Short Bali Trip – A Weekend Escape

This is a long overdue post as we went to Bali six months from now but at last, I got time to write again and share my 2-day Bali adventure with you. In my line of work, you rarely (or never) get an opportunity to file for a vacation leave and go anywhere you want. […]

Singapore in a Day

What would your reaction be if suddenly your HR messaged you at 10 PM telling you have a flight to Singapore at 6 AM the next day? Would you be jumping for joy or be worried sick? This scenario happened to me a few months ago. When I received the text message, my heart skipped […]

A Tough First Day: Reflections of a Biology Teacher (Part 2)

My first day teaching Biology in Indonesia was quite a learning experience – a tough one at that. I was already almost 3 months late or should I say absent from work. I was still in the Philippines working and waiting for my working visa (I was so grateful that the school patiently waited for me till my visa […]

How I Slow Down When the Demands of Work Are Overwhelming

We live in a fast-paced world and we sometimes do not realize the stress and burdens the business of modern day life demands. We forget to find ways to slow down and relax, to chill and take a break. Most (if not all) of the time, they took a toll on your health. How do you […]

Reflections of a Biology Teacher: How I Ended Up Teaching (Part 1)

How did I decide to become a teacher? Honestly, I didn’t want to become a teacher back then. I could still remember my mother asked me if I wanted to become one and I said NO. We are a family of teachers – my aunts, uncles, cousins.  And the only reason I could think of […]