Filipino Bloggers Who Also Write about Inspiration and Mental Health

Hello, friend! If you’ve read one or two of my blogs, you probably already know too much about me. I’m sorry!! Haha. Through my personal stories, I aim to inspire people to love themselves and motivate them to live their best lives. I lay my feelings bare for all of the world to see hoping that being genuine and vulnerable can help anyone who was ever in the same situation as me.

Anyway, that’s enough about myself. I’d like you to meet some fabulous new people! Trust me, you’re gonna love them!

Filipino Bloggers Who Also Write about Inspiration and Mental Health

The niche for Inspiration/ Mental Health/ Personal Development here in the Philippines is quite small and it took me quite a while to meet fellow Filipino bloggers who write about similar topics or posts related to what I usually cover in the blog: Inspiration, Mental Health, Growth Mindset and Self-Love. 

From inspiring and motivational quotes, to life lessons learned, personal experiences and advice on matters of life or adulthood, these people are generous enough to share a bit of their identities with us. They’re uniquely themselves through their creative content and shining personalities. And I swear, there’s so much to learn from them!

Filipino Bloggers Who Also Write about Inspiration and Mental Health

1. E.M. Borromeo from Positive Lily: A Mental Health Blog

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E.M. Borromeo is a college student who’s also an introvert like me. She was diagnosed with bipolar and anxiety disorder and started her blog to share stories about mental health. She also wants to encourage people to speak up about their struggles and not be afraid to share them. Her blog not only aims to spread awareness about mental health, but to inspire hope as well. EM is also a Certified Mental Health First Responder and MHFR Emotional Support Volunteer.

I fell in love the first time I ever visited Positive Lily’s blog. From the calming color palette and the aesthetic interface of her website, you could lose hours scrolling through her titles and reading her blog posts. As someone who’s struggling with my mental health every day, her blog posts really resonate with me. I personally feel like reading blog posts about mental health take off this big burden. It’s comforting to know that someone else in the world can relate to what I’m going through and that my feelings are valid. E.M. also has some resources in her website that anyone can freely access which is just such a big help!

Visit her blog and Like her Facebook Page

2. Aaliziyah

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Aaliziyah is also currently a college student. She describes herself as an embodiment of the stereotypes wrapped around her zodiac sign, Gemini. Even if she identifies with the descriptions of a Gemini, she doesn’t want to cage herself in the category because she’s continuously working on improving herself. She can be either passive or aggressive, confident or shy, but also very adaptive, easily blending in with different people. She’s a deep thinker and considers elaborating ideas as a real hobby.

Aaliziyah might be new to blogging, but the type of content she writes about gives me goosebumps. Her posts are not only honest and genuine, but also quite poetic at times. I actually feel like Aalizyah and I have quite similar writing styles because of the fact that our mind works in the same way. I consider myself as an overthinker more than a deep thinker because I tend to think about a lot of different things at the same time, taking them only about 10 feet deep from the surface. Aalizyah on the other hand, has the focus and drive to take things to the ocean floor.

She’s features a lot of interesting people in her blog, opening her platform to share their insightful ideas and beliefs. You can also check out her podcast: Unfiltered Transcriptions in Spotify.

Visit her blog

3. Franze Garcia from FranzeSays

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Franze is 22-years old from Batangas who also writes about his personal stories. He’s very fond of motivational and inspirational content. He isn’t afraid to write about his thoughts and dreams because he considers his blog as a greener pasture for his mental health. He’s in the process of striving to find the deeper meaning of life and becoming a better person.

Franze is my friend and we’re pretty similar except for the fact that he’s actually had a romantic relationship before. Lucky him. Huhuhu. Anyways, Franze’s blog is quite personal and you’ll get to know him deeper and deeper every time you read one of his posts. He’s a deep thinker and constantly contemplates about life and his existence in the world even when he’s just walking down on a street. I would tease him, but I tend to do the same thing.

Visit his blog and Like his Facebook Page

4. Sarrah from Sarrah’s Stories

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Sarrah is currently an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), working as a teacher in Jakarta, Indonesia. Aside from that, she’s also a writer and a traveler. Her blog is a collection of her experiences and stories in her journey of finding love one step at a time. You can find love in many places like your relationship with yourself, with others, with God and through your travels, career and mission. She describes life as a never ending cycle of learning, inspiring and working.

Sarah also posts positivity quotes in her Facebook page and has already published her first fictional book online titled: Mergalio and the Seven Puffins – Book 1: The Clamors of SklavoiS. Amazing, right? She continuously shares her stories in her blog and from reading them, you’ll get glimpses of life told from unique perspectives. She’s not afraid to be personal with her readers, always being her authentic self and choosing resilience despite life’s challenges.

Visit her blog and Like her Facebook Page

5. Val from Good Talks with Val

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Val has a huge following in Facebook where he regularly posts related inspirational and motivational quotes about life. He has quite the aesthetic on how he curates his posts from the pictures and the fonts he chooses to his captivating captions. His quotes always grab your attention as you’re scrolling through your Facebook feed. I swear you can’t help but give his posts the “Love” or “Care” emoji. I honestly don’t know where he pulls all that material from! Make sure to like his page. You won’t regret it!

6. Hey Hay PH – Mental Health Support

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Hey Hay PH is another page in Facebook with a huge following. Hey Hay PH provides a platform for Filipinos where they can learn about mental illnesses and broader their understanding about mental health. The warm color palette of their brand is soothing and memorable. They also regularly post relatable quotes on inspiration and self-love. They provide easily-digestible content on how to take care of your mental health which is very helpful during this time with the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine. If you haven’t liked their Facebook page already, you should do so right now!

What did I tell you? Aren’t they amazing? So make sure to check out their blogs and like their Facebook pages. More great content will be coming from them so we better be on the look out for that!

I think our generation right now at this current time is really putting emphasis on inspiration, self-love and taking care of our own mental health. And, it’s nice to see bloggers and people out there spreading not only about positivity, but about being vulnerable and human as well. I think we’re all just trying to learn to love and appreciate ourselves more and more each day. And, I hope that makes us better as a people.

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20 replies

  1. Wow, thank you for this! I expected more blogs about mental health to discover, pero di ko inexpect na included ako. I love FranzeSays and Aaliziyah’s blogs din and yours of course ❤ Will check Sarrah’s Stories. Thanks again!

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  2. Nakabasa na ko nung ibang mga blog post ng #1-4 and see some FB posts ng #5. I’ll check the FB page of Hey Hay PH. 🙂

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  3. I am familiar with the blogs you mentioned above. I enjoy reading their blogs, very realistic and motivational. We all have different struggles and it’s nice to know that we are not alone.. 🙂 might do a motivational blog in the future..):

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  4. Depression is one silent killer in today’s generation. I highly appreciate bloggers that raise awareness about mental health. You are all heroes in your own special way. I will follow those listed bloggers to learn more about mental health.

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  5. I am quite familiar to these blogs/Facebook pages you have mentioned and I truly admire them and you as well for doing motivational/selfhelp content. You are light during this tying times. Thanks

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  6. I’ve visited these bloggers already! And I’m glad they’re more bloggers in this niche.. it’s important to get people more aware about mental health and also promote positivity 🙂

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  7. thanks for sharing, these are helpful to promote mental health awareness

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  8. I read their blogs and I like their contents too. Would they consider writing a compilation book for mental health?

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  9. Heyyy, I just read a blog by positive lily on the white sand in manila bay and its value to our mental health. I think I’ve come across with a couple more blogs in your list.

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  10. We all need a dose of happy stories for inspiration these days. I have visited most of these blogs and they are worth reading.

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  11. super love reading their blogs! pinaka drawn ako kay aazaliyah.. feeling ko ako sya nun bata pa ako. ganun levels! haha! continue doing your stuff guys.. you just dont know who you will touch..

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  12. Oh how I love the posts of Good Talks With Val! 🙂 You’re right, more bloggers should touching the mental health niche, too. As for me, I tap it subtley in my journaling posts and blogs.

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  13. Hey! I read some of these… i love aalyziah’s posts cause it is much like what you would read in say thought catalog but a pinay made it so extra points for that. While I can’t be as brave as them to write about mental health as is, I do try to show content that can help to distract people from the sadness that they carry. 🙂

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  14. Yep. There really is not as much pinoy bloggers writing about mental health so this list is pretty nice. Also, I love reading aaliziyah’s posts cause hers has a thought catalog vibe but through the POV of a pinoy too.

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  15. Love Positive Lily’s writings too! She takes her readers to her world! Learning more, reading more, great to have these blogs to read about mental health indeed and yours, also!

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  16. It’s good to have these blogs to read about mental health issues. Something that is very helpful especially in this time of pandemic.

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  17. Maybe it’s really from the mere fact that the experiences we’ve had in the past and in the present reflects on our writings. Thank you christian, I got inspired from their writings and also from your pieces mainly. Kiliggg 🥺☺️

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  18. High Five! We really do need to take care of our mental health! I think this topic is really not for all but we all need this. Kudos to the writers who explore about mental health, should be able to read all of them soon!

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  19. I love reading inspirational and motivational stories! And it is only now that I am learning to open up and express my emotion or let others know how I felt. It is unhealthy to dwell too much on negative emotions and let anxiety eats up your system. Reading blogs like these makes me feel normal and not punish myself for being overly dramatic.

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  20. I love how you describe each and every one of them. Familiar ako sa mga blog post nila, yung last one lang hindi, I’ll visit the page soon. Very inspiring nga ang mga content nila katulad ng sayo ❤️

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