Nine times coffee saved my mom-life and advertising-life

I didn’t begin drinking coffee until I discovered Starbucks’ mocha frappe back in college. For budget days or exam weeks, I settled for 3-in-1. Kicks the same way anyway. Now that I’m a working mom, coffee has been a staple part of my breakfast menu — sometimes in midday snacks. And I am pretty sure…

How to be the annoying guest at a wedding

In the something years of my life, I can say that I have had one too many weddings attended, including my own. And always, I have grown to love them all. I adore wedding feels all the time; from the dressing up to the champagne (or cake). Last night, the last unmarried member of the…

Yoko na bes: What to do when you find yourself in stressful situations

In a world of bills, responsibilities and “adulting”, stress unfortunately finds its way to us whether we like it or not! For the unlucky ones, stress begins on a Sunday night, at the mere thought of Monday fast approaching. What is it with Monday anyway? Perhaps it means the end of a weekend filled with…

What it’s like having a strong personality

I’ll try to write this without sounding controversial. But before I go any further, know that a lot of people regard a “strong personality” as many things. Some outrightly say individuals with a strong personality are “assholes” or “rude.” Some others say they’re “always angry.” But to a good number of people, it just means that…