Tag: success

When dreams come true

It’s nice to be back! I always tell people if I’d be given a chance to go back to any school I’d been to, I always say it’s Nuestra. I have quite a lot of memories and unforgettable experiences in Nuestra. But the major… Continue Reading “When dreams come true”

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… Continue Reading “Capturing Moments with Caricapture by Donna”

Hello, It’s Me: How to Practice Self-Love & Acceptance

Growing up, I only know two adjectives that best describe myself: Talented and smart. I was never the “beautiful” or the “sexy” one – always the smart one, talented one, the good leader, and the charismatic (class) President. While I do appreciate how people… Continue Reading “Hello, It’s Me: How to Practice Self-Love & Acceptance”

9 Things I’m Grateful for This Year

It’s hard to be grateful when you’re feeling down, hopeless, and feel like the world’s against you, but if there’s one thing I learned during hard times was to be grateful in whatever circumstances I am in. Whenever I feel like ranting about how… Continue Reading “9 Things I’m Grateful for This Year”

What I Learned About Serving God

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… Continue Reading “What I Learned About Serving God”

Life Without Limits

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live life without limits? We’ve all heard that “whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve” by Napoleon Hill, but is it really possible? Yes, it is possible! They say failure and success are… Continue Reading “Life Without Limits”

Virginia Close: The Passionate Novelist

It’s never too late to follow your dreams even when you’re 50 years old. Take it from Virginia Close, a writer and poet of Filipino descent living in Cairns, Australia who published her very first book at the age of 53. She was living… Continue Reading “Virginia Close: The Passionate Novelist”

You are Hired!

A woman’s guide to keeping her job I’ve been working for almost 12 years now and have had four jobs to date. Like love, I wanted my first job to be my last, but looking back, if I didn’t leave my first job, I… Continue Reading “You are Hired!”

What Success Means to Me

Filipinos are known for being hospitable, cheerful, positive, hardworking, and patient. That’s why it’s sad to see some Filipinos rushing for priority, showing impatience and rudeness in public places and transportation, traffic, trains, lines, or groceries. When I was younger, I used to be… Continue Reading “What Success Means to Me”