• 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.…

  • Frugal Living,  Investment,  Savings,  Tech and Finance

    3 Best Money-Making Practices to Get Rich

    3 best money-making practices to get rich – How to be rich? It’s not an easy task. There’s only 1% of rich people in the world. And the rest of us are simply trying to get by in life. This means that a big portion of the population tries to make ends meet at about $5.50 (Php264.38 a day). It’s very low considering the high prices of commodities today, plus the price to pay when you want to be healthy. 3 Best Money-Making Practices to Get Rich Overcome Poverty So, how do people get or stay rich? The first and most important thing to remember is how not to be…

  • Ultimate Health Guide
    Body,  Mind

    The Ultimate 2021 Health Guide

    The ultimate 2021 health guide is here! 2020 is a challenging year because so many catastrophes happened. Therefore, it’s normal to fear that more challenges are coming. Our family felt that fear. We’ve experienced terrible losses, including two loved ones (non-COVID19 related). And we’re still here. That said, it’s important to take care of ourselves the best way we can. The ultimate 2021 health guide can help you start the New Year right. It’s a comprehensive list of healthy practices and mindsets that can help you be healthy. Here it is! The Ultimate 2021 Health Guide A Healthy Immune System Your immune system is your second shield against diseases. We’ve…

  • Food+Recipes

    Burger Steak with Fries and Onion Gravy

    Burger steak and fries with onion gravy, why not? As a passionate cook, I had more time to whip up many dishes during the COVID-19 quarantine, here in the Philippines. Cooking is therapeutic for me. Especially, when the pandemic happened, and we were forced to stay at home most of the time. It was a stressful time and still is. Burger Steak with Fries and Gravy Anyway, I’ve always loved the Burger Steak of Jollibee. For a long time, Jollibee fanatics enjoyed their Ultimate Burger Steak. It came with either sunny side up egg and french fries or mashed potatoes. It’s my favorite from the food joint, along with Champ…