Notre Dame Cathedral

On April 15, 2019, millions of people around the world watched in helpless horror as the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was engulfed with flames. It was undergoing a restoration work when the fire broke out. Although the Cathedral was not totally destroyed, its wooden roof was totally burned together with much of its interiors. After the fire, unprecedented amount of donations poured in not just from France but from around the world to help reconstruct the Cathedral.

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Is it Better to be a Big Fish in a Small Pond or a Small Fish in a Big Pond?

Have you ever experienced being the best in a group? It is nice to have people look up to you. You feel good about yourself. It seems like you are on top of the world. That is until you are faced with a difficult challenge that is too much for you to handle. It is then that you realized that you have no one else to turn to. You have to come up with a solution to the the crisis on your own. You have to bear the responsibility for the whole group.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy Antique and Vintage Items

“Why buy vintage and antique items?”, I’ve always been asked this question by people around me. I would like to address that question on this blog.

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The 10-Step Korean Beauty Regimen

Do you have a favorite Kpop Idol? Are you a fan of Korean Dramas?  If you are, you probably noticed by now that Koreans have one of the best skins in the world. That is because they take their skin care very seriously. So serious in fact that they follow an extensive beauty routine that involves 10-steps.

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Your EQ is More Important Than Your IQ

Education is one of the important things that parents strive to be able to provide for their children. In school, children are rewarded with praise and awards when they get high grades in their subjects and they are envied for their intelligence. Even as adults, intelligence is highly valued in job applications.

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Visita Iglesia in Laguna: A Glimpse of History

For Christians, Holy week is supposed to be a time to reconnect with God by reflecting on the life and sacrifice that Jesus made for humanity. Unfortunately in the Philippines, Holy Week had become synonymous to a chance to unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life because of the long holiday. Well, there is nothing wrong with having fun as long as we remember the essence of Holy Week.

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Lessons from My Maid Invests in the Stock Market and Why You Should, Too!

All of us who are stuck in the rat race know the daily stress of work and the anxieties we have for our future even as we worry about the present issues that our families are struggling with. The chart of expenses below compares the expenses of the regular employee to their house helpers. The comparison may seem funny but the situation also tugs at reality in a major way.

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5 Ways to Use ACV for Your Beauty Routine

Beauty products and beauty routines abound and are an essential part of our daily personal care system. The skin is the biggest organ in the body and anything it absorbs can affect the rest of our body. The use of natural ingredients in beauty products is highly recommended as they not only make us look pretty, they can contribute to our overall health too.

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Your Key to Success

It all started with lechon manok (roasted chicken). Then, it was followed by shawarma, milk tea, donuts, cupcakes then frozen yogurts. These are just some of the food crazes that hit Manila by storm. A handful of people who invested in such crazes definitely cashed in some profits. Unfortunately, although there were a few gainers, there were more losers. Take shawarma for example, out of all those stores that proliferated in the country in the 80s, almost all already closed their businesses a long time ago.

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Airport Fashion: What To Wear and Not To Wear When Traveling

Traveling out of the country? What you wear when you travel is an important factor in traveling. Although often overlooked, there is such a thing as an appropriate attire when traveling especially if you are going international. It is best that you do your research first on what is considered appropriate or not in your country of destination. Although comfort should always be a priority, it should never be an excuse to look sloppy. Your best bet is to come up with an outfit that is comfortable yet smart and stylish at the same time.

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Why You Should Invest in the Stock Market

Putting your money on a low interest savings account is not such a good idea especially if you have big financial goals such as buying a house, sending your kids to college or saving for retirement.  The only way to get more money is to make your money work for you by investing it.  Investments will generate more money for you in the future through interests and price appreciation.  In other words, you invest to create wealth. Continue reading Why You Should Invest in the Stock Market

5 Tips in Taking a Good Selfie

The advancement of technology and social media paved the way for the rise of a phenomenon called “selfie”. It became so popular that selfie was named the Word of Year for 2013 by the Oxford Dictionaries.

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