Blog posts of '2023' 'December'

Social Isolation and Loneliness Can Be Bad for Your Health
Research found that social isolation and loneliness can play a role in amplifying and upping your risks of getting certain medical conditions. A 2022 Journal of the American Heart Association research found that social isolation and loneliness can have adverse...
Decluttering and Your Health: What Are the Benefits and How to Do It
Filipinos have a long list of superstitions when it comes to Christmas and New Year celebrations. One of these includes cleaning before greeting the new year for prosperity and to drive away any bad luck. Decluttering for Filipinos is a way to let the positive energy...
How to Know if You’ve Been Having Too Much Sugar
Sugar is the quick way to get the “feel good” neurotransmitters, which enhance mood and boost energy. Although effective, it is always short-lived. Now that the holiday season is here, the stocks of sweets in your household will not fall short, especially for...
Why Do I Always Have Chapped Lips?
Chapped lips or cracked lips usually happen when the weather is dry or when your body needs hydration. Other factors that can cause chapped lips are vitamin deficiencies, excessive licking of the lips, and taking certain medications such as vitamin A, retinoids,...
AHA and BHA: The Role It Plays in Your Skincare
Exfoliation is one of the skincare practices that can help brighten the skin and prevent clogged pores. It can be in the form of physical exfoliation and chemical exfoliation. AHA, or alpha hydroxy acids, and BHA, or beta hydroxy acids, are both chemical exfoliants....
Ways to Support Your Kids’ Mental Health
Raising a kid needs a whole lot of preparedness. To be a parent, you need to be ready for financial responsibilities, have the emotional capacity to raise another person, and have consideration for their feelings and mental health. Like adults, children can also...
How Often Should You Change Your Prescription Glasses?
The eyes allow you to enjoy the world. Your vision can dictate the quality of your life, which is why it’s important to take care of your eye health. You can take care of your eye health through lifestyle changes such as: Eating right: these foods are helpful for...
Gratitude Journal: What Is It and How To Do It?
A person can stay healthy in three simple ways: regular exercise, balanced meals, and expression of gratitude. Being grateful is associated with an array of physical and mental health benefits, such as decreasing depression, anxiety, and chronic pain among others....
Food Coma: What is It and What To Do
If you have ever felt sleepy after eating your meal, you might have already experienced a food coma. Food coma or Postprandial somnolence usually happens after a meal wherein you start to feel sleepy. Aside from poor energy levels, you might also experience poor...
How to Eat Your Way to Having a Good Mood
Food provides nutrients to the body that it uses for its multiple functions such as digestion, growth and repair of the body, and strengthening of the immune system. Aside from that, food is also believed to have benefits on one’s moods. A 2020 research found that...