By Patricia Celina Ngo
It didn’t matter what time of the year it was. I would play “Christmas in Our Hearts” in the car radio.
By Christiana R. Tan
Beauty standards have been laid down since media and technology’s domination of humankind. Every era has its own. While in the past, voluptuous women were considered the standard image of beauty, present-day society has its own concept of ideal physical features: Skinny models have set the bar.
By Ruth E. Ortega
Most people admit to being tempted to wear a cape. When someone is in distress—and there’s always someone in distress—a hero, an expert, is summoned for the rescue. And to this, I often find myself yielding.
By Clarisse E. Cledera
If I could only love, I’d give you the moon and the stars!
By Maxine Maia R. Ang
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.