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

A Head Full of Dreams (April 2017)

My youthful soul was in every bit giddy after learning about my favorite band’s intended visit to the Philippines. After almost a decade of longing (and voicing out that almost painful desire on Twitter), they finally decided to put an end to the shrugging and made Manila one of their stops in their AHFOD tour. I didn’t think twice about picking the closest area to … Continue reading A Head Full of Dreams (April 2017)

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

Lessons on Leadership 1.0 (January 2017)

In over six months as a sales manager and upon involving myself in various projects with different departments, the lens with which I see people management has heavily changed from the time I undertook the new role. Leadership had always been a natural inclination, but it is much, much tougher from a corporate perspective. As I started off with theoretical ideals of how I ought … Continue reading Lessons on Leadership 1.0 (January 2017)