Personal

The Better Breakup Playlist

It is so wonderful to feel through music. I have had my fair share of listening to the saddest songs about heartbreaks similar to mine, until one day I decided to take a different route. When you're done mourning and grieving the relationship you lost, and you still keep listening to heartbreak songs, you'll get… Continue reading The Better Breakup Playlist

Personal

To All the Ones Who Broke Our Hearts

A letter to all the ones who broke our hearts; Thank you for trying. To the friends we’ve lost along the way It’s not your fault. For the times I’d stop my world to hurry to your rescue, I should’ve never expected you to do the same for me. For the times I needed you… Continue reading To All the Ones Who Broke Our Hearts

Personal · Wellness

My Teeth Makeover with Swiss Dental Clinic : How I Got My Confident Smile :)

I have always been so insecure about my teeth. Everyone always asked me why I never smiled with my teeth out, I just told them that it makes my face look weird. But the truth is that I was too shy to show my teeth. Which is also why I cover my mouth everytime I… Continue reading My Teeth Makeover with Swiss Dental Clinic : How I Got My Confident Smile 🙂

Opinion · Personal · Political/Social Issue

On Ending the Stigma Attached to Getting Tattoos – Let Me Convince You

Having a tattoo in the Philippines means that you are already subject to discrimination. As someone who has five tattoos, I've been there. Many jobs require that you do not have any tattoos, or visible tattoos, no matter how competent you are for the job, you will not be accepted solely because of having a tattoo.… Continue reading On Ending the Stigma Attached to Getting Tattoos – Let Me Convince You

Personal · Political/Social Issue

One of My Worst Experiences with Clinical Depression: Temporary Mutism

I am Marlina Carlos, 22, diagnosed with Mixed Anxiety Depressive Disorder (MADD). When they say that mental illnesses aren’t debilitating like other illnesses, I have always disagreed. Having a mental illness is physically and mentally exhausting. Your brain takes over your body, and your mind prevents you from living a normal life; My recent experience… Continue reading One of My Worst Experiences with Clinical Depression: Temporary Mutism