Category Archives: Wellness

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Heal Yourself Naturally with Ginger and Turmeric

Friday, 6 November 2015 | Written by
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Ginger (“luya”) and turmeric (“luyang dilaw”) are two of the most popular healing foods. Each one comes with a slew of benefits for the body. It also helps that they’re very easily accessible. You can get the from supermarkets to the wet market near your neighborhood. They’re also quite affordable and can even be more effective than the more expensive…Read More »

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Overcoming SADness

Saturday, 31 October 2015 | Written by
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The emotions and attitude of people sometimes get affected by the weather. When it’s bright and sunny, our spirits are lifted. On the other hand, when it’s dark and gloomy, as it is usually during the rainy season, feelings of sadness and negativity often creep in. This condition is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a depression that is connected with…Read More »

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Stay Sane: Keeping your Mental Health in Check

Saturday, 31 October 2015 | Written by
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A big part of taking care of your health is keeping your mind sharp and healthy too. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how you think and feel, as well as your ability to deal with stress, relate to others and make choices. Good mental health helps you deal with everyday life and arms you…Read More »

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Eating Clean

Friday, 30 October 2015 | Written by
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Have you ever felt so relaxed and healthy that you can feel that you are in tune with your body? Have you experienced that feeling of lightness and cleanliness after a refreshing warm bath or a massage at the end of the day where all the stress is suddenly lifted? That’s exactly how you’ll feel when you nourish it with cleanfood…Read More »

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Make Your Home A Happier Sanctuary

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Written by
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Our home is our sanctuary. It is where we can be our truest selves. It is where we recharge and escape to after work. In order for our homes to make us feel not only secure but happy and serene, the atmosphere should be comfortable and relaxing. Our personal environment affects our well-being –- cluttered surroundings can stress us out,…Read More »

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Clean, Strong and Healthy: Yes, I’m Talking About Your Lungs

Friday, 23 October 2015 | Written by
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We work out to improve our muscles, to keep our bones strong, to keep our minds sharp. But how conscious are we in taking care of our lungs? Air that comes into body through our lungs contains oxygen and other gases. In our lungs, oxygen moves into the blood and is carried through the body. Lungs are important to our…Read More »

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[Wear that Pink Ribbon] Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sunday, 18 October 2015 | Written by
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and aside from wearing a pink ribbon, here are some of the things you need to know about the most common female invasive cancer in the world. Basic overview: What do you need to know? Developed from breast cells, breast cancer occurs when a malignant tumor forms in the breast’s lobules or from the…Read More »

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How to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

Sunday, 11 October 2015 | Written by
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The start of October calls for a whole bunch of parties that escalate all the way till New Year’s. Christmas sales begin in October, with some establishments already selling holiday fruitcakes and Christmas tree-shaped cookies. They can’t be blamed – October is when planning for the Christmas season typically starts. This includes choosing what kind of food to get as presents,…Read More »

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Battling the Geriatric Syndrome

Friday, 2 October 2015 | Written by
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Imagine this. You love your work. Time flew so fast and before you know it, it is time to retire for good. After 20, 30 or more years of running the rat race, suddenly your life changes in an instant. You no longer need to get up early, prepare for breakfast and then rush to work. You no longer have…Read More »

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