Seriously, I was 28 going on 82.
By the beginning of January 2018, there was no "new year, new me" feeling. My voice had gone a good octave lower and I was permanently snoozing my alarm clock. I wish I could say I was just burnt-out after the
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?
Breakfast can divide people into two teams. Those who simply skip it or those who wake up ravenous in search of the nearest bowl of cereal. But is almusal really the most important meal of the day? And what happens to your
But you don't know where they came from.
I don't know about you, but at least once a week, someone points to my leg and asks about a bruise (or three): "Anong nangyari diyan?" And more often than not, and I just dismiss it because I honestly have no
Excuse me while I have a major girl power moment!
It's no secret that men are built differently that women and are oftentimes physically stronger. However, science suggesting women have greater muscle endurance than men could level the playing field once and for all, according to a new study recently published
Does it smell fishy down there?
The chances are you're clued up about the likes of thrush and cystitis, but here's a fun fact for you: At some point in their lives, most women will have encountered some kind of vaginal discomfort (be it itching or
Lighten your load—literally.
As a child, I wondered why my mom always lugged a huge purse around. It literally had everything I asked for-a snack, my toy, some tissue, sanitizer, an umbrella, and so much more. It wasn't until I became an adult
This one's for all the girls who steal their boyfriend's sweater.
Whenever you're in Baguio or Tagaytay, have you noticed how women are almost always buried in layers of clothes and men are just chilling in their t-shirts? Are women really more lamigin than men? Although there are some exceptions to
Proceed with caution, CGs.
The prospect of losing weight and increasing your fitness can be a daunting one, and it's for that reason many people try to short-circuit the age-old tried-and-tested method of "eat well and exercise."Instead, many of us
YUCK.
It's not that we're trying to put you off going to the gym forever, but if you were looking for an excuse to swap the treadmill for the park, well, we've found one. Turns out that, while all that
Make an appointment with your doctor, regardless.
If you've ever gone to the toilet post-sex and looked down to notice spots of blood, it can be a scary feeling. Your mind instantly races to the worst possible scenario, and furious Googling probably doesn't help.
Think you're a healthy eater? Stop fooling yourself.
Have you ever heard of the saying, "Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym?" It's usually accompanied by a dubious claim that a healthy lifestyle can be broken down as 70% diet and 30% exercise. But just how much
A trainer and a doctor weigh in.
PCOS-polycystic ovary syndrome-is one of the most common hormonal disorders for women. In fact, five to 10 percent of women have PCOS, although one in five may have polycystic ovaries (me included!).*But when you've been diagnosed with the
Feel and look your best for that big event!
More than having nothing to wear and getting a bad breakout, a bloated tummy truly gets in the way of anyone's big event preps. The "eat healthy and exercise" tip sadly won't cut it at times like this. The quickest
What really causes hair to fall out without warning?
Given that a woman's hair can feel pretty central to her femininity, it beginning to drop out without warning can be hugely distressing for those affected. But what is alopecia, why does it cause hair to fall out unexpectedly, and who
It's starting to get embarrassing.
You know the feeling. You'll be sitting on your office desk and all of a sudden, you'll realize you're desperate to go for a pee. Which would be fine, if it weren't 10 a.m. and you hadn'
It can put particular strain on important bodily functions.
Most of us have an area of our body that just seems to attract excess fat every time we gain a few pounds. And sadly, it never seems to be our boobs, where we'd probably quite like it to go.But
Weight, like age, is just a number.
Dieting is or has been a part of every woman's life. And most of the time, it wasn't her idea. We're taught to obsess over our weight, to quietly reprimand ourselves whenever we gain that pound back. So we
Bet you didn't see that coming.
You may have heard the claims that semen is some kind of protein-rich superfood, or that putting it on your face will give you better skin. (A semen facial is an actual thing that people have tried.) But while yes, there
Because a month without a bleed doesn't always mean you've got a baby on the way.
We've all been there; you notice your period is days late and immediately jump to the conclusion that you're pregnant. Even if you've not had sex in the last nine months and it'd have
Your cramps might mean more than you think.
Endometriosis is a chronic condition where cells similar to the ones found in the lining of your uterus are also in other places in your body. Each month, these cells react in the same way as the ones in your womb, building
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