I can’t help it. I’m a voracious reader. I read anything under the sun–from Admirals of the World War II to personal finance books. I’m also a big Sci-Fi and Fantasy reader. I’ve read the poetry of Lourd de Veyra and even the historical stuff of Ambeth Ocampo.
I can go on and on… but you get the drift.
Are you a reader, too?
There’s this great app that allows us to track our own library and the books we read: Goodreads. It has a website and Smartphone app.
There comes a time when you may think of moving out of your parents’ house. If you’re a new graduate, you will face this question sooner, especially if your parents’ house is within Metro Manila. Those of us who came from the provinces, well, we don’t really have a choice, do we?
To stay with the parents or to go independent? That is the question.
If you’re a yuppie, then you know EDSA, MRT, buses, and traffic like the back of your hand. You spend 8 hours per day in the office, 9 if you included the one-hour lunch break. But what if your office is in Makati and you’re residing in Bulacan? Or Laguna? Or Marikina?
Here are five reasons why you should rent an apartment closer to your workplace.
In the past few months, I’ve had several conversations with younger friends, most of them fresh out of college who are uncertain about what they really want to do in life.
Here’s a great reminder from that poet Ma. Rainer Rilke:
“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.”