What Easter Can Offer to a Secular World

Today marks the second day of Holy Week—a series of days that holds particular religious significance for our country’s Roman Catholic majority. While Holy Week and its culmination, Easter Sunday, have never quite attained the popular appeal of Christmas, both … Read more…

Even the Spring Follows the Season of Winter

And just like that, we find ourselves in April—a month celebrated in temperate countries as the height of spring. The Philippines is a tropical country so we don’t really get to experience the round of the four seasons. Nevertheless, it’s … Read more…

Resourcing for Life Changes and Transitions

In the post we published earlier this month, I spoke about transitions. Quite a number of people wrote me to share how the subject hit a nerve—which got me thinking about what could best serve individuals when they’re caught in … Read more…

You’re Not Changing…You’re Transitioning

When I was still in school (an era which I’d rather leave unidentified, LOL), March was the season of change—the month of graduation that heralded the shift from one crucial stage of life to another. Even if you didn’t belong … Read more…

Having the Will Doesn’t Mean Having the Way

In our last newsletter, we talked about self-love and the crucial distinction between self-care and self-indulgence. We quoted personal development expert Kate Siner when she defined self-care as “an activity that strengthens, nourishes, or develops who we are at our … Read more…