Tag Archives: readjusting to Filipino culture

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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Setting Boundaries — Ranting. Complaining. Whining.

Over and over again, I encounter my lesson of setting boundaries and asserting myself. It had become even so much more pronounced when I returned to the Philippines, my country of origin, in 2010. It was after a four-year sojourn in … Continue reading

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Do I Create a Community or Join an Existing One?

There’s still something missing here at Sugar Beach. A huge missing piece — the community, a conscious community. Those who are into consciousness, spirituality, metaphysics, healing and growth. It is part of my nonnegotiables. However, after all my travelling in the … Continue reading

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Only a Few Filipinos and No Karaoke – Yay!!!

Some have made Sugar Beach their regular getaway; Some, their second home. And there are those who have made it their main home — the resort owners, mostly Europeans. And much to my delight, the majority of those who visit Sugar … Continue reading

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“Tabi-tabi po” – The Filipino Way of Giving Respect to the Elementals

“Don’t forget to say ‘Tabi-tabi po.’” I reminded the foreigner couple whom I came across as I was walking along the beach this morning. The lady was searching for a “safe” spot amidst the mangroves to take a pee. “Say … Continue reading

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Sometimes, the Way To Receive a Gift Is To Give It

(This is a continuation of my earlier post, The Filipino (non-)concept of space.) Interacting with people whose values and way of life are opposite mine has been a source of my growth and learning.  Tremendous growth opportunity. Considering I’m dealing with … Continue reading

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The Filipino Non-concept of Space

(This is a continuation of my earlier post, Definining boundaries in the Filipino setting.) Over the years, as I’ve raised my vibrational frequency, I’ve become extremely sensitive to subtle energies.  I am an HSP. A highly sensitive person. “In her national … Continue reading

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