Idolatory

Sexism: Is it a Preference?

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“Racists don’t think they are racists. When we try to tell them that what they do or say can be considered racist, some of them will be quick to defend believing and saying it’s just about preference. I thought it applied only to racists; I was wrong.” I started this post with that caption I […]

Hey! Say! JUMP

“Dramas” in the Fandom: What to Do?

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I’ve been officially fangirling over Hey! Say! JUMP more than 7 months now. And, I’ve witnessed quite a number of “dramas” ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜… Tbf, I didn’t sign up for these dramas. It’s really not the kind of fandom I imagined it to be. The fandom I imagined was the peaceful one, where I can interact with […]

Life in Tucson

Getting HPV Vaccine

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Disclaimer: 1) You can actually skip the first few paragraphs, focus on the bolded sentences, and go towards the end. 2) The pics I post here are actually of the brochure I got from the doctor in my Campus Health Center. It’s made based on the guidance by CDC/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. […]

Random

Android: Free Some Space on Your Phone

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This is not my usual post but I need to put it here and, in case you didn’t know, who knows it can be useful for you too. Disclaimer: You can actually skip and go towards the end, the paragraph that starts with the bolded sentence ๐Ÿ˜‰ Well, I’m an android user (can’t afford an […]

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Studying Abroad: Should you?

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When I was asked to speak in the โ€œScholarship Hunting: Exploring the world through scholarshipโ€ seminar, the committee requested me to encourage the participants so that they could feel motivated in applying for a scholarship to pursue their study abroad at the end of the event. I felt โ€“ and still feel โ€“ “dilemmatic”ย ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜… Here […]

Self-motivation

Hatred is burdensome

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Hatred is burdensome. It’s hard to be happy when you hate (so many things and) so many people. When you hate someone, you just can’t see him having fun or happy. You are angry all the time. You feel like you have to ruin the fun. You feel like you have to look like you’re […]

Self-Reflection

Apologizing: Self-Liberating

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At the end of this May, I am going to present in a conference in Manila, Philippines. It is sponsored by my scholarship, but within a certain budget. Thus, I buy a cheaper ticket to fly there just so it is covered by the budget and so that I don’t have to spend extra money […]