Category: Personal

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MISFIT: A journalist’s life in an aspiring accountant’s world

I don’t know what’s my real calling anymore. Is it the profession that comes with the course I took , the job that I love and reciprocates or both? For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, I am… Read More…

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What I Learned Freelance Writing in Boracay

Four years ago, when the economy crashed in the US, I lost my full time job (which sucked anyway). And all I had was my part time freelance writing gig.   But the good thing about online freelancing is, TOTAL… Read More…

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Tatay, Let’s Dance

I am no dancer. But I love to dance. I love dancing because of my Tatay. He isn’t a dancer either. But by heart, he is every bit and letter of it. He dances not because he has the moves. He dances not because… Read More…

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Losing Weight: The Lazy Way

It was easy pickings back in the Philippines. I lose weight everyday– without even trying. The trick? Never let your body adjust to the heat.       I landed in NAIA around February. And it was still 54 Fahrenheit (12 Celsius)… Read More…

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“When Evil Becomes a Blessing”

A slut, bitch, monster, quintessential mistress and a black-sheep. They addressed those agnomens to her. She was mistreated and misunderstood. Even the church condemned her. Few loved the real she,, but myriads hated her so much.     But despite all… Read More…

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How to meet your girlfriend’s parents

Whenever you get a new girlfriend and the relationship gets more serious, it means, it’s time to meet your girlfriend’s parents! Many become nervous wrecks, wondering whether their potential in-laws will like them or not.       But there’s… Read More…

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How To Relieve Sinus Stress

When you’ve got sinus pressure, your world comes into a halt. You can’t focus on your family or work, because your sinusitis is demanding full attention.     Sinusitis is bad. It’s a drag. This is the main reason my… Read More…

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My Dog just Passed Away…

I was not an inborn dog lover. I mean, I don’t hate them, but I’m also not very fond of them. Just like most families, we had a dog growing up. In fact, we had several of them, since my… Read More…

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Understanding the Taurus

Whether you believe in the Zodiac as a reflection of one’s personality or not, it’s still wouldn’t hurt to expand your knowledge about a different kind of personality basis.     For the longest time, our ancestors have based their… Read More…

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On Letting Go and Moving On

I think, one of the hardest and most crucial stage of getting off a broken relationship is moving on and leaving the past behind.     Some people get stuck at this stage and then realize they cannot let go… Read More…

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I Got Caught with my Pants Down

College days…   College was fun. I couldn’t remember most of it — I think I may have had WAYYY too much fun. But I remember this one epic adventure I had… I got caught in the girl’s dorm with my… Read More…

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The Addictive World of the Future

We sometimes get so busy planning out our future, which is way ahead of us, that we sometimes compromise the important things that the present brings us. We sure do this a lot. We sit and dream about our future… Read More…

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Dear Future husband,

Dear Future husband,   If one day our paths will cross– maybe in the middle of the crowded street, during an enrollment on a school we both attend or maybe in the cliche bump-into-each-other introduction. Please never doubt to introduce… Read More…

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SEEING THE SUNSHINE ONCE AGAIN

Inspired by the song Come Home To Me by Justin Bieber and Don’t Cry Your Heart Out by Cody Simpson May 27, 2011 10:07 pm SEEING THE SUNSHINE ONCE AGAIN It has been raining in my sky lately And it… Read More…