Credibility: Give yourself permission

When I started blogging, I wrestled with thoughts of self-doubt, inadequacy and ineligibility. Self-deprecating thoughts like, “I’m not an expert in this.” or “What if there are experts reading it and they don’t agree with what I say, and they find my statements amusing instead of convincing?” Madami akong blog posts na hindi ko na-publish…

Depression and Suicide in Social Media

Right now, one of your friends may be suffering from depression or thinking about suicide, and is subconsciously using social media to seek help. We have a responsibility to respond, and our response– or the lack of it– may be the difference between life and death.

A Letter to my 21-year old self

I discovered something empowering. Inspired by “Days of Future Past”, naisipan kong sulatan ang aking “younger-self” as I celebrated my birthday. In that letter, I sort of did a “time travel” and encouraged the younger me about the days that are yet to come.