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Kate Bosworth Looks Effortlessly Chic In a Flower Printed Dress

We know the Kate Bosworth is a well-known fashion girl. She has donned countless clothing pieces that made her so popular in the world of styling. Earlier today, the 34-year-old actress showed off her feminine look as she attended an event to promote her new project.


Kate was spotted wearing a lovely floral frock at the prestigious activity where she promotes her new National Geographic Channel TV mini series. The Giambattista Valli haute dress is the perfect style item to make her look glamorous and stunning for the event at Los Angeles.


Images | The Daily Mail

The lovely actress teamed the chic dress with a pair of black heels, a dark red lipstick and a gorgeous hairstyle. Since the floral dress is well-designed, she finished off the look with a flattering makeup and a sparkling ring.

Time for Myself and Blogging

I know that you've been waiting for my posts these days. I rarely share my thoughts and opinion here. I got sick and was forced to decide so I can continue my career in the corporate world. I need to take a short break.



Luckily, I still have work to do when I come back here. Blogging is really a real hobby for me. My friends find it weird if I don't post often so I made sure I'm doing it today. After having some studies about guitar center okc and creating my online shop, I also read a few articles about fashion. You know that I usually do it everyday.

I feel better after trying all kinds of medicines for my cough. I had a hard time adjusting to my new job so stress from the daily grind changed me. No wonder I have to prioritize taking care of myself now. I want to accomplish a lot nowadays and to catch up with everything.

Dining at C & L Sea View Hotel in Dipolog City

I haven't shown you the photos of my experience in dining at C & L Sea View Hotel in Dipolog City. The place is so popular in downtown Dipolog knowing that it's located just across Lee Plaza - all you have to do is to walk a few steps!

To give you an idea of the food they're serving, which are mostly Filipino dishes with a mix of Asian cuisine, I'll share the photos here.









We liked the taste of the food since it isn't too spicy. Personally, I don't like salty food. It should be cooked with the right amount of taste so I can savor it. Here, my favorite is the Sotanghon because it's just perfect. I ended up bringing the leftover after dining there.

It's also very affordable. For less than twelve diners, we ordered just perfectly because all of us really enjoyed it and we only paid less than P1,500.00. We had rice to match the dishes and drinks. Overall, it was an amazing dining experience. I'll definitely go back there.

Trip To Manukan Zamboanga del Norte

I was about to take a nap when my friend Iris told me to join them for a quick trip to Manukan, Zamboanga del Norte. I hesitated at first since I'm really sleepy. I need a quick nap to freshen up. However, I was thinking of the possibility of not going there again. So even if I was too tired to get, I said yes to the invitation.


We just entered the building that is actually a huge chicken emblem if seen outside it. There are many artifacts that art lovers would really appreciate. The paintings are awesome and it will remind you of the rich culture that the place has engraved in the hearts of the people for many years.


The entrance fee to enter the remarkable artwork is only P20.00 at the time we visited it. We had tons of photos there. I was able to record a video and when you search my other blog name Miss Karen Lopez, you'll see it via Google.


I had so much fun. Thanks to Dennis and Iris, I had a chance to see it. Have you visited the place this year? Let me know. Take care!

Sun Life Releases New Set Of Digital Shorts To Inspire Us About Financial Freedom


Top life insurance company marks 4th Financial Independence Month

This is the opportune time to get to know more about financial independence. These days, many people have been clamoring to learn the best ways to manage money. Others are still skeptical about it. No worries. It's even easier to do it now since the efforts shown by Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. to spread awareness about financial literacy is notable.



The number one life insurance company in the Philippines, Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc., is marking the 4th Financial Independence Month this June to aid Filipinos break free from the cycle of financial shortage and insecurity. For many people, it's a noble cause that they've been hoping for so many years. Now that it's accessible to all of us, let's start learning more about it.

How did the company came up with a plan to reach out to all of us to talk about handling money? It's probably a long project but it's for all of us to be practical anyway. Here's one way we can think about money management in simple ways.

Sun Life is launching a new collection of its digital films dubbed Sun Shorts to inspire Filipinos to pursue their financial freedom. It will highlight the relationships that make lives #brightertogether. According to Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa, "The people we love give us the courage to dream big and the strength to keep going even if sometimes it feels like the odds are against us. Truly, we are brighter together." Sun Life shines a spotlight on these relationships to inspire every Filipino to keep chasing their dreams. Our three new Sun Shorts films 'Waves,' 'She Said, She Said' and 'Sayaw' will present this in stories inspired by the stories of Sun Life clients. Through the Sun Shorts, we hope to show Filipinos how life insurance can help them ease their life's burdens and celebrate their lives' triumphs giving them the opportunity to show the people they love their commitment to a brighter future for them.” This is actually a remarkable strategy to spread awareness about investing money - the opportunity to learn from the clients of the company and their experiences.

“Waves” by Zig Marasigan gives a peek into the mindset of millennials, who are often criticized for adhering to the “YOLO” mindset and not preparing well enough for the future; a young single mom’s journey takes centerstage in “She Said, She Said” by Nic Reyes; while Mihk Vergara will delve into the reality of coping with a long-time marriage that has gone cold in “Sayaw.”

Don't worry, the films will be released on June 7 at www.sunshorts2.com, and will also be uploaded on Facebook so it may be easily accessed and shared by viewers. Each film will also come with an explainer video, where Sun Life brand ambassadors Matteo Guidicelli, Judy Ann Santos, and Piolo Pascual will share their thoughts and shed light on how insurance and investments enable us to protect the relationships that matter to us.

It's good to know that Sun Life released its first collection of Sun Shorts in 2012 and the project has been recognized by different prestigious local and international award-giving bodies, which lauded the creative approach to promoting insurance and investment products. It only shows that the company is seriously focused on giving all of us the inspiration and knowledge we needed to be financially independent.

Empowering Filipinos with concrete steps to financial freedom

Financial freedom is obviously a hot topic nowadays. As shared by our favorite motivational speakers, it's always important to be knowledgeable on how we should let our money work for us, instead of working for money as the only solution to become financially stable. As such, we need to learn different ways to invest money.

To complement the new Sun Shorts films and to give Filipinos the opportunity to learn about life insurance and mutual funds, Sun Life will hold a series of activities throughout June as a next step for those who would like to boost their financial journey.

For the millennials, Sun Life will offer a workshop on achieving their travel goals, while moms and dads will be treated to a pampering activity to help put them in the best mindset to create future goals. For details on these activities, visit @sunlifeph on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Meanwhile, for those who prefer to learn at their convenience, Sun Life offers basic financial planning courses in the Brighter Life Institute at Brighter Life.

Aside from that, we also need to be aware of the things we do online, especially those who love to shop through the Internet. Fortunately, Sun Life will also launch PA Armor, an affordable personal accident protection for Filipino online shoppers. Through Sun Life's partnership with Voyager Innovations, Inc., members of the online marketplace Takatack will exclusively enjoy the benefits of this protection.

“This Financial Independence Month, Sun Life reiterates its commitment to Filipinos who are in pursuit of their financial freedom,” Lopa said. “For as long as they have dreams to pursue and relationships to care for, Sun Life will be here for them as their partner in this journey.”

Personally, I'm really elated that the company also empowered us to care for others, especially for our loved ones. When my husband and I took insurance policies for each other ten years ago, I was really hoping that we will be protected from untoward incidents knowing that money is related to life itself. 


Without cash, it's challenging to achieve a balanced lifestyle as there are risks that we need to acknowledge while living with others. If any one of us die, we wouldn't want to leave scars caused by lack of financial preparation. That's what my husband and I thought about that day we signed the insurance papers.
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About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2016, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $903 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

Looking Back To Where It Started



If it's beautiful, you'll never forget it. That's how I describe the place where I have the most fond memories kept in my heart. Who would have known I had here something that's part of my eternity? It's a different story, though. To sway it, I'd like to share with you that I had seen this beautiful scenery before and it's under siege now.

I won't talk about the negative side of things. There are other ways to address it, especially taking advantage of the love that our Father in heaven has given us. Let's pray for safety and for His endless mercy. Such a lovely place is also very legendary, many people would start telling you tales that all of its corners can attest its validity. Well, students from across the southern part of the country and even those from the metro flock here for quality education. The best thing that I had here? It's the resilience of being a government scholar. Here, life is different. You'll have all kinds of test, even the literal and the figurative meaning of it. Have I told you that we eat in plastic bags [not in plates sometimes] because we want to save water? We want to save time, too. It's always raining. I wasn't able to practice being a fashion apprentice because there's no way I can keep my clothes so tidy all the time. Imagine the lifestyle that I had as a student. I love everything of it, though.

Winner of Apprentice Asia Graces Sun Life's Live Brighter Campaign

What it's like to be with successful people when you're in the process of reaching your dreams? These days, the era of identifying millennials to show off their true nature is tremendously popular. They're very active in pursuing passion projects that are really disrupting for better results. The shining generation are full of dreamers with the spirit of achieving success by taking advantage of what's already within them. I'm talking here about innate talents that have been ignited to reach one's goals by using all available resources these days. That's what makes me believe in the live brighter campaign of Sun Life here in the Philippines.

Matteo Guidicelli And Sun Life Launch Vlog On Investing


I've been reading a lot of books lately. I'm even updated with the latest K-drama news. However, I've been contemplating if I have the complete knowledge so far. What about financial literacy? Am I still afraid to think about it? Or am I just too lazy to spare something for the future? Well, it will get in the way of buying the latest clothes and accessories offered to fashion lovers. It will also affect my travel plans.

Two months from now, I need to maintain my investment tied up with a certain company. Even so, I'm still thinking of withdrawing it before the term is over. Luckily, I had a chance to think things so many times. I can't be wrong when it comes to financial security.

Luckily, I had a chance to attend the launching of a series of vlogs (video blogs) by actor Matteo Guidicelli, in cooperation with Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc. (SLAMCI). It aims to teach Filipinos about how investing can help make their #lifegoals come true.

I've been working with Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc. (SLAMCI) for almost two years since I really believed in their efforts to spread awareness about financial literacy. We all know that it will surely lead to financial independence.

Going back to the event, the vlogs are Dubbed "Make It Mutual," and it will tackle topics relevant to personal finance, such as growing one's money, beating inflation and investing regularly.The best thing about this is that the modules shall be demonstrated in themes familiar to them, like travel, fashion, and fitness, among others. See? It will help me manage my finances so I can travel, shop and invest at the same time.


It will be easy for all of us to access the vlogs since all videos will be shared through social media. In fact, the first video is already accessible through Sun Life PH Facebook.

Matteo has also shared some thoughts about the new campaign lately. "I am thankful for the opportunity to lead another financial literacy campaign for SLAMCI. It's definitely relevant and timely," Matteo said. "I myself have life goals I'd like to pursue, and I'm happy to share that ever since I "made it mutual" with SLAMCI, I've been well on my way to achieving all those goals. It would be great if more Filipinos can experience the same."

The campaign is also the latest in SLAMCI's efforts to boost financial literacy among Filipinos. It's really for all of us to learn and apply in our lives. After all, saving money is part of our everyday living. Basically, the campaign"Make It Mutual" aims to encourage Filipinos to invest in mutual funds so they can achieve their life goals. The company was also behind the "Slam The Scam" campaign which likewise starred Matteo, who shared tips on what to consider when choosing an investing company in order to avoid dubious organizations. That was the project of Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc. that was launch last year.

I'm so amazed with the message shared by the President of the company. According to SLAMCI President Valerie Pama, the company is committed to helping more Filipinos discover the benefits of investing so they may reap its rewards. The commitment is even more relevant these days since many people are already seeking for knowledge about financial management, specifically about mutual funds. "We all have goals that we'd like to accomplish, such as buying a house or a car, traveling to a dream destination, or planning a wedding. These are goals that require a significant amount of money, and sometimes, Filipinos become discouraged knowing how much they need to raise to be able to fun their dreams," she said. "We'd like to show them that by saving and investing in mutual funds, all their dreams can become a reality. They simply have to "Make It Mutual."


Lastly, the "Make It Mutual" campaign is just the first of Sun Life's series of financial literacy initiatives this year. We will be given a lot of opportunities to learn from the company. According to Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa, more will be launched in this coming days as Sun Life rolls out its Financial Independence Month campaign in June. "We remain committed to this cause. Sun Life is always eager to promote it in ways that are creative, relatable, easily understandable," she said. "We will never tire of advocating financial literacy to Filipinos."

Fiction Writing In The Philippines As Told By Irene Jurado


Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. - Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

I love to read ever since I was child. When I was in grade-school I attempted to write a story but ended up only with snippets of scenes. Then life happens. I became busy being a teen, a college student, an employee and now a mother. But my love for reading did not change. It was only when I read a book; Interim Goddless of Love by Mina V. Esguerra awaken my secret dream to write again. So I read more books written by Filipino authors and join the #romanceclass community. It's my happy indulgence. When an opportunity came to write our own story and submit it, I took a chance. Nobody said it was easy especially for an aspiring writer like me. It took a lot of effort, years of practice and commitment before I could finally sent out to the world the story of my heart.

I am sharing this hoping to inspire some people who has a secret dream of writing too :)


My post will focus on Romance fiction

1. Fiction Writing in the Philippines
(Encouragement for aspiring writers)

From the Philippine Daily Inquirer article dated March 7, 2016

"Today, more romances in English are being published and made available to Filipino readers than ever before."

That being said, anyone who loves to read books and believes in the magic of romance: the happily ever after; have the opportunity to write his or her own love story.

Here's some of the tips I learned when you want to write your story.

A. Read a lot of books in different genre. Young Adult, New Adult, historical romance, contemporary romance, etc.

B. Read about different main characters and love interest. Here in the Philippines, most stories revolve around an ordinary girl meeting a guy who is ultimately rich and handsome and ends up with a happy ever after. You could explore more. Your main character can be an empowered woman who is working in a corporate world who meets an equally smart business tycoon. Or a chef falls in love with a rival chef.

C. Learn from the experienced authors. And aside from writing your story, you need to look at the technical side like finding a good plot, vocabulary, grammar, and how to use the punctuation marks appropriately.


D. Learn from the critics and readers. There are three different type of readers (source Mina V. Esguerra)

1. The encouraging reader
2. The encouraging critic
3. The critic - honest/brutal/harsh

E. Write anything that comes from your heart and what you truly enjoy. Writing should make you and the readers happy. It shouldn't give you too much stress. When you enjoy what you do, the words and ideas will flow naturally.

2. Popular fiction writers in the Philippines

Here's a link of the Famous Writers from the Philippines :
http://www.ranker.com/list/famous-writers-from-philippines/reference

For romance, this is my personal list of popular fiction writers:

1. Mina V. Esguerra
2. Six Delos Reyes
3. Tara Frejas
4. Ines Bautista-Yao
5. Anne Plaza
6. Agay Llanera
7. Jay E. Tria

There are a lot more of awesome authors that you can discover by joining the #romanceclass community group in Facebook.


3. Resources to improve writing novels

1. Attend writing workshops. There are people who offer writing workshops for free or you can enroll in a workshop to improve your knowledge in writing skills.

Here's the latest workshop that you may want to attend to from Mina V. Esguerra

#romanceclass intro: May 20, 2017

2. There are a lot books that will help you improve your writing skills. You just need to find a book that works for you. Mine is #romanceclass textbook by Mina V. Esguerra.

Here is the link where I bought the book by Mina V. Esguerra.

Kan-anan at Sunset Boulevard in Dapitan City

There are days when I just want to wander around and spend time with my mother. Let alone the days I spend time reading my favorite days, I still used to have free time for myself. That's important to have time to reflect and redirect my life.



One day, my mother and I decided to visit Dapitan City so we can tour around for the whole day. It was a trip that we didn't plan - just an inspiration from the beautiful places I see at Instagram. We chose Dapitan City because it is so accessible and we haven't tried eating in a more carefree way.

Luckily, we still see the restaurant that we have visited a year ago, the popular Kan-anan at Sunset, Boulevard in Dipolog City. I love grilled food so it's really the place for me. The dining place is so affordable. For less than P400.00, my mom and I got a chance to have a sumptuous brunch. All I have tried these is their grilled fish and I'll come back for more.

I've been there so many times and my close friend was so amazed that I know some people there. Maybe, it's because the dining area is so affordable and accessible for me. Also, it's located near Gloria de Dapitan.

Gone With The Wind For A While

I had a self-evaluation for the past two weeks, a time to reflect about the things that I've done so far and the things that I need to do. It was a long process because I have to consider the impact of every decision that I made lately. While doing this meaningful work, I listened to my favorite songs - mostly from the 80's and 90's that will make me remember about sophisticated musical instruments such as dj speakers check it out at GuitarCenter and other amazing tidbits about music.


I realized that I have a lot of things to change in the way I handle the challenges in life. I'm too fearless that makes it too boring. Maybe, I should tone down. I need to be less confident. It's not smart to look too fierce when life is really scary. Even a strong woman must slow down a bit.

From now on, I'll cherish every moment of my life. No shortcuts. We don't know what will happen next. If there are things that I don't understand, I shouldn't feel so learned that I don't need to ask anyone. I'll humbly ask questions to anyone, even to the ignorant. Sometimes ordinary people lead you to a much-needed enlightenment once in a while.

I had a long battle in this life. It wasn't all glamorous. The scars may not be visible, but the constant struggles remain noticeable. How will you face a life that's unique? Make your own choices. Just like what I did. I don't want other people to do the choosing for me. Obviously, you're aware that you should be the author of your own existence.

Going All Black for Sunday School

I wasn't able to post for the last two weeks, I apologize for that. I had an awesome vacation, that's why. It seemed that such a plan is necessary since I've been busy working for a year after my last trip away from the metro. By the way, how are you? I'm really grateful that you, my readers, stayed with me through the years.



During vacation, I just visited my favorite places. I also cooked delicious meals for my mother. I was able to bond with my dog. I also researched about musiciansfriend.com audio mixer through my iPad since I can't open my laptop. Obviously, I took a lot of pictures every now and then and you will find it on my social media accounts.

I also made sure that I attended Sunday School and other church services while having a two-week vacation. Since I only have two dresses for the trip, I chose to wear all black for the first Sunday of my travel. It's easy to wear, comfortable and stylish. There's no need to iron it for use so it's easy to pack in my traveling bag.

The SM Store GTW Fab Dress for Sunday School

For so many days, I really want to post a blog about dresses but I ended up working only on one dress - the GTW Fab Dress that I bought at The SM Store two months ago. This was the only item that was left during the sale season and it really thrilled me that there's something left for me that time.


Since I gained weight, just a little, I think this dress is not so perfect for me. But, I still like it for Sunday meetings. It's a comfortable and chic item for a modest fashion styling. For my footwear, I already packed some of my favorite shoes, so I just donned the pair of black and white heeled shoes.


Here, I debuted my favorite laptop bag or jacket that I transformed into a handbag just for the sake of having an arm candy. Well, I'm playing with the shades of blue so it's a perfect piece for this look. Obviously, I was in a hurry so I preferred to have a really simple outfit for Sunday.


How are you my dear readers? I'm really happy you dropped by to read my blog. Thank you and good luck.

Making A Turtleneck Look Cool For Modest Fashion

There's no way I will wear turtleneck for a brunch appointment. But - not today. I've decided to give it a try and it wasn't bad at all. I was able to make it look cool and pretty despite hesitating at first. After all, change is beautiful.
The best way to embrace change is to do the things that you don't want to do. It's as simple as that.



The time has come to embrace my true colors - lavender, purple and hints of pink. These shades bring out the best in me. Since my passion for fashion is noticeable, I'll always remember that inspiring you to create passion projects is my primary goal. 

Here, I donned a pair of black booties that I bought at Payless last year as a birthday gift for myself. I thought it's the best footwear to show off the opulent hues of my striped Baleno turtleneck shirt. Obviously, I have a new hairstyle to match the lilac makeup theme that I chose for this look. 

Going Classy With White T-Shirt Styling For Modest Look

It's not only all black that makes the fashion world so classy. Let's bring in the beauty of white, too. Well, it's both that make us aim for class and comfort at the same time. So for now, let's get back to the basics, shall we?


From basic white t-shirt and black leggings to the ease of adding pop of color to the look, I tried to find simple looks for this styling hobby. You'll see that this Uniqlo white t-shirt is a perfect canvass to the colorful side of a little vest that I bought at Market! Market! Department Store last January. The pairs of heeled shoes did the trick to elevate the style.


To achieve a classy look, I opted for a minimalist take on this one. No pretensions, just pure passion for fashion based on what I already have in my closet.
It's alright to start setting your wardrobe from basic items to make sure that you'll have timeless pieces.
Since the look is so simple, I chose to wear a really red lipstick and a simple makeup. It's not even noticeable.

Here are the things to remember in styling a basic white t-shirt. First, choose a round neck design. It's easy to style and so flattering. Second, focus on contrasting silhouettes to create balance. Here, I teamed both fit t-shirt with a pair of plain black pants because it looks good on me. It's up to you. Just choose the items that you're comfortable wearing everyday. Lastly, you can experiment on different looks such as matching the white t-shirt with shorts, skirts and jeans. As for me, I chose pieces that will contribute to my goal of sharing modest styling ideas.

Meeting New Friends During Korean Boy Band Axis B Mall Tour in the Philippines

Karen and Liv of Demure Sweetie | Thank you, Liv for the photo.

I would like to share a very short post for today. It's about my experience at the Mall Tour of Axis B here in the Philippines. The only thing that I want to share is about the opportunity to meet new friends. It was only memorable because of the people I met at that time and the lessons I learned from it.





Obviously, I had fun during the activity. I like the music of Axis B. The Korean boy band showed the audience their talent and it was awesome. For all of you, I'd like also to share my video about this event. I met other bloggers and I'm really looking forward to meet them again.



Lastly, you can check my videos about the event in my YouTube Channel. Have a great day!

Black Vintage Jacket at Venice GrandCanal Mall in Taguig Philippines

Shopping at my favorite second-hand stores is my way of searching for a unique item that I can use once in a while. It's like finding a styling piece that doesn't exist in shopping districts near at home and that's perfect for my favorite pair of Topshop Flint Lace Up Shoes.







There was a time that I searched for a vintage jacket that is not too heavy for me, something that is well-designed but is made of light materials. The fabric must be soft, silky and pretty. Fortunately, I immediately found one last week. In this photo shoot, I try to be more mindful of the retro look by wearing a pink houndstooth skirt and blue undershirt to make way for the black vintage jacket ornamented with tassels sewn to perfection. I finished off the look with a pair of black Flint Topshop shoes. It was just a simple outfit but it really helped me celebrate Valentine's Day in style at Venice GrandCanal Mall in McKinley Hills in Taguig.


Don't Speak Good. Speak Well! The Nosebleed Edition Book

These days, speaking and writing the English language well is very essential. It will help you get the best jobs in town. It will help you enrich your career, too. It's essential if you have passion in writing and public speaking. Since it's a universal language, you'll always find it helpful to master speaking and writing English well especially if you're climbing the ladder of success.

There are people who aren't really good in speaking English, but learned to do so because they chose to study it by heart. Personally, it's not my native language so my efforts in studying it is obvious. It's also helpful to find training materials online. However, it's even better to buy a book about speaking and writing the English language well. What do you think?


It's so nice to speak English perfectly, but there are times that it's not really possible. Based on my observation, it's important to speak it always no matter where you are. To make it perfect, constant practice is key. It's also true that developing a habit of watching movies with English language is useful.

For those who only learned such language in school, it's not easy to do. There's a need for more practice speaking English to speak it well. Luckily, we have tons of way to learn to speak English well. There are countless training materials out there. We are just looking for the most effective one, given that we are so busy with a lot of things.

One of the best ways to learn to speak English well is to read and study the best-selling book, Don't Speak Good. Speak Well! The Nosebleed Edition. I have secured a copy of the book and it's really helpful especially in my quest to perfect my English grammar, conversational English skills and pronunciation.

Here are the things that you will love about the book.

1. It's a pocket-size edition. This is a piece of work that will be your companion at work and in attending school activities so you can study the English language. It's not heavy so I can put it in my bag all the time. Such a convenient way to study speaking and writing in English language.

2. It's easy to use. Since the book is so well-written, you'll have a handy guide to bring wherever you may go. It's concise and direct with many examples that you can study. Obviously, you can master the English language through this book. You can always start with the basic strategies.

3. It's complete for your study. The book is composed of 115 pages and three parts. The first part is about Rules of Grammar. From Parts to Speech to Active and Passive Voice, you'll have it all. It's a concise way of having a quick review of English grammar. The second part is Expressions and Conversation Strategies. You'll learn how to show empathy through your words and to listen with interest verbally and non-verbally.

4. It's affordable. The book is not expensive. For less than P600.00 or even lower than that, you'll have a copy of the book. You can't find a handy and affordable piece anywhere that are complete with information needed to learn in speaking English properly.

I'm so happy that I have a copy of this book. My favorite part of the book is the Rules of Grammar. I can't just perfect it so I need to study more of it. I'm a writer so it's really important to make it a habit to be grammar-conscious. Aside from that, I want to get high grades in examinations given during job application.

I'm also inspired with the Sounds of English since I have a regional accent. Every time I speak English, it's always noticeable. Even if I try to speak properly, there are times that you can still hear me speaking with my regional accent. Not cool! So I really need this book.

If you want to know more about the book, you can check their Facebook Page. I've also featured this on my YouTube Channel so you'll feel the passion of learning the art of speaking and writing in English.


UPDATE: Options To Buy The Book

A. Order via our website: 

1. Choose how many book to order: http://americanenglish.ph/product/dont-speak-good-speak-well-the-nosebleed-edition/

2. Follow the payment instruction. He/She can pay via paypal or credit card.

3. Once the payment has been verified, we will deliver the book to the given address.

B. Order directly to our office:

1. Call us at (+632) 889-1101 / (+632) 885-0268

2. Give us his/her address.

3. Send us the payment

4. Once the payment has been verified, we will deliver the book to the given address.

C. Visit us or buy directly in our Makati Office

1. Address: Unit 1705, Antel Corporate Center 121 Valero St., Salcedo Village, Makati City 1227, Philippines.


What are your aspirations in speaking English well? Let me know in the comments below or in my Facebook Page so we can talk about it.

Korean Pop Group AxisB LIVE on February 2017

AxB Entertainment, in partnership with UP Otakufest, HanRy Events & Productions, Hallyu Wave Music Productions, and Dakbayan sa KPop, is proud to present AxisB's First Philippine Promotional Tour from February 14 to March 5, 2017 in five (5) Philippine cities – Manila, Cebu, Bacolod, Iloilo and Davao.

Filipino K-Pop fans will surely be in for an unforgettable Valentine’s date with K-Pop stars as AxisB takes center stage through various mall shows and fan meetings throughout the Philippines!


AxisB is a five-member Korean pop boy group under AxB Entertainment. The group debuted in South Korea on September 28, 2016 with their first digital single Curious and has consecutively staged two promotional tours in Japan after debut. Prior to their debut, they have already garnered the attention of international fans as they shared the stage with senior KPop groups VIXX and INFINITE at the Baidu Nuomi Music Festival in Nanjing, China in July 2016.

As AxisB desires to reach a wider audience, connect with more Filipino KPop fans and make memorable moments with them, AxB Entertainment has decided to stage their first promotional tour in various key cities in the Philippines. Fans should not miss this chance to experience AxisB's refreshing and unique music style, and get up close and personal with members Junghoon, Daeyoung, Doah, Juno and Honey. Attendees will have the privilege to watch them perform their hit songs from their second single album Be My Love for the first time in the Philippines.

AxisB's schedules in the five cities are as follows: February 14-17 (Manila), February 18-19 (Cebu), February 24-25 (Bacolod), February 26 (Iloilo) and March 3-4 (Davao).  For more information on AxisB's mall shows and fan meetings, visit the AxisB Official Facebook page at facebook.com/AxisB.official or e-mail axisbofficial.ph@gmail.com.

The AxisB First Philippine Promotional Tour is made possible through the generous support of event partners Oomph! Radio 105.1 Cebu, Oomph Radio 97.1 Davao, K-Pub BBQ, Robinsons Land Corporation, migme, HelloKpop, Demure Sweetie, Astig.ph, Wazzup Pilipinas, The Kitchen Mom by Dhess, Prelel Dares to Dream, This Girl Does It All, Karen Ezine, and Chasing Curious Alice.

Featuring Axis B Philippine Tour 2017

I'm so excited to attend the press conference for AxisB next week. I'm a K-pop fan and this will one of those events that I'll attend in support of my favorite Korean artists.


The AxB Entertainment, in partnership with UP Otakufest, HanRy Events & Productions, Hallyu Wave Music Productions, and Dakbayan sa KPop, is happy to present the First Philippine Promotional Tour of AxisB from February 14 to March 5, 2017 in five (5) Philippine cities – Manila, Cebu, Bacolod, Iloilo and Davao.

AxisB is a five-member Korean pop boy group under AxB Entertainment. The group was presented to the public in South Korea on September 28, 2016 with their first digital single Curious and has consecutively staged two promotional tours in Japan after debut. Before their debut, they have already garnered the attention of international fans as they shared the stage with senior KPop groups VIXX and INFINITE at the Baidu Nuomi Music Festival in Nanjing, China in July, 2016.

AxB Entertainment has decided to stage their first promotional tour in various key cities in the Philippines since it is the desire of AxisB to reach a wider audience, connect with more Filipino KPop fans and make memorable moments with them.

Obviously, fans should not miss this chance to experience AxisB's refreshing and unique music style, and get up close and personal with members Junghoon, Daeyoung, Doah, Juno and Honey. The attendees will have the privilege to watch them perform their hit songs from their second single album Be My Love for the first time in the Philippines.

For more information on AxisB's mall shows and fan meetings, visit the AxisB Official Facebook page at AxisB.Official Facebook.