According to the discussion about disaster risk reduction and management conducted by Dr. Mahar Lagmay, the Executive Director of Project NOAH, DOST, there is no such thing as a natural disaster. It was a good misconception cleared as he said that typhoons, earthquakes, or volcanic eruptions are what we refer to as natural hazards. And … Continue reading Philippines, y u no improve?
Community Service. Most of us have several perceptions when it comes to doing community service. To some, such words really do feel like something a person is obligated to do. It sounds like something we do to make up for something we've done wrong. As if it were a penalty, a punishment. But there exists … Continue reading The Man in the Mirror
SEX. Most people still find this a topic a little too awkward to publicly talk about. When such a topic comes to discussion, sex seems to suddenly turn in to a laughing matter. I, too, still feel a little uncomfortable when the talk is about sex. For someone like me, who came from a Catholic … Continue reading Awareness over Awkwardness
What makes you a man? What makes you a woman? A lot of things are expected of women and men so that they’ll be acknowledged as a woman or a man. That’s it. Expectations: the hardest part of living in a society that demands perfection. And a lot of people are pressured to meet those … Continue reading You are you.