Happiness is the Key

I tried to give this post with the title “Pursuing Happiness” but that would be too cliché. I was planning a post series about happiness which I started here but my schedule prevented me from doing so. For now, I felt an internal nudge telling me to write about this.   Happiness Too often we would… Continue reading Happiness is the Key

Reformation500: How Reformed Christianity Reached the Philippines

Aside from being a full-time medical student, I also serve our local church as a worship leader and head of publications in print and online. This year, Christendom will be celebrating the 500th year of the Reformation which was led by Martin Luther, giving way to reforms in the whole Christian church. Every week, I… Continue reading Reformation500: How Reformed Christianity Reached the Philippines

100 days before Christmas 2017

Well, there’s only 100 days before Christmas this year. And if you’ve read my post about Filipino Christmases, you would know that we celebrate the season for months. For others, today marks their true countdown for the celebration. And if this early Christmas festivities can take away all the bad things that we experienced this… Continue reading 100 days before Christmas 2017

How to Prepare for the NMAT Exam: Tips and Tricks to Ace the Exam

So, you want to be a doctor. And you happen to be a Filipino or want to study medicine in the Philippines. Before you can take the entrance exams to the school of your choice, you still need to prove yourself worthy. You need to take the country’s aptitude examinations for aspiring medical students. If… Continue reading How to Prepare for the NMAT Exam: Tips and Tricks to Ace the Exam

Filipino Christmas: Celebrating the Holidays for Four Months

It’s nearly September and your friends might be sharing this meme for several hours on the first. In the early days of online social media, Filipinos would post Christmas messages at exactly 12:00 AM of the said day. But nowadays, people would make fun of this overly-advance holiday spirit and place Jose Mari Chan’s face… Continue reading Filipino Christmas: Celebrating the Holidays for Four Months

Arnis: The National Sport and Martial Art of the Philippines

This was supposed to be published after my Dinagyang specials. Now it’s super-delayed. But arnis does rock so I’m publishing it anyway! I’m still overwhelmed by the Dinagyang fever! This post is also contaminated by it! I was so inspired by an arnis competition that was joined by my younger brother that I take pride… Continue reading Arnis: The National Sport and Martial Art of the Philippines