I’m Glad We’re a Resilient Nation, But I’d Rather Be a Proactive One

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Filipinos are resilient. This is the story we keep telling whenever disaster strikes. I know we are. But what if this story is hurting our chances to get better and get treated better?

Resilient: able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. The Filipino smiling and pushing through a disaster became romanticized. It’s as if it’s…

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Donnabeth Aniban

Donnabeth Aniban

Mom since 2011. Filipino. Former nurse and teacher. Writer and entrepreneur atm. I write mostly about life, business, health, productivity, and motherhood.