Stressed from Work? Here are Tips to Overcome | Beyond Small Talk

Stressed from Work? Here are Tips to Overcome | Beyond Small Talk

Do you feel unhappy with your job? Struggling to cope with your difficult work environment? Drained with tasks at work? Watch out! Do not leave it unaddressed because it can result to burnout. “Burnout is a reaction to prolonged or chronic job stress and is characterized by three main dimensions: exhaustion, cynicism (less identification with the job), and feelings of […]

Spark Hope to our Kababayans and get a Kublihan DVD!

Spark Hope to our Kababayans and get a Kublihan DVD!

Just like many of our kababayans, the Macato family has endured their share of life’s trials. They lived in extreme poverty, got separated from each other, and lost a loved one before.   When typhoon Yolanda wreaked havoc in their household in 2013, the family thought they just lost everything.  Amidst life’s storms, the Macato family found hope, forgiveness, and restoration in Jesus Christ. The family’s inspiring story has touched countless lives and brought comfort to the hopeless after […]

Woman, You Are God’s Masterpiece!

Woman, You Are God’s Masterpiece!

In case you forgot, with all the many hats you wear daily, your role as a woman matters. This month, Beyond Small Talk celebrates you! Happy International Women’s Month to you who despite life’s pressure and daunting challenges still managed to stand up with beauty, honor, and excellence. Like Miss Universe 1999 1st runner up, Miriam Quiambao-Roberto. In this Beyond […]

Do You Want To Make Your Marriage Stronger? | Beyond Small Talk

Do You Want To Make Your Marriage Stronger? | Beyond Small Talk

Marriage requires hard work. There will be bumps along the way and battles you have to win together. When the road gets tough, do not give up. You can make your marriage stronger and rekindle the romance by following these tips from Beyond Small Talk hosts Peter and Christine Kairuz. Practice God’s command to “Die to yourself.” It means “when […]

Do You Always Fight with Your Spouse? | Beyond Small Talk

Do You Always Fight with Your Spouse? | Beyond Small Talk

Misunderstandings and disagreements are part of marriage. They are normal and are in fact, healthy! According to David Klow, a licensed marriage and family therapist, as cited in the article How Much Fighting Is Too Much in a Relationship?, “Couples who are able to go through conflict into harmony end up having productive fights, which leads to greater intimacy.” But […]

Is It Really Possible to Heal Past Wounds?

Is It Really Possible to Heal Past Wounds?

Verbal abuse, they say, cuts deeper than physical pain. But, imagine how worse it can be if you suffered both.  Is healing still possible? Can you really heal from that painful past that prevents you from living your life today?  Yes. Take it from Mary Jane’s story.  Mary Jane is an intelligent teacher, a loving mother, and a faithful wife. However, her […]

What Does Your Faith Look Like?

What Does Your Faith Look Like?

For Rolly Monsura, his faith is like an array of different colors. For him, his life is God’s beautiful masterpiece.  Even after suffering from polio at such a young age, Rolly still sees a bright future ahead of him. He never lost hope because he knew that the God his father introduced to him is a good and loving God.  So instead of focusing on his health condition, Rolly honed his talent. The boy developed a passion in the […]

5 Tricks to Spice Up Sex in your Marriage – Beyond Small Talk

5 Tricks to Spice Up Sex in your Marriage – Beyond Small Talk

Are you missing sex with your spouse lately? When you are too busy at work, raising a family, and running through your responsibilities at home, sex becomes a tiresome activity for you and your spouse. What’s worse is that sex does not excite you anymore because you have been too familiar with it. It’s time to spice it up! According […]

Donate and Watch ‘Joseph the Dreamer’ with Your Loved Ones!

Donate and Watch ‘Joseph the Dreamer’ with Your Loved Ones!

Be part of the dream! The Philippines’ longest running musical, Joseph the Dreamer, is back onstage starting February 21 to March 7 at the Globe Auditorium, Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center. Trumpets, the country’s first professional Christian theater company, brings the re-imagined production of the hit musical – aiming to reach the new generation of audience and allow […]

5 Ways on How to Be Your Spouse’s Biggest Fan – Beyond Small Talk

5 Ways on How to Be Your Spouse’s Biggest Fan – Beyond Small Talk

Are you experiencing distress and difficulty in your marriage? Maybe you need to start showing how much you appreciate and support your spouse today. Making your partner feel loved and admired result to a stronger and more vibrant relationship. According to researchers Allen W. Barton, Ted G. Futris, Robert B. Nielse in their study Linking financial distress to marital quality: […]

Keys To A Successful Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

Keys To A Successful Marriage | Beyond Small Talk

Do you know your role as a husband or as a wife? As the Bible instructs, you are called to submit to one another out of your reverence for Christ. Wives are to submit to their husbands as you do to the Lord, while husbands are to love their wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up […]

Can You Still Thrive in Life Despite Cancer?

Can You Still Thrive in Life Despite Cancer?

Yes. Dr. Corazon Velasco is a living testimony to that. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Corazon and her family experienced struggling financially. She is a dentist, but her profession was not enough to cover the medical bills. Having to shell out millions to cover her surgeries and chemotherapy caused conflict in her marriage. If one thinks it wouldn’t get […]

Good Money Habits to Start This Year | Beyond Small Talk

Good Money Habits to Start This Year | Beyond Small Talk

Are you up for the challenge?  But before you start, you need to discipline yourself and make a decision to quit your old ways in handling money.  If you constantly fall into debt or you’re overspending to make yourself look rich for others, it’s time to make way for new financial habits.   Take note that “it’s not really about how much you earn but what you do with the money that comes your way and […]

Struggling to Save Money? Here are 3 Tips to Help You | Beyond Small Talk

Struggling to Save Money? Here are 3 Tips to Help You | Beyond Small Talk

What prevents you from saving? Is it because you don’t have money left to save? Or you feel like you’re still too young to save and think of the future? Whatever your reasons are, step back and assess because you may be just using those as excuses. According to a survey of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in 2014 cited in […]

Tips To Overcome Post-Holiday Depression – Beyond Small Talk

Tips To Overcome Post-Holiday Depression – Beyond Small Talk

The Christmas trees are down, the streets are silent, and there are no more parties to look forward to. The holidays are officially over.  How are you feeling?  Perhaps, you’re one of those who are lonely and depressed because, now, you have to face the reality after celebrating with your family and friends.   How do you overcome post-holiday depression?     Beyond Small Talk hosts have helpful tips to answer that. Check them out below.  1. Do not deny your negative emotions.   […]