Shining Their Light: Marika "Maka" Melgar and Her Passion for Psychology

Shining Their Light: Marika "Maka" Melgar and Her Passion for Psychology

Maka Melgar was a literature major before she decided to go into the field of Psychology. "I [have always been] fascinated with storied lives", she said, "be it through books, film, art, or music." Having worked as a research analyst soon after university, she realized that business stories were not the kind that she wanted to understand. Her mom suggested that she enroll in a hypnosis workshop under the late Fr. Jaime Bulatao, S.J. in Ateneo as she tried to figure out her next steps. This is where her journey with Psychology began.  

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Escaping Our Limiting Beliefs

They say that the trick to manifesting the life that you want is to be perfectly clear about your vision. Basically, you set your intention, you line up your resources, and you imagine the very thing that you wish to acquire. Simple right? Not really. Wherein mood and vision boards help us get started, what Iā€™m learning is that we can dream all we like, but if we have limiting beliefs, then we will never get what we want. 

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