in life. “Everyone has his thing. … Continue reading Career Reads: Grit by Angela Duckworth

My Seven Habits of Fitness

Two years out of university and into the work-life normalcy, I commonly hear peers voicing out their frustration over their weight, particularly because they’ve packed in some pounds shortly after stepping into the real world. For the benefit of those who might be experiencing the same (including me, who’s been almost sugar-dependent lately), let me share with you a blog post I wrote almost three … Continue reading My Seven Habits of Fitness

Angels On Earth: My Brothers with Autism

I couldn’t recall the many times we’ve been furiously eyed and scoffed at, even scolded for not ‘keeping them at bay’. At the end of the day, I shake my head in disappointment of the (general) (Philippine) society’s response to spectrum children. Cases like my brothers’ are still not widely valued in certain societies–particularly ours–and there’s no question why. We mourn because special children don’t turn … Continue reading Angels On Earth: My Brothers with Autism