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  • Manila’s traffic drains you emotionally, mentally, and physically

    We were on the traffic-heavy southbound lane of East Service Road (the northbound side was oh-so-clear). The traffic inched forward a meter at a time. It felt like a sentence.

    Reading Time: 3 minutesManila’s traffic drains you emotionally, mentally, and physically   Traffic musings I planned to write about detoxing today, but yesterday’s nightmare of a ride compelled me to write about one of Metro Manila’s worst problems instead. You see, yesterday I was stuck in traffic for more than 3 hours at the southbound lane of East Service […]

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  • Holistic remedies and disease prevention at the 7th Ayurveda Wellness Convention

    Ayurveda in Sri Lanka. Image from Flickr user Amila Tennakoon: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lakpura/14630886123.

    Reading Time: 5 minutesHolistic remedies and disease prevention at the 7th Ayurveda Wellness Convention When I saw a post on Facebook offering free passes for writers willing to write about the 7th International Ayurveda, Yoga, and Wellness Convention & Expo Philippines 2016, I said, why not? I write about wellness, and I was surprised to learn that there […]

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  • LoveYourself: An HIV Prevention Advocacy

    LoveYourself volunteers. Image from LoveYourself.

    Reading Time: 4 minutesLoveYourself: An HIV Prevention Advocacy   I was invited to a LoveYourself concert and art exhibit last month which I unfortunately was not able to attend. I asked my friend, LoveYourself volunteer Joseph Cadelina, what the organization was all about and learned that their primary advocacy was HIV prevention. In this week’s blog, I interviewed […]