In the process of becoming a doctor, a healer, we often forget that we are humans too who need the same care that we provide. Often times, we indulge too much in studying to become "the doctor" that at some point we get sick and become "the patient". The same is true for every other … Continue reading The Irony of Being a Health-Care Professional
I can't remember when it all began. But I am a different person now. I have grown. Fair enough to say, I have matured. A year ago, I began my quest for excellence which stirred up this innate desire of continually growing and learning --- never becoming content of what I already know or what … Continue reading On Being 22
There is a stirring in my soul; a restless, wild anticipation. I am staring out into the horizon. As far as I can. I can't see what's beyond it---but I can feel it. ---Lang Leav Horizon. Isn't that what Moana was singing about---the line where the sky meets the sea, that line which no one knows … Continue reading Sailing Through Life
Palayain na natin ang isa't isa. Ngayon ang araw na naging malaya ang ating mga puso. Kung mahal mo, papalayain mo. Ito ay iilan lamang sa napakaraming mga "Hugot Lines" na laganap tuwing Araw ng Kalayaan sa ating bansa. Nakakalungkot isipin na ang ating mga kabataan ay mas binibigyang pansin ang pag-post ng mga hugot … Continue reading Hunyo 12 | Araw ng Kalayaan, Hindi Araw ng Hugot Lines
Happiness is everywhere. It's in the simple things we do not often pay attention to. Happiness is something we do not have to find. It is something we have to realize. While I was working on a calligraphy late this afternoon, I realized there are several reasons I should be happy today. 1. A DIY … Continue reading Today’s Happy Things
Since I left Palawan last week, my life has been a mess. I have been stressing about my medical school application for MCU and SWU-PHINMA. I took the international licensure examination for Medical Laboratory Science and I failed. I spent the weekend in my Alma Mater to attend my sweetheart’s graduation and also … Continue reading Be Patient, Dear Self
Can you hear the raindrops? It sounds like music to me. And yes, I can already smell the coffee freshly brewing from the kitchen. I’m already on page 20 of one of my favorite books which I am re-reading as I cuddle in bed with my long cartoon socks and my favorite hoodie on. I … Continue reading What Does Your Ideal Day Look Like?