The Sunday Currently vol. 1

Reading countless emails, to-do lists, minutes of meetings and workshops I have yet to process and encode. Writing a satirical Instagram tutorial, among many other blog drafts. Listening to This Is What You Came For. While grieving over revelations about Tay. Watching YouTube tutorials to improve my blogging and social media management. Thinking calm down, […] Read more…

BPI Sinag Returns, Launches Exciting New Categories For 2016

Empowering Entrepreneurs with a Social Mission The BPI Foundation launched its iconic program, BPI Sinag Business Challenge for 2016. Bigger and bolder, the BPI Sinag 2016 is launching two new categories this year: BPI Sinag U for University students, and BPI Sinag Accelerate. The BPI Sinag Business Challenge supports social enterprises, or businesses with the […] Read more…

Habi Footwear: Casual Shoes Incorporating Woven Mats from Payatas

There’s something about flat and strappy sandals that reminds me of outdoor walks on sunny days. They remind me of picnics, light laughter, and twirling around in a skater dress. (Maybe I’ve been consuming way too many fashion blogs, or maybe there are just some items of clothing that I automatically associate to certain moods and […] Read more…

The Passion Project’s Library: Favorite Books, Blogs, Websites, Podcasts, Personalities

The different media texts we consume affect our daily lives in ways that we are not always conscious of. I appreciate how Maria Popova of brainpickings.org puts it: …creativity is a combinatorial force: it’s our ability to tap into our mental pool of resources — knowledge, insight, information, inspiration, and all the fragments populating our minds […] Read more…

In Defense of Instagrammers and Basic Bitches: Authenticity, Conformity, and Performativity in the Age of Social Media

On Authenticity: Isn’t It Ironic? A few months ago, Instagrammer Essena O’Neill made international news when she took a stand against social media. She edited the captions of her glamorous Instagram posts to reveal the “truth” behind the double life she led. She even called social media a “lie,” and encouraged others to quit social media, too. In one of her photos, she […] Read more…

Play It Forward

A few things in life scare me more than being in a production. I’ve avoided productions like a plague, which is ironic because I’m a Broadcast Communication student. For so long, it’s been my biggest fear and frustration. It was so frustrating to have shots and visions stuck in my head that I can’t make come to […] Read more…

Gouache Waxed Canvas Bag

Gouache Waxed Canvas Bags

They launched a crowdfunding campaign towards the end of 2013. Roughly two years later, this young start-up now sells a variety of Philippine-made products worldwide. They take their loyal customers and craftsmen along with them as they continue their ascent to start-up success. Meet the people and products behind Gouache Waxed Canvas Bags. Their words and their works are a testament […] Read more…

James Clear on Procrastination: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do (And What to Do About It)

The Text: James Clear’s The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do (And What to Do About It) Read the full text here. The Text in Three Sentences (Or Less) We procrastinate because there is a disjunct between our present and future selves. The present self finds it difficult to […] Read more…

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