Bet You Googled These Things in 2014
Google revealed the top 10 list of most searched items online in 2014 and it's both funny and nostalgic to be going through the lists. Some will remind you of news items you didn't really like, while others will remind you of the things you've loved reading about most in the past year. You can view the lists of trending topics and people for different countries, including the Philippines, right here. For now, allow us to treat you to a good serving of nostalgia by giving you our favorite items from Google's lists.
Robin Williams. When news about the actor's death came out last year, it really had a huge effect on us. Known for his movie characters that brought us warmth, tears, and definitely a lot of ~feels~, we remembered Robin's influence in the entertainment industry and in our lives when he passed away.
Jennifer Lawrence. The Hunger Games star and one of our favorite gals made headlines in 2014—from bad ones to great ones, but all of which just showed the amazing woman that she truly is. This girl can probably do nothing wrong in our eyes because who doesn't love someone who knows how to have fun and laugh at her own mistakes, right?
Spotify. The music-streaming app became one of our fave music companions this year. Have you followed us on Spotify yet? Make sure to Search: Candymag to follow us.
TV Shows and Movies
Meteor Garden. When ABS-CBN decided to put this beloved Taiwanese series on air again, nostalgia hit us hard. And why not? Meteor Garden, for most of us, got us started with our love for Asian pop culture.
Got to Believe. This doesn't surprise us at all. G2B was like a breath of fresh air because it was all good vibes for us—something really different from all the overly dramatic teleseryes which occupied the primetime slot on TV.
Frozen. We're actually wondering if we'll ever get tired of this movie. What do you think?
Divergent. #FourTris totes made a very strong impression on us when it premiered in March 2014. Good thing March 2015 isn't so far away. Or not?
If I Stay. Teens definitely stayed inside cinemas when the movie, based on Gayle Forman's novel of the same title, was shown in the Philippines. We think Jamie Blackley's eyebrows had a huge contribution to that, TBH.
What do you think was your most searched thing on Google in 2014, Candy Girls? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @candymagdotcom. We always love hearing from you. :)
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Hi! It's been so long since I planned to post my story in another platform aside from wattpad and now here I am, hoping that my story can be featured here.
My story is entitle "Who Are You," it's a tagalog-english teen fiction story so I hope, those filipinos who visit here can read my story!
WHO ARE YOU: PRELUDE
Sinungaling na ba ako kung sasabihin ko sa inyo ang pangalan ko? Hindi ako sure kung anong sasabihin kong pangalan ko pero may nagsasabi sa aking wag nalang magpakilala sa inyo.
May gusto lang naman akong itanong... Paano kung may makilala ka sa kasalukuyan na nagpapaalala sayo sa nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang nakilala mo sa kasalukuyan ay may tinatago pa lang sikreto na kahit siya mismo ay walang alam pero may kinalaman sa iyong nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang dalawang ito ay may koneksyon? Anong pipiliin mo? Ang nakilala mo sa nakaraan? O ang nagpakilala bilang ibang tao sa kasalukuyan? Past? Or Present?
There was this guy I dated for a while but things didn't turn out well. I was so into him that one night I can't stop thinking about him, I've decided to send his MOM a message on facebook confessing how much I like her son. I wish it ended there but no. I had to make it so emotional, lengthy and detailed like the drama queen I am. Luckily, it went to message request so I'm hoping she hasn't really read it yet. Up until this day it makes me cringe whenever I think about it but hey, whenever it pops in my mind I make myself laugh too so thank you self for being unbelievably shameless and brave when it comes to love. I may age faster because I have made a lot of cringe-worthy moments that I constantly make faces out of embarrassment just reflecting on my antics but I know I've made more hilarious memories than what ifs and somehow that makes the disappointments feel more like assurances that I have gave it my all and I have lived as honest (maybe a little to honest) as I could. #ItsOnlyNatural #CanBnatural
I've been investing in arts, photography, and writing. I've also got back to reading the other day and I finished reading this amazing book entitled 300 Things I Hope by Iain S. Thomas. It is all about the things the author hopes his readers to do in all aspects of life. So, I decided to make a version of it with all of the things I'm hoping for.
I hope I get to see my friends be successful in life. I hope to make a big mural someday. I hope to be a well-known artist like the artists I look up to. I hope to marry the person I am in love with today. I hope to be a little kinder to myself. I hope to see happiness even in the smallest things. I hope to travel the world. I hope to be a good mother and a wife to my future family. I hope to have my artworks displayed in a gallery or an exhibit. I hope to learn more about creative writing. I hope I won't learn how to get tired and give up my passion. I hope I won't get too hard on myself whenever I don't get the results I've been wanting to see in my works. I hope to love myself more even on the days I hate it the most. I hope to lead and empower women; to be their voice and for them to believe in themselves that they can be the woman they look up to. And when I've reached my limit of these things, I hope I won't get tired of reminding myself that my emotions don't make me weak, hence, makes me stronger. These are some of the things I always hope for. What about you? What are you hoping for?
I started fixing myself this quarantine. I mean, I started trying makeup products. As a teen, I'm on my phone almost every hour of the day, scroll on my social media accounts, especially Instagram, and also Pinterest where you get to see nice and pleasing photography by bunch of amazing and beautiful people from different parts of the world. So I started taking my own as well. I did not know that taking your own photo and try to get an Instagramable one is sooooooooo hard, it's exhausting. I do not have alot of space in my room, and I would definitely not do it outside our house because of Corona Virus, and I don't want to be seen by our neighbors HAHA so I have no choice but to make tiis inside my room.
Out of atleast 25 shots, only 2 are a nice picture. While I'm all sweaty and tired, I am proud of what I could do beyond my comfort zone. And this definitely built my self confidence, (and I secret love the compliments I received from both people I know and don't know) It's not my first time visiting in here, Candy! But I'm new to writing my thoughts and experiences, so bare with me HAHA.
Until next time!