I wouldn’t deny [wishing] it because sometimes when life gets hard we just want to run away from our problems, and I guess that’s part of life and life wouldn’t be complete without challenges. […]
As the saying goes, “Through challenge and difficulty, we learn to see life differently than before.”
“What advice or message could you give to the eldest child in the family?”
Gentle reminder lang na go easy on yourself, okay? And always remember that a small step is still progress.
Jessica Navarro, economics student
Interview by PATRICIA MAE O. REBONG