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3 Reasons To Switch From Debts To Shares Now

By Violeta Depalog / May 28, 2017

This could be the beginning of a brighter 3rd quarter of the year. We are now ending the first half of 2017 and the remaining 2 quarters offer opportunity for you to start accumulating more shares of stocks of great companies. Despite the challenges on the peace and order – the threat of terrorism in […]


How Can Teachers Work Smartly

By Violeta Depalog / May 1, 2017

Happy Celebration Of Labor, Teacher!!! How are you on your job? How’s your job? Are your students giving you much headaches? Are the parents good to you? Do you get along with your colleagues as well? Are you tired of seminars here and there at your own expense? Going to work everyday following the daily […]


Namatay Ang Bata, Sino Ang May Sala

By Violeta Depalog / April 22, 2017

I just turned on my WeChat account on my way to my classroom when I saw a message on our WeChat group here in China called “Familia Igorota Montanosa”. The translation of the message goes this way (The message was originally in Kankana-ey dialect) May dalawang pamilya, si Family A at Family B. Si Family […]


4 Life Lessons Learned In China In 11 Years

By Violeta Depalog / April 2, 2017

Girl: Wr na u? Boy: And2 na me. Girl: Wr? la nman u. Seriously, Where are you now…where do you live or work now? Can you still remember your first days when you first arrived in that place? If you do, I’m sure that you are aware how much you have grown and matured and […]


How To Be Seductive

By Violeta Depalog / March 27, 2017

At some point in your life, you must have desired something but you were left heartbroken because you failed to attract that thing you’ve been dreaming to have. The reason is you are not seductive enough. You lack the charisma to let that thing be attracted to you. You don’t have the magnet to attract […]


Will You Survive In A Down Market

By Violeta Depalog / March 14, 2017

Catching a cold is just like having a red stock market portfolio. No matter how hard you try avoid it, it will find its way to weaken your immune system. No matter how hard you try to keep your portfolio green, the red sea finds its way to flood the seeds that are starting to […]


How to Undo Your Negative Feelings and Feel Good

By Violeta Depalog / February 26, 2017 There are times when you feel so dumb and ugly and stuck between your life goals and if you aren’t strong enough you crumble until you’ll eventually fail in achieving your dreams and the person you want to become. I don’t know about you, but I have put in a TON of work last […]


How To Go Beyond The Poverty Line

By Violeta Depalog / February 19, 2017

I was shocked when I read today that the poverty line right now is 35,000 Pesos. Therefore, if your monthly income is less than 35,000 Pesos technically, you are poor. Although in 2015 the Philippine Statistics Authority announced that the national poverty line stood at 10,969 Pesos per month. Meaning a family of five needed […]


6 Practical and Long-Term Ways of Spreading Love This Valentine’s Day

By Violeta Depalog / February 12, 2017

Thinking of a gift to buy for someone special on Valentine’s Day can sometimes become a torture. But…what is Valentine’s Day anyway? The Origin of Valentine’s Day has so many versions. Some says it originated from a Pagan Festival, Lupercalia where according to a legend, young women put their names in an urn which bachelors […]


I Used to Hate Mondays Until This Happened…

By Violeta Depalog / February 5, 2017

“It’s another manic Monday” and “Thanks God it’s Friday” are usually the employees’ famous lines which I used to utter. Few years ago, if I only have the power to prolong the weekend and make it 3 days instead of 2, or turn most of the working days into holidays, I wouldn’t think twice to […]

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