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You may say there is nothing wrong with it, as long as the people who avail of such service have the means. I would understand the need for reconstructive surgery in case of accidents – and I acknowledge that there are people who think they need to resort to plastic surgery or a series of surgeries just to feel good about themselves.The good news is this: it is possible to feel good about yourself and to achieve the courage and confidence you need without surgery.

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WAS it Benjamin Franklin who once shared that he paid too much for a whistle when he was a child? Perhaps many of us also paid too much “for a whistle” – at least once in our lives – unless we are too proud to admit it. There is one among us who had spent too much for a dress that easily went out of style. Another had spent a big amount for a bag that was hardly used or fitness equipment that was seldom touched. Who among us had invested a considerable amount in a business that never prospered or towards the achievement of a dream that proves to be elusive until now?

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The “fillers”- theyfeel compelled to provide what is lacking – whether material or immaterial – although it is not their responsibility. They are the people who find meaning in their lives when they use it to help ease other people’s burdens. (There is nothing wrong with helping people unless you overdo it, to the point of sacrificing your own needs and feelings all the time.)

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DID you ever notice that you easily catch a cold when you are lonely? Loneliness weakens the body’s immune system, so it is not surprising that many lonely people develop diseases. This is one very important reason why we need to strive to be calm and positive amidst life’s storms – we need to take care of our health. Like what I always emphasize, a person may be hardworking and optimistic, but if his health is failing, how can he accomplish anything?

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Rx for patience

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Expectant mothers wait for nine months before they can see and hold their babies. Students wait for years before they earn a diploma. Farmers wait for months before they can harvest crops. Senior citizens look forward to receiving their monthly pension. Sometimes the waiting periods are shorter, like when we wait for our fast-food order, wait for our turn to use the restroom, or when we wait for a reply to an important message – but just the same, many of us become impatient.

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IT’S two weeks before Christmas! With gatherings and celebrations this season, the temptation to indulge in sweet, salty, and fatty food is greater compared to other times of the year. Since our physical health affects our quality of life, daily activities, relationships, finances, and even our mood, here’s a rundown of health facts that will hopefully make us think twice before we get another serving of our sweet, salty, and fatty favorites.

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