• Mental Health,  Uncategorized,  Well-being

    Finding the Balance in Your Career and Health in the Digital Age

    This article was first seen on Thrive Global. Today’s digital age has brought a lot of good stuff for everyone. The world wide web has made this once seemingly wide world, smaller. In fact, you can reach people and send your message across with just a few touches of your fingertips. That’s how the Internet has connected us to one another. Moreover, digital technology created opportunities for us to work remotely. Flexibility is one of the main benefits of the Internet, and just when we thought it would make work easier, sometimes it aids us being chained to our “office”. Most companies have unconsciously expanded our working days to working…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Story,  Uncategorized

    A Note for World Suicide Prevention Day

    This post originally was written in Facebook Page notes. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. In 2009, I woke up in a hospital bed, surviving my nth suicide attempt. I can’t remember how many times I have tried to end it all. I have tried it all, cutting, popping pills, drinking poison, but nothing was successful in allowing me to die. I remember feeling this way since high school. Anxious, melancholic, stressed, but it was only in 2009 that I finally had a name for this. I was diagnosed with Clinical Depression, under assessment for Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic tendencies.   Many of us feel depressed, but not to the…

  • Mental Health,  Personal Story,  Uncategorized,  Well-being

    Life in My Presumptive Bipolar World

    It’s been quite some time since I last posted and I am surprised it took this long! I suddenly thought about what could have stopped me from writing a single post, since most of what I wrote are just some of my experiences in life. Or , when I feel especially creative. Normally, it would have been too easy for me to create one. But lately, trying to start the first few sentences became a challenge for me. I seemed to have forgotten my subjects and predicates.  I realized I had nothing special to write. My life is boring! And I was suffering from a severe case of writer’s block.…

  • Mental Health,  Uncategorized,  Well-being

    Unfinished Sentences & Semicolons

    I promised to write only of happy things, but I can’t pass up this chance to write something I love talking about, my causes and advocacies. Recently, I stumbled upon an article in Cosmopolitan Philippines , Here’s Why Semicolon Tattoos Are a Thing, and it was about the reason why people were posting photos of semicolon tattoos on social media sites. For some reason, I was absent from Instagram for quite a number of days, almost a week and wasn’t aware of this. But reading through the article, I learned that it was posted by people who wanted to make a stand against discrimination , spread awareness on Mental Health…