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...
Demand More Out of Life

Demand More Out of Life

To demand isn’t something we were taught to do. We don’t make demands. Instead, we ask with a please sir and a million thank yous. We don’t ask for what we want outright. We beat around the bush, requesting teeny-tiny favors with huge promises of...

Town Crazies Unite

Ever felt like the weird-ass town crazy? People think you’re smart, but people think you’re so smart that you’ve gone off the deep end. Nobody understands what you’re talking about anymore. They don’t get all these things you’re all of a sudden so interested in. Of...