What’s your new normal superpower?

Uncertain times are the perfect times to grow new normal superpowers. To be okay home alone. To transcend fear and hope. And be completely fine where we are. To move from enduring to thriving. And make the pandemic work for us, not to us.

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Katrina: Not Afraid of Living

Katrina: Not Afraid of Living

I took my toddler son to the playground  as soon as it reopened. One day, we met an elderly woman there who asked if she could play with him. At that time, the borders were still closed and she told me how much she longed to be reunited with her...

What’s your new normal superpower?

What’s your new normal superpower?

Uncertain times are the perfect times to grow new normal superpowers. To be okay home alone. To transcend fear and hope.  And be completely fine where we are. To move from enduring to thriving. And make the pandemic work for us, not to us. Philippine embassy in...

Willa: Changing Views

Willa: Changing Views

Ten days before the lockdownin the city I seek refugeThe road forlorn, almost emptyAnticipating Two weeks after the lockdownin the city I liveThe road sad, not as emptyCoping Twelve weeks into the lockdownin the city I workThe road glad, getting its slow fillHoping...

Essa: No More Shortcuts

Essa: No More Shortcuts

  Want to know my secret to success?  I was 17 years old when I started carrying 7 boxes of brownies and walking up 7 flights of stairs of the engineering building of my school. When I reached the top, I put the boxes down and shouted, “Palit na mo ug brownies. Tag 10...

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