Monthly Archives: October 2005

How You Make Me Feel

This was a poem I wrote before. Very amateurish, but it was a moment in time when I was very confused about my feelings, and I was very frustrated on how vulnerable I was. I am not very used to … Continue reading

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Tom Peter’s Re-imagine

I just got back from a Tom Peter’s seminar at the TICC entitled, “Re-imagine.” Tickets were at NT$5,000 ticket (around Php 7,500), but we got in for free because our friend had a few extra tickets in her sleeve. If … Continue reading

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Part II: HR Case Study — Recruiting a New Teammate

Yesterday, I shared with you guys what had recently happened in our company and asked for your opinion on what would you have done if you were in our shoes or in SY’s shoes. Here’s the result of our discussion … Continue reading

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Part I: HR Case Study — Recruiting a New Teammate

*Written on September 12, 2005Something to think about… Our company has had an opening for a marketing/technical writer for the past couple of weeks. We’re looking for a replacement of two of my former team members found better opportunities elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Green to GO!

This weekend has been fantastic! Along with 22 other people, we went on a fun-filled weekend trip to Green Island! We slept on the tain and took a boat ride there (Boat ride was awful! I puked half of the … Continue reading

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Part II: What is real love?

Had a spectacular weekend, which I’ll just relate to you later since it’s already late. I may even post a few pictures once I get them. Anyway, I was talking to a good friend yesterday and we both agree with … Continue reading

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Not Perfect

Blogger Grace, writes this in her profound yet real entry in her blog: “When you’re single, it’s so much easier to pretend that you’re perfect. You’re on top of your stuff at your job, at school, and you seem to … Continue reading

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Pete & I

I feel way better today. Some days when you wake up, you feel attractive and so good about yourself and you don’t know why. This is one of these days… Everyone around me is getting sick though. Coughing, sneezing and … Continue reading

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Singleness vs. Couplehood

There’s nothing wrong with single blessedness: ”When I want to be alone, I can luxuriate in solitude. When I want to be among people, I call a friend. Because I’m single, I push myself not to live a stagnant lifestyle … Continue reading

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75 lessons that MUST be learned in relationships

*There’s still so many things I’ve gotta learn… 🙁 What do you guys think? Agree/disagree?* 1. If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing can make him stay. 2. Stop making excuses … Continue reading

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When I was 24…

Today, I’m officially 25!!! 😀 I kiddingly tell others that I’m well on my way to my quarter-life crisis… 😉 Good thing is, all my friends say that the ages of 25 to 30 is the peak of every person’s … Continue reading

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What is love NOT?

Love is not a feeling by M. Scott Peck Love is an action, an activity. This leads to the final major misconception of love which needs to be addressed — love is not a feeling. Many, many people possessing a … Continue reading

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A Whole New World

Last night, I had the great chance to view my friend David T. perform his first and last performance with his band, “Requim Birth” at the Living Room. He’s the drummer, and it’s their first and last because their guitarist … Continue reading

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Random sights on the street

If you really open your eyes, you’ll be amazed what you can really see. This morning, I was waiting at the bus stop when I noticed the girl who always waits at the bus stop with me. She seemed to … Continue reading

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Standards and Exes

After a breakup, it’s normal to feel sorry about yourself. The day of the break, I spent a healthy half an hour crying my eyes out and repeating to myself, “WHY CAN’T THEY LOVE ME?! AM I REALLY THAT UNLOVEABLE?! … Continue reading

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Do opposites work out?

Would you tell your friend the truth — even if there’s a risk of losing the friendship? I’ve been thinking long and hard about it, and my answer is yes. I’d rather lose a friend than not say anything than … Continue reading

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Test for Friendship

In an hour, I’ll be meeting my ex for brunch. I’d like to see if I can be comfortable enough to interact with him in a casual basis. If I can’t, I’d like to request for him to stay away … Continue reading

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Still Caged! :-(

Everytime I feel that I am free, living away from my parents in Taipei, something happens that reminds me that I am NOT free, and I’m still under the control of my dad. I wanted to go to Australia later … Continue reading

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"Napoelon Dynamite" — NOT funny!

Forgive me if I’m being too straightforward or frank, but 90 minutes of your life is too much to waste in watching this movie. As deadpan as comedies go, Napoleon Dynamite stars John Heder as the titled character — a … Continue reading

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Do nice guys finish last?

Do nice guys finish last? I’ve talked about nice girls before… and if they finish last. My answer? No, they don’t. In actuality, guys like nice women. But nice isn’t enough. To be attractive to men, nice women also have … Continue reading

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What do I want?

Nothing beats the blues by spending time with your best friends… They’re those who are always looking after for your best interest and tells you as it is, even if the truth hurts. And, when you start feeling bad or … Continue reading

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The Myth of Romantic Love

At first glance, the article below is a bit tiring to read. However, if you devote enough time and energy to really understand what Peck is saying, you’ll realize the profoundness of what he’s saying… A lot of people have … Continue reading

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Buddy and Yulia

Back at typhoon vacation day, I was talking to my friend Buddy who is set to marry his Russian fiancée Yulia very, very soon. Everybody thinks that Buddy is a bit crazy since he’s already 40-years old and is running … Continue reading

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