How to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

Some part of the Philippines had been experiencing severe hot weather these past few weeks with a recorded temperature heat index (HI) of as high as 51.5 degrees Celsius (that’s about 124.7 degrees Fahrenheit). This extreme heat is still expected to continue this month of May. It might even get worse in the coming years not just in the Philippines but in the whole world, as a result of climate change.

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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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Packing Tips for Every Traveller

Packing is of crucial importance to the overall success of your trip. Your trip can turn into a mess if you forget even just one essential item. On the other hand, if you bring too many, you will be carrying a heavy luggage or worse, you might even end up paying exorbitant airline excess baggage fees.

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10 Tips to a Good Night’s Sleep

Are you having trouble sleeping at night? You toss, turn and try different positions but still to no avail.  You even tried counting hundreds of sheep only to realise it is not effective at all.

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Counting sheep is imagining white sheep jumping over a fence to put oneself to sleep.

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5 Things I Learned While Traveling Without an Itinerary

I have travelled with a friend who loves to travel too. We explored new destinations together and sometimes without a plan. We just knew where we wanted to go and figured out along the way how to get there, totally relying on the help of strangers.

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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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