It’s been almost three months since I got sick from Covid-19. But the journey I had, the trauma, the sleepless nights, the fear – everything’s still fresh. Everything still feels as if it happened yesterday that I still cry about it. Sometimes, I beat myself by overthinking. How come I haven’t gotten over this yet? I’ve healed, and I’m safe, and so is my family. … Continue reading Covid and how it changed me
Maybe someday I’ll write a masterpiece. Something great, something bestseller. Someday, my words will echo in the farmost corners of the world and bring different surges of emotions to my readers. I’m not sure about you, but as someone who writes, I constantly feel like I should’ve written more. I could’ve said this and that. Or, I could’ve written something that made more sense. Every … Continue reading One day, I’ll write a masterpiece
I envy those who already know what they want with their lives, those who have plans, and those who seem to know what they’re doing. Because here I am who’s lost, and who has zero idea on where my life’s going. On some days, I know what I want and what I’m passionate about. I work hard, I hustle, and I even spare time to … Continue reading To be honest…
Have you ever felt so out of place that you wanted to avoid people and just stay within the comforts of your four-walled room?
Have you ever felt so dejected that all you ever wanted was to lie down, be away from all the noise and just be by yourself?
Have you ever felt so tired that you wanted to throw away everything and give up?
If you have been beaten by stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression and worries, you are not alone. Continue reading Just in case you forgot, you are not alone
As the month of February comes to a close, I came to thinking how the past two months have flown too fast. It was as if the 1st of January was only yesterday, and everyone was greeting 2021 with such a warm welcome. Too many high hopes, too many expectations — 2021 held the key to waking up to 2020’s nightmare. Continue reading 2021 and how it’s going
Christmas is best spent with families and friends. It won’t matter where you are in the globe as long as you are with the people you love. However, the continuous battle against COVID-19 forces people to celebrate the holiday season at the comforts of their own homes. As for my family, it’ll just be a Christmas Wonderland at our residence. Nonetheless, Christmas will still be … Continue reading Christmas Traditions We Can’t Do Because of COVID-19
A pet peeve is a feeling of annoyance or discomfort towards something that will automatically strike a nerve and put you in a bad mood. Here are some of my pet peeves that might actually be yours too. 1. Obnoxiously loud and irritating laughs Tone it down a little, please? Thank you. 2. People using my belongings without permission I — 3. People who stare … Continue reading My Top 20 Pet Peeves
Plenty of things, actually. In the first couple of months, being at home because of quarantine was just bearable. I didn’t mind having the same routine every single day which was to eat, work and sleep. The normality of my daily cycle didn’t cause any discomfort as I was just fine staying at home. But, it’s been eight months. Eight long months. I’ve missed a … Continue reading Things I can’t wait to do when quarantine ends
Stories are what makes us human. They are the threads or pages of our cultures, traditions and legacies passed from generation to generation. And when combined, they create a a whole new book — or in my case, a whole new diary. I was six, maybe seven, when I first started writing. I remember scribbling my classmates’ names in my pink Hello Kitty notebook, along … Continue reading The Makings of The Joe Diary