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Hello there my friends! 

Davao City has a lot to be thankful for this year. First off, our beloved Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is now the country’s new President and is received warmly by the Filipinos all over. Second to none, life here in Davao City is getting gloriously awesome by the day. What more could we ask for! Thank you, Almighty Father for all these blessings! 

And it is that time of the year again where we are celebrating the gift of our bountiful harvest – Kadayawan Festival. This year’s celebration will be a reflection of our President’s ways, simple and straightforward. 

And to give you a guide on when, what and where events are taking place this 31st Kadayawan Festival, I’m sharing here with you the Official and updated Calendar of Events. 

Hope to see you all here in Davao City.

#KADAYAWAN2016 OFFICIAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS

If you have missing teeth, dentures are no longer your only option. You can get dental implants that closely resemble healthy, natural teeth. Dental implants will allow you to comfortably eat, smile and talk without thinking about the appearance of your teeth.

DENTAL IMPLANTS CAN IMPROVE YOUR SMILE

When you have a decayed or damaged tooth removed, you need to fill in the empty space to prevent other teeth from shifting. A dental implant is placed in your jawbone with a type of dental screw that holds it in place. The dental screw fuses with your natural bone and provides a strong foundation for your new implant. Dental implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth supported by an implant bridge. 

Who Should Get Dental Implants?

Dental implants can be used in patients of all ages, even in adolescents if they have reached puberty when their jaw bone stops growing. This typically applies to girls over the age of 16 and boys over the age of 18. Dental implants work well for anyone who needs to replace a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth that have been lost due to tooth decay, illness or disease, and physical injuries. 

What are the Benefits of Dental Implants?


A Natural Look

A Natural Look. Dental  implants look  and feel  like  natural teeth. When  they  are made  for  your mouth,  they  are custom  colored to  match  the color  of your  existing teeth.   Once installed,  you  can  brush  and floss  them just like real teeth.  You can  schedule regular  dental visits  for  check-ups and cleanings for your dental implants Denver Colorodo just like you would for natural teeth. 

A Healthier Appearance

When you have missing teeth, other teeth can shift and cause an unattractive smile that shows crooked teeth. Your face can also start to sag or sink in where teeth are missing. This can leave you with a face that appears older, sunken and sad. Dental implants will help you maintain the natural shape of your face and and your smile. 

Lifetime Support

Most traditional dental bridges that provide support for missing teeth normally last about five to seven years. They may last as long as 10 years with proper care, but they will need to be replaced at some point. While dental implants may need periodic adjustments by your dentist, they can last a lifetime with proper placement, good oral hygiene, and regular dental care. 

Essential oils do more than just smell nice, they provide a wide array of health benefits that help the user live a healthier and happier life. In fact, certain essential oils have the ability to improve moods, reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, and eliminate stress.

ESSENTIAL OILS THAT NATURALLY IMPROVE YOUR MOODS


Mood Enhancing Essential Oils

The following uplifting essential oils are commonly used to improve moods.

• Basil
• Clary Sage
• Geranium
• Jasmine
• Lemon
• Lavender
• Wild Orange
• Rose
• Sandalwood
• Ylang Ylang

Using Essential Oils

Know that you know which essential oils improve moods, you will need to learn how to properly use them. Essential oils are usually used in one of three ways; inhalation, diffusing or massage.

The inhalation method doesn’t require any special tools and simply means you inhale the oils by either rubbing them into your hands – cupping your hands over your nose when you want to breathe in the oils – or applying the essential oils to a cotton ball that you have stored in an airtight container. When ready to use, simply open the container and breathe in the essential oil.

With the diffuser method, you will need to purchase a diffuser. These products are readily available at various department store and will introduce the essential oil into the air throughout the day. This is a great way to improve the smell of your home while reaping the benefits of the essential oil.

The massage method will require adding 10 drops of the desired essential oil into about 2 ounces of jojoba oil, grapeseed oil or sweet almond oil. You can also add the oils to a base lotion. The mixture is then rubbed or massaged into the skin.

Uplifting Blend Recipe

The following essential oil blend is perfect for beginners who are looking to uplift their spirits with the help of essential oil.

• 1 part sandalwood
• 2 parts basil
• 3 parts geranium
• 4 parts ylang ylang
• 4 parts clary sage

Take the 5 essential oils above and mix them together in a dark glass container. When you need a pick me up, simply use the mixture with one of the methods listed in the Using Essential Oils section of this article.

Considerations

While essential oils are generally thought of as safe, there are times when you shouldn’t use them. For example, pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, as well as young children, shouldn’t use certain essential oils. To keep you and your family safe, always consult with a doctor before using any essential oil.

Hello there my friends! 

Life schedules have been so utterly tight for me these past months and I’m certain it’ll still be in the coming months. My husband launched his custom software development company and I’m all hands at supporting him.

CUSTOM SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY IN DAVAO CITY

The company is named LINE24 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CORP. It’s a custom software development company that is based in Davao City, Philippines. 

So here’s what our company can do to help your business run better.

LINE 24 SOFTWARE can transform your business operation, through the art of custom digitization, into better vistas not previously imagined. Our expertise spans various industries, providing our clients with custom software solutions that spectacularly drive results and significant outcomes.

LINE 24 SOFTWARE has over a decade of experience in automating simple and complex business and non-business operations. Our team has over the years mastered the science and art of custom software development.

LINE24 SOFTWARE being a “custom” firm is technically skilled in providing a wide range of custom software services that cuts across various industries. To date, we have developed and are running full cycle the following;

LINE24 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CORP.

LINE 24 SOFTWARE Integrated Level-Specific Academic Module Management Information System.
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Paperless Enrollment System | Registrar Information System | Student Accounts Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE School Library Information System

LINE 24 SOFTWARE Enterprise Resource Planning System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Integrated Inventory Management Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Integrated Payroll Management Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Integrated Sales Management Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Integrated Human Resource Management Information System

LINE 24 SOFTWARE Hotel Management Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Loans/Financing Management Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Clinic/Patient Management Information System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Point of Sale (POS) System
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Laboratory Management Information System

LINE 24 SOFTWARE Gate Access Management Information System (Biometrics | RFID)
LINE 24 SOFTWARE Container Yard Information System

Given that we are a custom software development company, we can do whatever you imagine. It’ll begin with getting in touch with us!

Contact LINE 24 SOFTWARE Development Corp. Today!



Before any kind of plastic surgery is performed, there are a few questions that you should consider asking. If you have any doubts about the procedure or the plastic surgery North Carolina office, then it's best to do a little more research before you go through with the ordeal. There are offices in other states that might make you feel a little more at ease.

Find out if the doctor is board certified. This means that the physician has completed all of the training and education required that is set forth by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. There are websites online where you can verify the information received from the doctor once you ask about the certification.


Ask the doctor how many times he has performed the procedure that you want to undergo. It takes time for a doctor to become comfortable performing a certain type of surgery. This isn't a question to be embarrassed about, especially if it's the first time you have had surgery or if you are having the plastic surgery to correct an issue that affects your outlook on your appearance.

Will there be other medical professionals performing the surgery with the physician? They should be certified in their career as well. One of the people you need to ask about is the anesthesiologist. This is the person who will put you to sleep and monitor your vital signs while you are undergoing the surgery. You want to make sure this doctor has the proper certifications and experience as one small adjustment could mean the difference between waking up and dying while on the operating table.

Most procedures are performed in an outpatient facility. You will recover for a short time before being allowed to go home. However, there are some procedures that are more detailed, which would mean that you need to stay in the hospital overnight or for a few days. This is important information to find out so that you can arrange for any childcare or care for the house while you are recovering. You also need to find out how long recovery will take so that you can schedule enough time to be out of work.


Individuals who want to look and feel their best should know that pursuing great health is the key to realizing the goal. Luckily, leading a healthy life doesn't have to be hard or boring. Make the process simple and fun by incorporating the following wellness tips and tricks into your daily life:

WELLNESS 101: YOUR QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TO GREATER HEALTH

1. Stop Tolerating Disease.

We live in a culture that tolerates disease. This reality manifests in numerous ways, including by people complaining about their aches and pains without implementing the behavioral changes necessary to implement them. Don't adopt this modality. Failing to address and resolve health issues can aggravate them, thereby complicating your ability to lead a healthy, happy life. Instead of tolerating disease, diagnose your conditions and then seek viable solutions that can eliminate them from your mind and body. If you need testing kits, you can obtain them from organizations like Diagnostic Automation. This company sells a variety of diagnosis products, including serology test kits.

2. Optimize Your Exercise Program.

Although many people recognize that exercising regularly can get them on the road to greater health, these individuals oftentimes fail to optimize their workout plan. Don't commit this error. Instead, focus on developing and consistently implementing a balanced, holistic exercise routine. The best ones will contain each of the three following components: 1. weight-lifting 2. stretching 3. cardiovascular activity. You can choose activities from the following list to put together your exercise program:

-swimming
-running
-yoga
-circuit training
-step aerobics
-tae-bo
-pilates
-kickboxing
-cycling

3. Start Juicing.

Juicing is one of the best ways to start flooding your body with the wide range of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients it needs to function optimally. There are numerous fruits and vegetables you can juice to start this optimization process. Some of them include:

-berries
-spinach
-apples
-kale
-pineapple
-nectarines
-arugula
-carrots
-cucumbers
-celery

If you do not have any experience with juicing, it may be prudent to consult with a medical official or juicing guru before you get the process started. 

Don't Delay: Get Healthy Today!

If you're serious about optimizing your level of wellness this year, don't delay the process with excuses and procrastination. Instead, start implementing proven health techniques that will help you lead a life marked by positivity and productivity. Some of the health strategies you can implement to realize the goal include eliminating disease, optimizing your exercise program, and juicing!

Hello there my dear friends!TGIFriday's here in Davao City is pleased to let you know that they will be offering yet again another rock bottom, 40% mark down on their all-time signature Jack Daniel's Ribs this FOURTH OF JULY!

Other than the mouth-watering ribs, TGIFriday's also have a good list of delicious food, perfect to celebrate our American friends' Independence Day!

See you all at TGIF!

TGIFRIDAY's in DAVAO 4TH OF JULY PROMO


TGIFriday's
Ground Level, Abreeza Ayala Mall
JP Laurel Ave., Davao City, PHILS.
https://www.facebook.com/TGIFridaysPhilippines/

When it comes to business, branding is essential. It’s a means of attracting attention and enabling you to engage with customers, as well as standing out from the crowd – as long as it’s done correctly. Creating the right brand for your business will take a great deal of research, and require decisions to be made. However, branding is crucial to your company’s promotion, growth and success.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR BRAND STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION

How to establish a brand that stands out from the competition 

There are a number of ways in which you can establish a brand that stands out from the crowd, and you may find that not all of them are for you. However, now is the time to think clearly about your goals; where do you see your business heading, and how are you going to get there? 

Do your research 

First things first: you need to know who your target audience is, what appeals to them, and the ways in which they interact with their favorite brands. Standing out from the competition is all about speaking to your customers in a new and different way, but you’ll first need to work out how they listen. 

Aim to be unique, relatable and memorable

Once you’ve done your research, it’s time to stand out. If you’re entering a cluttered market in terms of your product or service, be sure to consider the values your company holds. What is unique about the way you present your products, or the ethics by which you operate? Don’t just think about the message you’re trying to convey, but the way it will carry across a number of channels. It’s essential that you engage with people – ask yourself what you would like to see if you were the customer, and aim to fulfill that wish list.

Being relatable will mean focusing intently on your branding, and thinking carefully about how it will be received. Is the customer more likely to choose you over your nearest competitor? If not, ask yourself why. Finally, at this stage, ensure your brand is memorable. Is there a common theme, color or image that can be associated with your company and its products? Will your audience immediately identify your marketing material? Packaging and advertising should be carefully synchronized to enable such an outcome. 

Create your marketing material carefully 

Once you’ve established your brand, consider how you’ll market your company. When it comes to distributing your brand’s message, it’s important to produce media that your customers can take away with them to digest. Being able to work with companies such as AladdinPrint Stationery will prove invaluable, enabling you to create the literature that will go forth and represent your brand. Business cards, letterhead samples, flyers and posters are a great way to attract and engage with customers, as well as telling the world about your brand. 

Be ready to network 

Once you have your image, an established set of values and the marketing campaign to illustrate such claims, it’s time to get out and about with your brand. How will people be able to choose you ahead of your competitors if you’re not out there, preparing to be seen? As well as engaging with customers and clients via social media, find out about events, conferences and locally organized business meets that you will be able to attend, as well as considering platforms such as YouTube that will help to promote your brand. Be prepared to meet people from an array of industries, and always be ready to speak about your brand. 

Standing out from your competition won’t necessarily mean shouting louder, or waving more banners. Branding is all about engaging with your audience, providing relatable marketing material, and sticking in the minds of your customers and associates. Your objective is for your company to create a loyal following, and for your brand to be instantly recognizable.

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Major holidays usually result in an influx of new gym memberships. Unfortunately, over 80 percent of those new members cancel within five months, often due to costs and the realization that the services were not being utilized.Want to get fit? Here are seven benefits of ditching the membership game and having a home gym instead.

1. Privacy

Whether you just awoke or have wrapped up a long day of work, you are assured solitude in which to get ina workout. With a home gym, you do not have to worry about stares or judgment from otherswhether real or imaginedas being self-conscious about your level of training is not an issue when in private quarters.

7 BENEFITS OF HAVING A HOME GYM

2. Convenience

The convenience of having fitness equipment at home means you can work out based on yourown schedule. Take a few steps in the morning, get in a bout of strength training, and then easily transitionto the rest of the day. A cardio machine in your house allows you to raise your heart rate without having to find a parking spot or face a chilled walk to your car in nasty weather afterwards. You can also fit in short workouts throughout the day whenever yourtime allows without it creating a time crunch.

3. Destress

When life makes your blood pressure rise, you can easily take a short break to pump iron or run cardio to relieve stress in a healthy manner. If yoga gets you Zen, roll out your exercise mat and stretch out all the angst.

4. Cleanliness

Gyms are a breeding ground for bacteria, with staph amongst the many contaminants that can be present. With your own equipment, you do not have to concern yourself with wondering about the cleanliness of strangers’ hands, and you can rinse off in your own shower without feeling the need for protective shoes. When flu season hits or a nasty bug is being spread about town, you can rest assured that you will notcatch it from workout equipment, taking you from healthy to ill in a single session.

5. Cost

The average cost for a gym membership is over $600 annually. This is an ongoing charge, with benefits that end when your payments do. By setting up a space to work out in your own home, your financial obligation is limited to the purchase of weights, machines, and equipment such as mats, bands, and exercise balls. While you may incur occasional replacement costs, your initial investment will likely pay for itself within the first year or two. You can add pieces gradually or opt to finance to create the ideal space to fit your needs.

7 BENEFITS OF HAVING A HOME GYM

6. Focus

At the gym there are plenty of distractions to keep you from completing the workout you desire. Whether it is time spent waiting for a machine to open up or engaging in small talk with other members, it is easy to lose focus on your end game. Use your own equipment to stay centered on the task at hand and complete your workouts in a timely fashion.

7. Ambiance

Forget the bright, fluorescent lights and sterile environment of a group gym. Create your preferred ambiance and decorate in a way that is inspiring to you. For yoga sessions, set up a dimmer to provide a relaxed feel. If you like to workout with music blaring and bass pumping, include a surround sound system to set the tone of your workout without having to struggle with earbuds.

Having a home gym allows you to take control of your fitness and health. Alleviate the guilt of yet another missed evening at the club with dollars going down the drain, and instead work out on your own terms.

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Our eyesight is often something we take for granted, not really appreciating it until we find ourselves losing vision or being unable to focus on something. However, there are many ways in which we can protect our eyes to retain healthy eyesight. For example, did you know that even the foods you eat can help to protect your vision?

PROTECTING YOUR PRECIOUS SIGHT: LITTLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE THAT CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

Feeding Your Eyes 

We’ve all heard that carrots are good for our eyes but it’s actually a wide variety of vegetables that are beneficial to eye health. Diets that are rich in vegetables and fruits, and those with dark green leafs in particular (e.g. kale and spinach), are important for keeping our eyes healthy. Researchers have also discovered that people with high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids (tuna, salmon and halibut are great sources of this) and vitamins C and E are less likely to develop Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).  

Know Your Family’s History of Eye Health 

With many eye diseases and visual problems being hereditary, it’s important you know the ins and outs of your family’s eye health history. Ask family members if they’ve ever suffered from anything and be wary of any symptoms that are indicative of this visual problem as you may be at a higher risk of developing this. 

Eye diseases that are age-related, e.g. glaucoma and cataracts, are predicted to increase to 43 million by 2020, which is a huge increase from the 28 million cases today. 

Stop Smoking or Don’t Start 

The development of AMD, optic nerve damage and cataracts are all directly linked to smoking and can all be a cause of blindness. Research has indicated that smokers are at a higher risk of developing these types of diseases compared to those who don’t smoke. 

Book Regular Appointments with Your Optician

As with anything, early detection helps to provide better cures, which is why it’s essential that you attend regular eye examinations with your optician. It doesn’t matter whether you’re considering laser eye surgery for short-sightedness using companies like lasereyesurgeryhub.co.uk, or you feel as though eyes are fine, regular vision checks are imperative for identifying any problems. 

With a lot of common vision problems, it’s not until patients visit an ophthalmologist that they realise they can see better with glasses. Equally, severer diseases such as AMD and glaucoma may not provide you with early warning signs but your optician could help to identify these.

PROTECTING YOUR PRECIOUS SIGHT: LITTLE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE THAT CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

Protect Your Eyes

Our eyes need protecting from the harmful rays of the sun as it is these that can cause premature wrinkles, retinal damage, skin cancer and the development of cataracts. When purchasing sunglasses always make sure they offer 100% UVA and UVB protection. 

If you’re carrying out any activities at home or in a sporting event, it’s important to protect your eyes, particularly if there are any risks of injury from what you’re doing. In the U.S. there are approximately 2.5 million eye injuries a year and many could be prevented with the use of eye protection. 

By understanding the dos and don’ts of eye health and by organising regular trips to your optician, you’ll help to keep your eyes healthier for longer. 

Matthew Lynch is training to become an optician. He doesn't think protecting eyesight is taken seriously enough and hopes his articles will help the general public become more knowledgeable on keeping their eyes healthy.