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Hobbies of Quarantime

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how my (newly developed) routines helped me cope with the ECQ. Whereas exercise and plant care were hobbies driven by necessity (I couldn’t allow myself to use ECQ as an excuse not to work out, and, well, someone needed to water the plants; otherwise, they would die…), I […]

Developing Routines

A few weeks ago, an Instagram tag for “Daily Non-Negotiables” was going around. At that time, I couldn’t think of a response. Prior to ECQ, I did not quite have a set routine—in fact, I was still considering developing one but then ECQ came, and my plans fell through. One thing that I noticed from […]

Quarantime Check-In

It’s been five weeks since the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) began and a few days since the ECQ was extended in Metro Manila. I’m very lucky to be working remotely during ECQ, but I have to admit that it did take a while to acclimate myself to a different work environment. While I love the […]

2020 Resolutions

When I revived this blog in 2019, I did not expect that I would be able to keep it up until the end of the year. (There was a lull shortly after I started working and then as I changed directions, but for the most part, I was posting regularly.) Looking back at my posts, […]

Thank you, 2019

I’m feeling reflective. 2019 took me by storm—with lasting effects. Truth be told, the year did not end as well as I would have liked. But I grew up amidst resilient people. I know life will keep happening, so I will keep going. As I file 2019 away and close the books, I want to […]