• When You Travel, Take This With You

    Walking alone you will find the wind walking with you and the bitter taste you …

  • Pruning Shears: A Poem by Franz

    When you are shamed remember, That those who shame you have their own shame to …

  • Music Angels: How My Piano Teacher Taught Me To Confidently Play The …

    There was a time in my life when I convinced myself that I would never …

  • Coping Amidst The Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic in the UK With Elderly Parents

    In early February 2020, my friend sent a message over to me from Beijing, China. She …

  • Sometimes, We Achieve More When We Slow Down

    When I was little, I thought that adults who were always in a hurry were …

  • Have You Ever Caught Someone Talking About You In Another Language?

    I have. I was having lunch with my fiance the other day when I overheard …

  • THE TALA POSTS YOUTUBE VIDEOS

    How To Look After Yourself This Winter

    I still remember my very first English winter 16 years ago and the first time I got to touch real snow! My music teacher allowed me to have a peak outside when the snow started falling and then she allowed…

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    Why You Should Never Let Marie Kondo’s Netflix Series Bring You Down

    Why You Should Never Let Marie Kondo’s Netflix Series Bring You Down

    When I started my minimalism journey years ago, I wished for others to feel the liberating experience I felt when I started to remove the excess out of my life. This is one of the reasons why I started this&…
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    Aloe Vera: The Hydrating Genius Plant

    Aloe Vera: The Hydrating Genius Plant

    A friend of mine gave me an Aloe Vera plant in a pot a few months ago. It looked so cute in in this small white pot and it looked like a tiny Aloe Vera baby plant. She gave a&…
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    Log Out Muna…Pag May Time…

    Log Out Muna…Pag May Time…

    Ang bilis ng panahon. Mag da-dalawang dekada na rin ang lumipas simula ng mag Y2K. Naaalala ko pa nga yung Barbie na binili ni Papa sa akin bago mag bagong taon na pinangalanan kong ‘Millenia’. Parang kahapon lang na …
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    Life Lessons From 2018

    Life Lessons From 2018

    Happy 1st Anniversary to THE TALA! Last year was filled with so much adventure and there were so many surprises that came our way. I thought that 2018 was going to be a quiet year compared to a busy and…
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