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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Why Use Natural Beauty Products

Have you ever looked at food labels before buying them? If you do, then good for you. Looking at food labels can help you make healthier choices for they show the calories and nutritional content of the food that you are buying. You will know if the food is worth eating by looking at the labels.

The practice of looking at labels should be applied to not just food but to your beauty products as well. You see, your skin is the largest organ of your body. It absorbs about 60% of all the ingredients that you put on it. That is why it is important that you know the ingredients of the products that you are using. Remember that everything that you put in your body will impact your overall health and wellness.

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What Will Your Retirement Look Like?

According to statistics, out of every 100 persons aged 65, 96% are either dead or dead broke, 3% are comfortable and only 1% are wealthy. Because of this, many retirees continue to work long after their retirement age. Others are dependent on their social security payments, which are never enough; while some depend on their children’s money or support for their day-to-day expenses like food, utilities, transportation and maintenance drugs. Most problem arises when there is an unexpected medical emergency.

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Your Left Side is More Attractive Than Your Right

Did you know that the left side of your face is more attractive than your right?

A study that was published in Psychology Today shows that the left side of the human face is generally more attractive than the right.  In the study, photos were presented in both original and mirror-image forms. No matter which portraits were shown, the results remained the same.  The correspondents found the left side of the face to be more pleasant and attractive than the right.Read More »

1 Pound Fat = 3,500 Calories

Your body needs energy to keep moving.  It gets the energy that you need from calories from food. The calories that you eat are then converted to physical energy that fuels your every movement. Those that were not used are stored in the body as fats.

Weight management is all about balancing the calories that you consume with those that you burn. If your food intake is greater than what you burn then you gain weight.  If you eat less, then you lose weight.Read More »