About: Anne Stephanie Cruz

Anne Stephanie Cruz

Steph has been writing professionally for almost 15 years. Her roots are deep into Journalism, having worked for five years as correspondent, reporter, and special reports writer for TODAY Newspaper. The publication was owned and managed by Teodoro Locsin Jr. She also worked for the Philippines Free Press, covering political and social issues. While immersed in newspaper work, she contributed feature articles to different magazines such as Baby Magazine, Good Housekeeping, and many more.

In 2001, she shifted to corporate work and began writing for an online and direct mail marketing company. She left in early 2009 to give way to domestic life. While working from home, she worked with internet marketers and seo companies handling digital content. In 2012, she became the Associate Editor of Coconuts Manila, a hyperlocal news and features site based in Bangkok. Steph continues to do freelance writing and contributes to several publications and websites to date.


Articles by Anne Stephanie Cruz

Are You Pro or Against a Long Distance Relationship?

It is a given that long distance relationships are not for everybody. Although, the hopeless romantics believe that, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder…” there are those who know, based on experience that more often than not, in reality, this saying ends with “…for another”. Does a long distance relationship really work?

Why Lottery Should Be Taken More Positively

The lottery industry has been seen in a negative light for the longest time. What most people don’t know is that they have been helping millions of people all over the world by funding projects and supporting various charitable institutions.

Surviving Pre Eclampsia and Living to Tell the Tale (Twice)

For a woman, knowing that she is pregnant is one of the happiest days of her life. However, not everyone goes through this easily. For some women, complications arise in their preganancy which cause a very real threat to the life of mother and child. One of them is called pre-eclampsia

Having a Great Date Even on a Tight Budget

Romance and love can flourish even while saving up for the future. Dates and gifts don’t have to break the bank but can still be meaningful and memorable. This article discusses how.