The 9th Soul

What are the typical traits of Filipinos?

Posted in Special posts by Fated Blue on April 28, 2017

This is the link to the original question on my new favorite site Quora. For some reason, some dipshit found my answer worth moderating despite positive feedback so I decided to bring it out here.

One reason I answered it that way was because of the OVERWHELMINGLY positive answers from foreigners. Yeah sure, they’re all true but they end up giving the country a false image of peace and civilized culture. .The Filipino is anything but.

Yes, these are generalizations but can you actually disagree with me? If you find yourself nodding to every one trait I listed then perhaps these traits are what is inherent to us since birth and we only learn to be proper citizens as we age.

(Before we start, I like to credit Thought Catalog for the featured image used.)

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Sometimes I just have to write it all down because I died again.

Posted in life, Special posts by Fated Blue on November 5, 2016

The title says it all. I’m listening to Lucius’ “Don’t Just Sit There” and ugh, it just makes me feel…things. You know, the kind of things you don’t really feel or even think about but this song just unearths it like some mad archaeologist in the deepest, darkest burial grounds in my brain.

What did it unearth? A question. It unearthed a question and that question is: Will I ever find love again?

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Les Miserables Manila 2016 – Worth Every Second And Every Cent

Posted in entertainment, life, Special posts by Fated Blue on March 19, 2016

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Les Miserables Manila is definitely worth the price and traffic. The effects and props are what you would expect from an international performance group. I love this novel and I would definitely watch it again and again and again. I’ve been wanting to watch it since I read the unabridged book some 10 or so years ago as well as watch the film four years back. The story still drives me to a sort of lonely guilt that I just love feeling.

I purchased the tickets without knowing who the heck played who because this was the first time Les Mis would be in the Philippines. I booked VIP on opening day and chose the best seat in the house which was right in the center without being too close or too far; just right to see, hear, and even feel everything.

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First Love by Fated Blue

Posted in life, Special posts by Fated Blue on September 23, 2015

“You’re in love with her, aren’t you?”

“huh?”

“When you were talking to her at the other table, I saw the way you looked, no, stared at her.

You don’t look at me that way and for the longest time I’ve always wondered if there was something missing, something I haven’t done but now I know.

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Launching A Website!

Posted in internet news, life, Special posts by Fated Blue on February 18, 2015

Hello everyone! As you may have noticed, I’ve not been as active in this blog as before and for good reason. As mentioned in the title, I’ve been busy with a website and it will focus on health, fitness, and maybe a bit of financial blogging here and there.

Also, a little update: I’m no longer affiliated with Jollibee Foods Corporation. The company and I had a few things we didn’t agree on so I decided to move away and focus on being a freelancer (which earns me a lot more money) and a chance to build on my website.

I’ll be stealing a few blogs from this place for content’s sake. The purpose of that website is to earn me some passive income. I’m thankful I’m the author so I don’t need to ask for anyone’s permission 😀

So yeah, here’s the website in case you want to visit!

Modifying My Kettlebell Program

Posted in health, life, Special posts by Fated Blue on January 24, 2015

[A whole list of fitness blogs I’ve done]

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In an attempt to focus my workout into something basic yet essential, I’ve decided to modify my first workout program. This is what I may consider as an upgraded version if we’re to treat the first program as an overall basic workout routine.

I’ve been experimenting since January started and I’ve come up with a routine that’s guaranteed to give you the best bang for your bell without stressing yourself about doing them for a week.

The same schedule format will apply: 5 to 6 days a week, 20 minutes minimum on the clock.

Mind you, this revolves mostly around Hardstyle movements which means maximal effort in less repetitions. I’m fond of utilizing both GS and Hardstyle but I somehow always gravitate towards Hardstyle due to the maximal effort exerted in a short period of time.

Because let’s face it, 20 minutes isn’t that long. But if utilized efficiently, 20 minutes is more than enough.

For this program, you’ll need at least a pair of heavy KBs and one lighter bell. In my case, I use a pair of 32 kg and one 24 kg. The 24 kg is for the warm up while one or two 32 kg KBs will be used for the main workout.

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Welcoming 2015 with a running workout

Posted in health, life, Special posts by Fated Blue on January 1, 2015

Happy New Year Everyone! One of my personal traditions involve welcoming the new year with a run. I always run first thing in the morning and due to this I have to sleep extra early. I’ve been skipping the new year midnight for four years now and I don’t mind at all.

You can find my running details here

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