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Empaths and narcissists… an irresistible love story… doomed from the start.

A failure? Yes, certainly it would or will be a failure from the empath’s perspective, let alone the damage a relationship of this kind might cause.

On the other hand, the narcissist would just benefit from someone genuinely caring. This type of relationship, especially because of the intrinsic dynamics that develop, is not a balanced and healthy one for several reasons.

First of all, I shall explain briefly what is an empath, and what is a narcissist.

What is an empath?

An empath is a highly sensitive individual able to pick on other…


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There is a strict correlation between our body functions and our mind functions and how they interact with each other. An intertwined and complex activity involves both spheres of our organism that works incessantly in a harmonious and balanced way, or it should ideally be like that. Our dual mechanism encompassing body and mind as a whole reacts to outer and inner impulses and stimulation continuously.

Whether you are a sportsman, a sedentary worker, a mountain-lover and passionate for climbing, or whatever in between this wide range of possibilities, Chiropractic can help you be at your best. To be decisive…


Catherine, My Love and beautiful Princess Charming, you wrote a stunning piece of independent journalism to accurately let people - all over the world - know what it feels like to be a lesbian in a conservative Asian country. I find the way you exposed the topics and issues about the LGBTQ community and the many discriminations they-we all undergo to straight to the point. All you said about the hypocritical attitude the Catholic Church keeps on having about homosexuality is so true. I also "enjoyed" the part about stereotypes that are perfectly depicted in a sharp and lucid way. Those same comments resonate with some of my life past experiences and the people I met and who uttered them...

Update: Thank you for mentioning your Princess that you plan to marry in the future... I know she wants the same. 💞👭👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩💓

PS: I Love You So Much! 💞👩‍❤️‍👩💞💓💋


Being gay isn’t easy. It becomes even more difficult when you live in a conservative country. As a lesbian in Manila, I’m used to being a social anomaly in a traditional Southeast Asian society.

1. I’m Tolerated but Not Accepted

Tolerance and acceptance are not the same. There’s a huge difference between them. Despite living in one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world, there is no such thing as complete acceptance.

I’d argue that “Gay-friendly” is a huge misnomer. This supposed friendship is superficial.

Philippine society tolerates gay people who live by established stereotypes (we’ll talk more about stereotypes a little later). …


The rate of flowing current is an essential concept in electronics. Too little current won’t start up your toaster, while too much of it can set your hardware ablaze. If you’re planning on doing some DIY electrical projects, it’s essential to know the amount of current is being drawn. The humble dc ammeter shunt is a nifty tool that provides a way to do just that.

An example of a circuit ammeter

The dc ammeter shunt is a nifty device that provides a very low-resistance connection between two points in an electrical circuit. This low resistance flow path connects in parallel with the ammeter. …


As someone who’s constantly looking for ways to earn alternative college credit, I’ve experienced firsthand the stress and frustration of finding good information and resources online.

With the advent of the internet and growing acceptance of web-based learning tools, new educational websites, forums, online programs, and MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) are sprouting out like mushrooms.

How exactly do you know which ones legit? Which websites and online programs are worth your time and hard earn smackeroos?

Don’t worry. I’m here to help you separate the chaff from the grain.

Here are, in no particular order, ten helpful websites for…


As a blogger and content writer, my laptop is the lifeblood of my business. I’m also an online student studying for a business degree. I probably spend about 13–16 hours a day on the computer. When my 8-year-old Toshiba Satellite finally gave up on me, I needed a new one ASAP. I need a powerful beast that’s portable and can handle everything I throw at it.

A quick Google search for robust laptops pointed me to one thing: a gaming laptop.

Sure, I had some doubts about it at first. The high price tag was enough to lure me away…


If you’re trying to figure out which pick-me-up you should be drinking in the morning, you’re not alone.

Coffee vs Tea. Beans vs Leaves.

It’s a battle as old as time, a debate that spans millenniums, and everyone (including your great-great-great-grandparents) has an opinion.

Have you ever wondered which drink is better for your overall productivity?

It’s common knowledge that coffee is the de facto drink of choice for many students and office workers.

Look around you, coffee is everywhere.

Every office and conference room have a (rather gross) communal coffee machine, every student lounge has a Tupperware-filled collection of…


Whether you live in Shanghai or Nairobi, Easter Sunday is spent exactly the same as in the United States for most people- it’s a day when children run around in their backyards (or indoor malls for kids in Asia) and search for brightly-colored dyed eggs hidden by a giant magical bunny.

However, there are places where the traditional Easter egg hunt isn’t the norm. From giant omelets to church wars to spanking, some people celebrate Easter in odd ways.

These are the twelve most bizarre Easter traditions around the world.

Weird Easter Traditions #1: People Kill Bunnies in New Zealand


The animation giant Pixar has consistently released box-office hits and enthralled audiences with emotion-ridden stories for over 25 years.

Pixar Animation Studios has produced nineteen featured films so far, beginning with Toy Story. The best Pixar movies are able to transcend through their cutesy animated medium and create an emotive experience for viewers.

Here is a list of the top 5 best Pixar movies of all time.

Best Pixar Movie #5 — Inside Out (2015)

Catherine Tabuena and Andrea Bossoni

As a writing duo, we create things that neither one can do alone. Learn more about us by visiting www.catherinetabuena.com and www.andreabossoni.com

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