Conversation no. 8: Life-coaching my self

I’m feeling depressed, tired, weary, sad, stressed. The worst time of the year for me. So I tried to ask someone to give me a pep talk, but somehow I found myself doing the life-coaching for myself… ME: Bakit ganito ang feeling ko ngayon? Ayoko na talaga. Sige nga, i-life coach mo nga ako… HER: Ewan ko, baka kailangan mo lumabas-labas. Do something na ma-e-enjoy … Continue reading Conversation no. 8: Life-coaching my self

Conversation no. 7: Expect the unexpected

It has been my personal mantra for quite a while now: expect the unexpected. There was a time I didn’t know what it meant, but I kept the mantra going just the same. Until a friend noticed this in my email  signature, so we started this conversation going… Her: funny carms, i just saw your email and diba you wrote there expect the unexpected…jojo and … Continue reading Conversation no. 7: Expect the unexpected

Conversation no. 6: stubborn optimist

I picked up this phrase, “stubborn optimist”, from my meeting with McCann. I liked it. I found the right phrase that would best describe how I am even when life has beaten me to a pulp. Until someone tried to rain on my parade…in vain. Hahaha to you, my friend! ME (posted as my YM status): Wanted: extra positive people! HER: ewan.. parang sakin walang … Continue reading Conversation no. 6: stubborn optimist

Conversation no. 5: love games

Love’s a tricky game. And just like any ordinary game, you have to remember to keep having fun while playing so that when you lose, it won’t hurt as much. In this game I’m presently playing, I’m the judge. HER: Ang sungit ng kumag. Nag-sorry nga, pero ako naman ang nauna pumansin. Mukhang inis lang sakin. ME: Actually, tumatalab sa iyo yung pa-effect nya… HER: … Continue reading Conversation no. 5: love games

Conversation no. 4: a broken heart weeps

What do you say to a loved one whose heart is being torn to tiny pieces? I can only pray that I say the right things…Her: Ayoko na talaga. Tapos na.Me: Don’t make decisions when you’re angry. Lahat ng mga sinabi nyo sa isa’t-isa, borne out of anger so amplified yan 100 times over. Mag-usap kayo ulit pag di na kayo galit para maayos nyo … Continue reading Conversation no. 4: a broken heart weeps