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Have you ever tried admitting your true feelings to a crush? Nineteen-year-old Syljan Sison just did that by curating a Spotify playlist. The thing is, she likes him but she realized she needed to stop talking to him. “I thought he still ...
Here are some things to consider when you and your friend find yourselves in this situation.
For friends who bond over the same interests, having a crush on the same person isn’t entirely unlikely. You both have good taste, after all (Naks!). However, liking the same person isn’t exactly similar to having the same bias in a K-Pop ...
"Sapakan na lang."
Let it be known that it's not a joke to handle rejection...especially if it comes from your crush. Confessing your feelings is already hard, so you can just imagine how heartbreaking it is to be brave in confessing your feelings and then getting ...
To the man who finds me awkward, this might explain why.
To the man who finds me awkward, this might explain why.Yes, having natural blush is a good thing, but you will stop appreciating it when you only blush during a conversation with a guy you like. You will definitely want some superhero to ...
"Hi, crush. I'm a potato."
We don't know what it is about having a crush or being face to face with a crush that renders us awkward and clumsy. Just take a look at these peeps who've talked about it on Twitter. *sigh* Don't you wish we ...
It's basically us waiting for our crush to go online.
Thank heavens for Reese Lansangan! We finally have an aesthetically on point way to tell our crushes how we really feel about them.We're talking about Reese's new lyric video "Go Online" which she shot, directed, edited, and animated all by herself! It's ...
So it won't hurt that much. HAHAHUHUHUHU.
Confessing your feelings to your crush is H-A-R-D. You can either succeed or get your heart broken after doing it. But, as what people say, you'll never know unless you try. So if you've finally decided in your heart that today's the day to ...
This UP Fighting Maroon player caught our eye.
We were peacefully going through our Facebook Page when, suddenly, we got a message about a certain cutie we should have featured right now. We stalked him a bit (LOL, we mean a lot really) and when we saw his profile pages, we ...
He's everything!
How can this guy be so purrrfect? Meet the latest guy we're seriously crushing on, Candy Girls: Eljohn Yee! And like all the guys we've been stalking online (hee hee!), he doesn't only have the looks. Eljohn also has the character and ...
OMG, he's so cute!
Ian Veneracion, Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo's dad on Pangako Sa 'Yo, made our hearts skip a hundred beats when we first had a glimpse of him on the show. We've seen him before, but GAHD, he was seriously so handsome on that teleserye!But ...
And it worked, too!
It really is difficult to confess your feelings for another person. You're risking a lot just to make your feelings known to the person you're hopelessly in love with. But this is where our love for the internet comes in, because Twitter ...
Inspired by Jenny Han's novel To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
Having crushes will always be one of our fondest memories from when we were still a student. Whether you admit it or not, we talk about them endlessly with our friends. At times, we even meet in our school cafeteria just to ogle over ...
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Winning Heart

The journey of how I won people’s hearts by having a winning heart

Whatever happens tonight, I am a winner. That was the last line I delivered in front of the roaring crowd. My knees were trembling and my smile was shaking. I wanted to radiate confidence but I knew inside me were whirling storms of uncertainty. I wasn’t sure how to carry on for the rest of the night, it was only the first hour and my soul was already exhausted. I stood in front of an unfamiliar sea of people, I felt uncomfortable as they fixed their glances on me. The stage was bright and flashy as my co-contestants glazed the platform with outstanding physique and beauty. I couldn’t look straight at them because every time I did, a bucketful of insecurity was being poured on me. The whole pageant took about a few hours but it felt like eternity to me. I repeatedly asked myself questions every single time I stood on that platform. My vision was impaired by the blinding spotlights and all I could hear were the deafening roar of the audience combined with the booming music of the event. My head was filled with questions like “why are you here?”, “Will you be okay?” What will others think of you?” “What if you fail?”. Every step was heavier as I continued to overthink.

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For a moment on stage, I felt like I was floating. I was staring blankly at the end of the gymnasium. I was awakened by the loud cheer from the front row, I fixed my glance and saw large letters A-B-Y. it was like a snap to reality, I realized that’s my name. This time I could hear the synchronized cheers of people screaming my name. I smiled, walked away from the spotlight as I whispered to myself “let’s do this”. As the curtains opened, I walked towards the stage I felt lighter and different from the person a while ago. Walking was much easier and my knees weren’t trembling any longer. I stood at the edge of the stage, wandered my glance, and smiled genuinely. Flashing those pearly whites took barrels of longtime stored courage from within me. I marveled at how I could see the rainbow in the lights, the spotlights weren’t blinding anymore.

My feet started stomping to the music every time I pose and my hips would flawlessly sway to the music. The roar of the audience was overwhelming no more, it was like whispers lost in the beat of the music. I knew as I stood there, all I needed to do was smile and be myself. My name was called accompanied by the thunderous applause and booming cheers of the crowd. I stood there alongside with other contestants. I was holding a bouquet and a trophy. I could feel the heavy crown on top of my head. However, the trophy beside me was much bigger, the lady beside me wore an even flashier crown, it was the crown of the titleholder. That night I landed the first runner-up spot. My head was filled with “what ifs”. What if I did just a little better, what if I exerted more effort and so on.

As I stepped down on stage, several people rushed to me. They were jumping, screaming and clapping. It was so chaotic that it took me a millennium to recognize them, it was my family. They were hugging me from all directions. When I saw their smiles I knew I did great. I realized that was what I meant when I said “whatever happens tonight I am a winner”. Their presence, genuine smiles, and warm hugs meant more than the trophy and sash that night. For them, I was a star who shined through the darkness of the night. Before leaving the venue, a hand tapped me from behind “Congrats,” she whispered I turned to see her, and to my surprise she was a schoolmate who used to tease me because of my chubby physique.

I smiled as I expressed my gratitude towards her. As I walked away, I realized that I accomplished something legendary that night. I was able to showcase that pageants are not only for thin-looking, tall people. I managed to snatch everyone’s attention with this average height and chubby body. That night started with so much uncertainty and insecurity. As I stared at my reflection, I looked exhausted but I was wearing a different smile. A smile of victory and bravery. A smile that defeated the stereotypes and stigma about people like me. That night ended with a realization that maybe winning isn’t always about winning the crown, it’s about winning people’s hearts and having a winning heart.

Nicole Caluag A day ago

5 Mystery-Thriller Novels to Read

If you’re stuck at home and out of Netflix shows to binge-watch, then you might want to try and read these mystery-thriller books to match your homemade Dalgona Coffee.

1. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The debut novel, and Goodreads Choice Awards Best Mystery & Thriller of 2019, follows Alicia Berenson, a well-known painter married to an esteemed fashion photographer. Life seemed perfect for Alicia, until one evening when she shot her husband five times, and… never spoke again.

2. Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

From the author of Final Girls comes this page turning novel about an infamous building in Manhattan called the Bartholomew. After stumbling upon an ad to become an apartment sitter, Jules Larsen has set out to look after apartment 12A under strict and somewhat odd conditions. Not long after stepping foot in the building, Jules has been met with unfriendly tenants, eerie noises in the apartment unit, and an abrupt departure of a fellow sitter named Ingrid.

3. The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

If you loved Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho or David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, then this book is for you. After the disappearance of her Aunt Vivian while working as a night-shift clerk at the Sun Down Motel in 1982, Carly has set off to Fell NY, to work the same job at the same place as her Aunt had 35 years ago – with hopes of uncovering the truth lurking behind the Motel walls.

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4. Verity by Colleen Hoover

While known for Young-Adult Novels such as Slammed and Maybe Someday, Colleen Hoover offers readers a romantic thriller about Lowen Ashleigh, a struggling author who was given the opportunity to finish the three remaining novels of a successful series after its original author, Verity Crawford, suffered an accident and has become immobile. After receiving an invite at the Crawford manor to sort through Verity’s notes, Lowen discovers an unpublished autobiography revealing the truth about Verity. With the eerie atmosphere of having Verity confined in her own home, and who is seemingly aware of her surroundings, Lowen is certain Verity is not what she appears to be.

5. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

A mind-bending science fiction thriller from the best-selling author of Wayward Pines – Dark Matter is packed with the concept of the Multiverse and the philosophy of existentialism. The novel follows an ordinary Physics professor, Jason Dessen, who was looking forward to dinner with his family while walking the streets of Chicago. The next thing he knew, he was being held at gunpoint – by a man wearing a mask – and injected with an unknown drug and blacks out. When he regains consciousness, he learns that the world he woke up to was different from the world he knew.

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