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Taal. A Volcano. Not A Tourist Destination.

Bayanihan is a fundamental aspect of the Filipino culture of working together as a community to achieve a common goal. It is quite refreshing to see the Filipinos’ spirit of bayanihan demonstrated during times of calamities — such as during … Continue reading

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An Otherwise Quiet Moment Of A Free Spirit

I am a ‘Highly Sensitive Person (HSP).’ An introvert. Add to that, I’m an empath. I can feel and sense energies. Easily. Deeply. Strongly. That’s why I need to be vigilant that I do not absorb the energies of other … Continue reading

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Being A Deviant In The Philippines

As a child, I had already felt different. But I chose to conform. Up until my adult life. I was concerned with how others would perceive me. I didn’t want to be labeled as ‘weird.’ I wanted to be accepted. … Continue reading

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Pitying Is Dishonoring & Disempowering

I am not to be pitied. I detest that. I do not appreciate being pitied. I take offense in it. With or without the breast cancer diagnosis. Recently, someone left this comment in one of my posts — “I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Being My Brother’s Caretaker. Lessons Learned. Wisdom Gained.

I’m ever grateful for the time when I took on the role of caregiver/caretaker of my brother who suffered ruptured aneurysm in the brain due to drug abuse. It was a most transformative time for me. That was in 2003/2004. … Continue reading

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“Today I Rise” from The Flourish Initiative

“This short film is like a love poem for your heart and soul. Take 4 minutes and enjoy the grace of feminine beauty and wisdom. Join a community of 1.8 million viewers and be a part of this movement…… “The world is … Continue reading

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Changing How I Look At Others’ ‘Wrongful’ Behaviors

Wasn’t I, too, at one point in my life, clueless with what’s going on in my immediate surroundings? Wasn’t I, too, so caught up with the demands of my job which was all that mattered to me then? Wasn’t I, … Continue reading

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