The Ten Commandments of Adulthood

1. Do not compare. We have all been guilty of this. It has become a natural thing for all of us to do with the ease brought on by social media for the latest happenings in another person’s life be readily accessible. We all have our own timelines. We all have our own stories. Our own ups … Continue reading The Ten Commandments of Adulthood

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How My Twenties Groomed Me To Be “A Strong, Independent Woman”

I love my twenties. I don't think I could put it any other way. I think they are the best years of my life, not just my adult life, to be honest. Oh, the vigor and the strength and the silliness and tears of growing up and taking on the line "I am a strong, independent woman" to … Continue reading How My Twenties Groomed Me To Be “A Strong, Independent Woman”

The Ten Things I Promise Myself This 2016

I don't think I ever was the type of person who made resolutions for each new year. I am the kind that writes goals, plans, reminders and grocery lists but NY resolutions weren't really my thing. For this year though, I have made a list of the things I promise myself I would and would … Continue reading The Ten Things I Promise Myself This 2016

10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Were there ever thoughts that frequent your mind and made you wish you could travel back in time? Were there ever things you wish you could tell your younger self? Were there ever lessons you wish you could imprint in her heart and soul? Dear so-much-younger Aly, 1. These hardships are meant to make you … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

The Upside Of Living And Working Abroad In Your Twenties

I’ve talked about the struggles of someone my age residing abroad to earn a living in my recent post. In the couple of days that passed after the publication and after reading the comments and emails I received, I felt that I also have to discuss (especially for the benefit of those who have plans … Continue reading The Upside Of Living And Working Abroad In Your Twenties

The Struggles of a Twenty-Something Living and Working Overseas

When I finally got the email confirmation of my working visa that subsequently affirmed my departure from the Philippines to pursue a job abroad, I was ecstatic. Also, I was nervous. I was sad. I was excited. I was everything but hesitant to leave. After all, this is the news I've been wanting to get … Continue reading The Struggles of a Twenty-Something Living and Working Overseas

What Brought Me Here

In retrospect, four years ago to be exact, I never could have imagined my life to be how it is now. Life is indeed mysterious. God is full of surprises, more so. No one told me that I won't be practicing the degree I've earned for four years. No one warned me about the very … Continue reading What Brought Me Here