• prevention
  • The Dark Cloud: Mental Health Awareness, Anthony Bourdain, and Suicide Prevention Hotlines

    Photo by Sydney Sims on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/photos/5_n3X6EfRNc .

    Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Dark Cloud: Mental Health Awareness, Anthony Bourdain, and Suicide Prevention Hotlines   Anthony’s Bourdain’s shocking death   I don’t like talking about death. This blog‘s tagline is “Live healthy. Celebrate life.” particularly because I want to focus on how being healthy can help you live a happy and full life. I feel this compelling […]

  • healthcare
  • An Infographic on the Growing Problem of NCDs in the Philippines

    NCDs in the Philippines © IDEA CRIB I ideacrib.net

    Reading Time: 2 minutesAn Infographic on the Growing Problem of NCDs in the Philippines   What are NCDs?   NCDs is the acronym for non-communicable diseases. These diseases are chronic in nature and are a result of genetic, physiological, environmental, and behavioral factors. These particular diseases collectively represent a worldwide crisis and poses risks that encompass both societal health […]

  • lifestyle
  • 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: 4 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 […]