It’s been 19 years since I started serving in our parish. I almost gave up a lot of times because of unanswered prayers, frustrations, heartaches, and failures, but whenever God gives me unexpected and overwhelming blessings, I felt ashamed that I even entertained that thought. Sundays are sacred When I was younger, my mom would… Continue reading What I Learned About Serving God
GenerationHope, Inc., the social enterprise behind “Hope in a Bottle” purified bottled water, is the Grand Winner of this year’s Developmental Social Enterprise Awards (DSE Awards) presented by Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of the PwC global network (PwC Philippines), and CSR thought leader Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation (BCY Foundation). Other… Continue reading ‘Hope in a Bottle’ maker wins the Developmental Social Enterprise Awards 2017
Follow these tips from married people on how they handle stress in their relationships and keep the fire burning We all know that work stress can take a toll in anyone’s life, especially in married lives. Gone are the days when life was so simple. wives just stayed at home, took care of the kids;… Continue reading Couple Trouble?
My fascination with skydiving started when I worked at the Headquarters Philippine Army in 2003. Why not? You don’t get to see these people jumping off the helicopter every day and those skydivers only grace very special military ceremonies as the grand finale. After every exhibition, I would often find myself in awe as I… Continue reading Blue Skies
Everyone is into online shopping nowadays. Why not? It’s more convenient and cheaper! You don’t have to go out of your homes and your order can be delivered right to your doorsteps. Now entering its second year in the Philippines, ShopBack offers more online shopping partners than ever before plus extra cash. Indeed, buying from… Continue reading Use ShopBack, Earn Some Cash
Mental health expert and psychiatrist Dr. Paul Lee of Manila Doctors Hospital and Philippine Children’s Medical Center offers practical strategies to maintain a healthy emotional and mental health to prevent depression from setting in. Prompt recognition and treatment of this mental state is also essential to prevent more serious complications. Major depression is the number four… Continue reading How to Maintain a Healthy State of Mind
Much of what I know about Bangkok, Thailand, I learned from the internet, newspapers, magazines, and on television. To see it for myself, I went to Bangkok with my mother and a Filipina nurse friend, Bonivie to celebrate my 33rd birthday in August 2013. It was drizzling when we arrived at the Suvarnabhumi airport that… Continue reading Discovering Bangkok