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Tamaraw Beach Resort Puerto Galera – A Review

Finally, my long awaited get away pushed through after a few times of rescheduling. Thanks to the long weekend break this Halloween season, my boyfriend and I was able to set foot at the Tamaraw Beach Resort in Puerto Galera. I actually recommended that we stay here at Tamaraw Beach rather than White Beach because the latter is known to be a party place and where most people go to. Unlike Tamaraw Beach which is not so crowded and the ambiance is just perfect if you want to have pure relaxation time.
Here are a few things on what I can say about Tamaraw Beach Resort in Puerto Galera:
Location: Tamaraw Beach is easily accessible from Batangas Pier -- you just book your ticket directly going to the place. Another alternative is to book a ferry ride going to the White Beach then, there is a shuttle provided by Tamaraw Beach Resort that will take you to the resort which is about 5 – 10 minutes away from White Beach.  In our case, we were about to buy tickets going to the White Beach but, I s…

How Creative People Think

A funny sharing just before Dr. Sternberg formally started talking about his theory on Successful Intelligence...
There was once a man, who was so tired of his job and wanted to give up because of pressure at work and most of all, because he did not like his boss. So, what he did was call up  a headhunter as he was ready to apply for other opportunities waiting for him. This guy will certainly get a high-paying job because of his very good credentials. But, instead of pushing through with his initial idea, he contacted the headhunter and gave his boss' application with the contact details and everything. Of course, the boss will get hired at any company given his good credentials as well. And so, after some time the headhunter finally found a great job for the boss, contacted the boss and eventually, the company offered him a better-paying job. Of course, the boss automatically took the offer!
Ending of the story: the boss finally resigned from his current job and the man was promot…

Dr. Robert Sternberg in Manila - Successful Intelligence

Tomorrow, October 25 I will be attending this conference by "THE" Dr. Robert Sternberg entitled "Successful Intelligence: What it takes to succeed and lead in school, work and life." It will be held at Makati Shangri-La Hotel from 1:30pm up to 6:00pm. I am so looking forward to Dr. Sternberg's talk tomorrow because he is really a well-renowned Cognitive Psychologist and Psychometrician.

Some of his research interests are:

Higher mental functions (intelligence and creativity)Styles of thinkingCognitive modifiabilityLeadershipLove and hateLove and war This will be the first time that I will be attending a conference wherein the resource speaker is really one of the "icons" of Psychology. I got my tickets by booking online through Ticketnet ( Ticket prices are worth Php 2000, Php 3000 and Php 5000. I bought the Php 3000 worth ticket and hopefully I get a good seat as I have to arrive early at Makati Shangri-La.

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