Thankful for the biggest and littlest things.

I may be the shallowest person out there but I just couldn’t help but feel extra thankful recently. ;_;

I have to admit though, I’ve had some not-so-good days for the past weeks and I’m really trying my best to be positive all the time. I got so stressed & overwhelmed because of work (=pressure).. and for some reason, I felt SOOOooo homesick. ;_; But after watching this TEDx video about emotional hygiene, I became more aware and in touch with my emotions and I began to dwell less in sad things.

I guess I just have to constantly remind myself everyday of my goals and how to enjoy the entire journey while I’m on my way there. : )

So for today, I will compose a blog entry that is all about appreciation and gratitude. : )

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On my way home, I passed by this “illumination” / illuminated area. After a 3-hour work at Cocoon, this sight was definitely refreshing 🙂

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Craved for Cloud 9 so much! When I visited the office, I found out that my cousin had a stash of Cloud 9 chocolates. I CRY

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Was feeling quite blue that day until I received a lovely package from Love Japan Magazine team.

Thank you so much Emily-san for this physical copy! I will post more about Love Japan Mag next time with some photo snippets of the issue.

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My brother kept this letter for sooo long (he forgot to give it to me). This was sent to me by one of  the best supporters of Kawaii Philippines, Ysa of YsabelAndrei.com.

The letter touched my heart so much. Kawaii PH work may seem all fun and sparkly but it’s also hard work in reality of course! 🙂 Getting appreciated for your efforts = makes all the sleepless nights worth it!

Thank you Ysa for this! I am inspired by your story as well. May we empower more girls in the community with our love for kawaii / Japanese culture!

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Thankful for this gem of a friend.. Abbey! It’s so rare to find a friend like this one! Sometimes we’d even finish each other’s sentences, haha!

I can’t wait for more #ABCxRainbowholic travels in the future! 4 seasons in Japan?? Yes please!

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Missing Philippines

Even if I am comfortably living a first world life here in Japan, I will always miss Philippines.

Oh how I wish that my home is just a jeepney / train ride away. If that is so, I would definitely go back and forth every so often. But alas, I am still dreaming of the day when I can just book anytime I want. Still daydreaming and working everyday on how to make these crazy thoughts inside my head possible.

I will make it possible. ぜったい. 

For now, I’ll just treasure and keep these beloved memories when I was in PH / whenever I’m in Manila.. inside my heart. And of course, I’ll just immortalize these fun moments through this blog. ^^

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Doki doki time. Excited to see my family after more than half a year!

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Had sisig for my first meal in Manila with my parents

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Watching shows with my niece, Riona

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Transformed my brother’s room to my mini working space.

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Chocnut time!

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Kamakura & Odaiba Weekend Preview

Hello everyone!

Happy Monday, haha~! *trying to be enthusiastic about Monday*

Just sharing some photos from a fun weekend with my family here in Japan.

It’s been a long time since we did this!!

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Momiji = too beautiful!

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Toned down kawaii style haha

TY forever to Justin for taking my pictures even when forced hahaha jk :))

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Cutie niece Chisa :*

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Autumn leaves

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