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Growing up, holding on to friends, and the beauty of low-maintenance friendships

When it comes to low-maintenance friendships, Carole King put it best. “All you have to do is call, and I’ll be there.”

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Even with masks on, fragrance TikTok will convince you to wear perfume anyway

Surviving quarantine (in the mental and emotional aspect) is all about finding what brings you joy. Fragrance TikTok has a lot of that

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Went on an island vacation before GCQ? You can still fly back to your home in NCR+

The Civil Aeronautics Board through an advisory said NCR+ residents will just need to present proof of residency—NCR+ being Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite and Laguna

Will Metro Manila ease into MGCQ this year? NEDA says it’s possible

Despite confirmed cases of the new COVID-19 variant, NEDA is confident that Metro Manila can be placed under more lenient quarantine measures

Revenge spending might be the one thing ruining your budget this pandemic

No, not spending money for months isn’t an excuse to break your budget and buy everything in your cart

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These hospitals and clinics offer at-home COVID-19 RT-PCR testing

The swab tests from these hospitals and clinics are administered by certified medical practitioners

2020 in review: Social issues we may have forgotten, but shouldn’t

Yes, all these things happened in the last year. Yes, we need a drink

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I got an in-person event invitation. How do I politely say no?

Among the ways to gently refuse invitations from friends and relatives whose feelings you care about is by reminding them of the present health risks

What’s making this all-around creative happy? Her dogs Calcifer and Stoya—and *lots* of wine

“What’s making us happy” is our weekly list of things we are drooling over or…

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Faking their COVID-19 test results got a Boracay tourist group criminal charges

We know that being isolated at home for almost the entire year has been frustrating,…