On sudden realizations
Life goes on…no matter how hard.
—Issa Pressman, 22, Creative Director, Metro Manila
It was my dream to be a couch potato, to relax and not worry about a thing…
but now it’s a position I detest to be put in.
—Maria Cavarlez, 25, Chemistry Researcher, California
It is a mistake to postpone goodness and love, thinking we will always have enough time.
—Justin Alvaro & Reen Alvaro of Studio Kulot, 28 & 31, Graphic Designer & Operating Department Practitioner, Gateshead England
Ironic, isn’t it,
that a global phenomenon experienced by practically everyone
is keeping us apart?
—Audrey Pe, 19, Founder + Executive Director of WiTech, Metro Manila
We learned more about ourselves and what we need to do moving forward.
We need to help the Earth heal.
We need to heal ourselves and put our family first.
—Gabriel Tiongson, 35, Visual Artist, Auckland, New Zealand
I wasted so much time doing nothing when I could have done more.
—Stefan Ramirez de Arellano, 28, High-Performance Driving Instructor, Pasig City
I’ve also learned to prioritize the people you want to give your time to
instead of saying yes to everything.
—Angela Pantangco, 27, Veterinarian, Australia
One thing is certain, kindness is more contagious than Covid 19.
—Iza Calzado, 37, Actress, Makati City