COVID-19: Is Social Distancing a Joke to You?

Editor’s note: In this emotional op-ed, one mother delves into the toll COVID-19 has taken on her world, and why we need to take this seriously and come together as a community. To our readers: if you’re looking for a moment of relatability or a reality check, this is it. I remember it so clearly:…


10 Ways to Become a More Sustainable Citizen During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It has been reported that after going to lockdown, China has cleaner air after quite a long time. With fewer cars on the roads and reduced industrial manufacturing, carbon emissions have reduced all over the world significantly. Reduced air travel has also cleared the skies up. In Manila’s commercial centre, Makati, my friend Jane photographed…

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9 Ways to Show Up and Help Your Community

From time to time, we will have to face scary situations where a light at the end of the tunnel seems like a distant dream. That’s just a fact of life. But one thing that remains tried and true is that leaning on our community can offer a sense of security that acts as a…


15 Novels You Should Read Right Now

Feeling bored in quarantine? Already tackled the iconic Harry Potter or To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before trilogy? Well, don’t you worry, because I’ve got you covered with 15 of the most exciting and captivating novels of the year! Don’t forget to read all the way to the end to find out how you…


6 Self-Care Suggestions During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Okay, so I don’t know about you, but I feel like running around in circles screaming. The schools are closed, and all events are cancelled. Everything is upended and in chaos. As a mental health professional, I thought I’d share a few self-care tips to help you stay sane (and calm!) during the coronavirus pandemic….

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Graphic. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Rosario "Charo" Gutierrez)

Here’s How You Can Help Stop Coronavirus From Spreading

By now, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of coronavirus, which has become a global health pandemic per the World Health Organization (WHO) as of Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The virus has spread to virtually every region in the world, with cases in Europe, the United States, Asia, Africa, and Australia, in at least 114 countries….