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Hobbies — Slowly going back to it

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In my younger days, I was an adorable little kid with a multitude of talents and hobbies, or so I’d like to think! After school, I would dedicate my time to playing the piano and guitar, immersing myself in the melodies until my fingers could no longer bear it. On those days when music didn’t capture my interest, my dad would take me to the local pool, where I would swim laps until exhaustion set in.

And on the occasions when I sought solace within the confines of my home, I would diligently practice and refine my drawing skills. Those were days filled with endless exploration and growth.

I remember uttering those words with excitement when I was still in school, eagerly looking forward to the endless possibilities of summer. However, as I’ve grown older, my interests and hobbies have undergone a significant transformation.

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Election Madness — Life Update 4

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May has arrived, and I find myself realizing that I missed Star Wars Day and Cinco de Mayo due to the peculiar season we’re currently in: the Philippine Elections. Election day is just a few days away, following right after Mother’s Day.

To be honest, as an introvert with a tendency towards passive-aggressive behavior, this is one of the most stressful experiences I’ve encountered in my lifetime. It rivals the anxiety I would feel if I were pursuing a life-altering career or undergoing significant life events, such as pregnancy or relocating to another country permanently.

As 2022 began, the tension was already palpable, but it escalated even further as the candidates had only a month left to campaign, particularly on social media platforms. Despite my best efforts to avoid propaganda websites, Facebook, and Twitter, I still find myself being lured back into the chaotic political landscape.

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