Cheap Yet Touching Ways to Celebrate Mothers’ Day

Mothers' Day is just one of the very important events we do celebrate annually. It's a day wherein we can honor our mothers for all their efforts. It is a day wherein we can treat them in the most special way we can. But we do have to be realistic too. Not everyone has much amount of money to spend … [Read more...]

National Achievers Congress “The Pursuit of Wealth and Happyness”

CHRIS GARDNER is coming to Manila to speak at the National Achievers Congress on Nov 4 - together with five (5) other Powerhouse International Speakers : Mr. Peng Joon (Authority in creating wealth online), Mr. Kevin Green (UK's largest property landlord), Mr. Gerry Roberts (International … [Read more...]

How My Writing Career Began + Some Important Lessons

It's already been five years since I had my very first writing project outside school and I still remember everything so well. Back then, I was still an undergrad student at UP Diliman. I was on my fourth year, taking up BA Creative Writing and I was eager to find writing opportunities outside … [Read more...]

Why I Gave some of my Books Away

  Photo taken by: Gilda Flores Rule 16. Write What You Read.  After reading "Robert's Rules of Writing," I decided not to follow most of the rules presented by the author since  I wanted to make my own way around them; my personal plan of action, perhaps.  Quite interestingly, the rule which … [Read more...]

His voice sounded like a robot’s and his story will inspire you

Many were surprised as a man whose voice sounded like a robot’s went up the altar during ABS-CBN’s Seven Last Words last March 25, 2016. The said man introduced himself as Engr. Emer Rojas, Global Cancer Ambassador and founder of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP). Engr. Rojas soon … [Read more...]

Stuck on a Virtual Pedestal

The last time you laughed at that average Jane, you were doodling her embarrassed face because she could not get right Basic English . Then you poked your seatmate and passed him the note containing a list of all her grammar and spelling errors. The professor had no idea you were so damn wicked … [Read more...]

JUST DO IT! (Or How to Pursue Your Dreams ft. Shia LaBeouf)

Shia LaBeouf is the last person you'd expect to star in an internet meme, but he was making people crack and inspired with his extremely motivational video. He was standing in front of a green screen, in all his bearded and braided glory, flexing his muscles, and telling people to just do whatever … [Read more...]

5 Things Youth Volunteers Will Surely Understand

The world is such an awesome place because of volunteerism. Because of volunteers, there are people who are willing to do things without expecting for anything in return. Despite the increase of crime rates in some areas, we can be assured that there are still people who never get tired of serving … [Read more...]

Your Dad’s Everyday Life is just a Routine

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He usually wakes up around five in the morning and gets up to grab his favorite mug to sip his black coffee. He sits and starts to read the newspaper. After a few minutes, he eats breakfast with you, prepare for work, and drive you to school. He works in the office until six in the evening and … [Read more...]

Are you a modern-day Rizal?

Are you a modern-day Rizal? Pocholo Gonzales - The Present Day Rizal To answer that question, we must know who Rizal is. How often does the memory of Rizal cross our mind? And when it does, how many of us would remember him as more than our “national hero”? Perhaps we need to ask: why is … [Read more...]

Still Screened

When you're a writer, you should learn how to carefully observe things, get their meanings, and transform your thoughts into words. Earlier today, I was sitting at a restaurant that was known as a family restaurant. While I was waiting for the food to come, I had the slightest observation - … [Read more...]

“Becoming lesser of me”: Of self-assessment

“I become lesser and lesser of me every day. That’s compared to everyone else.” Comparison can be a deadly word for some. What it feels like to live everyday as a soul teeming with insecurities is terrible as we know it. The thin line between being meek and lacking self-confidence is a frizzy … [Read more...]