How Filipinos Celebrate All Souls Day

In the Philippines, November 1 is considered All Saints Day or Undas and November 2 is All Souls Day but both days are considered an occasion to pay respect to our departed loved ones.

This is a solemn occasion but just like most parts of the world celebrating Halloween, it is still celebrated with as much fervor as fun, Philippine fiestas. There are many rituals and activities involved in this annual observance as this is also an occasion for families to get together.

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Fascinating Facts About Halloween

Have you ever wondered how the tradition of Halloween started? Today’s Halloween celebrations is a merging of many different past traditions which may not necessarily be scary or associated with the dead.

While most people see this tradition as a special occasion to spend time with family and friends, some people have samhainophobia or a fear of Halloween. Let’s hope you aren’t fearful of Halloween so you can learn some fascinating facts about this annual observance.

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5 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Do you know of an investment that will surely pay off big in the future? No financial investment is ever guaranteed to bring back huge returns except investing in yourself. Investing in yourself will upgrade your potential and help you to transform your future for the better. The best time to start is now.

While you work to enhance the growth of your career, company or business, you should not forget your personal growth so you can live a well-balanced life. Here are 5 ways that you can start investing in yourself.

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Why You Should Set Fun Money in Your Budget

It is important to track our spending and know where our money goes to so we know how to adjust our budget. Sticking to a budget takes a lot of discipline and determination but it will help us reach our financial goals faster. With this description, budgeting may sound like a dreary process. With mostly people’s budget going to expenses, is there a more rewarding way to budget our money? Actually, there is!

While most of our income goes to our living expenses, we should also make a budget for fun and play. A fun or play fund is what you use to indulge in things that you enjoy or purchases that you do on impulse without ruining your budget for the important things. There are important reasons why we should include this in our monthly budget.

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Why You Should Tithe and Give

The concept of sharing our blessings is a teaching that we often hear as children. Sadly, we do not practice this very much as we grow older and we don’t often encounter such generosity from other people either. This is mostly due to financial reasons but also due to having a poverty mindset.

In fact, generosity in the form of a “tithe” or a giving fund should be a habit and should be part of our monthly budget. Here are some reasons why we should develop and maintain the practice of tithing.

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5 Ways to Break Your Social Media Addiction

Social media usage has become a regular part of our daily lives; so much so that more and more people are becoming addicted to it. Like any addiction, it has harmful effects to our overall health. Even so, we must accept the fact that this product of modern technology is not going away anytime soon and people are going to continue using it for a very long time.

The technology itself is not harmful, at least it is not intended to be so, but the way people use it is what causes the negative effects. To prevent and reduce the negative effects of social media addiction, we need to manage how we use it. There are many ways you can start breaking your social media addiction that you can apply immediately.

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Warning Signs that you are Addicted to Social Media

How much time do you spend on social media a day? If you think you are spending a considerable amount of your valuable time liking, posting and commenting on social media; then it is time to step back and limit your social media usage. If not addressed, excessive use of social media can have negative effects on your mental health. Before you know it, it might completely take over your life.

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5 Negative Effects of Social Media Addiction

Unless you don’t own a digital device, or live in an area with no Internet connection, it is almost impossible to not be a part of social media in some way. There are many channels to chose from and most people have at least 2 to 3 social media accounts on different platforms.

Social media usage has become so ingrained in our daily routine that we don’t often notice the harm it can cause. Just like any addiction, social media can be addicting but it’s a habit that is hard to let go. Not having a social media account is almost the same as being anti-social but being anti-social is actually one of the negative effects of being addicted to social media.

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Best Hair Brush and Comb for Detangling and Styling your Hair

There are so many kinds of hairbrushes and combs out there. What are you using? Are you even sure that you are using the correct one for your hair? Using the correct hairbrush and comb for your hair is very important because not only will it help you take care of your hair, it will also help you achieve the hairstyle that you want.

Combs and hairbrushes are categorized depending on their uses. Some are made for detangling and smoothing. Others are made for curling or straightening. Others are made specifically for wet hair. Thus, it is important to familiarize yourself of their uses to ensure that you are getting the maximum benefit in taking care and styling your hair.

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10 Tips for Healthier Hair

Having a bad hair day also means we feel less attractive and less confident than we usually do. This could greatly affect our whole day as these little concerns can influence our mood, even our productivity and how we interact with other people.

On the other hand, a good-looking mane can make our day. Whether it’s our hair or our mood because of our great-looking hair, people will notice and the whole day has a higher chance of being a pleasant experience just because of people’s compliments.

Having healthy hair is not as high maintenance as you think. To get healthier, good-looking hair, here are some tips that you can incorporate into your personal care routine to ensure that you have your scalp and locks pampered too.

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5 Steps to Properly Wash Your Hair

Hair is our crowning glory and how we wash our hair can affect how glorious, or how limp and tired, our hair looks. There are many ways to care for our hair but let’s start with proper hygiene. How we wash our hair can promote its health or cause damage to our scalp and strands.

“Oiliness is next to ugliness” is a good reminder to take note of when it comes to our hair. If we don’t properly wash our hair, our scalp will produce more oil to ward off dryness which can cause our hair to look limp instead of soft and light. To avoid having hair that looks dull and uncared for, here are some basic steps you can follow to properly wash your hair.

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Lessons From Slight Edge: Simple Steps Toward Happiness And Success

You are at your lowest point in life. You are in pain but you know deep inside that you cannot stay in that state forever. Life goes on and it will not stop and wait for you until you are ready. You have heard of many success stories from people who overcame their lowest point in life. You believe that you too have what it takes to do the same. You are not just sure on where to begin.

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