Project BĒNIEficiary: The Bēne Street’s Support for Tomorrow

Charity work is a feeling of social conscience — a moral duty to give back to the society with what we have and what we can share. Hope givers, through The Bēne Street’s Project Bēnieficiary, donated money to support the distribution of The Bēne Street coffee bags in solo packages to the frontliners and heroes of Cebu City. This act of kindness was a support … Continue reading Project BĒNIEficiary: The Bēne Street’s Support for Tomorrow

Life Lessons Over the Weekend

The balloon and the ice cream Picture out a child in a park with an ice cream in one hand, and a balloon in the other. Suddenly, the wind blows and the child accidentally lets go of the balloon. The child cries as the balloon floats away and flies farther. Crying over the balloon, the child forgets about the ice cream he’s been holding in … Continue reading Life Lessons Over the Weekend

21 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Writing

You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence. Octavia E. Butler You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page. Jodi Picoult Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow … Continue reading 21 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Writing

Questions an aspiring writer should be able to answer

I was taught that writing is an adventure: one’s discovery of self and soul. If you know yourself, you’ll write better books and stories. Here are questions an aspiring writer should be able to answer: 1. What subject brings you to your knees? Many aspiring writers stop in the middle of their writing journey to avoid subjects that they fear. Some people want to write … Continue reading Questions an aspiring writer should be able to answer

Dealing With Insecurity

WHAT IS INSECURITY? insecurity (n.) she tried to conceal her insecurity: lack of confidence, lack of self-confidence, self-doubt, self-consciousness, nervousness, hesitancy, anxiety, apprehension, worry, uneasiness We worry about a lot of things. We worry about being late. We worry that the weekend’s over and we’ll have to deal with Mondays. We worry about what people think of us. We worry about how good-looking we are. … Continue reading Dealing With Insecurity

12 Things You Should Do Alone At Least Once in Your Life

1. Go to the cinema and watch a movie I’ve lost count on how many times I went to the cinema alone and watched a movie with a huge bag of popcorn and tall cup of milkshake ALL TO MYSELF. I laughed and cried alone, but I was never lonely. In fact, I enjoyed those moments of keeping myself company. 2. Treat yourself to a … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Do Alone At Least Once in Your Life

Things that require no talent but can get you far

1. Punctuality Your punctuality sets you apart from other people. It communicates a lot about your personality. When you’re late, it makes you scatterbrained. It affects your work, and it constantly interferes with your productivity. Moreover, you’re starting your day at the wrong foot; thus, it weakens your position. Who would ever want to trust someone who can’t even come on time? 2. Work Ethic … Continue reading Things that require no talent but can get you far