Tuesday, July 7, 2009

10 On Tuesday: Things That Turn You Off About People

1. Rude mouth and attitude

2. Know-it-all but never work

3. Lazy people who always want someone to pick up their garbage or clear their mess.

4. Improper clothing like wearing bare clothes in an office environment

5. Person who always say negative about people, never seems to find good in anyone

6. Pretenders

7. Dishonest and people who construct false words against someone, opinions are open but only those true stories not false ones

8. People who always point their fingers on others when the going gets tough

9. Backstabbers

10. Pessimistic

For other 10 on Tuesday participants please click here.


Josh Review

Yesterday night after reaching home Josh was wide awake and waiting for me to do some reviewers for him. I wondered why he’s so excited now with his test. In the past two years of his studies he never found the need for review before his test and he’s proved that he can answer the test correctly. I just read to him and review him verbally during periodical tests. Though he’s proven that he can be the first in their class without sit-in tutorials by me I still want him to review what they’ve studied in school for whatever small areas that he’ll find hard. It’s also a bonding moment for kids and parents so I encourage Josh to do review with me. Now suddenly he changed his mind and was waiting for me to do some tutorial on him. I was happy about this.


Personalized Wedding Favors

I’ve always loved helping my friends with their wedding essentials because I know how hard it is to prepare everything all on your own. I know that others get their own wedding coordinator to reduce their stress on wedding preparations but for me I still want my personal touch on everything about my wedding. It’s a once in a lifetime event so you must personally savor the pressures, stress, excitement, happiness and every little thing connected with your wedding. Anyway after all those tasking scheduling and preparation everything will pay off on your wedding day.

I still remember all my church mates, cousins and close friends made themselves busy with helping us with flower arrangements, wedding program and hosting and those early preparations of making unique personalized wedding favors. It was my bestfriend JennyL who helped me with buying the raw materials and designing the wedding favors. It was a product of love and friendship and it’s as if they’re all concerned with my wedding day. It was a touching day for me knowing my friends and family love me so much.


More of the Wonders of Bananas!


There's just so much you have to know about this wonder fruit which is also the common fruit among Filipino household that sometimes I've been wondering why it's not been voted as the Philippine fruit :-) Almost 99% of Filipinos love this fruit which has many varieties such as Lakatan, Latundan, SeƱorita and some others. They also differ in colors. There's also the Saba variety which is the common snack here in the country which when cooked can give you different delicious recipes and forms like Turon, Banana-Q, Saba con Hielo, Saba Fritters, Maruya, Sweetened Saba in Sauce.

Here are additional uses of this wonder banana:

Overweight and at work?
Studies at the Institute of Psychology in Austria found pressure at work leads to gorging on comfort food like chocolate and chips. Looking at 5,000 hospital patients, researchers found the most obese were more likely to be in high-pressure jobs. The report concluded that, to avoid panic-induced food cravings, we need to control our blood sugar levels by snacking on high carbohydrate foods every two hours to keep levels steady.

The banana is used as the dietary food against intestinal disorders because of its soft texture and smoothness. It is the only raw fruit that can be eaten without distress in over-chronicler cases. It also neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach.

Temperature control: For The Ladies
Many other cultures see bananas as a "cooling" fruit that can lower both the physical and emotional temperature of expectant mothers. In Thailand, for example, pregnant women eat bananas to ensure their baby is born with a cool temperature.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD):
Bananas can help SAD sufferers because they contain the natural mood enhancer tryptophan.

Bananas can also help people trying to give up smoking. The B6, B12 they contain, as well as the potassium and magnesium found in them, help the body recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal.

Potassium is a vital mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance. When we are stressed, our metabolic rate rises, thereby reducing our potassium levels. These can be rebalanced with the help of a high-potassium banana snack.

According to research in "The New England Journal of Medicine," eating bananas as part of a regular diet can cut the risk of death by strokes by as much as 40%!

So, bananas are really a natural remedy for many ills. When you compare it to an apple, it has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrates, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals. It is also rich in potassium and is one of the best value foods around.

So maybe its time to change that well-known phrase so that we say, "A banana a day keeps the doctor away!"


Wonder Banana!

After Reading THIS, you'll NEVER look at a banana in the same way again!

Bananas Containing three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber, a banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit with the world's leading athletes. But energy isn't the only way a banana can help us keep fit. It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a must to add to our daily diet.

According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people suffering from depression, many felt much better after eating a banana. This is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier.

PMS: For The Ladies
Forget the pills -- eat a banana. The vitamin B6 it contains regulates blood glucose levels, which can affect your mood.

High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anemia.

Blood Pressure:
This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it the perfect way to beat blood pressure. So much so, the US Food and Drug Administration has just allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.

Brain Power:
200 students at a Twickenham (Middlesex) school were helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at breakfast, break, and lunch in a bid to boost their brain power. Research has shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning by making pupils more alert..

Constipation: For The Ladies
High in fiber, including bananas in the diet can help restore normal bowel action, helping to overcome the problem without resorting to laxatives.

One of the quickest ways of curing a hangover is to make a banana milkshake, sweetened with honey. The banana calms the stomach and, with the help of the honey, builds up depleted blood sugar levels, while the milk soothes and re-hydrates your system.

Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.

Morning Sickness: For The Ladies
Snacking on bananas between meals helps to keep blood sugar levels up and avoid morning sickness.

Mosquito bites:
Before reaching for the insect bite cream, try rubbing the affected area with the inside of a banana skin. Many people find it amazingly successful at reducing swelling and irritation.

Bananas are high in B vitamins that help calm the nervous system.

Seems like this wonderful fruit which is very common in every Filipinos' table has a lot to contribute in our health chart and so I'll be posting another for more!

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Discount Jewelry

Many people love jewelry, men and women, young and old, fashionable and conservative. Whatever the status is there’s always one to suit everyone’s needs. In the old generation it’s not only an adornment but a piece of treasure that god to pass on to children from generation to generation. Jewelry in those times was all in quality and value. It’s usually made of gold and been proven to appreciate value as time goes by. It’s also a form of investment to some who collects jewelries for profitable usage. Although people have different uses for this kind of dress ornament all have specific criteria in looking for their jewelries.

Nowadays plenty of jewelries are in the selling market and they differ in quality as there jewelries that are of value and some are for fashion usage only. This is the generation that uses jewelry as a fashion statement. As a matter-of-fact there are more stores now offering discount jewelry because their clients are usually students and employees. With discounted prices more people can afford to buy jewelries for their loved ones and for making it as a gift item. Btw you can shop online for this!


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