I keep writing something for March/April post, but they always end up in my drafts for so long or I end up deleting them.
Hope everyone’s well despite the pandemic still going on and everything that is going on right now. Please, watch your health and your mental health.
Continue reading ➞ Life Lately: March and April in Photos
I have struggled for years with anxiety and depression, and one of the things I’ve learned along the journey is just how important self-care truly is. When you hear “self-care” you may have a negative view or you may not. This has become a hot topic phrase and over time has led to some negative stigmas about what it actually means.
Self-care is defined as “the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health; the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress”. It does not just mean pedicures and spa days, although these are great forms of self-care for some people. When you have any sort of mental illness, day to day self-care is important in both maintaining and improving your overall well-being. For me, this means less anxiety (or responding to it more proactively) and decreased risk of a depressive episode.
Continue reading ➞ Self-Care Tips for your Mental Heath
One of the things my dad loves is range shooting. Back in the Philippines he used to be a member of a tactical shooter’s club in Tarlac City, Philippines. I honestly can’t remember what year he joined in, but I do remember seeing pictures of them at the club and also my older sister trying to shoot.
Continue reading ➞ Outdoor Shooting Range | Fort Dix, NJ
Originally drafted and written: 10/08/2020
When this pandemic started, most outdoor activities were limited. Some states started doing drive in movies, church and so on. And since the pandemic, I caved in and spent time at home. I still go to work but other than that, I go straight back home. I honestly don’t know what the mall looks like now and I don’t even know when’s the last time we were at the mall.
Continue reading ➞ Amazing Drive Thru Pumpkin Carve | Hopewell NJ
This won’t be a series, but I just wanted to write something for me to remember. This is a milestone on our life and our 2020.
Right after we closed our deal, we weren’t able to enjoy our home for the next three days: the seller wasn’t really moved out and were still waiting for the home they were also purchasing. So couple days is still okay for us.
Continue reading ➞ AtHome: Packing + Minor Renovations