It is 30 minutes past the supposed starting time of the opening ceremony and although the venue has changed (we are holding it at the lobby now), punctuality is still a challenge. Filipino time, I guess. We have a new dean. A new administration. New hopes. New goals. New tutors/preceptors. New department and department heads.…… Continue reading Year 3 Day 1
One of the things I’m learning in med school is being happy for other people’s success and being genuinely empathic with their failures. It’s easy to empathise when you stand on equal footing, but when one slips and the other advances, it’s hard to deny envy when it comes creeping in. In those moments, I…… Continue reading
we gravitate towards people that speak the same language as ours. Because it feels familiar. Because it reminiscent of home.
“Work is not significant only when it utilizes my full capacity or full capabilities. Work is not significant only when it offers unusual challenge or special opportunity. Work is not significant only when it is measurable in dollars and cents or praise and compliments. Work has intrinsic significance because it gives me the opportunity to…… Continue reading On Work
Chapter 1 The meaning of earthly existence lies not, as we have grown used to thinking, in prospering… but in the development of the soul. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn We cannot find happiness or joy apart from a life of obedience to the teachings of Jesus. God is not being stingy and withholding joy apart from…… Continue reading The Good and Beautiful Life
I was on Google earlier today searching for the lyrics of The Fray’s How to Save a Life and before I even finished typing the keywords, among the first search suggestions to appear was: how to make a baby. I’ve seen this suggestion a couple of times every time I search “how tos” on Google…… Continue reading Google search suggestions and other things
Disclaimer: major spoilers ahead I left the cinema feeling somewhat unsettled and a little confused. Sid & Aya’s ending turned out to be as enigmatic as the trailer that introduced it to the public. Blues and Reds Sid and Aya is about a corporate insomniac (Sid) and a hardworking middle-class woman (Aya) whom he pays…… Continue reading Sid & Aya (Not a movie review)