Wednesday Warrior: Believe in Someone

Believe in someone and the Universe is on its way to being changed. It started as a selfish wish to get certified in scuba diving because I loved escaping underwater. It was not easy as I first thought it would be, I met a lot of roadblocks from failing to win the title to dealing…

My Sister’s Suicide Keeps Me Alive

At 8 years old, I have seen death right in our home. My 12 year old sister hanged herself right inside our bedroom. She taught me much about the value of life and the disease called depression.

Monday Musings: Take the Stage

How many of us take on the stage in our life? I did when I moved to Manila and since then life has never been boring.

Two Fold: A Review on the First Half of My 2017

“If anything can go wrong, it will” – Murphy’s Law I have never been a full pessimist until this year hit. 2017 proved to be one mighty beast that still needs to be tamed! My 2016 ended on a sad note after my visa to France got denied there and then sadness ensued so I…

Unexpected Escape

In 2003, a teenage girl who was extremely shy (to the point that when at a fast food chain she would ask her sister to order for her) was trying to escape half a day’s worth of classes. She signed up for her first Impromptu Speaking Competition to be exempted that day.  It was her…

10 Best Gifts from 2016

Should I call it luck or blessing? 2016 definitely went by fast! I had a lot of meaningful experience but here are my top 10 ( in no particular order) Seeing three whalesharks in the wild. Meeting inspiring people fighting for our planet from different countries. Having constant supporters in work (A SPACE Tribe) and…

The Anti-Hero Journey

Confident. Obedient. Paragon of Awesomeness. These adjectives are typically used to describe a hero. Heroes are typically the protagonist of every story and everyone wants to be like them! However, today, ladies and gentlemen, I am not here to talk about heroes. In fact, I am here to talk about the dark side. Yes! The…

My First 90 Days in A SPACE Cebu

If someone would ask my 10-year-old self if I would take the role of leading the start of a branch for a company, I would say “Impossible!”. However, I am not that 10 year old kid who is scared of the world anymore. I have changed beyond 180 degrees from who I was, that is…