Mid-Autumn Festival

mooncakeThe Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival celebrated notably by the Asian people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with a full moon at night, corresponding to mid-September to early October of the Gregorian calendar.

From where does Mid-Autumn Festival come from?

One story goes that Chinese emperors in the Zhou dynasty (1045-221 BC) worshipped the moon in autumn to bring a bumper harvest the following year; while another story holds that the moon goddess Chang’e overindulged on an elixir and flew to the moon with her jade rabbit companion.

The common customs of the Mid-Autumn Festival include family members eating dinner together, just like a Thanksgiving dinner, sharing mooncakes, worshiping the moon with gifts, displaying lanterns, and regional activities.

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Ways to Care Your Fresh Flowers

vas-bungaFlowerAdvisor always use the freshest flowers available to design your flower arrangement. After you receive bouquets, you can help your fresh flowers last longer by following these simple guides. By knowing how to make your flowers last longer will add more enjoyment.

  1. Put in a Vase. Fill the vase two-thirds with room-temperature water – don’t forget to clean your vase beforehand. Make sure no debris is floating in the water as it can affect the freshness of flowers. Do change the water in a 2-3 days.

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Body and Mind

With the current virus outbreak, we should take extra care of our bodies. Besides wearing a mask and keep our hands clean, there are some tips for you to take to maintain your body and mind healthy.

  1. The Power of Music

Music have the power to effect on both our emotions and body. It says that faster music can make you feel more alert and concentrate better, while slower tempo music can quiet your mind and relax your muscles, making feel soothed while releasing the stress of the day.

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Positive Mindset

We are called a narcissistic generation. Not only women, but also men do feel insecure at times. Some people show their insecurity, some don’t. We all have the same thoughts of ‘how could he/she could be so talented, pretty or handsome, skinny, smart and etc.’. We tend to compare ourselves a lot in our mind without us knowing. Did you guys know how you think about yourselves influence your behaviour?

Feelings of insecurity leave us overdependent on external factors – praise, promotions, admiration. The feeling of achievement stays temporarily. Our insecurity makes us difficult to voice out and it also leaves us dissatisfied. Many of us want to overcome it, however do each of you know what’s the root of your insecurity?

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Cancer

cancer giftHappy birthday, Cancer! Everyone knows that Cancer is ruled by the moon, these water signs feel most at home well. Just like a crab needs its shell, a Cancer needs a home that is comfortable for them and welcomes the people they love. They love to entertain their loved ones with dinner parties. A Cancer may not be the loudest, but they settle for the finest quality. For those of you who are still confused what to give for your fellow Cancer friends, here’s the ultimate gift guide.


  1. Vinyl Player

They said Cancers are homebodies, but that doesn’t make any Cancer boring. Help them play some sweet and relaxing tunes at their comfortable space.

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New Normal Essentials

In this phase, restrictions on community activities will resume and adapt to the new normal. More businesses and activities are allowed to open such as work and school, but there are few of health protocols that need to be taken like wearing masks, limiting physical distancing, and etc. Therefore, we need to prepare several things before going outside – the new normal phase.

1. Masks

Returning to our activities in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic, masks are very important to use. Also, always carry a spare of mask in our bag to replace the mask that is being worn.

2. Hand Sanitizer

Don’t forget to bring our own hand sanitizer. Use before and after we do or touch something.

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Foods that Give You Glowing and Healthier Skin

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1. Avocado

Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which by getting enough of these fats able to keep your skin moisturized. Preliminary evidence also shows that avocados contain compounds that may help protect your skin from sun damage. Ultraviolet radiation (UV) damage to your skin can cause wrinkles and other signs of aging. Thus, avocados can shield your skin by lowering the risk of premature aging caused by UV.
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Ultimate Gift Guide for Gemini

gemini zodiakIf you have a friend born between May 21 to June 20, you need to buckle up to keep up with their social ways at all times. IT’S GEMINI SEASON!

Gemini is known for its intelligent, musical, and charms, which means they love being the centre of attention (NOT a bad thing!). Represented by the twins, they have strong opinions and personalities – they’re not afraid to express it to the fullest extent. Even though it can be tough to hold their attention, but once you do, it’ll be worth it. Here, the ultimate gift guide to impress the Gemini in your life.


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Blood Type Diet

Often feel a failure in adjusting your diet and health? Maybe it’s because we haven’t tried to regulate food intake according to our blood type. A naturopathic doctor named Doctor Peter J. D’Adamo, believes that blood type can affect our digestive system. According to Dr. D’Adamo in his book entitled ‘Eat Right for Your Type’ states that each blood type will react differently to the food we eat. Our body will digest food well if we eat according to the needs of our blood type intake. That way, our body becomes healthier, not susceptible to disease and body weight will drop stably.

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