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The Six Fix: Fun Activities To Keep The Gloom Away This Rainy Season

The Six Fix: Fun Activities To Keep The Gloom Away This Rainy Season

For most, the rainy season means gloomy days and ruined plans. But does it always have to be? Never let the cloudy weather get you down; make the most out of this season—whether you choose to stay at home or decide to go outdoors. Check out the things you can enjoy while Mr. Sunshine’s on vacation:

 

1. Go binge-watching with your family or barkada. Those long-forgotten TV series are calling you, pal. Since you’re on #TeamBahay mode, grab this chance to catch up on your fave shows—ASAP. Don’t forget to invite your loved ones over to double up the fun. #BondingTime!

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2. Redecorate and add oomph to your place. Tired of the same old, dull feel of your house? Tap your artsy side and start redecorating: Play with vibrant colors and re-invent outdated pieces to give your space its much-needed makeover!

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3. Enjoy warm home-cooked dishes. Rainy days are dragging and freezing cold. The solution? Do something productive and beat the cold weather by cooking warm meals. A big YES for the good ol’ arroz caldo, sopas, and champorado, please?

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Just be extra careful while preparing your dishes. Food and water contamination are prevalent during the rainy season. No one wants an upset stomach, right?

IF SYMPTOMS PERSISTS, CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Per DOH-FDA-CDRR Permit no. 048 Series of 2016

 

4. Go to playgrounds perfect for the young-at-heart. Playtime isn’t just for the kids! Your stressful, fast-paced life is making you age faster; counter its negative effects by bringing out the kid-at-heart in you. Feel the rush of excitement at playgrounds like the Ball Pit Manila and the Jumpyard. As for Sherlock Holmes and Detective Conan fans, you can get your adrenaline fix at places like Mystery Manila and Breakout Philippines.

 

Be prepared for the intense traffic situation when you brave the rain, though. Let Xian Lim share #KeepCalmHandy tips to prevent unwanted situations from happening.

 
 IF SYMPTOMS PERSISTS, CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Per DOH-FDA-CDRR Permit no. 048 Series of 2016
 
  IF SYMPTOMS PERSISTS, CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Per DOH-FDA-CDRR Permit no. 048 Series of 2016

 

5. Attend an open mic session. Everyone has their own heartbreaking story; it wouldn’t hurt to vent every once in a while. Spoken Word poetry is every hugotero and hugotera’s BFF. Use the gloomy feels of the weather as an excuse to unleash all your hugots in life.

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Don’t forget to bring your rainy day essentials with you while traveling. Remember: We’re not looking for new heartbreaking misadventures caused by the weather.

 
IF SYMPTOMS PERSISTS, CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Per DOH-FDA-CDRR Permit no. 048 Series of 2016
 

6. Head over to your favorite café and read a book. You can never go wrong with a mug of coffee and a book in hand. If homemade coffee just won’t cut it, then unwind at your go-to coffee shop. Plus, meeting a new bookworm buddy sounds totally fun!

[related: The Six Fix: Coolest Places to Sit Down and Read A Book]

 

The gloomy weather doesn’t have to be so gloomy. Let these fun-filled activities shake off the blues this rainy season!

 

 

For more information about the causes, effects, and treatment of diarrhea, you can visit www.imodium.com.ph. If your diarrhea lasts more than a couple of days, it’s a good idea to take an oral rehydration solution (to rehydrate you) alongside IMODIUM™.  If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

 

 

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Photographs from the Instagram.com/@x3kellynicole, Instagram.com/jdmsmurf, Instagram.com/the_slim_within, Instagram.com/justineglm, Instagram.com/ballpitmanila, Instagram.com/mystery_manila, Instagram.com/ballpitmanila, Instagram.com/kuyakim_atienza, Instagram.com/iamrobidomingo, Instagram.com/xianlimm, and Twitter.com/XianLimm

 

 

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