For as long as I can remember, I’ve always loved writing. And I’ve always wanted to be a writer. Tell me how nice my hair is and I’ll whisper a “thank you”. Delight in the beauty of my nails, my bag or my debate achievements and I will smile at you and tell you that it wasn’t an easy feat. But do this: pay me a compliment on my poetry.
Archives for July 2013
In college, I could say the only thing worth remembering was debate. Of course I had a couple of really good Marketing professors (Sir Freddie Serapio, you’re beyond awesome!) and super smart Philosophy teachers (Rex Rola and Noy Tomacruz represent my tuition well-spent) but what really helped me advance in my career were the learnings I got through debate. I remember this now because July is about to end, and
1. You have to have a lot of hearts. Have the heart to forgive, to understand, everytime he appears too busy for something you deem important. But know in your heart, and in the heart of your hearts, that while his heart also beats for you, it also beats fiercely everytime a bid comes to an end. Or everytime a huge client tells him they’re not saying no but want
I have a lot of friends in the freelancing world. That is why when we come together, we always remind each other to get referrals for everyone so all of us can get rich faster. Of course, that’s a little too casual, but nevertheless true. Some of them are really good at what they do, it’s just that they admit to struggling with the marketing and promotional part. So here’s
To prevent rape, a lot of people might think that this will include women knowing about basic self-defense, going home early, or wearing more “decent” clothes. The idea of self-defense is always a good thing; after all, it helps you deal with thieves, murderers and an overly angsty mother-in-law. Only half-kidding about the last. But really, the point of this blog is not to tell you, but REMIND you that
Ang hirap makahanap ng “The One”. What would you give to finally land with the One? What would you give to skip kissing frogs and end up with your “prince”? Maybe the correct question would be: what would you NOT give? It’s exhausting, right? Society always made us think that we are destined to be with someone to complete us. And even though relationships now get more and more complicated–
At 23, I consider myself successful. I’m in an industry that I really enjoy, the projects pay well, I get to exercise both logic and creativity, I have enough time to pursue personal passions, go to gigs, bond with my family and go on dates with my boyfriend. Ninety percent of the time, I get to eat well and sleep well. I look around me, see plenty of great