10 Things I’ve Learned After 20 Years of Marriage

Every girl dreams of a fairy tale marriage. Growing up, we were made to believe that a happy ever after awaits us as soon as we get married to our handsome prince. Unfortunately, fairy tales are different from real life. Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Learned After 20 Years of Marriage

Stay Away from Negative People

There are a million and one reasons why you should stay away from negative people. For one, it is hard to be grateful and happy when you are around them because they always see the bad side of things. Being with them is always stressful. They drain your energy. They are also highly contagious. They influence your thoughts, behaviours and feelings. Before you know it, you too, have become a negative person.

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Friends You Will Meet In Life

Did you have a so-called “best friend” that used you and betrayed you? How about a friend that you always hang out with because you have the same hobbies and interests yet you are not really comfortable sharing your secrets with? And then there is the third kind, the rarest kind, a friend whom you hardly see yet you know will always be there for you no matter what?

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Thank U, Next

Last November 5, 2018, Ariana Grande’s single, “Thank U, Next” broke Spotify’s Single Day Streaming record for a female artist after it earned 8.2 million streams that day. The next day, it broke its own record. The single has become the most streamed song for five consecutive days in a row with almost 50 million streams on the first week of its release. Currently, it holds the record of being the fastest song ever to surpass the 100 million streams in Spotify.

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Creative Date Ideas for Cheap or For Free!

Planning a date but don’t have the budget? No worries! You can always stay indoors and watch 50 First Dates (or some other movie you both like) with your date instead. You can spend each of your Php100 on some popcorn and drinks or on other snacks of your choice. One of you got cable? Then, like they say, just Netflix and chill. Continue reading Creative Date Ideas for Cheap or For Free!

How to Remember People’s Names

Are you having problems remembering people’s names?  Don’t worry, it happens to everyone.  In fact, studies show that most adults struggle to remember names of people they just met.

A long time ago, I remember that a friend of mine introduced me to somebody.  A couple of weeks later, I bumped into that person in the mall.  Imagine my surprise when she greeted me first by my name and we chit-chat a little but I could not tell her directly that I forgot her name.  When I got home, I called my friend and asked for her name.  So, I thought by then I would have learned my lesson.

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Communicate with Touch

The skin is the largest organ in the body but we often take for granted how we communicate nonverbally through our body language but also through how we physically touch other people.

One of the ways you can comfort a person is through a gentle squeeze of the hand or a hug. Touching a person who can’t stop talking not only stops them from talking incessantly but makes them realise that you want to understand them better. For grieving or scared individuals, holding their hand or enveloping them in a firm hug, is a great comfort to them. It also assures them that someone is around to help them cope with the situation.

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