Support Mental Health: Creative Zoom Activities to do with Friends

Spice up your online community and make your friends feel that you are there for each other with these interactive Zoom games and activities. Let us normalize conversations with regards to mental health! … More Support Mental Health: Creative Zoom Activities to do with Friends

FriDates: Keeping the Friendship Alive, in Sickness and Mental Health

Fridates with Kamote is an online support group born to provide encouragement in this time of pandemic. This aims to lighten up the burden of each member by affirming what has been felt all through the week and motivating each other to keep fighting, to keep living despite and in spite of. … More FriDates: Keeping the Friendship Alive, in Sickness and Mental Health

How Kdrama kept me sane while in Quarantine

Traveling has always been my personal means of escaping the hassles of work and naggings of life. Weekends were my ‘me time’ – a time to recharge, to eliminate the toxics of my life, to connect with nature. But the onset of the coronavirus pandemic has left me constrained within the four-walls of our house, surrounded by concrete buildings, chained by regulations forbidding any geographical movement.

My mind has become a gruesome battlefield for almost four months of quarantine now. … More How Kdrama kept me sane while in Quarantine

I should’ve paid a little more attention to History

It’s totally out of context to talk about museums and history in these daunting times. Of traditional drama and biopics. But when my mind becomes a battlefield of existential pandemic anxiety, I always try to look further and deviate. I try to imagine how the future would look back on this trying time of history – the lockdowns, community quarantine, social distancing, and frontliners. I know were no longer the same people after this. … More I should’ve paid a little more attention to History

How the mountains helped me get through these tough times

We have all been made to believe in that adage that ‘if we are meant to stay we’ve grown roots instead of feet’ yet here we are, stuck in our homes, waiting for the better days to come.

But if the mountains have taught us to keep moving, it also taught us to persevere and do all means to survive through unprecedented times. And it these moments when we are susceptible to anxieties, let us all remember how we have been honed by the mountains to be able to get through these tough times. … More How the mountains helped me get through these tough times

What’s on your mind? And some unsolicited quarantined thoughts.

Social media detox. What a word. A conscious elimination of social media use for a set period of time – ergo deactivating of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and all other platforms. But for someone whose line of work revolves with marketing, organizing orders, communicating with clients, and creating content online, it is something I just can’t … More What’s on your mind? And some unsolicited quarantined thoughts.