Category: Personal Transformation

What’s More Cliche Than a Self-Hating Filipino?

  Self-hating Filipinos are cliche. They come a dime a dozen. There’s so many of them out there it’s almost comical. I use to be a self-hating Filipino. I didn’t…
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5 Books to Sharpen Your Analysis on Social Justice

When I worked at a community college in Seattle, I was afforded many opportunities to read. During the summer while the majority of students were away and the campus slowed…
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5 Tips To Elevate Your Grind To The Next Level

Having a strong work ethic is crucial for reaching any form of success. It’s part of the dues that you must pay beforehand. Your work ethic is the anchor that…
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Talent+Work Ethic= Success

I woke up this morning with the realization that I’m a few months shy of being a public speaker for an entire decade. That’s 10 years of getting in front…
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10 Books that Changed my Life

I still remember the moment I discovered the magic of reading. It was my junior year of high school. Up until that point, I wasn’t the biggest fan of reading…
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5 Tips In Becoming a Great Boss and Leader

For the last four years I was a boss. Not in the boastful sense but actually someone’s supervisor. I approved their time sheets. I signed off on important papers. I…
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Lightskinned Privilege at the Airport

Have you ever heard someone utter a phrase that just passed by without you giving it much of a second thought, only to later discover the magnitude of its meaning…
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Today was a Good Day

  There are some days when I’m in the groove. Day off. Sun is out. Making moves. I’m connecting with my homies in the city. I’m meeting new people. I’m…
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How Being Woke Was Problematic For Me

  I use to take pride in being “woke.” I considered it a badge of honor. I awakened from my slumber of the societal ills that plague all of us.…
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3 Tips To Help You Better For Your Speech

Here are three tips that have helped me with my public speaking. I am a strong supporter that our success in public speaking is contingent upon our inner state. If…
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