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About That. (with Marga Ortigas)
Not your usual conversation.
Category: Society & Culture
The latest issues. A broader view. Unique perspectives. Join international journalist Marga Ortigas and her special guests as they have the necessary conversations on everything from historical revisionism to human rights. "Insightful." "So Inter ...more
The latest issues. A broader view. Unique perspectives. Join international journalist Marga Ortigas and her special guests as they have the necessary conversations on everything from historical revisionism to human rights. "Insightful." "So Interesting!" "Super accessible."
The latest issues. A broader view. Unique perspectives. Join international journalist Marga Ortigas and her special guests a...

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September 16, 2018 09:45 PM PDT

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the world and struggling to keep up with everything you need to do? Or do you sometimes find yourself feeling "blah" about things? Maybe you're in the middle of a big life change and aren't sure how to get everything sorted just so...?

It has been said that change is the only constant in life -- and yet it is the one thing that many of us fear the most. In this episode, we speak to professional life strategist Randi Levin who wants us all to live our best moments every day.

She also shares with our listeners a 52-week self-guided challenge from her website:

How to Balance Your Life:

September 07, 2018 06:13 PM PDT

We're always searching for next big health kick...the latest cure-all and magic remedy. But what if that "new" health fix is really an old one? Centuries old, in fact.

Business executive Nena Wuthrich joins us to share her latest passion outside of the office: it's all-natural, chemical-free, can help a wide vareity of ailments -- and ancient.

Let's talk - Essential Oils.

June 29, 2018 02:04 AM PDT

Are you battling depression? Maybe you're dissatisfied with your life - or know someone who is. Do you think people are unhappier now than they have been before? Does the nonstop buzz of the digital world make things worse for you?
Why is that as humanity has reached technological heights, many say they feel trapped in the black night of their soul?

There are ways to cope - without medication.

Psychoneurologist Lia Bernardo speaks to us about finding peace and living a joyful life.

May 04, 2018 02:30 AM PDT

Fashion designer. Artist. Entrepreneur. Son. Brother. Partner. Empire builder. Just a few of the hats worn by Philippine style icon Rajo Laurel.

Hear this unfiltered conversation about living honestly, finding contentment, and defining identity through clothing.

February 27, 2018 10:03 AM PST

This episode is dedicated to the dreamers. To those who are still in pursuit of dreams, and those who have had them come true.

Are you an aspiring writer?
Or maybe you don't know what it is you want to do yet. How do you find your passion?

Meet British author Matt Killeen.
He's done it all. Advertising, store managing, graphics designing, music playing. He's even dabbled in stand-up comedy.

Now in his mid-40s, his 1st book is out this March on a topic that has critics raving - not just about the ingenuity of the plot - but also its timeliness.

Matt speaks to us about his highly anticipated "Orphan, Monster, Spy", and taking the creative journey to self discovery.

February 04, 2018 10:26 AM PST

Turning the tables on a veteran journalist:

Gaby Tabuñar, Chairman Emeritus of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines, speaks about the things he's seen, the choices he's made, the world as he's seen it change, and what matters most...

Can you imagine yourself at a hundred?

We're doing things a little differently this episode - we hope you take the journey with us!

January 14, 2018 11:07 AM PST

We all know Jagger, Ozzie, and even Gene Simmons... but ever wonder about a rockstar's life in the East?

Spanish-Filipino musician Tirso Ripoll burst onto the Asian music scene in the early 1990s with the iconic rock group Razorback.

27 years later - Tirso is a businessman, a father, and still rocking with his band.

He says there is a way to do it all. Hear more in this super animated conversation.

January 06, 2018 01:02 PM PST

2017 was a year of change and transition for many people - among them, our host veteran journalist Marga Ortigas.

In this podcast EXTRA, Marga starts us off on a new season of ABOUT THAT by looking back at the top things she's learned from our podcast guests so far.

What are your top take-aways?

Write us!

December 12, 2017 08:45 AM PST

Midlife crisis? Not quite, for Gen-X guys. At least that's the experience of Spanish videographer Miguel Castro.

Listen in as he candidly talks about fatherhood in his 40s, walking away from a long-time job, and facing fears - and the unknown - with confidence.

November 09, 2017 06:40 PM PST

She's a world-renowned designer from Turkey who expresses herself through fashion and design - within a very special context.
An artist with leather, lace, lights and 3D printing, Arzu Kaprol has been called both "futuristic" and "architectural".
Her work is not just a magical reflection of her rich heritage, but also her spirituality.
Listen in as we catch up with Arzu...and you won't see clothing in quite the same way again.

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