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Category: Tips EN

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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Sugar as a Facial Scrub

Want smoother, glowing skin? Use sugar. It's bad in your diet, but on your skin it works wonders. Why pay a fortune for chemicalised scrubs when you can use that packet of sugar meant for your drinks. Sugar is a natural exfoliator – it gently removes dead skin cells, impurities and excess oils. This leaves the skin looking brighter and gives you a more radiant complexion. Raw sugar is rich in...
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TRADITIONAL OR MODERN SOLUTION?

Fennel seeds are used traditionally as a breath freshener and digestive aid. They are given out in some Indian restaurants to be chewed after meals. They are also used to flavour meats and sweets in Indian and also Malay cooking. Also called jintan manis in Bahasa Malaysia. Fennel is one of the most effective home remedies in battling bad breath. It has a high concentration of anti-microbes which...
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IF WE ARE HAPPY AND CONTENTED, WE WILL BUY LESS

So advertisers are there to make you discontented and unhappy so that you will part with your hard-earned money and buy more.They create a world of fantasy where everyone is beautiful and smiling (happy?), things will always work out if you buy their products which will fulfil your need for love, status, power, sex -- all the things that promise happiness, but cause unhappiness. They also prey...
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Have Patience

It is only natural that everything needs time. A plant needs to be seeded, nurtured and grown before the fruits can be picked. An egg needs to be hatched. You cannot smash it and get the chick out. Similarly with people, the person has to be ready before he/she can receive a message. He/she has to have the experience or maturity to get it Like a plant, a person has to be nurtured from a baby to...
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Why We Buy Stuff That We Don’t Use

Excuses, Excuses All of us have been guilty of making foolish purchases at one time or another. Perhaps yours was the evening dress which you bought at a sale a year ago, but never wore because the colours were a bit too loud. You were never particularly keen on the dress but your friends insisted that it was a good bargain and that the colours were not bright but “fashionable”. Now, every...
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