In the era of innovation, biological and chemical technology, scientific and space exploration, global sustainable development, and a digital economy accelerated by the ongoing pandemic, the role of engineers in society is proving to be more essential than ever especially in the areas of infrastructure and technological development.
Perhaps positivity amid an ongoing pandemic is toxic expectation. After all, it’s valid and human to feel all kinds of fear, anxiety and uncertainty in this global crisis. But we all need to calm down, pick ourselves up and find ways to rise above this crippling situation.
First, she lost her job. Then her mother-in-law. She, along with her son and husband, tested positive for Covid. She had it bad, so she had to be admitted to the hospital. All of these happened within a span of two weeks. But she remained calm and positive as she had been in worse situations before: separate surgeries for brain tumor and aneurysm, and two difficult pregnancies years ago had made her stronger over the years. This woman is truly filled with grace.
The word “mother” should not be exclusive to a certain gender or confined to those who have experienced childbirth. You could be an aunt watching over nieces and nephews, or an older sister taking care of younger sibs. The bottom line is that being a mom means having that I-wont-take-shit-from-anyone attitude to protect those you love and value the most.
As the year comes to a close, a young man reflects and finds reasons why Christmas is still worth celebrating despite the pandemic and the disasters that have upended the lives of people.
PR and communications firm WSP Inc. Chairman and President Diana V. Lesaca ponders on the impact of COVID-19 not just on the professional aspect but also on a personal level.
COVID-19 is not a death sentence, and for survivor Arlene Sy, anyone can beat the dreaded disease using a threefold approach.
As we adjust our lives according to all the disruption caused by the pandemic, working professionals from challenging industries like communications find themselves giving more focus to their mental health.