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Do I buy another set of VSCO filters? Do I walk to work so I could catch more Pokemons? Do I quit my job even if I’ve just hit my sixth month last week? We are presented with a perplexing number of choices every day, both insignificant and life-changing. With the inclusion of social media channels in the mix, our needs, wants, and decisions are becoming heavily influenced by what we see on our phone screens. In this confusing digital age, peer pressure becomes an indirect force that haunts your psyche every time you unlock your smartphone or turn on your computer screens.
According to Harvard Business Review, millennials are the most socially conscious generation since the ’60s. They want work to afford them the opportunities to make new friends, learn new skills, and connect to a larger purpose.
In our September issue, we delve into the drive to know and understand one’s passions. We interview industrial designer Jim Torres who talks about how he built his brand at the young age of 23. On the cover, we feature ’90s child superstar Meryll Soriano as she rediscovers her passion for design. Now in her early 30s, she once again ventures into a new career path. She admits, “I am enjoying the process of getting to know myself again— my designer self.” Northern Living is published by Hinge Inquirer Publications. 4F Media Resource Plaza, Mola corner Pasong Tirad Streets, Barangay La Paz, Makati City. Visit www.facebook.com/northernlivingmagazinenow. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @nlivingph. We’d love to hear from you. Email us at email@example.com. For advertising, email firstname.lastname@example.org.