• Gadgets

    The Ultimate Gaming Laptop Guide

    The ultimate gaming laptop guide – On your quest to buy a gaming laptop? There are many choices out there. It can be overwhelming! So before you pull out some hard-earned cash, you might want to take in these factors first. These are the non-negotiables in the gaming world. So without further ado, here are what you should be looking at when you’re canvassing gaming laptops. The Ultimate Gaming Laptop Guide Consider Your Budget Buying a gaming laptop is a serious matter. The good thing is there are different price ranges to choose from. You can choose something affordable, which is in the $1,000++ price range, or expensive, which is…

  • Beauty,  Body,  Mind

    19 Effective Ways to Overcome a Negative Body Image

    19 effective ways to overcome a negative body image – If you’re constantly criticizing your body, chances are, you have a negative body image. With the rampant display of flawless skin and thin bodies in the media, it’s easy to get distracted and compare yourself to others. But life isn’t always about the superficial. Here’s what you need to know. 19 Effective Ways to Overcome a Negative Body Image How do you know you have a Negative Body Image Frequent mirror checks and criticizing your appearance Letting comments about your appearance affect you Unhealthy jealousy of other people’s appearance, especially models, actors, and other influential personalities Assessing your appearance differently…

  • Travel

    10 Sensational Traveling Mistakes You Need to Avoid

    10 Sensational Traveling Mistakes You Need to Avoid – Well, traveling is not always smooth like you’d wish to be. But if you’re careful, you can avoid mishaps along the way. 10 Sensational Traveling Mistakes You Need to Avoid Buying From Third-party Airline Sites Third-party airline sites boast lower ticket prices. Some sites’ prices are undeniable. However, you get little to no support during emergencies. Yikes! You’ll never know when a flight gets canceled. So make sure you compare the price difference before you decide to buy from a third-party site. Snobbing Hostels or Hospitality Networks Staying at a hotel is a top choice because of the comfort it provides…

  • Beauty,  Body,  Mind

    4 Reasons You Have a Negative Body Image

    4 reasons you have a negative body image – God made you in His image. It’s a beautiful saying from a bible verse. The meaning of it is very deep because of how society affects a person’s self-image. Some people are confident, but some lack it. Having a negative body image can affect your daily life. But what causes this in the first place? Here are four reasons why. 4 Reasons You Have a Negative Body Image Bullying Bullying is not cool! Especially for children, this torture can affect their development greatly. It’s possible to have a negative body image if you experienced bullying about your appearance in childhood. Criticisms…

  • Frugal Living,  Savings

    10 Best Frugal Practices for Beginners

    10 best frugal practices for beginners – With a little creativity, you can be frugal, earn extra money or even save up! Today’s new normal has everyone feeling worried about the future. A lot lost their jobs and worse, have no savings. As a result, frugality is something everyone should learn. 10 Best Frugal Practices for Beginners Do You Really Need It? One cute item from the shop seems harmless. After all, it’s just a few bucks, right? However, buying something you don’t need lessens your chance of saving. It’s important to note how living beyond someone’s means can affect savings tremendously. So, if you’re trying to save, why not…

  • Food+Recipes

    The Best Dried Dulong Okoy Recipe

    Dried dulong okoy recipe. I never pass up the chance to prepare something for my family, no matter how busy or sleepy I get. Today is one of those days. Our dried Dulong has been resting in the fridge for a few weeks now. I meant to cook it as soon as I bought it. However, recent happenings prevented me to do so. Dulong is smaller than dilis. Dulong comes in three varieties; fresh, dried, and bottled. The fresh ones are saltier. My favorite is the bottled version from Connie’s Kitchen because of the gourmet appeal. I’m not sure if they’re still selling bottled dulong, though. Since I made okoy,…

  • Body,  Investment,  Mind,  Savings

    Happy New Year 2021: Most Important Practices to Remember

    Happy New Year 2021! The year before was a challenging one. Especially for most of us, 2020 was a year full of trials, heartaches, and loss. So, this is the perfect time to gear-up and bounce back! Here in the The Journal Sisters, we’re all about health, finance, happiness, hobbies, dog bliss, and all things positive. Here’s how you can start your year right. Happy New Year 2021 Most people are surprised when they hear about someone who is healthy passing away. It’s an uncommon occurrence. Studies show that inactive people are more likely to develop chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, etc. Also. as you age, your being healthy…

  • Food and Travel

    Food and Travel: The Ultimate List of a Happy Photophile

    Food and travel – I wish I can travel more. But life is happening, and with so many responsibilities, I take what I can get. Travel and food come together in my dictionary! My best adventures are the ones where I ate good food and went somewhere. However, any of these two really make my heart sing. The most important thing is good company! And I’m so blessed to have some great minds and hearts doing this adventure with me. For the Love of Food and Travel I’m a certified foodie! Cooking is my passion. Therefore, I stay often in the kitchen. Lutong Bahay (home-cooked meals) is still the best…

  • Health and Wellness

    Health and Wellness: An Encouraging Lifetime Guide

    Health and Wellness – Optimum health is more than taking vitamins every day yet eating unhealthy foods and living a sedentary lifestyle. You’ll need certain practices to start getting healthy. It’s important to remember your calorie intake. Your lifestyle will dictate the daily calorie you need. Active people need more calories because they burn them up faster than people who aren’t. According to studies, men should take 2,500 calories daily while women need 2,000 calories. You may also try calculating calorie intake if you’re unsure where to start. Becoming healthy is a slow process especially if you’ve become accustomed to an indulgent lifestyle. It will take time. But, you’ll get…

  • Food+Recipes,  Hobbies+Collections

    Hobbies: 3 Passion Projects You’ll Love

    Hobbies – What do you do during your free time? In this household, we love to cook, bake, garden, make crafts, and more! Having a hobby is not only relaxing. It’s also fulfilling, especially when people appreciate your finished products. Here are three passion projects we love. I hope this inspires you. Hobbies – 1 Cooking I started cooking when I was 10. Mommy fried the bangus (milkfish) and told me I had to cook Bangus in Tausi. It was a familiar food. I’ve been watching my dad cook it for ages! That time, I was still afraid to fry fish, especially bangus. So, I cooked the already fried fish.…