Welcome to AMSDaily!
We’re glad you came to visit ASPIRE. MOTIVATE. SUCCEED today! If this is your first time, thank you very much for stopping by. This website contains interviews, photographies, stories,videos, articles on aspirations, motivations and successes. Originally set up as a personal blog by Alpha in June 2011 to write about her insights on success and motivation, it has since then grown into a personal development website where talented inspirational writers share their thoughts to like-minded readers on topics such as health and wellness, motivation, following your dreams, taking opportunities to live better, spirituality, family and success stories.
AMSDaily posts articles at least twice a week. On weekends, an inspiring success story is published. To date, this site has been viewed over 150, 000 since its inception in 2011 with growing subscribers around the globe. This site has also featured Filipino celebrities including Daphne Osena-Paez, Anna Meloto-Wilk, Melissa Remulla, Jay Jaboneta, Tina Tagle, Randy Gener, Bren Bataclan – and among others. One of AMSDaily’s vision is to tell stories of extraordinary people whose mission in life is to help others and use this site as an avenue to live purposefully.
In July 2012, the book “The Best Inspirational Stories I Ever Read” was published as a collection of the stories centered on inspiring people’s lives. The book features the work of AMSDaily writers.
What is the MISSION of AMSDaily?
AMSDaily aims to educate, inspire, motivate and support individuals from all walks of life in their pursuit of success and happiness through the site’s posts/essays, videos, photographs and other media platforms.
Not only because you will feed your mind with inspiring content free of charge, but also because we present topics from a global perspective. AMSDaily’s writers come from different background and culture around the world – from Asia, to North America, Europe and Middle East we cover on specific personal development and also offer you insights from various cultural backgrounds.
We also believe in spreading great stories which make people of all ages aspire to achieve more. We love featuring people with substance and great concern for the goodness of mankind.
We are also strong supporters of education. With Alpha’s coordination the PLEDGE FOR EDUCATION which aims to help smart high school students from Tarlac, Philippines go to school by sponsoring their tuition fees, has been in operation since the birth of this website. When you read our articles, you automatically share with us our vision and pledge for the education and the future of our children.
MEET THE TEAM
Alpha Sanford – the founder and editor of AMSDaily is fueled by many things: her family’s love and support, her inner circle of friends, her enthusiasm for her day job, her passion for reading and writing, silent prayers every so often, rice and tea! She started AMSDaily in June 2011 as a way to communicate with her siblings, Rachel, Yedelilah, Sammy and Honey Rose. Through them the idea of sharing thoughts of inspiration, motivation and success grew to a bigger audience. She owes them the honor of this blog and many other blessings! You may contact her at email@example.com
Avdhessh Arya – personal development coach for youth and voice actor, helps young people break walls of self-imposed limitations and become confident individuals. He is the founder and owner of avdhessharya.com, where you can find lots of informative articles to help you deal with lack of self-confidence, negativity, self-doubt, lack of focus and more. You may contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronald Colunga – shares his thoughts, questions, ideas under the column Tuesdays on AMSDaily. He has also recently launched his own website at Life’s Stepping Stone. He resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and is studying to have a Ph D in Financial Economics. You may contact him via Twitter @ronaldcolunga.
Charm Damon - is a mother, a TESOL professional and a freelance editor. She graduated from the University of the Philippines, and pursued graduate studies at the Ohio State University, where she also taught academic writing and research to international students. She is currently a stay-at-home-mom, and keeps herself busy with family, friends, and editorial work. She writes for amsdaily.net regularly. She may be contacted at email@example.com
Buena Laoang – is a mother of three, a gifted writer and a former college employee. Buena juggles mommyhood, home management, evangelism, school responsibilities and maintaining her blog, Barefoot Life Reflections. She contributes on AMSDaily and gives great challenges to readers on her column, Wednesdays with Buena. You can also catch an inspirational story about her here. You may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Liz Scala – Elizabeth “Coach” Scala, MSN/MBA, RN was born in Carmel, NY. She played numerous sports growing up and took 13 years of dance classes. She attended the University of Delaware for her undergraduate degrees; a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She writes about Health and Wellness for AMSDaily twice a month. She is also the “coach” behind Living Sublime Wellness. You may contact her at email@example.com
Kenton Sefcik – is a father, husband, Registered Acupuncturist, published author and martial artist. You can read more of his ramblings on his website Harbour Health. Kenton incorporates motivational and inspirational videos on all his articles, so be sure to also have the time to watch those embedded videos.
Tarun Soni – is from India and loves to share his thoughts on personal development. He contributes regularly on amsdaily about spirituality. He also writes on his blog ‘and life smiles’. You may contact TKSoni firstname.lastname@example.org
Michaela Cruz-Ungos – has survived many challenges in life since stepping foot in the Unites States but her strength and love keeps her going. She is the mother of Damien, a loving wife and a SPED teacher based in El Paso, Texas. She is passionate about teaching students with disabilities and sharing her skills behind the lens. Her photo has been the logo of AMSDaily since its inception. You can read more about her on this post and also how she became a part of the AMSDaily. Her photos on AMSDaily can be viewed here. She collects and shares her photos online at Teacher Mica’s Album.
Randy Legaspi – is definitely a world-class photographer. Take a closer look at all the pictures he has shared through AMSDaily here and you’ll know why. He has extensively travelled around the world and snapping pictures as much as possible. He hails from Camiling, Tarlac Philippines and is the proud husband of Julie Ignacio and the father to Dinho. His globally-themed pursuits of photos are found on his Facebook Page and if you are lucky enough, you may be able to learn some photography tips from him. He lives in Dubai and has held many jobs under his cap!
Shem-shem Pablo – also known as “Mackey”, has graced numerous posts since the birth of AMSDaily. Her photos evoke emotions and bring personal attachment to the viewer. She is an associate nurse unit manager in Melbourne, Australia but an avid photographer on the side. She says she is a Kiwi by paper but Filipino at heart. You can find out more about how she started clicking photos for fun and how she has become great at it here.
Ria Geraban-Rombaoa – shares her photos and sentiments whenever possible for Light and Love on AMSDaily. Her posts are greatly commended by readers because of her honesty. An artist by birth and a master artist in the making, she lives in Singapore where she continues to pursue her artist’s portfolio. Her personal statement can be found here.