MAY 2020 ARTICLES

Who would have thought I’ d be stuck not reading a number of articles for this month? With the time I had for myself, I attended online seminars, some with certificates and some without: Pro tip: When companies are offering their services for free, take advantage of those offers while they last. Just don’t be…

APRIL 2020 ARTICLES

You’d think that telecommuting would give you more time for yourself. Amidst the planning, designing, monitoring and launching of three platforms for the company I work for, I got to finish the following things in April: One course from EdX entitled “Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism” Another from Coursera, “Agile Software Development” Stephen Hawking’s book,…

March 2020 Articles

Admittedly, not everyone is enjoying his or her time during the pandemic. But as Gandalf once said: So I spent more time binge-watching Netflix TV Series reading new articles and taking new online courses while keeping myself healthy. Here are the articles I enjoyed reading this month: Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar (BrainPicking) Amidst…

February 2020 Articles

February was a month for science videos, work, books, work, shoujo mangas, work, games, and work that I thank heavens for “Schedule posts” feature. How are you? COVID-19, Parasite, and Kobe Bryant sent us on a roller coaster ride of emotions. One day, you are peacefully enjoying your time, watching anything that strikes your fancy…

January 2020 Articles

In January, I learned a number of things that made me better appreciate the nature of my work, read some books as part of my 2020 Reading Project, and reminded myself that I have limited time on earth so I might as well enjoy it as best as I can. Without further ado, here’s the…

2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

November-December 2019 Articles

November started very slowly for me then, like a whirlwind, December came and a ten-day vacation with it so here’s a long list of amazing reads. It’s long. You have been sufficiently warned. Cheers! A celebration of literature’s booziest books (BBC) This old article, 5 years old in fact, is particularly dedicated to writers and…

October 2019 Articles

I thought September was busy. I was wrong. October brought a different perspective to how busy a month could go. But you’re not here to read the old complaints about work so here I dish a number of eye-opening articles I read this month. What Depression is Really Like (Brainpickings) I am neither articulate nor…

September 2019 Articles

Let’s admit it. There are those months you think you’ll be busy only to find out that it can get busier. That’s not comforting for fresh graduates who are looking for jobs out there, I know. Eventually, they’ll face the harsh reality that ideal workplaces will remain a figment of their imagination–unless they do something…

Customer Service 101

Not everyone can work in the service industry. Not everyone who works in the service industry actually fits the requirement. At least, that’s what I thought. Needless to say, Customer Service is not my first choice when choosing a career because it truly is difficult. How service personnel keep that charming and understanding smiles while…