My Useful Tips went into hiatus for almost a year for some unexpected break! The year-long absence wasn’t planned at all, it just happened along the way. She completely lost sight of it, about the basic rationale behind her blogging! She thought the topics and issues during the past months on social media were filled with befoul trash-talks and mudslinging particularly on issues about politics. The negative attacks were just so overwhelming that it made her decide to free up her time, and even to the extent of almost deactivating her social media accounts temporarily. Don’t get her wrong. She … Continue reading Yes, She’s Back
In a metropolis like NYC, fashion is inevitably observed especially to majority in the younger work force and the teens and tweens. The tri-media advertising massive campaign effectively put a pressure to some of these groups to dress up in a certain way and in line with each one's standards. However, for avid fashion lovers, even without the tri-media influence, dressing up is simply part of their day to day life, it's like a norm to them. They themselves do have a certain degree of power, they sometimes serve as the trendsetters, as a matter of fact, even fashion … Continue reading Why Young Ones Love To Fashion – Tips and Thoughts
The song “”Bayan Ko” (or “My Country”) describes in so many ways a person’s loyalty to one's country, like that of a person who is in a far-off place facing sacrifices and challenges. For those who are not well versed with the song and therefore couldn't relate with its message, in view of language barrier, it doesn't really matter but for those who may be curious to know what it is all about, the song simply refers to nationalism and loyalty to one's country. This blog shall not endeavor to dig into the origins of the song, its evolution and how … Continue reading Loyalty To One’s Country:A Forgotten Virtue? – Tips and Thoughts
In my blog entitled, “Moving Forward…” published on October 10, 2010, I resolved to go on with my blogging activities after a week’s contemplation as to whether or not to leave the blogosphere. Indeed, time flies as today, myusefultips.com is one year old! It was just like yesterday that I was smitten abruptly by the blogging world primarily to get my thoughts out there on many facets of life which I believe should need more advocacies. That is reflective in the blog categories which cover almost the things that I most advocate for… to promote quality of life. I really … Continue reading MyUsefulTips 1st Year Blog Anniversary – A Blessing!
My blog is 8 months old now and I recall it was almost springtime when it was launched. The trees at Forest Park have started to grow leaves in full and spread and so was my blogging! (Forest Park, Queens, New York at spring time -courtesy of www.myusefultips.com) It’s fall season now and it’s a beautiful time of year, full of color and crisp fresh air. Autumn leaves are colorful, bright, warm and vibrant. (Forest Park, Queens, NYC at fall time) However, they gently fall off tree and wither eventually. To some, blogging may be likened to an autumn leaf. As … Continue reading Moving Forward……