Courage to Change and Will to Self Insight: We owe it to ourselves

We should never be satisfied with a life that isn’t offering rooms for personal and professional development. I myself like to learn and discover new stuff so that I hopefully will keep on moving forward. But since I am full of passion for a lot of things, I find it hard to focus. As I trudge my way to the trials and travails of life, I found there is one major thing I need to focus more on: the courage to change ingrown patterns. Continue reading

Why Many Filipina Professionals Marry Foreigners?

Here in Davao, as most places in our country, it is very common to see young Filipinas together with much older foreigners. This started probably with sailors visiting our harbors and falling in love with a bar girl and decided to marry her, and live here. Later, the Internet opened up for “mail order brides”, a possibility to have a better life abroad, and at the same time secure the family back home. Continue reading

Mindanao is Waiting for your Business Initiative

Mindanao for Business

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Wherever you go in Mindanao, you can see foreigners on leisure or business trips to different parts of the island.  Some of them are temporarily or permanently residing here, the so called “expats”. They consider Mindanao as a very good place to live, and many are married here. You can live and support a family very comfortable here with a small pension from abroad. Continue reading