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Pinay, shine! 15 ways to connect to Liwanag and shine in life |

If you’re a Filipina who shines or is looking to shine then is the place for you!

Pinay, shine!

Filipina, you’ve got this!  Pinay shine is every Filipina’s 

Liwanag (inner light) that fills her up, radiates out and lights up her life and others’.

(By shine we are talking about a certain inner light, a sparkle, and whatever else you want to call it—glow, gleam, idlak-idlak, kintab.)

This is the year that brings you stories and features of successful Filipinas with Pinay shine. And its the year that we bring you the tips and resources for amping your own Liwanag.

Simply said, Pinay Shine is the Love of being Filipina and being a loving Filipina. It’s how she let’s Love and vibrant Life energy fill her life up and guide her to having good relationships and to fulfilling her dreams and goals.

Pinay Shine is a Filipina’s shine mentality and a positive fabulous force that has ripple effects throughout her life, bringing her success and happiness. Her success and happiness is intrinsically related to other’s lives, success and happiness also.

We’re talking about the Liwanag or inner glow that is in every Filipina. Every Filpina has the potential to love being a Filipina, love the relationships she has, the things she does, and the life she lives with grace, gratitude and strength.

Your desire and intention to shine in the world is woven into the journey of your life.

It’s a learning process but it is worth it. So here you go…

Pinay Shine | 15 Ways to Sparkle and shine |

Download and print this list as your “codigo,” bookmarker, note. Tape it to your mirror or notes for quick reminders on how to shine in the world.

15 ways to connect with Liwanag and shine in your life:

  1. Breathe fully.
  2. Come from Love.
  3. Embrace yourself.
  4. Being Filipina is a gift.
  5. Be grateful.
  6. Do what lights you up inside.
  7. Be happy for others.
  8. Brave the darkness & flip negativity on its head.
  9. Divisiveness—unsubscribe.
  10. Learn, change, grow.
  11. Connect to something bigger.
  12. Dream. Create. Take action.
  13. Be solutions-oriented.
  14. Trust the process of Life.
  15. Smile and laugh.

The above is your personal Pinay Shine summary and preview of 15 detailed posts that will come your way in the coming days.

Pinay, shine! | 15 Ways | Perla Daly | Pinay.comEach of these detailed posts feature one of the above listed ways to shine up your life and increase your sparkle.

Shine, Pinay! Sparkle and shine.

Register now > is exploring how Filipino women (and men) can live in the modern world today, yet still embrace the deep Filipino values we live with in our families, AND also embrace the ancient yet relevant worldview that our ancestors had.

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Published on: Jan 15, 2014



Omehra Sigahne is a life coach, multimedia artist, and leader who collaborates with artists, writers, healers, activists, professionals and organizers around the world in digital collage, poetry, photography, painting, online communities, publications, workshops, conferencesand organizations.

Omehra is also known as Inday Perla, Perla Daly, BagongPinay and NewFilipina.

She has been publishing websites to empower Filipinos for 20 years. More about her art, blogs, events, publishing and organizations at BagongPinay.

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