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#NoFilter: Getting over social media envy

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One Monday my cousin was sipping coffee against the foliage of New York Central Park done up in autumn glory. A friend, on the other hand, got engaged to her high school sweetheart and took to Facebook in what appeared to be a personal bid to crash the social networking site with uploading pictures. I scroll, I click “like”, I dispense admiration and envy in equal parts. Someone getting promoted, someone having a baby, someone who just launched his own business… Social networking sites are full of someones whose lives inevitably appear to be multilayers of filters better than yours.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Traveler

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Why travel? Look at you. You’re young. You’re sheltered. You’ve lived a life of having people tell you what to do. Get up, wake up. Just grab your backpack and go. Where? Anywhere but here, anywhere but the here and now. Travel. Lose yourself to new places, new faces, and realize that life is an adventure waiting to happen.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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