Have an umbrella, even a small one, at hand always, rain or shine. In rain, they keep you from getting wet; while if it's sunny and really hot, it can keep you protected from the heat.
Know how to tie your shoelaces! Shoelaces are so ubiquitous that it has practically become a life skill to learn how to use them properly. They're a time-tested and time-honored way of lacing up shoes of all kinds, especially your office or dress shoes, boots, and athletic shoes.
I invite you to bring canvas bags, or eco-bags, with you whenever you go shopping. They're more durable and useful than paper bags, which have replaced the plastic bags that are now banned in parts of Metro Manila.
A follow-up to the previous post, this one teaches you how to create your daily schedule graphic, or schedule wheel, in 8 easy steps.
Having a regular schedule daily and weekly, even if you're not a student anymore, contributes significantly to productivity, efficiency, and effectivity. It enables you to practice good time management and get more things done without losing your head. Try making one visually and set it somewhere you can see easily!
If you have genuine leather shoes, you should invest in at least one pair of quality wooden shoe trees to take care of them. The trees absorb moisture, thereby eliminating any interior damage and odors from your shoes - thereby showing you care for your things, your money's worth, and respect the shoemakers.
I encourage you to invest in a power bank for your smartphones as they'll help you stay charged on the run for those important communications in the midst of high power consumption.
As another way of minimizing our environmental footprint, I invite you to bring your own food containers when taking out! Read on for a discussion.
How and why is using just 1 utensil for eating enough? Read on!
So there's now talk again of bracing for a new "supertyphoon" to hit our beloved country (PAGASA will not officially use the super-typhoon classification until next year, according to its administrator Vicente Malano, as they will raise awareness on such first - although the US Navy already classifies it as such), comparable to 2012's Typhoon Bopha… Continue reading 11 things to prepare in the face of a typhoon
Do you use chopsticks? I do, thanks to my Chinese roots, culture, and love for East Asian cuisines (Japanese and Korean rank among my top three favorites, Italian being the other). I also happen to love noodle soups the most, and we definitely use chopsticks there. If you, like me, frequently eat out at Chinese… Continue reading Saving yourself and the world, one pair of chopsticks at a time