Dreams, Inspiration, Uncategorized

Barista confession: After 5 years of passion, I am now resigning from my job

It's 4 in the morning and I am watching the street lights of Manila from the vantage point of a Grab car driving me home — I just got back from Bali after my 2 week solo backpacking trip in Indonesia. "If you're not happy coming back then quit your job", my best friend from… Continue reading Barista confession: After 5 years of passion, I am now resigning from my job

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Barista confessions: the slight pain we often feel when we transfer to other store

I might sound a little bit biased here, but I don't think there is anything as passionate as the coffee industry. And yes, you don't have to agree. But somewhere between those peak periods and sleepy morning shifts, we baristas, get attached into it. And unlike any other job, to work as a barista is… Continue reading Barista confessions: the slight pain we often feel when we transfer to other store

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The comeback of my rejected poem: Summer McSomething’s

When I was still in college, there was this time when my university's official student publication (LPU Sentinel) posted an invite where everyone can submit their artworks in forms of poetry and short stories. I submitted my poetry but unfortunately, it wasn't included in the published magazine of that year. Up until now I still… Continue reading The comeback of my rejected poem: Summer McSomething’s

Fitness

Post-race depression: why do we feel it and how do we recover from it?

There are a lot of blogs that will give you the whole guide on how to prepare for a certain race. Like 'what to do the night before race day', 'what to eat for breakfast on the actual race day' and some 'how to recover quickly from a race'. But no one is really talking… Continue reading Post-race depression: why do we feel it and how do we recover from it?