Infographics: Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent fasting and regular multi-day water fasts are your powerful strategy for better health and longevity. How? They initiate a metabolic process in your body called autophagy. Autophagy - a combination of auto, which means self, and phagos or phagy, which means eating. In other words, in the autophagy process, your own body starts “eating …

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

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Humans are never designed to be eating 24/7. Our metabolic machinery is not optimized for it.  Fasting and natural diet should be considered when you discover you have a medical problem, says Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Sadly, many people of this generation consider fasting the least. I met a friend some months ago. Her name is …

Quote of the Day: HELP ONE ANOTHER

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"Volunteer. Sometimes the jobs no one wants conceal big opportunities." This quote reminds me of what the German-born French theologian and philosopher, Albert Schweitzer, once said: "Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing …

Traditional Filipino Games Series #05: Tumbang Preso

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Tumbang Preso is not just a game. It’s a fun outdoor physical activity that helps develop strategic planning skills and agility in children. Tumbang Preso or tumba lata (Tagalog), or Bato Lata (Bisaya) literally means “Knock Down the Prisoner” or “Knock Down the Can” in English. This game is usually played in backyards, open fields, …

Quote of the Day: BELIEVE IN YOURSELF


"Just don't expect those close to you to appreciate your drive, your talent, or even your hard work." The above quote is taken from the book, Tears and Trombones: Based on a True Story, by Nanci Lee Woody. You must admit, sometimes the people who are supposed to support you the most - like family …

Tears and Trombones – Book Review

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Chasing a dream against the odds Book Review Tears and Trombones: Based on a True Story by Nanci Lee Woody Tears and Trombones: Based on a True Story follows the life journey of Joey Woodman, the “fruit-picking boy who could not possibly afford to go to a concert”. Written by Nanci Lee Woody and set …

Traditional Filipino Games Series #04: Kadang-kadang


Social media is one of the most important things that happened in this generation. Ironically, even as we get more globally connected through it, we also become more alienated from the people in our immediate surroundings.  After reading those news stories about people getting obese, blind or acquiring mental disorder due to their excessive use …