Category Archives: Personal

The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge

How We Set Up Our Own Spa Business (The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge)

So we took the plunge and set-up a spa called The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge. It’s a little scary and a lot exciting, but we’ve been getting a lot of good feedback and, after all of the hard work, we’re very happy with the final result. In this article, we’ll be showing you exactly how we set up The Body Spa & Waxing Lounge  hoping that it might inspire more people to become entrepreneurs.

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English fog

The First Morning I Did Not Think About You

This piece was originally featured here. The Manila Survival Guide is re-publishing the article with minor edits.

It was a typical morning. I woke up, late as usual, the sun already near its zenith, its rays streaming through half-open blinds, the day as hot and as humid as it can be. I forgot to turn off the TV. A Discovery channel host was talking about whales, his voice a deep, monotonous drone.

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'Rain Room' installation

How to Fall Towards the Sky

This piece was originally published here (with the title “Dark Sky”), and is being re-published in The Manila Survival Guide with minor edits.

When I was a sophomore in high school, the all girls’ school next to our school decided to hold a dance. My tutor then had a niece named Samantha who was my age, so she asked me if I would want to go with her niece as a date. Except she didn’t say date, she just asked me if I could go.

I thought about it, and concluded that if I wanted to stop being “confused” about my sexuality, I had to start going out with girls. So I said yes.

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Cheating and relationships

Three Personal and True Stories About Love and Men Who Cheat

It’s interesting how different our views can be about love and monogamy. In this article, we’re giving you three personal perspectives about men who cheat, and the people who love them, told through conversations with friends. Feel free to share with us your thoughts and stories on this matter through the comments section below.

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