COVID-19 And Your Mental Health

In January of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease, commonly known as COVID-19, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Countries of different statuses had done what they thought was best, albeit some better than others, to prevent the spread of the virus. We have

An Adopted Child In The Family

We should be thankful if we are born in a typical family set up because not everyone may have the same experience. Other children may grow up without knowing who their birth parents are. Luckily for those who do not have parents, but there are still concerned guardians, relatives, or grandparents who are willing to

The Stubborn Nature Of Humans During The COVID-19 Pandemic

We are in a state of a pandemic crisis. That is the reason why we are now practicing social distancing protocol. Some parts of the countries in the world are on lockdown, and more people are experiencing travel restrictions as well. With those particular things, we know that there is something wrong in the world.

Thoughts Of An Adoptive Mother: I Am Her Mama

The 2019 Adoption Event has opened my eyes more to what I needed to do. I had to make a difference in another child’s life, a child that is not my own and did not come from me but will be loved by me without conditions. Yes, I have decided to adopt a child, a

Loving And Adopting A Native Boy Just Before COVID-19 Spread

Before this COVID-19 thing started, I welcomed to my home a child from the Philippines with Manobo blood. Manobo, in that country, is a cultural minority living in the coastal areas of Mindanao, the Philippines. It is said that they have a Malay descent, but for me, I do not look at a person’s skin

I Love Being A Pathologist

I was so ecstatic that I was able to attend the 2019 Pathology Conference. As an enthusiast on anything about science, the pathology field was like rainbows and unicorns for me. For real – if I read, see, and hear anything about pathology, my eyes have hearts in them. Kidding aside, I enjoy it, hence,

How Climate Change Affects Indigenous People

The fight against climate change is extremely complex, as the problem itself is influenced by myriad technical, economic, and political factors. Scientists predict that we only have 12 years left to prevent the most dangerous consequences of global warming from manifesting, which would otherwise claim millions of lives. A massive global effort, one that is

Here’s Why Education Has Never Been Easy For Indigenous Students

The clamor for equality has never been this loud in recent years. Modern society has come to recognize the evils brought about by the unequal treatment of people based solely on their race, gender, social status, and the like – especially in the field of education. There have been various incidences of a social uproar

Debunking The Common Myths On Indigenous People

Myths surrounding indigenous people around the world have been damaging their names as a whole. These myths cover many areas such as their rights, personalities, demographics and more. To tackle these common misconceptions brought about to indigenous people, listed below are a few of the most popular myths on them. Provided in this are the