Managing and Caring for the Self – a student’s guide

The most caring people sometimes forget to care about themselves. Self-care is an activity that everybody should practice. Have you ever noticed that in an airplane, you are asked to put on a mask first before helping others. In the Christian bible, God rested on the seventh day of creation.
There are many reasons why people should learn to manage and care for themselves. Some of these reasons include gaining a sense of control over one’s life, developing a greater sense of responsibility, and learning how to set and achieve goals. Additionally, self-management can help people to better understand and cope with stress, build healthier relationships, and improve their overall well-being.

November 19, 2022 / by / in
The Self from Various Perspectives – a short guide

In this guide, we will briefly discuss how to understand yourself from different philosophical perspectives. Nelson Mandela once said “learn to know yourself, to search realistically and regularly the processes of your own mind and feelings”. The first foundations of examining ourselves with more candor started over 2,000 years ago. Aristotle who is still studied today over 2,300 years later says “knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom”

In this article, we will explore what “the self” means from different philosophical perspectives including many of the most renowned philosophers from the past 2,000 years.

October 15, 2022 / by / in
Homeschooling your child during COVID-19

Many parents have thought about homeschooling their children during COVID-19 in-order to keep them safe from the virus.

Homeschooling may be a good choice for many, the quality of the homeschooling is more dependent on the quality of the parent teaching rather than the homeschool provider. Parents who decide to homeschool their child should make a decision to educate their child for at least 2 to 3 hours a day.

April 7, 2020 / 1 Comment / by / in ,
LRN Numbers in the Philippines – What are they? How do I get one?

LRN stands for a Learner Reference Number and it uniquely identifies a student as part of the Department of Education (DepEd) system.

Parents with children going to Kindergarden should ensure that their school issues a Learning Reference Number.  Only schools which are accredited by DepEd will be able to issue and apply for a unique LRN number for a child.

February 12, 2020 / 24 Comments / by / in
Senior High School Strands (Academic, TVL, Sports, Arts and Design) – which one is right for you?

When choosing a Senior High School, you will have to decide on two things namely a (1) Track and (2) Strand.  Don’t worry though! This guide will make it very easy for you to decide.

There are four Senior High school tracks namely:

  1. Academic
  2. Technical-Vocational-Livelihood
  3. Sports
  4. Arts and Design

Each track will have different strands; we will be going through the details of each track and strand in this guide.

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