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Good Things You Might Never Notice Because of COVID-19

Good Things You Might Never Notice Because of COVID-19

“Because of COVID-19…” If you were to add words, what would they be? Who would have thought that a tiny virus can create a huge impact around the world? Because of COVID-19, life seems to stop: classes suspended for a longer period, business operations interrupted, social gatherings restricted, or grocery supplies ran out. Sadly, behavior also began to change because of COVID-19: people become more anxious, fearful, and greedy (hoarding goods and sometimes selling them for higher prices because of…

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What I Found After a Year of Finding

What I Found After a Year of Finding

I took a 2-month rest from writing because I started to doubt the value of my written work. I write with the main purpose of sharing my thoughts and helping people understand them, but it seems that only few, mostly my friends, are interested to read them. I was losing my motivation to write until this question reminded me: Why do I write? I will tell the answer I found in a story. Finding the Right Finds I resigned from…

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12 Most Common Decisions We are Unaware of

12 Most Common Decisions We are Unaware of

You are curious because you decided to click this article, aren’t you? Aha! This is the first unaware decision made. But thanks, anyway. The second decision would be to continue and finish reading. Your choice. 3. We decide to open our eyes when we wake up, even if we already wished to conclude the day. 4. We choose to eat because of hunger or boredom. And you are now convincing your self to admit it. 5. We keep scrolling our…

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15 Life Lessons from the DLSU Lady Spikers and UAAP Season 79 Women's Volleyball

15 Life Lessons from the DLSU Lady Spikers and UAAP Season 79 Women's Volleyball

(Photo taken from/courtesy of The LaSallian) The hangover of the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball championship is soon to be over. This season has created a different atmosphere and audience reception for volleyball. It is now one of the most loved sports in the country. More than a sport, it serves as an inspiration to aspiring stars and athletes. Here are some of the most valuable lessons we can learn from this whole exciting season of volleyball. Sometimes, we need…

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#Passion to #PassI+On

#Passion to #PassI+On

Two weeks have passed since Lent season. We have already returned to our normal lives in our offices and schools while waiting for another year for a long weekend. Lent will be always remembered for the vacations spent out of town, the churches visited, and the company of people dear to us. But honestly, it seems that we have forgotten the true essence of Holy Week: the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Have we ever wondered why Lent…

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Order vs. clutter, or can it be both?

Order vs. clutter, or can it be both?

Situation: Does a messy home (or office) make you anxious and cranky, or is cleaning something you just do before company comes over? Studies and Experiments According to the study conducted by psychological scientist Kathleen Vohs and her fellow researchers of University of Minnesota in Psychological Science (2013), a journal of the Association for the Psychological Science,  there are benefits working both with a clean and messy environment. In their experiment, they had participants placed in an orderly setting and…

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Five a Day: Top 5 Healthy Food Choices for Survival

Five a Day: Top 5 Healthy Food Choices for Survival

Situation: You’ve being exiled to a private island, and your captors will only supply you with five foods. What do you pick? As a lover of food, I want to enjoy eating and at the same time, get the right amount of nutrition. Of course, the situation has a one in a million chance, but this list is applicable in any situation. Banana – I call it an all-around food. I know I cannot live a day without bananas. It…

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Christmas Test

Christmas Test

Ngayon siguro, inaantay mo na ang Noche Buena ninyo. Excited ka nang buksan ang mga regalo mamayang 12. Pero ako, hindi ko alam kung matatawag bang Pasko ang araw ko. Para magkasakit ka ng dalawang beses ngayong December, at ngayon ay nagpapagaling pa din ako, ang dami kong na-miss out na activities. Sasabihin ninyo sigurong malungkot, pero may mga na-realize ako na hindi ko mare-realize kung hindi ko ito naranasan. Pwede naman palang mag-Pasko ng walang regalong binabalot at tinatanggap….

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