Are you dating online? Never fall in love with an illusion

Mindanao Advice
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Online dating has fast become worldwide industry and lots of people have met successfully on the net. The back side of the medal is the huge number of scammers who rake in large amounts every day from love-hungry victims. Here in the Philippines, scamming is feeding lots of cynical and dishonest men and women all over the country. There is probably not a single Western Union office here that has not been visited by a scammer in order to receive money for a sick family member, a birth certificate, an air ticket etc. But it’s not only foreigners seeking love online who are scammed, also ladies seeking love abroad are in the danger zone. So sisters, be very careful and neither send money or ask for it. Continue reading “Are you dating online? Never fall in love with an illusion”

I am 31; what matters to me now?

Mindanao AdviceI was an extremely competitive kid when I was young. I always wanted to be the absolute best in class and I got the biggest breakdown of my life when I transferred to a new school and for the first time did not get the honor roll because I was a transferee. The approval of my teachers was a major goal for me. For me education meant recognition through perfection and obedience. Continue reading “I am 31; what matters to me now?”

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