Coping with Depression, Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

Obsessing over trees as my painting subject

Watercolor art: red lauan tree leaves and seed that I learned through EDC Binhi watercolor workshop. When I was young, trees used to terrify me. My grandparents and aunts would tell me stories about mythical creatures. Some of these mythical creatures live in trees especially old ones, I was told.. And if we hurt each… Continue reading Obsessing over trees as my painting subject

Coping with Depression, Geology, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

I’ve deactivated my Facebook and it’s been absolute bliss

Hey everyone. I hope you are all doing fine. Sorry I had not been active on my blog this month as my schedule has been crazy. I also deactivated my Facebook due to post-election toxicity. I also had to remove "friends" on my friends' list due to political differences which I will not expound on… Continue reading I’ve deactivated my Facebook and it’s been absolute bliss

Coping with Depression, Health, Homeschooling, Life, Local Travel

One fine day in SM North and UP Diliman campus

https://youtu.be/A-jit3BwUm8 We went out today! Wow, I still can't believe that there would be one day in my lifetime that going out would be such a big deal. Due to quarantine restrictions, my kids were not able to travel with me even within a kilometer-radius from home for more than year. But yesterday we were… Continue reading One fine day in SM North and UP Diliman campus

Coping with Depression, My Life in Watercolor

Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Hello, my dear readerships. It has been a year since this pandemic started. It's been hard for all of us with businesses shutting down, people losing their jobs and loved ones, and some of us being left confused and scared of life's uncertainties. Despite my usual positive posts and cheerful view of life, the pandemic… Continue reading Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Hi everyone! I think we can all agree that the pandemic has hit most of us hard mentally and emotionally. It was particularly hard because one cannot go out much to be with loved ones even if it was just for quick meet up. In order to cope, I studied and rediscovered watercolor art and… Continue reading My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

I used to collect stationery papers when I was a kid. It was a fad for a while. We also used to sell them in our "sari-sari" store (Filipino version of a grocer). It was mostly the ladies who bought them but I remember saving money to buy for myself as well. I especially loved… Continue reading Junk Journaling – A New Found Love

Coping with Depression, Life

Coping with Depression and Anxiety Through Music

When is this pandemic gonna be over? I find myself asking that question over and over again and it adds to my anxiety every time I watch the news and see updates about how the virus is wreaking havoc worldwide. It doesn't help that the effing virus keeps mutating and getting worse - becoming more… Continue reading Coping with Depression and Anxiety Through Music

Coping with Depression, Life, My Life in Watercolor

This Pandemic Has Become My Second Childhood

For my kids' generation, learning a new skill is so much more accessible now than it was during my time. It's normal for kids now to learn a skill or two during summer break. Some of the families I know have daughters who learn ballet, sons who take up martial arts, some whose kids go… Continue reading This Pandemic Has Become My Second Childhood

Coping with Depression, Geology, Health, Life, Local Travel

When This Pandemic is Over

Have you listed down the things you will be doing once this pandemic is over? I have. I am usually an optimistic person. I know someday soon, this pandemic will be over, and things will go back to normal for everyone. Everyone will be stronger, wiser, and survivors. Before I go over my list, I… Continue reading When This Pandemic is Over

Coping with Depression, Designing Jewelry, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Wearable Art

The Fabulous Scientist is Back!

Hey, everyone. My apologies if it took me some time to visit and write on here. It's been a busy month with all the portfolio preparations and back-to-back watercolor painting classes that I have committed to do for our homeschooling community. I also had to deal with depression related to this pandemic in between. It's… Continue reading The Fabulous Scientist is Back!