How to Be Truly Confident

How to Be Truly Confident

A friend and I were talking about confidence earlier. How do you become more confident? Do you snap your fingers just like that and all of sudden become more confident? Or do you need to take years and years of diving deep and healing and owning your shit before you...
When You Go to a Place, Honor Its Soul

When You Go to a Place, Honor Its Soul

Someone once asked me, “Why, despite all its efforts at promoting tourism, can’t Ilocos Norte hold a candle to other provinces in the Philippines that are doing so much better?” I didn’t know the answer to that back then, but I may have an...
Here’s to the Transformational Year that was 2020!

Here’s to the Transformational Year that was 2020!

2020 has been a good year for me. I noticed that, for people who unabashedly took responsibility for their circumstances despite the uncertainty the pandemic brought upon all of us, 2020 came with it unexpected opportunities, blessings, and amazing things happening...
The Only Kind of Work You Need to Do

The Only Kind of Work You Need to Do

I have a confession to make. I hate writing. I know. I’ve been going on and on about how writing is what I was meant to be doing and that if you’re not doing what you’re meant to be doing then you had better not expect much from life. But I hate it. I have to drag my...