Hallu! I'm Gia, a Filipina electronics engineer and tech startup founder. Prior to my official professional career (i.e. before graduating from college and obtaining my engineering license), I'd had a lot of informal work experiences such as freelance writing, online selling, online teaching, and more. Technically, I’ve been a “raketera” since I was around 12 … Continue reading Welcome to the Raketera’s World!
I am a Financial Advisor, don't get me wrong. But my pet peeve talaga is the pitch where it says "protect your life with an insurance policy." I HATE the word protect. Because insurance does NOT protect your life, and will NOT protect you from accidents and critical illnesses. And I think this seemingly minor … Continue reading LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES DO NOT PROTECT YOUR LIFE
Ang tagal-tagal kong pinag-iisipan kung paano ‘yung best way to share my story. Nung sinimulan ko kasi ‘tong page, bara-bara pa lang haha di ko pa talaga nilagay ‘yung story kung bakit ko siya ginawa. 😅 But let me start out by stating the most important fact: When I created this page exactly 29 days … Continue reading My Journey and Why I Created Engr. Raketera
I really do not like spending a lot on temporary things. I've always wanted my hair colored something lighter than my natural color (jet black). But I've never seen the point of paying thousands of pesos for it, especially because sobrang bilis humaba ng buhok ko. Gusto ko lang maging praktikal 😅 Me and my … Continue reading Tipid Hack: Hair Edition
"What is the secret to success?" 🙋♀️ Sabi ng iba, the secret to success is being able to get up after every failure. Sa iba naman daw, it’s a combination of hard work and luck. For others, it’s patience and motivation. Etcetera, etcetera, etcetera Let me start out by saying that first of all, success means … Continue reading The Ultimate Secret to Success is Wanting Success
"BAKIT ko ba ginagawa 'to? BAKIT ba ko dapat mag-effort?" 😩 According sa previous post ko about Growth Mindset, if we put in effort, magiging magaling rin tayo. Pero for this mindset to be effective, dapat maintindihan din natin.. BAKIT? PARA SAAN BA? Kasi hindi ka gaganahan mag-effort to improve yourself kung hindi mo alam kung … Continue reading Finding X where X = Ikigai
"Honor student nung high school. Pagdating ng college, anyare?" Lagi kong nakikita at naririnig 'yan (lalo na sa engineering courses 🤣). Relate? 🙋♀️ When I was in elementary and high school, I would get high grades without trying too hard. People around me would think na subsob ako sa pag-aaral. Akala nila sobrang okay ng study habits … Continue reading Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset