The Perks of Having Two Confidants

Confidant – a person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others.                              ~ Oxford Dictionary Like the definition states, a personal confidant is a person who has a “patient ear” and is…

Ten Ways to Express Your Love to Someone

People say that maintaining your love for someone is harder than finding the right one. It requires a great deal of time and effort but it’s worth the sacrifices. If you want to keep your love burning, express it often. Here are some effective ways: Cook their favorite meal and surprise them even if there’s…

Three Valuable Skills to Master Right Now

What skills do you want to learn right now? Is cooking included in your list? How about photography? Well, if you’d ask me, I’d love to learn self-defense, master another musical instrument (piano!), and speak another language (probably Chinese?). Here’s why. Learning self-defense Stories about murder, rape, kidnapping, burglary, and other evil acts have been…

Five Skills My Child Should Possess

Parents wish only the best for their children. No wonder why we often hear their hopes of seeing their kids growing toward becoming the best they could. Hence, parents strive hard to raise their children well—discipline them and give them quality education. But success depends not only on character and training but also on one’s…

Why Some Songs Keep Playing in Your Head

Have you ever felt frustrated being stuck in a song that seems to play on an endless loop inside your head? While the “Last Song Syndrome (LSS)” lasts for hours in many people, some suffer for several days. Luckily, after extensive researches and studies, experts found out why songs are stuck and how to get them…

Music as an Inspiration: Going Out to the Real World

“Where words fail, music speaks.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen Music has always been a huge part of my life, even from an early age. Every morning, the songs coming from our radio is the first thing I hear. I grew up in a music-loving family so I appreciate and enjoy listening to various music genres….

Five Easy Steps to Achieve Your Dream

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” – Jesse Owens What’s your dream? Each of us has that one dream we’ve always held close to our hearts. While some want to start their own business, others wish to…

Why do women have a harder time sleeping than men?

Author: Susan Rinkunas, Science of Us Published: January 4, 2016 Abstract: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests insomnia is more common in women than men. Experts believe that hormones, period, pregnancy, children, menopause, stress, anxiety and depression, partners, and poor sleep hygiene are a few of the reasons this sad truth exists….

Ten Classic New Year’s Resolutions We Tend To Break

New Year’s resolutions are goals we set for ourselves on the first day of January, typically something to improve ourselves through the year. But for all the good intents, only a tiny fraction of us keeps our resolutions. Check out the following typical goals and know why the majority of us find it difficult to…

Seven Super Tips to Beat Homesickness

Are you away at school, moved to a new place, working abroad, or on a trip right now? Then you’re familiar with that emotional roller coaster thing called homesickness. Signs of it may vary from one person to another, but usually, nostalgia makes you feel lonely, isolated, and distressed. It disturbs people of all ages…

Smart Tips: The Best Hairdo for Your Face Shape

Whenever you go for a haircut, make sure your hairstylist knows your face shape. Why? So your stylist will know what kind of haircut will work best for you! Great hairstyles are about shape and geometry. It is all about putting the best frame around a person’s face to bring beauty to the overall view….

Eight Effective Ways to Fight Procrastination at Work

It’s not every day that people are always in the mood to do great things. There are just times that people feel like they don’t want to work or just get tired of doing things over and over again. These feelings often lead to procrastination. Both neophytes and experienced workers have a tendency to procrastinate…