Just when everything seems to be making sense, just when my life seems to be going along a great track, my heart l told me to go the opposite direction and I did the most human thing in the world. Overthink. For months.
Apart from the odd existential crisis moments, I actually like getting old. It makes me feel that I'm doing life correctly because I haven't died an embarrassing death.
There is no real order to life. We try to give it one. Actually, we try very hard. But just think about all the plans we made that didn't happen. Think of the many times life shook us up everytime we start thinking that we have things figured out.
At the start of the year, I decided to be proactive when it comes to writing. No more writing just when I felt like it - I decided to dedicate at least six hours every week to writing. Be it a blog post or a part in my Project Short Story that is turning into a Project Novella.
Since it's February, let's keep up with the theme, shall we? I write a lot. And one of the things I like writing are letters. This month, I wrote a love letter that I decided to post here instead of sending by individual snail mail because I think it applies to every one, and not … Continue reading A Love Letter
I'm not a subscriber of Globe, but my family and friends are. Yesterday, we were talking about the Fair Usage Policy and one my friends made a very, very valid point. I'm copying it down here straight from our Viber conversation. It starts after we saw Globe's infographic. This came from my friend who has … Continue reading About Globe’s Fair Usage Policy
Disclaimer: Yes, I am judgmental. If previous posts hadn't established that already, then I think this one will. And no, I don't care if you think I'm mean. As I was sitting at a cafe a couple of weeks ago, I observed two tables of girls of around the same age wearing almost the same … Continue reading On Being Classy
Recently, I've been reading a lot of articles about finding "Mr. Right" or the characteristics of a "good man." While there's absolutely nothing wrong with that, I can't help but notice that the articles all say the same thing. I don't know if it's just me but, if you think about it, these articles kinda … Continue reading The Good Woman or, what to be before expecting a good man
I thought about doing a sort of recap of my year. Then I thought of making a new year's resolution. But since so much happened this year that I don't know where to start said recap and since I think resolutions are a bit old, I decided that the best thing to do is list … Continue reading How 2013 sorta changed my perspective in life
Last weekend, the Philippines was hit by what is said to be one of the strongest typhoons on record to make landfall. Millions are affected, thousands feared dead, and hundreds of families left helpless. But never hopeless. The Filipinos had always been resilient people. There is no doubt that we will rebuild. However, even … Continue reading Ways to Help Haiyan/Yolanda Victims