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How Grief Taught Me to Keep My Life Simple

When my nine-year-old niece died last August, I was devastated. For two years, our lives revolved around her. So when she died, something in us died as well – our hopes, our dreams, including our  drive, motivation and inspiration. Incidentally, my job contract expired a week before she died so I was given a chance… Continue reading How Grief Taught Me to Keep My Life Simple

Health · People

Cancer cases in PH increasing

In the Philippines, while the cost of medical care is low, funding medical expenses is difficult. This is perhaps one of the reasons why people are turning to charitable institutions to seek financial/medical assistance. No matter how rich they are, their bank savings will be drained if a patient had been staying in the hospital… Continue reading Cancer cases in PH increasing

Food · Health

1 in 4 Filipinos are hypertensive

It’s easy to know you’re sick when you have the signs or symptoms. But when you don’t, one day you’ll find yourself sick without a warning, and that can be very alarming. “Most hypertensive patients have no symptoms. The known symptoms of hypertension like headache, dizziness, nape pain, and blurring of vision are non-specific and… Continue reading 1 in 4 Filipinos are hypertensive

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The Truth About Getting Sick in the Philippines

This year’s World Health Day theme hits close to home as I have experienced first-hand how to undergo financial hardship when my precious seven-year-old niece, Rianna got sick and died, leaving us with a huge financial debt. World Health Day calls on world leaders to take concrete steps to move towards universal health coverage (UHC),… Continue reading The Truth About Getting Sick in the Philippines

Fulfillment · Love · People

To All Women Who Made a Difference in My Life

Every year, we celebrate March 8 as International Women’s Day. For this month’s blog collaboration, I am paying tribute to all women who made a difference in my life: My mom – Thank you for being supportive, caring, loving, and understanding. I wouldn’t be here where I am today if you didn’t support me and… Continue reading To All Women Who Made a Difference in My Life

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Capturing Moments with Caricapture by Donna

I met Donna Inosanto-Pahignalo or “Mommy Dons” as she’s fondly called, when I was the Editorial Head of a publishing company. She was the Creatives Department head that time, until now. At first, we would only talk about work matters. But when she got pregnant with her second child, Kyra and we became seatmates, our… Continue reading Capturing Moments with Caricapture by Donna