Archive of ‘Reflections’ category

How do you nurture yourself?

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“Have you been nurturing yourself?” My dear friend Andrea asks me this question every now and then. She knows how I can get caught up in the busy-ness of everyday to the point that I’d skip lunch, go home late, fret over home concerns and put my own needs on the back burner until my […] Read more…

Autumn in New York

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The original version of my piece below first appeared on The Philippine Online Chronicles 3 years ago. I’ve edited it to be more current, but the spirit remains the same. I still do want to visit New York. Autumn in New York. It’s a title of a movie, but it’s also the title of a […] Read more…

Writing Again: A Way Back Home

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This Writer’s Life: Family inspiration all around me, my tea and my laptop. I missed writing. I missed the excitement of pitching topics, the thrill of being assigned topics I pitched for, the challenge of approaching topics unfamiliar to me. After LEAP, I began reassessing how I was nurturing myself. A typical day for me […] Read more…

Marriage Prayer on Snoring

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A marriage prayer on snoring? When I first stumbled upon it, I giggled. Then I read through the prayer and took my giggles back. {Credit:} It is true. Snoring can get in the way of a good night’s sleep, especially for those sharing the bed with you. More importantly, replace the word “snoring” with […] Read more…

Ironic Nurturing

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Sometimes I indulge to nurture myself. Ironic, but true. There are days when a greasy sandwich and hash browns just hit the spot. It’s not the healthiest of meals for sure, but on some days, it’s what helps nurture my soul best. Here’s another example. I don’t drink alcohol much, but this beer was well-timed […] Read more…

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