Simple Dos and Don’ts of DIY Beauty Skin Care

  If you’re into concocting skin care products out of your own kitchen pantry for reasons like you’re on a budget or you heard that it’s a ‘safer’ alternative to commercial products, then these tips may be of use to you. Creating your own beauty products may be fun and cheap, but you may need to take note of things like its shelf life or if it’s actually beneficial to you. After doing a little research, and learning a bit from trial and error myself, here are the top dos and don’ts of DIYing beauty products. DO research what you’re...

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5 Signs You’re Online Far Too Often

You know you’re online far too often when the distinction between reality and internet is just far too blurred. Too often for people like myself who sit at a computer for more than 70% of my days at a time, there is just this strange dissociation from reality. The absentminded-ness of activity devoted to just sitting at a monitor crosses over to mundane little things you do in real life and somehow you just mess up epically. Here are 5 signs you probably spend too much time online. If you can identify with any or all of these signs, you’re...

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Life Lessons: Rico Blanco’s Songwriting Workshop

The proverbial slump is nothing new in life. For some it may be called Writer’s Block. Others might simply refer to it as a dry spell. It could be as tiny as the lack of inspiration to put pencil to paper, or as crippling as the unwillingness to get out of bed. Thankfully, it was not the latter for me. But as an aspiring songwriter who experienced quite a dry spell in the middle of a heavy personal project, the last thing I needed was to run out of ideas. A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending...

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6 Websites To Calm Your Anxiety

Whether you’re experiencing a bit of a meltdown from stress-related anxiety (from EDSA traffic to your boss who wouldn’t give you a FREAKING BREAK), or just want to take a breather from the busy world, here are some places on the internet you can find some inner peace with. Ranging from guided meditation with ASMR sounds to a chance to vent out your frustrations, these websites are designed to help you relax. Linky links are the titles themselves.   Do Nothing For 2 Minutes The site encourages you to do exactly that. A timer on the page will help you...

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6 Simple Tips For How To Avoid Hangovers

Hangovers suck. They can range from mild to “Am I actually dying?”, and is probably one of the worst feelings ever. Now, I know people like to go for the ‘how to deal with it when it’s happening’ route, but not me. Just remembering my worst hangover makes me feel nauseated (but let’s not talk about that). Here are a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up from my own experiences, as well as the advice I’ve received from friends and family. So if you’re not one of those magical people who can function like a normal human being after...

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Burn Fat Not Fuel: Alternative Transportation

Free Energy Transportation is an alternative to dominant models of transportation namely; PUV's and private cars. Our dependence on PUJ's and Private cars poses a lot more threat than an average Filipino would know. Sitting in traffic makes us very unproductive and sometimes enraged, the costs of road construction and maintenance are high, injuries and fatalities are there and a cancer causing environment caused by pollutants is bad for us and the planet. These are only some the reasons "why we should end our addiction to petroleum" and find alternatives that would not only reduce traffic and other costs but...

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5 Little Things You Can Do To Boost Self-Confidence

There are those days when your confidence and self-assurance is out of whack. Maybe you got up on the wrong side of the bed. Maybe you missed that important business meeting when you woke up late. For some people, those days could even last months or years. Or maybe you just never can see yourself the way you want to. No matter the extent of time you've been in your emotional rut, here are 5 ways to feel better about yourself. 1. Accomplish something. Studies show that making your bed in the morning boosts confidence and productivity. This is because...

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Indoor Plants That You Need To Have Inside Your Home

When you think of indoor health hazards, exposure to air pollution is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. According to some research, even inside our home there is still pollution, which is considered to be hazardous that can cause illness such as asthma, cough and flu. So to keep your house breathable with clean air. A simple house plant can prevent the pollution from spreading inside. Fortunately, we can count on nature to be our health ally when it comes to creating healthier indoor air. In the late 1980s, NASA researchers studied the ability of houseplants to...

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Surprising Benefits That You Can Get From This Super Banana Found In The Philippines

There may be different kinds of bananas in the whole world but there’s no other banana that can ever compare to the nutrients that a Cardava Banana in the Philippines can sustain. According to the Doctors of Ministry in Alternative Medicines or DMAM, it was proven that a Cardava banana or also known as “Saba Banana” in the Philippines, has the highest nutrient content among other bananas. This fruit is usually produced in the Philippines and in other Asian Countries. Most Filipinos prefer  to eat it cooked but according to the DMAM, it was showed that when you eat cooked...

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Nike Combines Tech and Fitness in Unlimited Stadium in BGC

In a stroke of pure genius, Nike encourages people to lead more active lifestyles by combining technology and fitness. Nike challenges people to be fit amidst the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle through its newly-installed Unlimited Stadium. And it’s just in time for the Olympics! The Unlimited Stadium is a pioneer of its kind in Asia. It features a 200-meter running track lined with LED screens. It is shaped as a 100-feet sole print of the Nike Lunar Epic Low Flyknit, one of Nike Running’s latest footwear innovations. What’s unique about Nike’s Unlimited Stadium is that runners are invited to race...

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DIY Plastic Bottle Planters That You Should Really Try Making One Right Now

Throwing away plastic bottles can certainly cause a flood of harm to the environment. With millions of non biodegradable products produced around the world everyday,most of them are just thrown everywhere. And the sad part is, it takes years to fully decompose a plastic bottles. That's why nature and plant lovers have come up an innovative solution by recycling your used up bottles making it a planter. Replacing the usual clay pot of course. Using plastic bottles for gardening is quite amazing since not only that it can save lots of room in your garden but also you can paint...

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10 Useful And Life Changing Tips To Beat That Never Ending Stress

Life can be really stressful especially when you have no choice but to deal with all the never-ending chores, errands, school works or whatever that is you are dealing with. Stress came from so many things and sometimes you have will come to a point that you'll pressure yourself to instead take it positively in order to stop yourself from breaking down. But that's not gonna work. If you're feeling stressed, there are healthy ways and unhealthy ways to deal with your feelings. So don't worry, I won't let that happen. I have listed 10 easy to do anti stress...

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