• Not Looking Back

    Eight years ago, I started a new chapter of my my life. While I was …

  • “Whatever you do in life will be insignificant but it is very …

    “Whatever you do in life will be insignificant but it is very important that you …

  • Bitter Pills

    Two weeks ago, a friend of mine called to ask me for some advice. I …

  • The Night I Believed in Magic

    ‘When you wish upon a star, your dreams come true.’ – Cinderella I remember watching Cinderella …

  • Financial Enabling Is Not Helpful. It’s Harmful.

    Whenever I find it hard to say ‘No.’ I always hum and sing these words …

  • Walk on Water

    Saturday at three in the morning, I woke thinking it was Sunday The room was …

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    Why Christmas Is For The Spirit, Not The Superficial

    Growing up in the Philippines where the season to be jolly officially starts at around September all the way through to December (the ‘BER’ months) and of course all the way through to New Year’s Day… I learned from a… View Post
    What Clothes To Pack When Travelling To Rome In Winter

    What Clothes To Pack When Travelling To Rome In Winter

    We went on a last minute trip to Rome. I panicked a little because I didn’t know what clothes to pack. Thanks to British Airways and their generous 23 kg luggage allowance, I was able to cram in quite a&…
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    What I Think Some Filipinos Can Learn From Minimalism

    What I Think Some Filipinos Can Learn From Minimalism

    I still recall a deeply hurtful conversation I had with a Filipino woman. She asked me what my current job title was and when I told her that I was working as a junior manager for a luxury fashion brand,&…
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    Lightweight Airplane Essentials For A Luxury Travel Experience

    Lightweight Airplane Essentials For A Luxury Travel Experience

    Travelling on long or short haul flights can be a tiring experience for anyone. Although I try and make this a calming time for me to read a book, listen to podcasts or watch movies, I still think that sitting&…
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    Why I Followed My Heart, Not My Mind When I Chose My Degree

    Why I Followed My Heart, Not My Mind When I Chose My Degree

    If you’re just about to pick a course or currently choosing what to major in… I hope that what I will share with you below can help you in deciding which course to take… When I was a freshman …
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