Category Archives: Thoughts in the Shower

Things I think about that are too long to tweet.

ashley uy with bohol waves

It’s Okay to Take a Break from Community Building

I just want to be clear(er) and say that these are my thoughts and my opinions on how I, as a volunteer community builder, consider taking a break from volunteer work to avoid a burnout. Other volunteers might have their own methods, preferences, and opinions but I hope to create a discussion on how our communities here in the Philippines see volunteering and how inactivity doesn’t necessarily mean the loss of passion.
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Ashley Uy

Curiosity in Communities

Yes, this is a new blog; and yes, it’s title isn’t something as corny as Ashlinspiraiton.

I’ve been gone from the blogosphere for quite some time now. A year, give or take. And disconnecting myself from my obligations to churn out blogposts experience after experience made me reflect on what type of content I wanted to create compared to what I was currently serving. I wanted a space where I could share what I’ve learned, that challenges me to delve deeper than what was revealed – not a documentation of the mundane blow-by-blow program flow I seemed to be stuck in as of late.

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