Travel did not heal my broken heart | catching carla - the traveling Filipina

I am sorry Trisha Velarmino if I am going against your post when you wrote about how Travel healed your broken heart. Trust me though, I read this article a million times too after my initial breakup.  It was one of the reasons why I decided to do that first trip to Palawan or plot some travel plans for that year, where most did not really push through. It has been months since that day. You know what I’m talking about. The day that changed my world- the…Continue Reading “Travel did not heal my broken heart”

25 things I've learned for the past 25 years

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” — Mulan I’m 25 – shoot. Gone are the days where all I worry about is what toy I wanted to get for Christmas. I really wished Santa Claus is real and would give me whatever I want every year, but then again- what I want no longer fits inside a little sock. I mean, how do you wrap happiness and put it underneath a tree? I have not made any “New…Continue Reading “QUARTER LIFE CRISIS: What the past 25 years have taught me”

The Millennial Kind of Love

“Sexually healthy people acknowledge their needs and aren’t afraid to ask for things.” – Dr. Logan Levkoff Ah millennials, I mean me, us, YOU. The generation that likes making simple things complicated, thanks to advanced technology and streamline of endless information- we have successfully made things confusing, even dating. Gone are the days when men actually court women and women preserve themselves as they wait for their ever so eager men. I mean why would men even court a woman if they are acting like hungry hounds, searching for…Continue Reading “The Millennial Kind Of Love”

The kind of love that changes you | Bohol | catchingcarla.com

“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything else seems hopeless.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton Love – the most intoxicating topic of all. It took me a while to finally decide and write about a very personal topic. But I realized, the purpose that I made this blog is to be able to connect people with similar stories and partake in this massive global community of content writers. A wise person once…Continue Reading “This Is The Kind of Love That Changes You”

grandfather playing piano

An open letter to the guy who made me fall inlove with life and music – my grandfather. Dear Lolo “Grandfather”, How are you? Where ever you are, I hope you are looking down on us with a smile on your face. Although everyone is still quite shocked at how fast you went, we are coping up with the help of one another. Also, do not worry about me. I will be fine someday, perhaps not now but I certainly will. It’s still difficult for…Continue Reading “To the guy who made me fall inlove with life and music”