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You could be this instead.
INTP, ENFJ, extrovert, introvert, Scorpio, Sagittarius—we love to fit ourselves with labels and descriptions in an effort to better understand ourselves and others. But the thing with labels is that they’re not always all-encompassing, and in the case of extrovert and introvert, ...
 
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The attack.
“It’s not you, it’s me.”Science is finally here to back up that cliché breakup line.Move aside Myers-Briggs and (god forbid) astrology. There’s a new personality test going around, and it’s getting down to the nitty-gritty personality details that we really want to ...
 
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Because apparently, 2020 was so bad that it could be compared to a zombie movie.
Don’t listen to what your mother says. It might be better for your mental health if you stay up watching those R-rated zombie, horror, and apocalyptic movies.According to new research published by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, and ...
 
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The face mask is exactly something you'd expect from the gaming hardware company.
Just when you thought the worst of coronavirus was over, a new strain has popped up to spite us. (Here's everything we know about the new COVID-19 strain so far.) For those that absolutely must go out... well, that means you're not done with ...
 
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There are over 150,000 Filipino nurses in the U.S., all of whom brave the pandemic every day.
Filipino nurses, at home and abroad, have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many falling sick and ultimately dying of the disease. Over 22 million have been infected with COVID-19 in the U.S.A., the worst-hit country in the world, ...
 
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Don't stock up on dried fruit just yet, though.
Let's get one thing straight: Nothing tops fresh fruit. That doesn't mean, however, that you should think less of its dried counterpart. According to a new study by Pennsylvania State University, eating dried fruit has links to better diet and health. Who knew?That's right. ...
 
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Your friendly neighbourhood ectomorph mixes strength, speed and cardio for functional fitness that still looks good in spandex, with help from PT George Ashwell
Five years ago, when a virtually unknown actor by the name of Tom Holland was auditioning to play the third incarnation of Spiderman in 13 years, he decided to break out the big guns. With rumours circulating that Holland was close to ...
 
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Protective without being medical grade.
The coppermask, usually worn by celebrities, is not medical-grade, the Department of Health said Wednesday but it doesn't mean that the masks are entirely useless.The trendy and expensive Coppermask is not included in the Food and Drug Administration's list of medical face masks, or those that ...
 
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Nintendinitis is real.
Gaming might be good for our well-being, but that doesn't mean a lot of it is good for us—especially from a health point of view. In fact, according to researchers from Harvard University, gaming has a lot of secret health risks.Let's start with ...
 
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Gray hair might be a sign you need to meditate more.
White hair in your 30s isn’t just genetic. It’s also because of stress. We’ve all heard the saying that stress causes white hair, and you can put it aside as an old wives’ tale, but it won’t make it any less true.According ...
 
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“The reason why I decided to own this statistic is because I wanted to humanize the statistic."
In the Philippines, over 470,000 Filipinos have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and luckily, over 430,000 have survived. Less than 10,000 Filipinos have died from this coronavirus. While tributes have been made left and right to the civilians and frontliners we’ve lost to ...
 
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Confessions from a work-from-home Filipino who's having a hard time juggling everything
Every day, I am grateful for the privilege of having a stable job during a  pandemic, especially since many have been laid off as the economy slowed down. I’m also very lucky that I am allowed to work from home as it ...
 
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Leave the unneeded baggage behind.
We’re about to put up new calendars again, and we’re hoping that the incoming year would give is more things to be hopeful about. Before we get into it, however, it’s important to leave things that are holding you back in 2020, ...
 
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Don't grow lax.
The Philippines has reported over 452,000 COVID-19 cases and is now one of the worst hit countries in Asia. Yet, just a few days ago, Canada, which has a population that’s only a third of the Philippines’, overtook us with over 475,000 ...
 
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Cheese, by far, is the most protective food against cognitive decline.
Wine and cheese don't only taste good, but a new study says it could be good for you too. New research from Iowa State University, published in last month's issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, showed links to improving age-related cognitive problems.The study used data of 1,787 ...
 
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How much do you fear COVID-19?
How much do you fear COVID-19? Before you answer, think about how much you earn because, apparently, it has something to do with your level of concern is—among other things.A new study by drug and alcohol rehabilitation center The Recovery Village says ...
 
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No excuses.
The next time you're feeling too lazy to get up and workout, just know that it only takes 12 minutes to reap the benefits of exercise.That's right a Harvard-affiliated study says that amount of time already circulates metabolites, which govern insulin resistance, stress, inflammation, longevity. ...
 
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According to a new study.
Contrary to popular belief, spending your time on your phone isn't connected to poor mental health. A new study, published in Technology, Mind, and Behavior, led by Lancaster University's Heather Shaw and Kristoffer Geye says that smartphone usage isn't a great predictor of ...
 
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It's been 365 days since patient zero experienced his first symptoms.
After more than eight months of mind-numbing lockdown, it feels as though COVID-19 has been around forever, when it’s only been around for one year—exactly on this day, as a matter of fact. December 1 marks COVID-19’s first year plaguing the planet. ...
 
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According to a new study.
We've all heard it before: too much of anything isn't good for anyone. Apparently, that includes greens, too. (Heads up, vegans and vegetarians.) Yup, eating a plant-based diet makes you much weaker than meat-eaters.A new study, published in BMC Medicine, found that vegans have lower ...
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