#57 – 5 Things I Learned When I Turned 30 with Anie (ENGLISH)

Did you dread turning 30? or you’re dreading for the big 3-0? If that’s what you feel, you better listen to this episode and learn from Anie of @anielates as she shared what she learned after turning 30.

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode we cover:

  • Our guest shared her realisations after she turned 30.
  • PLUS! She was super game to play & answer my 5 surprise questions!

KEY POINTS:

  • “I was my own prisoner. That’s something that I’ve gotten better with as I grew older.”
  • Practice patience and consistency.
  • “Happiness looks different for different people.” – Anie

BONUS episode!

Episode #56: The Testy ’20 | #EMPOWERED with Patricia Buhril & Danica Cremona

Dandi’s back and on the first Sunday of September, the 3 of us revisited our 2020 plans and checked our progress & setbacks. But most important of all, our we shared the greatest lessons and realizations that this year taught us. Listen now.

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode we cover:

  • We shared our 2020 plans & which ones were achieved PLUS! important realisations that the lockdown taught us.
  • Listen how our #bridechilla handled all the changes on her supposed-to-be summer wedding plans!
  • We also talked about finding the right connections & friendship in the midst of the pandemic.

KEY POINTS:

  • “2020 is the year of self-awareness & mental health awareness because the lockdown has been hard, if not for everyone, but for the most of us.” – Roma Miclat
  • “The pandemic has made me realise, at a very deep level, that they (my family members, cousins, etc,) don’t care about me.” – Patricia Buhril
  • “Realising that your family and close friends, or who you think are your close friends, are not necessarily the people who love you. There are people who are not related to you who love you and care about you.” – Patricia Buhril.
  • “Keep in mind that you’re doing this because it makes you happy. And this lockdown taught me not to waste time.”- Danica Cremona

Episode #55: The World of the Married | Reaction & Review

Infidelity, betrayal, revenge, nervous breakdown and errthang! – A world of Married Couple is not your ordinary que rida story. This is like the Game of Thrones of TV Drama and so for S05’s first episode, I invited 3 of my closest friends and we discussed this K-drama & our stand on cheating and marriage struggles. Listen now!

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode we cover:

  • Our official reaction and review of The World of the Married, the winner of the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards.
  • Different points of view of 4 women when it comes to friendship, infidelity and marriage struggles.
  • How the drama showcased the position of women in the society – being a divorced woman & earning more.
  • The different types of women/wives and how they handle infidelity.
  • When will you draw the line and when is it your business to tell your friend that his/her partner is cheating?
  • Will you tell your kids?

KEY POINTS:

  • When faced with adversity, always go back and check your moral compass.
  • Cheating is disrespecting your partner and lying is a choice. It’s your choice to betray your wife/partner.
  • Being a strong, successful woman is not a flaw nor your fault.
  • “You won’t win with people. Everyone will always have an opinion about you or your life or your decisions, so just do what you feel and think is right. You don’t owe them an explanation.” – Roma Miclat
  • “We deserve to be happy.” – Therese Lat

Episode #54: Won’t You LISTEN

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode we cover:

  • The different ways to listen.
  • Hearing versus listening
  • How listening with intention can change your conversation & relationship.

KEY POINTS:

  • “Listening is a skill. You need to listen to get cues. It will help you respond better and there will be fewer assumptions, therefore fewer misunderstandings.” – Roma Miclat
  • “Hearing and listening are 2 different things and what separates these two is the intention to understand.” – Roma Miclat
  • “Do not listen with the intention to reply but listen with the intention to understand.”
  • “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.” – Regina Brett

Episode #50: Comparison is the Thief of Joy with Danica Cremona

SHOW NOTES:

Comparison is part of being human.  It can be a useful tool or it may ruin a person. Today, we will talk about how these three women deal with ENVY.   Listen & Learn!

In this episode we cover:

  • Envy vs Jealousy. There’s a difference!
  • Envy is a valid, human emotion but we should understand how to manage it.
  • Tips on how to deal with envy.
  • The concept of Mudita.

KEY POINTS:

  • “Envy can lead to hatred.” – Danica Cremona
  • Self-awareness is important to identify that what you are feeling is envy.
  • Check and validate your feelings. Why am I feeling this towards this person?
  • “It’s important that we have to remind ourselves that we have our own body; our own mind and that we are responsible for our happiness.” – Danica Cremona.
  • Know your circle because you are the summary of the 5 people you surround yourself with.
  • Happiness is limitless.

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Episode #43: Dear Body…

Show Notes:

In this episode we cover:

  • What are you most insecure about your body?
  • Self-body image and personal insecurities & effects of social media
  • Components of Body Image

Key points:

  • “The problem with social media is not that it’s full of gorgeous, successful, stylish people. It’s that it’s full of gorgeous, successful, stylish people who are supposed to be just like us.” – Anuschka Rees, Beyond Beautful
  • “Be happy with your skin. Celebrate your color. Love your cellulites and scars because they tell stories of what you’ve gone thru. And when we learn and realise these, we can be better example to our kids.” – Roma Miclat
  • “That body that is given to you is a blessing. You can become the best version of yourself. Don’t be someone else.” – Patricia Buhril

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