Negative self-talk and overdoing anything should be left behind in 2023

2024 is going to be the year of prioritizing yourself, the people who *really* care about you, and little joys

There is no finish line when it comes to loving yourself

We need to start looking at self love like a skill to practice instead of a race to win

Revisiting romance: Messy, painful, and beautiful lessons on love

Lessons on love are difficult to learn. Like most people, my early 20s were filled…

The ultimate guide to surviving family during the holidays

Filipino family dynamics can be—in a word—complicated. Adding Christmas to the mix can take things even further

The exciting, subtle defiance of drinking alone

Drinking alone isn’t for everyone, but there can be some joy and empowerment to be found in it when done the right way

Filipino languages, dialects, and a sense of identity

Languages and dialects are sometimes confused with one another—especially in a country as diverse as ours

Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic victory belongs to her. And the Filipino people

“The shiny gold medal around her neck didn’t just deliver a long-sought-after victory. To some, it delivered a glimmer of hope. Hope that things will change for the better.”

Field notes from a former adult picky eater

Being a picky eater as an adult can be difficult. Here are a few tips that might help you expand your food horizons