Prayer to Endure and Excel

"Thank you, God, for the streams in the desert season of my life right now. It's been really rough, but You made me tough enough, not only to endure the pains and suffering, but to excel in it even. You've customized all the challenges for my good and Your glory so...
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Going Back and Paying Forward

"Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinang-galingan ay hindi makararating sa paroroonan." - Dr. Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero (He who does not know how to look back at where he came from cannot reach his destination.) I'm grateful to be part of the volunteer team...
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Leadership Epiphanies: Knowing, Giving, and Receiving

Servant leadership is not merely transactional. It's purely relational. John Maxwell says, “Leadership is influence.” True servant leadership though trumps influence as it shows genuine interest in the lives and concerns of the people they're leading.  How could you...
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Yana Spa: Feel Well to Live Well

Work can be stressful, even dreadful sometimes. And in times like these, you feel like you need an escape, a respite from the heavy workload and troublesome office chaos. You’d really want to get away and get lost somewhere away from the hectic life in the city. But...

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Life Of An Orphan Working Student

YOU'RE NOT ALONE. YOU ARE LOVED. We all have those days, those dark and dreary nights, these concerns that linger, these challenges that seem insurmountable. While in this long and dark tunnel, we seem to feel that no one cares. No one understands. No one loves us....

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Urgent vs. Important: Pivot Your Portfolio Life

Yesterday, while having a friendly conversation at a go-see for events hosts, two fellow auditioners were amazed at the variety of things I do aside from event hosting: daytime teacher evening student freelance writer/editor marketing specialist corporate trainer...

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3 Bitter-sweet Love Lessons from ‘Kita Kita’

I compare my feeling after watching “Kita Kita” to having a somewhat similar feeling after watching “My Sassy Girl” before, one of my favorite Korean movies of all time. Maybe so because these two films have the same genre, that of romantic comedy that will really tug...

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