Understanding the Love that Connects With Who We Really Are

There is no way human beings can live without love. This is because, no matter how much we try to understand about the matter, we remain incomprehensible beings within ourselves, so that our lives will be meaningless if we do not experience love within ourselves and participate intimately in it. This type of love is … Continue reading Understanding the Love that Connects With Who We Really Are

This Matter of Literally Dealing With Anxiety, Depression, and Dark Times

It is always a challenge for a depressed person to stay positive. One of the most ironic things often encountered by those suffering from anxiety and depression is that the causes of their depression can come directly from people close to or directly involved to them: family members, close friends, children, parents, relatives and spouses. … Continue reading This Matter of Literally Dealing With Anxiety, Depression, and Dark Times

How to Keep A Relationship Strong

Every relationship we can have with an individual or other people is unique. We can think of things we would like to expect a lot of, especially in the way other people should interact with us. But once these expectations fall short, we often attract negative emotions as a result, creating a tension that should … Continue reading How to Keep A Relationship Strong

Dear You by Guest Author Sharmaine Galve

Our guest author for today is Sharmaine Galve. It's always a pleasure to share this platform with other writers and poets. Sharmaine writes fiction and prose poetry. Some of her works appeared in the Philippines Free Press magazine, Philippines Graphic, and other publications. We're really excited when she accepted our invitation for her to share … Continue reading Dear You by Guest Author Sharmaine Galve

When Times Are Tough and Dark, True Leaders Shine

It’s not that we lack leaders, but that we need more of the true ones. It’s not enough for leaders to be, as many of us think they are, charismatic, well-connected, influential, or wealthy. But they must be those who inspire out of love, not coercion. They must be those who view their work as … Continue reading When Times Are Tough and Dark, True Leaders Shine

Embracing Solitude In the Midst of A Pandemic

Solitude is about being alone, but no lonely. Call it isolation, self-quarantine, or social distancing—these words may not matter much to us on normal days. But in the midst of a pandemic, like the coronavirus outbreak we are experiencing right now, these words carry a lot of weight to keep people from exposing themselves to … Continue reading Embracing Solitude In the Midst of A Pandemic

Coronavirus Reminds Us How Vulnerable and Interconnected We All Are

We're all in this together. The coronavirus pandemic or also known as COVID-19 has once again reminded us how vulnerable and interconnected we all are. And who would have thought that this virus that originated in Wuhan, China in December 2019 could spread so quickly to different parts of the world, prompting the World Health … Continue reading Coronavirus Reminds Us How Vulnerable and Interconnected We All Are

The Healing Power of Poetry

Can poetry heal? Can we roast these poetic words and turn them into hot tea so that we can feel better with every sip? Can our favorite poems contain medicinal properties to fight diseases? Can writing poems solve world problems or prevent wars and natural calamities? These are just some of the questions that few … Continue reading The Healing Power of Poetry

Poetry And the Role It Has To Play In Society At Large And In Our Lives

Writing poetry is considered one of the most transformative and powerful arts, and it also occupies the central place in all cultures of the world. Throughout history, we come to know that poetry has the power to inspire or carry out change, transformation, healing, and enlightenment like no other art form can. In this regard, … Continue reading Poetry And the Role It Has To Play In Society At Large And In Our Lives