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Make Your Dream of Becoming a Book Author Come True

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Are you an aspiring author?   Have you always dreamed of writing your own book?  Do you believe that you have a story to share?  --------------------------- Books are my best friends. When I was a little girl, my favorite past time was reading. I remember spending a lot of time reading the book, Heidi by  Johanna Spyri . It was my first storybook given to me by mom and it was my favorite.  When I grew older, I enjoyed Harry Potter and Twilight . While reading, I feel like that I am totally in another world and it was a great way to escape the pressures of my teenage years.  When life got more serious and I have problems, I still read books especially when I feel so down and sad. I was able to get through my first heartbreak by reading a lot.  Some books that made a huge impact on me were, Purpose Driven Life , Rich Dad and Poor Dad , The Art of Emotions (which I got from St. Paul's and I don't remember the author)  and surprisingly, The Confe

Gas up for Php 20/L at Phoenix Petroleum on February 20

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To celebrate their recent achievement of being hailed as the Marketing Company of the Year at 40th Agora Awards, Phoenix Petroleum will be offering their fuel products at Php 20 per liter on February 20,2020 from 10am to 12nn at participating Phoenix stations only. List of participating Phoenix stations include:  Luzon  Phoenix C3 Road - 5th Avenue, A. Del Mundo St. Caloocan City (near 5th Ave. LRT 1 station) Phoenix Marcos Highway - 17 Marikina-Infanta Highway, Antipolo City (near APT Studios of Eat Bulaga) Phoenix Bahay Toro – Brgy. Bahay Toro, Mindanao Ave., Quezon City (near Lido Restaurant) Phoenix Dahlia – Daisy St. cor. Dahlia Ave., West Fairview, Quezon City (near Falcon School) Phoenix San Pablo 2 - Purok 6, Brgy. San Rafael, San Pablo City (near Blue Park Hotel) Phoenix Sucat Skyway - Dr. A. Santos Avenue, San Antonio, ParaƱaque City (across Loyola Memorial Park ParaƱaque) Phoenix Lalaan - Gen. Aguinaldo Highway,Brgy. Lalaan 1, Silang, Cavite (near Toyota

What is Google Digital Garage?

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Google Digital Garage is a special Grow with Google Programme that allows individuals to upgrade their digital skills. It features the most in-demand skills that can help you grow your business, start your online career or just discover something new.  It features 40+ different courses under digital marketing, data and tech, career development categories from different providers such as the Deakin University, Darken School of Business, University of Virginia, University of Auckland, University of Helsinki and online course providers such as Coursera, Skillshop, OpenClassrooms, etc.  The best part? It's FREE. All you need is just your google account.  Popular courses in the platform include:   Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks (7 hours)  Search Engine Optimization Fundamentals (13 hours)  Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals (11 hours)  Technical Support Fundamentals (19 hours)  Fundamentals of Graphic Design (14 hours)  Business Writing (13 hours) 

7 Practical Gifts for Him Without Breaking the Bank

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Valentine's Day is fast approaching and it is traditional for lovers to exchange gifts. Though chocolates, cards, and flowers are the most popular gifts for women, choosing gifts for men is just a whole new story.  I am not sure if I am the only one who feels this way but I really find it really challenging to choose the perfect gift for boys or men in general. So for these Valentine's Day, I researched and found 7  Gift Ideas for Him that are practical, useful and budget-friendly.  Gifts under Php 300 Disney Mickey Mouse Boys Teens True Original Tee in Yellow   World Balance Disney Star Wars Cap Oxygen Grit x 11:55 Giftset for Men Gifts Php 500 and below Hosh Memory Foam Pillow Bamboo Fabric 50 x 30cm Calvin Klein Socks Gift Set Gifts Php 1,000 and below Adidas Own The Run Shorts Arrow Pebbled Wallet Gifts under Php 300 1.  Disney Mickey Mouse Boys Teens True Original Tee in Yellow   Celebrate this special day with everyone's childho

How to Earn instead of Spend in Online Shopping?

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Do you love online shopping? Are you fond of scrolling online marketplaces like Lazada or Shopee during your free time? Do you want to learn a secret on how you can earn money from your "favorite" hobby? Let me share with you why I love affiliate marketing. During my free time, I love to check online marketplaces. In fact, I have Lazada, Shopee, Zilingo, Zalora apps installed on my phone. Honestly, if you won't be mindful you'd be surprised that you have ordered a lot already. (Thanks to Cash on Delivery.) However, despite the temptation, you can't stop shopping online because of the great deals that you can find plus the convenience of having it shipped at home. Can you imagine getting a new pair of socks, clothes or accessories below Php 10 or sometimes free? Toiletries, cleaning products, milk, diapers at 50% off or more? 32 inch TV for Php 500? YES, it exists. :) Anyway, I am not encouraging you to shop more. Instead, I'd lik

Tips and Tricks on Being an ESL Teacher

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by Robbie Jean Lorenzo, Guest Contributor One of my favorite philosophers once said, “Teaching is the highest form of understanding.” ---  I definitely agree. During one of my English for Freelancers online classes , when I asked my students for their expectations of the course and what they want to achieve, about 15 students said that they want to learn more about being ESL teachers. I could give a few tips and do a few vlogs. But the best way for me to share about it is to write a post – so here goes.     How I became an ESL Teacher For most of you who do not know my story, I started working at home fulltime in January of 2017. To cut the story short, I resigned from my toxic corporate job bought a laptop on loan, had internet installed in our house, and started looking for online jobs. It was a really big leap. But this happened to be the start of my journey towards taking charge and full control of my life. I saw a few ads about working as an online Engli