Micromanaging Managers

Truly, there are some managers who do not realize that they are micromanager. Micromanagement can be one of the reasons why employees quit. In business, micromanagement is a management style of a manager who closely controls the work of his/her subordinates. Hearing the word simply prompts you to cringe since it usually has  a negative…

What I Realized After My Interview

Most, if not some, of us may have experienced anxiety or felt nervous with the thought of having an interview for a job or position. As a student assistant, most of the interviews I have had were very informal. When I got my first real job as a tutor for a community college, it was…

Appreciation

After getting inducted to GBP (Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society), I felt so motivated to do really well in school and to achieve my goals. After several failed attempts, misunderstandings with my dad, and diminishing self-esteem, I never imagined that I will be able to study in the US and pursue my dream. I have…

My Thoughts After Getting Inducted to Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Last month, I received an e-mail informing me that I am invited to become a potential member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.  I was thrilled because I never expected to become a member of an honor society or any other organization this semester. Being chosen to be a part of such prestigious organization is…

6 Things I Realized While Working as a Student Assistant

When it comes to work, I am very passionate, committed, and hard working. My father instilled in me the importance of putting effort in doing work and loving that work. I started working as a Student Assistant for the Hospitality Services in my university. I am currently a cashier, but I also make some shakes,…

Long Distance Relationship

LDR or long distance relationship is inevitable for some of us especially if we are transitioning to college from high school. Some of these relationships work and some do not. However, I truly believe that successful long distance relationship is possible. Few years ago, I was in a long distance relationship with someone. We were…

The Second Child

I have not seen my sisters for almost 4 years and my brother for almost a year that I have been missing them so much. My siblings and I are very close. We share each others’ frustrations, secrets (sometimes), dreams, happy moments, and even sad moments. All of us have different personalities yet we get…

Back To School!

Hello! I have not blogged lately since I was too occupied with preparing for school. It’s a new semester and I am so excited to learn new things, meet new people, have new friends, and tackle all those assignments, papers, exams, and quizzes! Today, I am sharing with you on how I prepared myself before…

Be Kind To Others

Being in Lubbock, TX, I find most people I encounter being so kind, courteous, and friendly. Yesterday at work, a female student came to my coworker’s counter so she can pay for her food. However, my coworker went to use the restroom and left a sign on her line that says “This register is CLOSED.”…

Ways To Forgive Yourself

I have been contemplating of the ways I can improve myself that I came to realize the regrets and hurts I have within me. There are moments that I would feel so bitter about certain things or I would simply start to cry as if for no reason. There are days were I feel so…

When Life Gives You Lemons, Add Vodka!

I believe that all of us face many difficulties in life. Indeed, some may say that those who are well-off tend to have less problems than those who are not. However, I think that even those who are wealthy face hardships in their lives. I have been a very optimistic person since I was a…

Note To Self: Understanding

Quote: Goodreads.com At times, we tend to judge others for their actions that we begin to dislike them or even hate them. I feel that it is better to understand other people as to why they act or speak the way they do and as to why they treat others poorly. Certainly, I have failed…