Ten Sanskrit Terms I learned in our local Yoga Studio

There are plenty of reasons why people go to a Yoga Studio. Some go to improve their physique. They want to be flexible and strong. Some go for mental clarity to deal with their everyday hangups. Others, to improve their spirituality. They try to create or renew their relationship with God, their universe, or their…

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Every 10 Days : January 31-February 9, 2019

Episode 4 of the Year 2019 (Days 31-40) Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This newsletter is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every ten days. This week we celebrated the Chinese New Year! I went to Manila for an overnight staycation. We all need staycations every now and…

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Every 10 Days : January 21-30, 2019

Episode 3, the Year 2019 (Days 11-30) Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every 10 days. Fuck Cancer We walked into the small clinic of my mom’s surgeon. The yellow painted walls gave me a nostalgic feeling. The first time we…

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Pre-Chinese New Year at Ongpin Street

Last Saturday, we went to Manila for my mom’s checkup in Manila. This was her first post-checkup after completing all 8 Chemo sessions and lab tests. We travelled as early as 5am for the 12noon checkup. We need to be there early to get the first couple of slots. While waiting for the doctor, I…

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From Pet Bottles to Upscaled High Fashion Accessories – An Interview with Bryan Gil Creations

“Human beings had forgotten that they too were part of nature. They had been arrogant enough to think themselves masters of nature, and nature was now going to have revenge on them” – Pankaj Mishra, An End to Suffering. Sustainability is the name of the game in business nowadays. Every entrepreneur talks about this. Sustainability…

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Five Must-Have Mindfulness Apps on your iPhone this 2019

The world now is crazy about Marie Kondo, the sensational tidying expert. She was a controversial petite Japanese lady who believes that you should only keep things that spark joy. Otherwise, say thank you to the items, dispose of them or give them away. I am a follower, a KONvert. I spent the first 2…

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Every 10 Days : January 11-20, 2019

Hello and this is the 2nd Every 10 Days episode. Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every 10 days. The first month of the year is about to end. It felt like it was yesterday that we jumped up and down…

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Every 10 Days : January 1-10, 2019

Before I begin this post, I would like to repost a meme I found on Facebook. I cracked in laughter after seeing this especially if you are a Filipino. Well anyway, Happy New Year! I am starting this Newsletter on Pilgrimage to Wherever. It’s called Every 10 Days. Initially, this should be Every Friday Night.…

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Revolutionizing the Filipino Lampin and Pasador – An Interview with Made by Pearl

During the 90s, my typical Filipino mom would ask me to bring a small towel called “lampin” to school. It is an all-around piece of fabric to wipe food, sweat and dirt away from my 7-year-old careless self. Rewind further back to the 80s, parents use this piece of clothing as a diaper for their…

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Every Friday Night: Something New

Hello and welcome to Every Friday Night. This is a weekly newsletter curating my reflections throughout the week. I actually started this series on Medium, but I decided to put everything on this blog to maximise the site. Last Friday, December 7, I finally launched this blog. Although I have not received a lot of…

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