Enhanced Community Quarantine – A Month Later

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” ― M. Scott Peck, The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth It’s been a month since Metro Manila was put on enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). It isContinue reading “Enhanced Community Quarantine – A Month Later”

Finding Meaning While Jobless

“I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha There was a lot of training sessions that I attended in the last few weeks, whether it was helping organizeContinue reading “Finding Meaning While Jobless”

Phantom Quakes and PTSD

“While the building was swaying and the ground was shaking, God remained the steady figure I could hold on to.” It’s been twelve days since the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that shook Central Luzon. I shared the story in my previous post, Shaken. This time, I will be sharing what I have been experiencing the pastContinue reading “Phantom Quakes and PTSD”

Back to blogging

I am finally back! Yes!!! The last three months at work were so busy that I did not have that much energy for my blog. At least I was able to write a thing or two every now and then. Despite my failure to post regularly about my baking adventures, I did whip up a fewContinue reading “Back to blogging”

Epiphanies

“Sometimes, things happen because we make them happen. And sometimes, things happen because they are meant to lead you where you’re supposed to be in that exact time and moment–because that is exactly where you need to be.” I was raised a Catholic. I went to Catholic schools from grade school to college. In myContinue reading “Epiphanies”

Excited for: My Sister’s Visit to the Philippines!

I cannot count the times my sister and I made sacrifices for one another. I guess that’s sisterhood. You give and you take. My sister has always been my rock. She was the stronger sister, the one I’ve looked up to since I was a kid. And while there were moments I felt like sheContinue reading “Excited for: My Sister’s Visit to the Philippines!”

Without A Trace, Well, Almost…

“You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.” -Kid Cudi I dislike wearing heels to work. My pigeon-toed feet cannot bear it so I wear flats. In my previous workplace, it was usually fine. That was, until the new group head came. The group head was strictContinue reading “Without A Trace, Well, Almost…”