The health benefits of being punctual
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - August 9, 2022 - 12:00am
When you are late or you are waiting for others who are late, stress builds up inside, from a slow sizzle to a rolling boil.
Color my plate plant-based
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - August 2, 2022 - 12:00am
I chanced upon a good friend and a brilliant nutritionist, who I last saw in New York ages ago.
Promoting mental health and wellness through art
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Youth participants nationwide were encouraged to use art as a medium to promote mental health and wellness in “The Time Capsule Project,” which PLDT and Smart launched in collaboration with Canva Ph...
Fitness is essential: Rebuilding, sustaining and evolving the industry
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 12, 2022 - 12:00am
I remember standing in an empty gym at the height of the pandemic,” recalled JCI Manileña president Alexandra Dayrit, a licensed fitness coach.
Body weight exercise with Camille Prats
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Strong is beautiful and captivating. And strong is one word that aptly describes actress Camille Prats, who surprised everyone with how she handled the loss of a husband (he was just 31) who left her behind with...
Why kids need a power breakfast
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Breakfast is important for kids. It starts the day right by providing the energy kids require. We spoke to Nestlé nutritionist Charisma “Cha” Culla-Sy regarding challenges parents face in providing...
Fr. Nic Austriaco calls for spiritual health in face of Omicron surge
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
‘Omicron infection will provide antibodies to protect the survivors from Delta and all other variants. After the wave there is better population protection,’ says Fr. Nic Austriaco.
Will Omicron trigger the transition from pandemic to endemic?
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - January 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Just when we were getting our hopes high that things were getting better, the post-holiday infection surge hit us intensely like a bad hangover.
FIT Summit sees a stronger fitness industry emerging from pandemic
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - December 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Ross Campbell had a clear vision in 2018 when he established FIT Summit. He wanted to establish a dynamic network of business leaders from various sectors of the health, fitness and wellness community.
What are you thankful for today?
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
“Today, I choose to celebrate life …
Why not give a veggie basket this christmas?
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
When you give a veggie basket, you’re not only providing them with a healthy and nourishing meal, you’re also supporting local farmers.
How to grieve with a joyful heart
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - November 2, 2021 - 12:00am
It is that time of the year when we honor the dead and I am sure you all agree that never in your life have you ever mourned more deaths of friends, relatives, neighbors and loved ones than in the last 20 month...
The Philippines fitness alliance supports 'Bakuna bubble'
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - September 7, 2021 - 12:00am
With the ‘Bakuna Bubble,’ gym owners /operators get fresh hope that the government will allow gyms to operate and cater only to fully vaccinated people who will wear their masks at all times.
Managing mental health concerns in the time of the pandemic
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - August 31, 2021 - 12:00am
You cannot assume that a mental health problem, like a common cold, will just go away by itself. Seek help.
Why are only 9.6 percent of Filipinos vaccinated?
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
When normalcy seems close enough to touch, we suddenly get jolted by news that spikes in COVID-19 are erupting again.
Kaila Estrada: Working out should not feel like a chore
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Good looks and acting skills run in the veins of Kaila Estrada, one of the beautiful children of Janice de Belen and John Estrada.
Health and beauty secrets Mom told me
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - June 22, 2021 - 12:00am
TV personality, host and content creator of “Rise Up!” on Apple podcasts, the stunner Janeena Chan and her equally beautiful mom Sally flooded Instagram with photos of their OOTDs, travels and bonding...
Soreness gone with a massage gun
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Massage guns provide deep-tissue massage to specific muscle areas. I recently connected with Gene Harper, an industry colleague, who is now the Asia head of Therabody.
Snacking minus the guilt
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - December 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Not all snacks are made equal. Not everyone is pro-snack either.
Diminishing COVID-19 death rate sparks hope
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The enemy is always fear. Something new and unknown throws us off balance and creates fear, but in time we should learn to cope, adopt and even flourish.
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