2018: A Year of Self-Discovery

Today is January 1, 2019. As the day marks page 1 of 365, I purposely take this opportunity to look back at the past as I want to make this day to do self-check and realize who are the people and which situations that I need to leave alongside the year that has already passed. Hence, I put into summary all the things- good or bad, that happened in 2018.

Miss Universe 2018 in the World Full of Hatred

This whole week, my Facebook timeline has been flooded by viral news-both trending in the Philippines and worldwide. The first one was all about the Miss Universe 2018 and the other one was about school bullying. In this first part of my post, I wrote my opinion about the recently concluded prestigious beauty pageant. My thoughts about school bullying would be featured on my next blog.

Relationship 101- Honesty

In the children’s story “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” the characters, including the Emperor, have been fooled by their own liking when they failed to acknowledge that the Emperor is naked and not wearing his new wardrobe, which according to the tailors (who are actually thieves) can be only seen by the wise ones, and so as not to look stupid, they have been pretending that they are seeing the new clothes until one innocent child shouts that the Emperor is not wearing anything. It is only then when they realize that they have been cheated and have acted so stupid for not admitting that the Emperor is undressed.