Eric Hoffer quote

10 Things I’m Thankful For This 2016

Only a few days left before we say goodbye to 2016 and the Year of the Rooster comes in. As usual, many will make their list of resolutions however, I decided to deviate. Instead, I’ll be listing down the 10 things I’m thankful for this 2016. 1. Working at Home It was in the middle Read more about 10 Things I’m Thankful For This 2016[…]

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She wrote 66 detective novels, 14 short story collections, several stage plays, and six romances (written under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott). That’s prolific. Her books have sold more than 2 billion copies only next to the Bible and Shakespeare and have been translated Read more about Agatha Christie[…]

Binge-Watching: Was It Me Time or Lost Time?

It’s been almost three weeks since I’ve written my last blog. Three weeks and I haven’t written a single blog since then. I’m shaking my head here. For a writer, that is something pathetic, I admit. What happened to me? Where did the last three weeks go? Okay, I’m going to make a confession. I’m Read more about Binge-Watching: Was It Me Time or Lost Time?[…]

a pile of things to be thrown out

Why I Keep On Throwing Out Stuffs

Lester, a scavenger boy who frequents our house, came to pick up trash and pieces of junk. I was cleaning the bathroom when I heard my husband talk to him. So I went out and instructed Volts to get rid of the two sacks full of old plastic containers, bottles, and other stuff worth getting Read more about Why I Keep On Throwing Out Stuffs[…]

Quote from Wayne Dyer

The Choices We Make

We make decisions every single day and some of them might have been influenced by parents, relatives, peers, traditions, culture, or religion. It may have come to the point that every decision you made were questioned, putting you on the defensive side, trying to justify your choice. However, we as individuals have decisions which are Read more about The Choices We Make[…]

Book cover of Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 3, 1987

When Fate Moved Its Fingers

Thirteen years ago, 20 October… I still remember the scenario: I was living in a boarding house in San Andres, Manila. I was reading The Choice by Henry Denker from this Reader’s Digest Condensed Books collection. That time, I was crying for two reasons: (1) the story I was reading was full of drama — Read more about When Fate Moved Its Fingers[…]

colors and symbols of the 70's

35 Things I Remember About Martial Law and the ’70s

Today we remember the declaration of Martial Law 43 years ago. And with the coming national and local elections, almost everyone keeps on comparing today’s political and economic situations with that era. I don’t dwell on matters of politics and religion as I prefer to avoid those in conversations as much as possible. Not that Read more about 35 Things I Remember About Martial Law and the ’70s[…]

INFOGRAPHIC: Issa Bacsa at a Glance

Resume should be comprehensive at the same time creative. At this age of modern technology, everyone has to come up with something to sell himself to a client or an employer. But not all companies prefer the creative resume, they still prefer that you submit the good old typewritten resume on a clean white paper. Read more about INFOGRAPHIC: Issa Bacsa at a Glance[…]

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Reactionary Solution to Keep Up With the Trend

Proponents of the human capital theory, Harbison and Myer, stated that “human beings are the active agents who carry forward national development.” So the keywords here are “human beings”, “human resource”, or “human capital”. Thinking about it now, our country survived financial crises during the ‘80s and ‘90s because of the proliferation of the OCWs Read more about Reactionary Solution to Keep Up With the Trend[…]

the word education is highlighted

Education As Legacy

Does education improve the people’s way of life? Most of us would answer “Yes” to this question. Why? Because most of us belong to a generation where we had heard our parents or guardians say “Edukasyon lang ang kaya naming ipamana sa iyo.” And it might have come to the point that parents (or even Read more about Education As Legacy[…]

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