What are my realizations? 1. Things don’t usually go according to plan. I think it’s buried deep into our mundanity to plan out our lives at a young age. Go to school, get good grades, graduate college, get a good job, live a great life, marry, have kids — it never stops! The planning continues as we grow old. But, does everything really go according … Continue reading Life nearing the mid-20s.
When you send shorter messages, I worry. When you text late, I get bothered. When you don’t call, I feel troubled. When you come home late, I get upset. When you go through the day without checking in, I feel blue. When you forget the little things, I get distressed. When you don’t pay much attention, I feel dejected. When things don’t go well as … Continue reading I’m sorry if I overthink and it hurts you.
A short story It was the first day of the month, and the cold air has settled in. I just moved into a new apartment close to the university I’m attending; and everything seems to be going well as I expected. A few blocks from here, I got a part-time job at a storage facility as a night watch. I go in at 10 in … Continue reading A Sunflower for August
I hope you find love that knows no secrets. The kind of love that won’t keep you guessing, won’t keep you worrying. The kind of love that makes you happy not because of the lies that go along with the moment, but the truths that deserve to be known. The kind of love that knows no white lies, for lies are neither black nor white. … Continue reading I hope you find that love.
The Hey Joe Show is a multi-platform group on social media who gained love and appreciation by sharing their experience of Filipino culture to the global audience. The Amerikanong Bisaya (Cebuano American) members: Sumner, Connor, Davis, Tylan and Jake, provided wholesome entertainment using Bisaya or the Visayan language. They started out as missionaries who resided in the Philippines for two years before becoming an online … Continue reading Joe Meets the Hey Joe Show! — An Online Interview Exclusive
There’s too many content out there on the internet, and the competition’s really high. To new bloggers, this might seem scary and discouraging most especially when some people actually have degrees and diplomas for this. How can you dive right into the competition and stand out? Creating your best blog content is easier said than done, but possible. There is no rule on how to … Continue reading Blogging 101: The Unprofessional but Inspiring Guide on Creating the Best Blog Content
There’s so much more to our relationship than the words “I love you.” When I was bullied as a child, you came to the rescue and defended me. You, then, taught me to be strong — you said I was strong — that no matter what happens, I’ll be able to do anything. I was a child instilled with belief and strength. When I fell … Continue reading A Love Letter to my Superhero
Have you ever sat down in front of your computer with the intent to write, but ended up staring blankly onto the screen? In writing, just like any other skill or activity, starting is always the most difficult part. Putting words together to make spin titles with fabulous content is not as easy as a walk in the park. Not to mention competing with 130 … Continue reading Blogging 101: 100 Content Ideas for Your Site!
Have you ever wondered why you just feel so restless whenever you miss your daily caffeine fix? Have you even asked yourself why you started drinking coffee in the first place and ending up addicted? Coffee, without doubt, means something to people. Its flavor wasn’t the only thing that made it appealing, but also the kind of lifestyle it offered. From drinking a simple coffee … Continue reading The Bēne Street — The Chosen Cup of Joe
People love to be surrounded by things that comfort them. It just so happens that mine are books. Reading is as easy as breathing for bookworms like me. To finish a book in one sitting might sound astonishing, but for first-rate old biblophiles, this is rather normal. Quarantine has put many people in house arrest. But at home, there’s only so much you could do. … Continue reading My Quarantine Top Reads
In the animation film Ratatouille, what caught my attention was the title of Gusteau’s Cooking Book. “Anyone can cook.” I believe that goes the same with writing. “Anyone can write.” And just like any other activity or skill, getting started is always the most difficult part. Waking up in the morning, it’s almost impossible to part with the comfort of your bed and pillows. But … Continue reading Getting Started With Writing — The Unprofessional Guide