Feelings, Uncategorized

You will not receive closure in every situation, but you can create it yourself

As per Merriam-Webster, the definition of the word "closure" is often a comforting or satisfying sense of finality. I don't know much about it but personally, there are films that have given me that feeling already – that time when I was filled with beautiful emotions as the credits started rolling down at the end… Continue reading You will not receive closure in every situation, but you can create it yourself

Inspiration, Uncategorized

Reflecting on 2019: why practicing the art of contentment is currently my life’s greatest gain

When we were growing up as kids, the world somehow managed to reiterate that the idea of being successful is to have our lives all figured out by a certain age. This scheme means marrying someone to start a family, have a high paying job, a big house full of extravagant things, a fancy car… Continue reading Reflecting on 2019: why practicing the art of contentment is currently my life’s greatest gain

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

Inspiration, Telegraphs, Uncategorized

Dear friend, I am feeling lost at 25

Hi friend, I've been thinking a lot about life lately and I don't know why I am writing this to you. It's just that I found myself caught in this situation again. I have been constantly daydreaming about finding the center of my inner balance. I've been always the kind of guy who is very… Continue reading Dear friend, I am feeling lost at 25

DIY Travels, Inspiration, La Union, Uncategorized

Elyu Classic: Accidentally Stayed Drunk

Chill days, good friends and good vibes. I've been to this surf town a couple of times before and the dilemma until now is that, I got never drunk during the stay. I don't know. What the hell, correct? So it was somewhere from those many inuman sesh with 2 of my (probably) strongest friends… Continue reading Elyu Classic: Accidentally Stayed Drunk