Friday, 29 July 2011

Choosing a New Home

What are your qualifications in choosing a new home? When you ask me about my own qualifications, of course I consider the location. Firstly, your house should be accessible to the public market or mall. Food and clothes are basic necessities and we should live near them. Secondly, education is one of the most important tools to live a good life so our house should be near the schools and universities. Thirdly, we work in order to sustain all our daily and future needs so out house should be near your workplace, or at least accessible in terms of transportation. Lastly, we need to have entertainment and leisure in life so our place or community should be near to parks, resorts, sports and recreation areas and so on. 

To summarize them, we have to choose a better place and best house and Katy Houses for Sale is perfect for you. Our home is part of our life so why not invest for your future by buying a new home?

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Tuesday, 26 July 2011

My Series of Sneezing

I sneeze while I write this post (sobs) because my allergic rhinitis strikes again. I think this is because of my pillow made from a velvety-like cloth. I actually don’t like that kind of cloth since my sinus is sensitive to fiber. I went to the doctor two years ago and he found out that I have allergic rhinitis. He advised me to stay away from allergens such as smoke, dust, pollen (from flowers) and fiber. When allergy strikes, it feels like you have clogged nose, irritated eyes and swollen sinus that takes a long time to heal.  The most difficult part here my series of sneezing. I sneeze almost fifteen times every hour which is inconvenient especially if you are in the office. When I go home, I will dump my pillow to the trash can because I will find a new one like hypoallergenic pillows that can prevent my allergic rhinitis from attacking.

This hypoallergenic pillow has many great features like antimicrobial and fiber-proof ticking to keep out dust mites. Furthermore, this pillow is absolutely washable and dryable so you can get rid of allergy. Whoa! I can’t wait to buy one. 

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Top 10 Filipino Foods For Rainy Days

It’s rainy season and it’s nice to eat when it rains. When I was young, we just stay at home especially when the rain is hard. We Filipinos have different kinds of food that we prefer to eat during rainy days. Here is my top 10 picks of Filipino foods for rainy days. 

1.      Tuyo at sinangag
2.      Champorado at tuyo
3.      Suman, mangga with hot chocolate
4.      Arroz caldo
5.      Dinuguan at puto
6.      Pancit Molo
7.      Ginataang mais
8.      Ginataang halo halo
9.      Biskwit at kape
10.     Instant noodles

Typhoon Juaning is Coming

PAGASA warns Luzon about the coming of typhoon Juaning. While I write this post, the typhoon just landfall to Aurora province. Schools in all levels are now suspended and more offices are halfday. Metro Manila is under signal number 2 but I am still in the office. I hope everybody will be safe and fine. I am now looking at the view of Manila Bay and the cities of Pasay and Manila from the 42nd floor of our building in Makati, while blogging and sipping a cup of steaming coffee.  

Monday, 25 July 2011

Severe Neck Pain

Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo  suffers from severe neck pain due to cervical radiculopathy, commonly known as pinched nerve. The doctors say that it happens to some persons when they reach the age of 60. A entry on cervical radiculopathy said that the condition can cause “pain, weakness, numbness, or difficulty controlling specific muscles.” This neck pain can also be a result of wrong sleeping position.When we sleep, the pressure lies on the neck, especially when we become older we may be prone pinched nerve.

In order to prevent cervical radiculopathy, proper sitting and sleeping position is necessary. Also, because we use pillow when we sleep, we should choose pillows for neck pain. Choosing the best pillows for neck pain is needed because when you experience cervical radiculopathy, the doctors say that it will be recurring.  The operations for this disease is much more expensive so better be sure and always think that prevention is better than cure.

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Sunday, 24 July 2011

Blind Dating

Are you guys familiar with blind date? A blind date is a date between two people (commonly male and female) who have not previously met. It is usually set up by friends, relatives, classmates and colleagues of both parties. Some people find this the most hated of all dates. For me, I did not prefer it because it is impractical to spend money on blind dates and that you don’t even know the person. I think it is more important that you get to know the person first and the easiest to do that is through getting online. Nowadays, chatting and social networking are the most common means of communication. Many couples who found their partners online are happier now in their married life. I have a female cousin who met her American husband online. They got married in 2003 and they are now happy in their life in America. I guess online dating is better than blind dating. You have to make sure about the person who will possibly be your partner in the future.       

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My Music Monday Presents “In Your Eyes”

The song “In Your Eyes” by George Benson is one of my favorite songs of all time. I sing it in videoke with feelings haha! Talking about the song, it reached a peak position of number 7, and remained in the chart for ten weeks. This song was written by Michael Masser (music) and Dan Hill (lyrics). Jeffrey Osborne has his own version released in 1986. Here is the lyrics of the song guys, enjoy singing it! Happy Music Monday!!!!    

In Your Eyes

I think I finally know you
I can see beyond your smile
I think that I can show you
That what we have is still worthwhile
Don’t you know that love’s
just like the thread
That keeps unravelling but then
It ties us back together in the end

In your eyes
I can see my dream’s reflections
In your eyes
found the answers to my questions
In your eyes
I can see the reasons why our love’s alive
In your eyes
we’re drifting safely back to shore
and I think I’ve finally learned
to love you more

You told me that life changes
and that no one really knows
Whether time would make us strangers
Or whether time would make us grow
Even though the winds of time will change
In a world where nothing stays the same
Through it all our love will still remain

In your eyes I can see the
reasons why our love’s alive
In your eyes
we’re drifting safely back to shore
and I think I’ve finally learned
to love you more

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Thursday, 14 July 2011

My Grandma Got Hospitalized

I remember the last time my grandma got hospitalized; I was in third year high school then. It was a Saturday morning when my grandma had diarrhea and she took two medicines at the same time. She got overdosed after two hours so she collapsed in her bedroom. Fortunately my aunt was there so ahe saw my grandma and she hurriedly called my parents and our relatives to help her bring grandma to the hospital. I was a little bit nervous because grandma was already 67 that time. When she was confined in the hospital, my cousins and I visited her and brought her some fruits. After an about an hour, it was time for her x-ray (for the stomach) so we guided her to go to the x-ray room. The technician in the x-ray room was very nice and cheerful. He volunteered to guide grandma in going to the x-ray room. Grandma was very weak that time but the technician took care of her. Wow, being a technician is noble because you have to deal with difficult patients most of the time. There are schools like phlebotomy schools california and they give phlebotomy certification california. You will be a certified hospital technician when you study there. Wow it’s great to have it.      

My Post Graduate Studies

I am pursuing my post graduate studies in one of the open universities in the Philippines. As an online student, I have to study independently because we don’t go to a classroom or meet the professors face to face. I’m glad that I was able to cope up with stress regarding my studies like meeting the deadlines and joining online real-time discussions (Skype, YM, Gtalk). There are times when our professor gives us a bulk of project to be done for Christmas season (sobs). In my first month of dealing with too much projects, I did cramming. In order to avoid cramming I really searched for websites that would help me to lessen my burden. I searched for a website that contains Project Ideas and Project Samples. It absolutely helped me in doing my projects quickly and efficiently.         

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

My Music Files

I keep a file for my favorite songs on my laptop. I usually download songs from trusted sites because I like the quality of the sound especially when I use my newly bought speaker. In addition, my parents always request me to play their favorite songs which I also downloaded. They really like old songs from their generation. One time, my father asked me to play his favorite Matt Monroe songs. When it comes to filing, I sort the folders according to the artist, so the artist Matt Monroe has its own folder containing 20 songs. However, when I was trying to play the songs, they discovered that they were corrupted! My father was so disappointed because he was craving to listen to Matt Monroe’s songs since it has been a long time since he listened to it. I tried to dll download to recover my music files. I took advantage for dll4free because there’s no money involved hahaha! So, there after few minutes, I was able to recover my files. Yeehaw!   

Ang Mga Natatandaan Ko Noon Kapag Tag ulan

Tag ulan na naman at ito ang gusto kong panahon dahil mas malamig at masarap matulog (sori tamad lang). Dahil nga dalawa lang ang seasons sa Pilipinas (tag ulan at tag araw), wala akong choice kundi mamili lang sa dalawa hahaha! Natatandaan ko noong nagtrabaho ako sa call center, tuwing tatanungin ko ang mga American customers tungkol sa gusto nilang season, karamihan sa kanila ay Autumn ang gusto. Nung lumipat naman ako sa isang Korean call center, karamihan ng mga estudyanteng Koreano ay Spring ang gusto. Kung ako naman ang tatanungin nila, mas gusto ko ang tag ulan (wag lang sobrang lakas). Natatandaan ko pa nung bata ako (flashback na naman) marami kaming nagagawa ng mga pinsan at kapatid ko kapag umuulan, kalimitan kaming nasa bahay ng lola namin dahil mas Masaya doon (KJ kasi ang tatay ko). Dahil nga hindi kami makalabas ng bahay kapag tag ulan, humahanap kami ng mganda at nakalilibang na mga Gawain. Nung bata ako, ito ang mga pangkaraniwang ginagawa naming kapag tag ulan:

1.       Naglalaro ng mga bahay kubo (nagkakabit ng mga kumot sa mga dingding at gagawing bubong)
2.       Naglalaro ng taguan at habulan
3.       Nanunuod ng telebisyon
4.       Nagkakantahan
5.       Nagkukwentuhan ng kababalaghan
6.       Sabay sabay natutulog (kapag sobrang lakas ng ulan)
7.       Naliligo sa ulan
8.       Gumagawa ng mga bangkang papel at pinaaanod sa maliit na baha (kapag umaraw na magagalit ang mga nanay dahil maraming kalat sa harap ng bahay)
9.       Kumakain ng mainit na lugaw o champorado at tuyo

Napakasayang isip isipin ang mga gawain noong kabataan natin. Nagyon, parang hindi ko na naeenjoy ang tag ulan dahil bahay-trabaho lang ako. At hindi ko naeenjoy ang tag ulan dito sa Makati dahil matataas na gusali ang mga nakikita ko. Mas masaya sa Naic dahil mga palayan, bukis at ilog ang mga makikita at masarap maglakad lakad doon pagkatapos ng ulan.  

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Monday, 4 July 2011

Frustrations Of Students

Frustration is related to anger and disappointment; it is a common emotional response to opposition. We feel frustrated when we do not get what we want like your ambitions in life. For instance you wanted to be a doctor when you were in high school but because of financial constraints, you were not able to get it. When I was a student, I experienced to be frustrated because o poverty. I had a feeling that I was always at the bottom of our class in all aspects especially financial. When it comes to ambition I dreamed to be a doctor but I was not able to get it that’s why I became frustrated. 

There are causes of frustrations for students like:

1.        grades
2.        deadlines
3.        expectations
4.        social pressure

There are certain ways to avoid or cure frustrations. One of them is to consult a life coach like life coach Santa Barbara. Do not let disappointment and frustration conquers you; you must conquer them.  

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