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Pinay.com | April 17, 2014

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Ex-Drug Addict Michelle Perez Turns New Leaf

March 21, 2014 |

She was a Pinay child actress and drug addict in her younger years but now Manila-based Michelle Perez, 43, is a woman of strength, courage and persistence.

“I turned my life around when one day I … Read More

Rising Above Labels: How Pinays Deal with Stereotypes

March 15, 2014 |

How would you go about describing a Filipina? Anybody who has ever gotten the privilege of meeting one would be hard-pressed to come up with a single adjective to describe this incredibly fascinating woman.

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Is Your Boyfriend a Liar? Beware!

March 10, 2014 |

By Bopeep C. Espiritu, Pinay.com Author

“I’m on my way. I’m sorry… the traffic is unbelievable,” said the man to her girlfriend in a text message. She has been sitting at the restaurant for … Read More

A Filipina Actress Proud of Her Heritage: Marife Necesito

February 23, 2014 |

It’s past one in the afternoon and I was tempted to order an appetizer. Any appetizer from the Restaurant of Choice would have done. From the corner of my eye, I saw her, just as I was … Read More

Otso: Truth is in the Eyes of the Beholder

February 18, 2014 |

By Resha Destiny, Pinay.com Author

Otso, which means Eight,  is the comeback film of Elwood Perez,  a prominent director in the late eighties and early nineties. A world apart from the movies exhibited alongside … Read More

Her Inner Light Shines; Her Medicine Cures

February 18, 2014 |

By Loyva Conje-Fernandez, Pinay.com Author

“I’m no longer on the material plane.”

These were the first few words that struck me most about the woman I was sitting across from. It wasn’t … Read More

Nora Aunor, Noranians: Pinay Icon and Philippine Showbiz as a Cultural Text

February 5, 2014 |

Book Review:  Si Nora Aunor Sa Mga Noranian: Mga Paggunita at Pagtatapat by Nestor De Guzman

Nora Aunor is considered the Superstar of Philippine showbiz. In fact, this statement can be backed up by legions of fans … Read More

Kalasimbago Para Sii Ku Kalilintad: How to Make Peace in Mindanao

January 29, 2014 |

By Yasmira Moner, Pinay.com Author

Let me tell you the story of a journey towards peace with fellow explorers from the other side of the world. These beautiful creatures are with me, to tell the world … Read More

Connect To Something Bigger

January 26, 2014 |

 

A post from the series Pinay, Shine! 15 Ways to Connect to Liwanag and Shine. Available exclusively to Pinay.com.

 

Another way to connect to Liwanag is to be connected to something that is bigger than you—a bigger picture, a bigger dream, a higher … Read More

Learn. Change. Grow.

January 25, 2014 |

 

A post from the series Pinay, Shine! 15 Ways to Connect to Liwanag and Shine. Available exclusively to Pinay.com.

 

The whole point of life is not just Love, it is also that you learn, change, & grow… to expand into a stunning, … Read More

Divisiveness—Unsubscribe

January 24, 2014 |

A post from the series Pinay, Shine! 15 Ways to Connect to Liwanag and Shine. Available exclusively to Pinay.com.

Unsubscribe from divisiveness. – Pinay.com…what we need is not division, but it’s love and wisdom and compassion toward one another. — Robert Kennedy

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Brave darkness and flip negativity on its head.

January 23, 2014 |

A post from the series Pinay, Shine! 15 Ways to Connect to Liwanag and Shine. Available exclusively to Pinay.com.

   

“Survive the darkness. Rephrase the light.” —Andrea Balt.

Facing one’s fears is probably one of the hardest things to do in life. People … Read More

Breath of the Babaylan

January 22, 2014 |

In 2000, I didn’t know I was trying to pass as a white man. I didn’t realize that my internalized racism and sexism was the result of intergenerational trauma. Generations of colonization coupled with the effects of several … Read More

Be happy for others.

January 22, 2014 |

 

A post from the series Pinay, Shine! 15 Ways to Connect to Liwanag and Shine. Available exclusively to Pinay.com.

 

“I genuinely hate being jealous…I would much rather focus my energy into being happy for someone.” — unknown

 

If you can … Read More