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Surviving COVID: Charie’s Simple 4As or Ways


BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Anyone of lesser constitution would have crumbled easily under the circumstances.

Except that Charie May Ginete-Ilon, or simply Charie, is not.

Simply because she is Charie who is known to blaze trails.


Uprooted from her hometown, her husband and only child left here, and moving in to a new country, all against the backdrop of a pandemic, Charie could have easily given in to the pressures of starting a new life in a foreign land.

All over again.

From her early days as a TV broadcaster to Communication instructor (a tough one, students say), to becoming a financial advisor, personality development coach, and now a blossoming motivational speaker, Charie is not known to rest even when she appears to be at the top of her game.

We had her today on our Radyo X Podcast discussing mindsetting or how to reframe one’s thinking to cope with the current crisis.

She shares four simple ways:


Always be grateful
Always keep your mind active
Allow yourself to be sad

Click on the link below to watch the podcast on Radyo X today.

Julius D. Mariveles
An amateur cook who has a mean version of humba, the author has recently tried to make mole negra, the Mexican sauce he learned by watching shows of master chef Rick Bayless. A journalist since 19, he has worked in the newsrooms of radio, local papers, and Manila-based news organizations. A stroke survivor, he now serves as executive editor of DNX.


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