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Joy Page Manuel
Worked at CTU Online
Attended University of the Philippines, Diliman
Lives in USA
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Yesterday, a friend of mine who's Caucasian, told me, "Hey!  I went somewhere on Saturday evening and I was thinking of you the whole time.  I was almost expecting you to walk in!". Naturally I asked, "Why?  Where did you...
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Culture On A Plate: Hosting Parties Abroad Filipino Style
Yesterday, a friend of mine who's Caucasian, told me, " Hey!  I went somewhere on Saturday evening and I was thinking of you the whole time.  I was almost expecting you to walk in! ". Naturally I asked, " Why?  Where did you go? " " A Filipino birthday part...
Yesterday, a friend of mine who's Caucasian, told me, "Hey!  I went somewhere on Saturday evening and I was thinking of you the whole time.  I was almost expecting you to walk in!". Naturally I asked, "Why?  Where did you...
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Thrown-Off by Throwback: Memories and Migration
I treasure the past.  I'm the kind of person who likes reminiscing, looking at older pictures, and reading through my old journals.  I value memories and do what I can to preserve as much as possible.  I love documenting important events or conversations.  ...
I treasure the past.  I'm the kind of person who likes reminiscing, looking at older pictures, and reading through my old journals.  I value memories and do what I can to preserve as much as possible.  I love documenting impo...
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In 2009, I wrote an essay on how Facebook may be harming us, particularly by breeding narcissistic behaviors, as well as overall unhappiness.  Since then, numerous articles have been published devoted to the same topic, highl...
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Making Family Time Truly Count
Let's be honest.  As parents, most of us share the idea that a great vacation would just be to stay home, vegetate and really not have to think of anything or anyone else.  The idea of packing and planning seem even more exhausting sometimes, and hence less...
Let's be honest.  As parents, most of us share the idea that a great vacation would just be to stay home, vegetate and really not have to think of anything or anyone else.  The idea of packing and planning seem even more exha...
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Yesterday, a friend of mine who's Caucasian, told me, "Hey!  I went somewhere on Saturday evening and I was thinking of you the whole time.  I was almost expecting you to walk in!". Naturally I asked, "Why?  Where did you...
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I treasure the past.  I'm the kind of person who likes reminiscing, looking at older pictures, and reading through my old journals.  I value memories and do what I can to preserve as much as possible.  I love documenting impo...
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In 2009, I wrote an essay on how Facebook may be harming us, particularly by breeding narcissistic behaviors, as well as overall unhappiness.  Since then, numerous articles have been published devoted to the same topic, highl...
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How Facebook Can Make You More 'Zen'
In 2009, I wrote an essay on
how Facebook may be harming us , particularly by breeding narcissistic
behaviors, as well as overall unhappiness. 
Since then, numerous articles have been published devoted to the same
topic, highlighting how social media (parti...
In 2009, I wrote an essay on how Facebook may be harming us, particularly by breeding narcissistic behaviors, as well as overall unhappiness.  Since then, numerous articles have been published devoted to the same topic, highl...
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Have her in circles
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Owner (Writer) at Catharsis (blog site); a former academic / asst.professor of Sociology and now a blogging stay-at-home mother
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  • CTU Online
    Articulation Coordinator / Academic Advisor, 2005 - 2007
  • University of the Philippines - Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences & Philosophy
    Asst. Professor, 1997 - 2004
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USA
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Philippines - Philippines; U.S.A.
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I'm a Sociologist by training (undergraduate and Masters degree) and currently a blogging Mom. I was born and raised in the Philippines but ended up migrating to the US in 2004.  I lived in IL for seven years, but am now residing in TN.
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  • University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • St. Theresa's College, Q.C.
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