Stop Putting Off these 6 Home Maintenance Tasks

Thursday, April 25, 2019


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As every homeowner knows, there just isn’t enough time to take care of all the tasks you want to get to. Some home projects take a priority over others, and before long you’ve let certain tasks fall by the wayside. Ignoring these tasks may be okay in the short term, but if left unattended to, they could develop into larger problems or become harder to solve. With that in mind, here are 6 home maintenance tasks that you should stop putting off and get to as soon as possible.

Clean Out the Gutters

First up, it’s time to clean your gutters. If it’s been a while since you’ve done so, your gutters are probably filled with leaves, sticks and other debris. As your gutters become more clogged, they will become less effective at directing rain water, and the result could be damage to your roof or water leaking into the home.

To clean your gutters this Austin roofing company says to “Move your ladder as close to the side of your house as possible making sure that it is on level floor and well balanced for maximum support. Hang your bucket on one side and on the other your small tools. Avoid carrying your tool in your pocket as it is better to be as light as possible. Climb your ladder to reach your gutters and use your gloved hands to pick out the dry leaves and twigs into your bucket.”

Pressure Wash Your Home

While you’re outside, now is a good time to notice whether your home needs a good bath. Dirt and grime can build up along the sides of your home over time, and every once in a while you’ll need to wash this off. This buildup happens gradually, so you may not even notice how dirty your home has become until you really take the time to examine it.

To clean it off, either rent or buy yourself a pressure washer. This machine will use a high pressure stream of water to blast everything away and makes the job much easier. If you don’t want to do this tedious job yourself, consider hiring a pressure washing service to do it for you.

Replace Your Air Filter

Moving inside, one common home maintenance task that many of us forget is changing the filter inside your HVAC system. All HVAC systems need a fresh intake of air in order to properly function, but this air has to first pass through an air filter. The filter will become clogged over time with dust and pet hairs, making it essential that you replace this filter every few months. Luckily, replacing an air filter is a relatively easy and affordable task, so there’s no reason to not get it done soon.

Deep Clean the Carpets

Most of us find time to vacuum our floors every so often, but that doesn’t pick up everything. Carpets take a lot of abuse of time, and to keep them looking their best, you need to periodically perform a deeper cleaning. To do this, you can either hire a carpet cleaning service, or rent a carpet steamer and do the job yourself. It takes a little time, and your carpets will remain wet for about a day or so, but once you get started and you see all the dirt being removed, you’ll be glad you finally got around to this and places like your living room will look like new.

Clear Out the Junk

Chances are you have some junk in your home that you’ve been meaning to get rid of. If so, now is the time. Take a weekend to go through each room of your home and decide what you want to keep and what you want to get rid of. Then decide how you want to get rid of it. You could try to sell it either online or at a yard sale, you could donate it to charity, or you could simply throw it away. Do whichever method works best for your schedule – the key is to finally get it out of your house, no matter how you do it.

Clean Out Kitchen Appliances

Finally, while you’re cleaning things out, give your kitchen appliances a good cleaning. Get rid of that old food at the back of the refrigerator then give all the shelves and the door a good scrubbing. After that, move onto your oven, stove and microwave, and give them the cleaning they’ve been wanting. Really get into each corner and wipe away all the grime that’s built up. After you finish your appliances will look like new.

Don’t Procrastinate Any Longer

The above tasks can be tedious, but once you get them done, you’ll be glad you did. So put together your own list of things you’ve been wanting to do, then find a free day to start getting them done one by one. The above list is a great place to start, but only you know which tasks you’ve been avoiding.
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Momaye Baon Diary: Week 30

Saturday, April 20, 2019


Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.

Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

Day 141
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Day 142
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Day 143
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Day 144
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Day 145
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Day 146
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Momaye Baon Diary: Week 29

Saturday, April 13, 2019


Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.


Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

Day 136

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Day 137
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Day 138
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Day 139
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Day 140
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Why You Should Hire A Lawyer Instead Of Fighting For Your Own Personal Injury Claim?

Thursday, April 11, 2019


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A lot of people handle uncomplicated injury claims by their own, so that they can save the lawyer fees but those cases which are serious, can’t be handled by your own as it needs a lawyer and the case can even get benefitted through his experience or expertise. Personal injuries can occur due to many reasons, maybe a person got injured in a car accident, by falling or bitten by one of your neighbor’s dog. All of these injuries are considered as a personal injury but the level of injury can make a huge difference while claiming for your injury. There are many reasons to why you should hire a lawyer instead of fighting for your case by your own.

Years of Experience

Lawyers are professional as they have been working in these fields from many years and they have much more knowledge than the clients so, it’s better to hire a lawyer as they would fight and stand for their clients to the best of their capabilities.

Knowledge Related to Law

If you are going to handle your case by yourself then you should be sure enough that you have much knowledge about the law and settlement process, as not having any information related to law can involve a lot of time of yours to do research and understand the details of law. Many people do not have energy to do a lot of research so, it’s better to hire a lawyer as they have intimate knowledge of the law and this can save up your time.

Lawyers Can Negotiate Effectively

Those who are at fault would definitely try to have a settlement without a lawyer, as they know that a lawyer would try his best to get the maximum amount of the damage from them. Victims should avoid making settlements by themselves and hire a lawyer to handle their case if they really want to get a fair amount for their injuries.

Insurance Company Refuses to Pay

Sometimes, insurance companies simply deny paying any of the amounts for making a settlement. If you are unable to convince the fault party for a settlement, then you should simply contact a personal injury lawyer to handle your case and make a settlement with the party at fault. You can contact Everett Personal Injury Attorney to handle your case, as they are already dealing with many of these kinds of cases.

No Fees Until You Win Your Case

Most of the personal injury lawyers’ work on the basis of contingency fee, which means a victim doesn’t need to pay any fee up front. If they win the case for you then only you are going to pay them fees from the settlement amount, before that they don’t take any fee from their clients. If in case, they couldn’t win the case for you then there would be no need to pay them any fees.

Hiring a lawyer for personal injury claim is better than fighting yourself, as a lawyer helps you to win the case through their knowledge and years of experience.
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Reasons to Hire an Attorney After Being a Victim of Drunk Driving Accident

Wednesday, April 3, 2019


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The very moments after a car accident involving drunk driving is not only painful but also confusing. Depending on the intensity of the accident, you could suffer from mental and physical injuries which may alter your thinking about moving forward with the accident.

According to top law firms in Los Angeles like Farhan Naqvi injury law, the first question that comes to mind after being a victim of a drunk driving accident is whether you should give your attorney a call or not. At this time, you may be wondering if it is necessary to get in touch with the lawyer or what the best time is to contact them

In reality, partnering up with a credible drunk driving accident lawyer is your best chance to get financial recovery to move on with your life. An experienced lawyer makes sure that you are treated fairly after the accident and that your insurance company pays you the compensation you deserve.

Call an Accident Lawyer Immediately

After an accident, the first priority is always to check if your family is safe. If you suspect severe injuries from the accident, immediately call an ambulance and get them to a doctor. After this, you would ideally want to report the accident to the police and get in touch with an experienced drunk driving accident lawyer. 

If the accident resulted in vehicle damage, fatality, or personal injury, the sooner you contact your lawyer, the better the chances of winning your claim against the accident. Here are some reasons why you should immediately contact a lawyer.

You’ll Be Compensated Quickly

The moments after the accident are the most crucial ones. It is very important to collect all the evidence you can on the scene including the other driver’s name, their license number, insurance information, contact details, and vehicle registration number. If possible, grab a smartphone and take as many photos as possible. 

These details will help your attorney to pursue the claim case in a court. Having a credible lawyer like Farhan Naqvi from the very beginning of after an accident will give you an edge over the other party. You’ll get back medical expenses, doctor bills, money for lost wages, repair money for car damage, and recovery money if a loved one is lost due to drunk driving.

You’ll Never Figure out How Much Compensation You’ll Need

After the events of an accident, it is impossible to determine how much compensation you’ll need to cover the financial damage. With an experienced lawyer in your stead, you can figure out the closest figure required to move on post-accident. 

Drunk driving accident lawyers are expert in determining the cost of the damage involved in a accident. This is why you should immediately discuss the damage of the accident with your lawyer so a suitable case is made immediately.

Being a victim of a drunk driving accident is unfortunate but it doesn’t mean that you should be held accountable. As an innocent person, you have every right to claim back all the finances you suffered due to an accident. 
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Momaye Baon Diary: Week 28

Saturday, March 30, 2019


Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.


Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

Day 131

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Day 132
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Day 133
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Day 134
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Day 135
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Skip The Doctor! This Home Remedy Is Changing the Way People Prevent UTI's

Thursday, March 28, 2019


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Most people don’t like going to the doctor. It takes time out of the day, costs money and is often an uncomfortable experience. Sometimes, of course, it’s necessary and beneficial to a person’s health. When a person has a urinary tract infection it’s important to visit the doctor and get some targeted antibiotics to clear up the infection. However, by using the best home remedy for UTIs, a person can avoid frequent visits to the doctor’s office.

What Makes A Good Home Remedy

For a home remedy to be worth taking it must have several characteristics. Here are some of the things that need to be present in a home remedy.

● It should have natural, wholesome ingredients
● It should be effective in preventing UTIs
● It should be easy to take
● It should boost your immune system
● It should be easy to obtain

It should also offer alternatives to antibiotics. In their place, antibiotics are an effective medicine, but they can also be overused. They come with potential side effects and pose risks. If they are overprescribed they can lead to antibiotic resistant bacteria and they can also become less effective over time.

How To Prevent Recurrent UTIs

Prevention is the key to staying away from the doctor’s office. A strong formula to prevent UTIs is designed to target harmful bacteria and to wash it out of the system before it has a chance to cause a bladder infection. The best home remedy for UTIs employs D-mannose, a natural sugar that targets E. Coli, the bacteria responsible for the majority of UTIs. In short, the D-mannose allows harmful bacteria to be cleansed from the system. When D-mannose is combined with other appropriate ingredients it creates a strong home remedy.

When To Begin

The sooner a person begins taking a powerful home remedy for UTIs the more likely he or she is to see quick results. It may even cut down on doctor visits.

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Mag-Pinggang Pinoy® Tayo

Monday, March 25, 2019


Every mother wants their children to get proper nutrition. It is not easy job with all the fast food and junk food that most children preferred to eat. 

When my son started schooling, it's even more difficult to control what he eats. Maraming tukso sa paligid eh. He will sometimes get envious with his classmates' baon. Yes, naiinggit sya. And so I do my best to make healthier and appealing baon or snack for him everyday. You can check Momaye Baon Diary

Anyway, do you fall into #MalnutritionTraps? 

Find out from the Press Release Kit:

The country has been facing the rise on the number of underweight and overweight Filipinos for more than 20 years. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined this phenomenon as the “Double Burden of Malnutrition” or the “prevalence of both undernutrition and overweight in the same community, nation, or region.”

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To address this problem, our government launched the Pinggang Pinoy® campaign in 2014. Pinggang Pinoy® is an easy-to-understand food guide showing proper food group portioning on a per-meal basis. This reflects the principles of MOderation, VAriety and BAlance (MOVABA) to promote healthier eating habits. 

Solving the Philippines’ Double Burden of Malnutrition should be a collaborative effort between the public and private sectors as it is not an easy feat. With this, Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation partnered with government agencies to conduct education programs to raise awareness and promote the practice of Pinggang Pinoy® in malnutrition hotspots, where incidences of Double Burden Malnutrition are high. This training was given to homemakers/mothers who have malnourished (underweight, stunting, wasting, overweight and obese) school-aged children.

The pilot run resulted to improvements of the knowledge & attitudes of households related to the practice of Pinggang Pinoy® within target areas. However, behavior changes towards healthier eating habits remains to be a challenge. The program uncovered a number #MalnutritionTraps that some Pinoy households easily fall into. The following #MalnutritionTraps provide a picture of how unhealthy eating habits may lead to Double Burden of Malnutrition:

1. Overconsumption of carbohydrates

Voracious rice eaters can easily fill half of their plates with rice. Others have pandesal & noodles as regular meal deprived of other nutrients derived from a well-balanced meal. Please watch the documentary video below:


2. Under consumption of vegetables and/fruits

It is common for some to be content with rice & meat to satisfy their hunger and skip/take insufficient amount of vegetables/fruits. Fact is, the variety of colors found in Glow foods are important sources of vitamins & minerals to sustain our energy & keep us from getting sick.

3. Overconsumption of protein: 

Typical Filipino “SILOG” meals include double serving of proteins (e.g. Tapa+Itlog, Tocino+Itlog, Longanisa+Itlog, Bangus+Itlog). Eating different kinds of protein is fine for as long as they are taken in moderation. We must also avoid protein dishes served high in fat, cholesterol and sodium.

To help Filipinos break free from #MalnutritionTraps, Ajinomoto’s Culinary Nutrition Team prepared Healthy & Delicious Pinggang Pinoy® Recipes, downloadable through https://bit.ly/2HIsfkj. Busy and budget-restricted homemakers will also find these Pinggang Pinoy® recipes useful because all are easy-to-do and affordable (P250/day for family of 5).

Tara mga mommies, Mag-Pinggang Pinoy® tayo.

For updates about Mag-Pinggang Pinoy® Tayo!, visit www.ajinomoto.com.ph and facebook.com/CookmunitybyAjinomotoPH.
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Period hacks: How to better enjoy your day during that ‘time of the month’

Saturday, March 23, 2019


For women, it doesn’t matter how many times you’ve had your period. At times, it still somehow makes you feel annoyed and uncomfortable, especially with the symptoms like abdominal cramps that do not make it any better.

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However, it is important to remember that monthly periods are a part of us and the only way to get around it is to deal with it as best we could. Thankfully, there are many ways to make it easier and less uncomfortable. To make that time of the month more bearable, Santé, a provider of premier organic health and wellness products and services, listed simple and easy hacks that you can follow. 

Track your period 

Tracking your period is an effective way to keep your menstrual cycle in check so you won’t have to guess or wonder when it will come. Thanks to the advent of technology, there are now period-tracking apps available online, which we can install on our phone or gadgets. 

Keep a period kit

Periods can be unpredictable sometimes. So, while tracking it can help you understand how your cycle works, it is also important to be always ready. 

One way you can foolproof that time of the month is by keeping a period kit composed of pads, underwear, sanitizer, feminine wipes, among many others, with you at all times. It always pays to be prepared, especially since your period can come in the most unexpected time and place.

Stay hydrated

Not drinking enough water can cause dehydration, which can lead to abdominal cramps and intensify your discomfort. So, make sure that you are well-hydrated. Water not only helps ease symptoms like bloatedness—since it helps flush waste out of your system—but is also an effective way to fight fatigue.

Use a heating pad 

Menstrual cramps are one of the most common complaints women have when on their period. It can range from mild to severe and, is usually felt around the lower belly or back. 

A heating pad can be a woman’s best friend when this happens since it is an effective way to stimulate blood flow and lessen pain from cramps. If you don’t have a heating pad, you can use a hot water bottle or towel to ease your cramps.

But what many may not know is that the kind of sanitary napkin can be a contributing factor to your discomfort. To better manage your period, using a sanitary pad like Moments Anion Sanitary Napkins by Santé can ease the discomfort during your monthly period.

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This napkin has strong absorption capacity for maximum leak protection and a delicately smooth and soft-to-touch cover that gives comfortable protection during your period. It also has FAR infrared and Anion fibre core to help improve blood circulation, maintain a natural pH level, and support reproductive health. 

While menstruation is something that happens to a woman's life, severe period pain should not be. If you constantly have excruciating period pains or other unusual and recurring symptoms when on your period, it is better to consult a doctor since it can be an indication of serious health condition.  

Period is something that occurs once a month, and while it can be annoying to go through it repeatedly, always remind yourself of the saying, “Anything you can do, I can do bleeding.” Overcome your period successfully and enjoy your day during that time of the month like any regular day.

To know more about Santé, and its product offerings, and other upcoming events, visit their official FB Page at www.facebook.com/pg/santeofficial.ph or their website at www.santebarley.com.

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6 Health Benefits to Look For In Fish-Based Dog Food

Monday, March 18, 2019


Fish-based dog food is becoming very popular worldwide. This type of dog food is more beneficial than you might think. Fish should be present in a dog’s diet as much as any other protein. The good news is that dogs love it!
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This article will point out the benefits of a well-balanced dog food diet that includes fish. Whatever your dog’s age or health condition, fish will be a powerful source of nutrients. Here are six benefits of fish-based dog food:

1. Improved Dog Moods

Always look for quality first when buying food for your dog. Have a reliable brand that cares about your dog's dietary needs. Just like us humans, a dog’s moods could change depending on the quantity, quality, and nutrient composition of the food they eat. The fish-based dog food brands from Fish 4 Dogs are natural and diet-packed with Omega 3 fatty acids. They have a wide variety of treats, wet food, biscuits, and dry food. This is a great addition to your dog’s diet, for more stabilized health. You should start by their Sea jerky delights; your dog will go over the moon!

2. Reduced Digestive Problems

Fish is so rich in nutrients and Omega-3 fatty acids that not only is good for your dog, as it should be on his diet. Fish is particularly important for dogs who have had digestive problems, or kidney and liver disease. It plays an important role in a balanced and rich diet.

3. Fish-Based Dog Food Is Hypoallergenic

Being so rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, fish is a natural anti-inflammatory. Dogs that have allergies or intolerances with other proteins should respond very well to fish. The food also improves your dog’s immunity system. This means fewer trips to the vet since your dog will probably fight off those common dog diseases with ease.

4. Better Hair, More Energy, Improved Well-Being

The benefits of fish are countless. The food contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and nutrients. This magic cocktail of well-being will reflect on many things. Your dog’s hair becomes shiny and silky. The dog will feel more energetic and happier.

Good quality food is crucial for your dog’s well-being. For instance, fish-based dog food will come in handy if you have an injured or recovering pet. Your vet may have offered some vitamin-rich supplements, but fish-based dog food will greatly hasten the rate at which your dog responds to treatment and boost its recovery.

5. More Nutrients For Older Dogs

Older dogs need to be pampered differently. Fish is quite recommended for the aged dogs due to its rich nutrient composition. It provides all the necessary ingredients for a diet-packed meal. This will improve your dog’s health and treat him to some flavorful fish food.

6. Fish-Based Dog Food Supplements Other Less Nutritious Foods

Your dog needs a little of everything in a well-balanced diet. Fish-based food should supplement other proteins and grains. A good diet will improve your dog’s health, and his happiness and energy will show it.
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Benefits of Finding the Right Therapist for Depression

Thursday, March 14, 2019


Depression, also called major depressive disorder, is a common mood disorder and a serious mental health problem. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest on activities once enjoyed. It can negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It can lead to different emotional and physical problems decreasing function ability of a person at work and at home. Signs and symptoms of depression can vary from mild to severe.

Fortunately, depression is treatable. About 80 to 90 percent of people with depression eventually respond well to treatment, and almost all patients gain some relief from their symptoms.

There is no "one size fits all" treatment that cures depression. That's why getting the right diagnosis to determine the treatment suited for you is a very important starting point of the medication. A diagnostic evaluation including an interview and possibly a physical examination is to be conducted by a health professional. In some cases, a blood test might be done as well to rule out medical condition like thyroid problem that can cause depression.

As already mentioned, depression is among the most treatable of mental health problem. The best way to treat depression is to become well informed of the treatment options. You may also consider seeing a therapist and BetterHelp can help you find one in your area.

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Finding the right therapist for depression has many benefits that can make all the difference in getting the best treatment. 

A therapist can help you understand your mental health condition

Talking with a therapist can help you deal with the signs and symptoms that can help you fully understand your mental health condition.

A therapist can help you get to know yourself.

A therapist can help you create a toolkit to help you make a strong, healthy relationship with yourself. This can help you live more confidently and start a healthy starting relationship with others. 

A therapist can help in expressing your self in a safer space

Although getting support from friends and family is important, it's also necessary to get insight from a neutral third party. A therapist won't judge you because it's their job to be there for you and support you through your recovery.

A therapist can help in deal with difficult topics

Putting the past behind is not always easy but a therapist can help you direct it. Sometimes people's past can leave a scar that are difficult to deal with. Therapist can help you endure stressful situations, overcome fears, and deal with painful memories.

A therapist can help you improve your mental health

Mental health is as important as our physical health. The stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, and more can all affect your day-to-day life. Once you feel signs and symptoms of mental health problem,  seeing a therapist is very important these may indicate a larger problem. A therapist can offer you insight into what may be causing them and help you make healthy coping tactics that can improve your quality of life.

Finding the right therapist for depression is very helpful in dealing with such mental health problem. More importantly, our love, support and understanding to a friend, a colleague or a family member can help help win their battle against depression. So don't just watch them, be with them and encourage them to seek professional help.
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How To Know if A Person is Having a Mental Health Problem


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Mental health is just like physical health in many ways. Just like caring for our physical body, we need to take care of our mental health as well. 

Having a good mental health means being able to cope with daily stresses and accomplish personal goals. But if you are going through a period of poor mental health you may find it difficult, or sometimes impossible, to cope with the ways you are frequently thinking, feeling or reacting to. It can be just as bad as physical health problem, or ever worse.

But how to know if a person is having a mental problem and needs advice on mental health? 

Mental health problems affect around one in four people in any given year. Mental health problems can cover a broad range of disorders, from common problems, such as depression and anxiety, to rarer problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The most common characteristic is that they all affect the affected person’s personality, thought processes or social interactions.

When someone is going through a tough time, sometimes it may be obvious with his or her behavior. But there's no easy way to know if he or she is having a mental health problem unless diagnosed as such. However, you don't need to find out if they have diagnosis but more importantly,  is the way you respond to someone who looks troubled.

Below are some signs and symptoms that will help you to know if a person is having a mental health problem.

1. Feelings of helplessness or hopelessness

Having a sad outlook thinking life is just too hard and will not get any better.  Mental health problem cause people to easily give up and to think there's nothing to improve the situation. 

2. Low confidence

Rejecting the positive view of themselves from another person in favor of the false belief that they are not worthy of such a compliment.

3. Loss of interest in their daily activities

Losing interest in activities they normal enjoy.

4. Sleep disturbances

Having difficulty falling or staying asleep.

5. Anger and irritability

Being tearful, nervous or irritable.

6. Loss of energy

Easily get tired, and feeling fatigued, sluggish, and physically drained.

7. Self-hatred

The strong feelings of worthlessness or guilt. It is the extreme dislike or hatred of oneself.

8. Reckless behavior

Persons with mental health issues often lose concern over their own health and well-being. They engage in risky or escapist behaviors like drinking and drug abuse, compulsive gambling, reckless driving, or dangerous sports.  In addition, a lack of hygiene, or lack of concern with appearance, may be indicative of a mental health issue.

9. Problems in concentrating

Having trouble in focusing, making decisions, or remembering things.

10. Unexplained aches and pains

Having an increase in physical complaints such as headaches, back pain, aching muscles, and stomach pain.

11. Loss of appetite

Not wanting to eat and not feeling hungry.

12. Social withdrawal and isolation.  

If a person is “closing off” socially, cancelling social engagements, or spending too much time alone, this is a serious warning sign of mental health issues.

13. Suicidal thoughts

And the worst symptom can be, if a person is feeling that death or suicide is the only way to escape the pain. 

If you think your friend, a colleague, a family member or a spouse has most of the mental health problem signs above, take time to listen and talk to them. Encourage them to seek the advise or help of mental health professional to find out the available treatment  that will suit them. Remember that mental health problem will not go away by itself and if left untreated, the symptoms are likely to get worse. So it's very important to seek help as early as possible.
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Momaye Baon Diary: Week 27

Saturday, March 2, 2019



Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.


Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

Day 126


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Day 127
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Day 128
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Day 129
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Day 130
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That's it. Please stay tune for another week of Momaye Baon Diary. Also, please follow up on Instagram: @momayebaondiary

Read also: Momaye Baon Diary: Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12Week 13Week 14Week 15Week 16Week 17Week 18Week 19Week 20Week 21Week 22Week 23Week 24Week 25, Week 26
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Dinosaurs Island Dino Trail Tour 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019


After the Wonders of the World short tour, we went to Dinosaurs Island to finally meet the dinos.


The Dinosaurs Island is situated in a forest trail in Clark Freeport Zone, which aims to bring to life the dinosaur era.

Clark Pampanga, educational field trip, Family, Matthew, Travel, Dinosaurs Island,

Dinosaurs Island is the first-ever Animatronics dinosaur themepark in the Philippines. 

We were greeted by moving dinosaurs complete with sound effects as we start the Dino Trail tour.

Clark Pampanga, educational field trip, Family, Matthew, Travel, Dinosaurs Island,

You can actually feel the the jungle vibe inside.

Clark Pampanga, educational field trip, Family, Matthew, Travel, Dinosaurs Island,


With over 20 moving and roaring dino species, you and your kids will surely enjoy this Dinosaurs Island Dino Trail tour.


Clark Pampanga, educational field trip, Family, Matthew, Travel, Dinosaurs Island,




You can experience feeding the dinosaur too.

Clark Pampanga, educational field trip, Family, Matthew, Travel, Dinosaurs Island,






Have you notice the awkward smile of this little boy? Is he afraid of the dinosaur behind him? Haha





Take as much photos as you can.


The Dino Trail ended with a show where the gigantic dinosaurs came to life. It was a fun dance and the kids exclaimed in fear when the dinosaurs bite them. Of course, it is just a show and dinosaurs wear super soft mascots that won't harm you. 

Time for some photos again before leaving Dinosaurs Island.




What's with this post anak?


And this is the final photo as proof that he enjoyed the Dinosaurs Island Dino Trail tour!


Aside from the Dino Trail tour you can also take the jungle ride in Jurassic Jungle Safari to experience the thrill of being chased down or attacked by life-size dinosaurs. However, since my son got scared at the dancing dinosaurs, he refused to ride the train na. Also, be more thrilled with the 7D super screen where you can experience a roller coaster virtual reality as its simulator platform moves the seats according to what is happening on the screen. 

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Dinosaurs Islands Clark Pampanga
Gil Puyat Avenue, Clark Freeport Zone, 
Pampanga, Philippines, 2009

How to get there? Click this >>> Clark Land map
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