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Lissa De Guia

About Lissa De Guia

LISSA ROMERO DE GUIA was first known in musical theater, having enjoyed a ten-year career as a performer in hit musicals Miss Saigon, RENT and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat in Germany and the United Kingdom. She is also a Theta healer and NLP practitioner. She has penned three biographies and is now working on her first collection of essays and has of late become a joyful watercolorist. Lissa lives in Baguio with her husband Kidlat de Guia and their two children.
29 11, 2021

NEW HEIGHTS – When I die

By |2021-11-29T14:45:02+00:00November 29, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHEN I lost my friend Carlos Celdran two years ago, it prompted me to write this piece. It came to mind when I received news barely a few hours before writing this column, that another friend in the art scene had passed.   When I Die Don't ask about how [...]

12 11, 2021

Musings on Home – The Self-Love Solution

By |2021-11-12T09:56:45+00:00November 12, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

  ONE of the gifts of the pandemic was that it pushed me out of my comfort zone. Like many coaches, healers, and therapists I knew, I offered pro bono sessions to those suffering from depression and anxiety caused by the lockdown and fear of the unknown. This practice built [...]

18 09, 2021

Musings On Home – A Tale of Two Chakras

By |2021-09-18T07:36:28+00:00September 18, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

THIS week, I’ll be turning 48. I know everyone makes a big deal about turning 50, but there’s something about 48 that feels more mystical to me. It’s divisible by three (I’ve always found three to be a powerful number). 4 + 8 = 12.  48 means I’ve completed four [...]

19 08, 2021

Musings On Home – Chakras 101

By |2021-08-19T15:07:25+00:00August 19, 2021|Lifestyle, Opinion|0 Comments

“MOMMY, did you know that there was a prehistoric frog that was so big, it is thought to have eaten small dinosaurs?” I pondered over that fact for a few seconds. “That is one scary frog,” I replied. My eight-year-old son is fascinated with the natural world. Before he could [...]

4 08, 2021

Musings on Home – Nep nep

By |2021-08-04T13:22:01+00:00August 4, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

ONE of the hazards of not speaking the local language is that even after ten years of living in Baguio, you may miss out on a term that perfectly describes a unique experience.   Yesterday, my friend Kora asked me, “Nakita mo ba yung joke ni Frank kahapon? Patron Saint [...]

23 06, 2021

MUSINGS ON HOME – “Rise Up Rooted, Like Trees”

By |2021-06-23T14:33:30+00:00June 23, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

IN hindsight, one could say my seven-year-old was a bit too young to undertake a seven-month-long writing project. When I asked Kalinaw if he wanted us to apply for the online book-making workshop offered by Vivita Philippines (a creativity accelerator for children 9-14 years old), he immediately said yes. He [...]

8 06, 2021

Musings On Home – Weird planets

By |2021-06-08T13:21:24+00:00June 8, 2021|Opinion|0 Comments

MAY has been a strange month for me. The weirdness began on May 4, when I received the second dose of the vaccine. It walloped my body, affecting my energy and emotions for two weeks. Added to which I had to deal with a variety of issues - sickness within [...]

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