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THE HAPPINESS FACTOR

Click here to buy: CAP BOOKS STOREWIDE PROMOTION 20 Apr-20May 30% discount. Visit the CAP bookshop at Book size: 108 x 145 mm Pages: 136 Today psychologists and social scientists from universities are saying the same thing. They measured happiness and conducted worldwide surveys to reveal the secrets of our well-being. Who is happy and who is not? Which societies are happy? And why are people...
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Buying fresh fish – what to look for

    Buying fresh fish - what to look for Buying fresh fish is a difficult task for those without the knowledge or experience in the selection of fish. Here we show you what to look for when buying fresh fish. Eat the fish on the day you buy it, if possible. This is because fish, like any other perishable food will lose its edible life very quickly. Pick a stall that has good patronage....
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HOW TO BE TRULY HAPPY

20 March is International Day of Happiness – a day to be happy, and more importantly, to reflect on what is true happiness. Happiness is not a goal but a consequence of how we live. It comes from being content with what we have. Today, unfortunately, we are sold a different message – that we will be happy only if we have more money and more of the things money buys. But evidence shows...
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Consumers be particularly wary when buying laptops or computers during the pandemic

With the emergence of online businesses and students having to study via online, there has been a spike in demand for laptops or computers. There is also a pressure to have these to compete under the current challenging situation. However, the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) wants to caution people wanting to purchase such devices or equipment to be wary of (1) scams, (2) warranty, and (3)...
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What To Use Instead Of Talcum Powder

With every dust of talcum powder you put on your body, you deposit potentially dangerous and unsafe substances. Make your own “bedak sejuk” which is not only free from harmful chemicals but also produces a cooling and soothing effect on the skin. How to make bedak sejuk: 1. Grind 3kg of rice to powder. 2. Soak it in water perfumed with natural fragrance such as bunga cempaka, jasmine or...
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BILL GATES & STEVE JOBS limit screen time for their kids. Do they know better?

In 2007, Bill Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, implemented a cap on screen time when his daughter started developing an unhealthy attachment to a video game. He also didn't let his kids get cell phones until they turned 14. Steve Jobs, revealed in a 2011 New York Times interview that he prohibited his kids from using the newly-released iPad. "We limit how much technology our kids use at home,"...
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LESS is BETTER

The first 5 years of life is associated with better motor and cognitive development, emotional and social development, cardiometabolic health, bone and skeletal health and reduced risk of injuries. In fact, the time lost from birth through age 5 cannot be made up for in later years. Certain aspects of brain development only occur during certain ages, and a child who misses out on the appropriate...
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