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Signs That You’re Doing Great As An Adult

 

“Adulting” can be very difficult to manage and it’s definitely one of the greatest challenges in life. Although, if you have already went through the tough times, then you might be in a place now much better than you think. Men and women in Singapore in their late 20s and early 30s, listed these seven signs to check if you’re in the right track and just doing great when it comes to being an adult.

  1. You treat yourself once in a while. If you’re an adult, you know when you’ve made it through stressful times and deserve to treat yourself. You think of ways on how to reward yourself, may it be a trip to the beach, an out of country adventure or buy anything you want and need. Sometimes adults tend to splurge since you only get the chance to treat yourself not that often.

 

  1. You eat healthy and maybe anything you want. You already know how to take care of yourself through eating healthy. You indulge yourself with nutritious food that you think could help fuel your mind and body. You also know that sometimes it’s okay to eat a box of pizza or three slices of chocolate cake.

 

  1. You are contented. Majority of adults are contented with what they have. Only those who are immature crave for more than what they have. Adults accept what they possess and they are fine with it.

  1. You know what you don’t want in life. When you reach this point in your life, you might still be unsure of what other things you want but pretty much know what you don’t want. These things will actually guide you into achieving your goals in the near future.

 

  1. You are independent. Independence is really one of the best signs of being an adult. You know how to support yourself and you no longer depend on your parents for financial support. Plus, you are your own happiness. You will no longer wait for other people to make you happy because you have already found that from within.

 

  1. You have identified your best friends. Unlike when we were just teenagers, we want everybody to be our friend. Nowadays, you make sure that you have a small, solid good set of friends who you know you can lean on during hard times. This dependable support group will be your best friends until you grow old.

 

  1. You don’t make the same mistakes twice. One mistake is enough for a wise adult. You will realize that you’re not a kid anymore and that mistakes should be learning grounds for you to improve and make yourself better. You are more intelligent when it comes to decision-making since you already know how things should be done through those mistakes.

Leadership Qualities Everyone Should Possess

 

In order to succeed in life, one needs to know when to follow and, more importantly, when to lead. Some of the greatest leaders in Singapore believe that one should possess the following leadership qualities in order to get ahead and thrive in life.

  1. Dreamer

In order to become successful, you have to set your goals and dream big. It is important that we know what we want, even if we’ve been told that our goals are impossible. The stories of the most successful people often show one thing in common—they had a set vision of what they wanted to achieve, and then put all their efforts to reaching that goal. Experts say that if you get to see your dreams and aspirations all the time, you will get reminded of the things that should do and will help you focus more to attain your goals.

  1. Passionate

In order to succeed, you should grow ideas from your passion. If we are doing the things that we love then working every day won’t feel tedious at all because we are enjoying what we are doing. It is advised that we find our passion and follow it to become not only successful but happier human beings.

  1. Confident

The first step to becoming prosperous is to believe that you can. If you think your goals are within your reach, then you won’t lose hope and will always strive for it. If you have earned and built up your confidence, then there is no doubt that you can reach your goals sooner than you might even think.

  1. Optimistic

There will always be times that we fail and we have to accept the fact that this is normal. It is normal that we experience problems and that we commit mistakes in reaching our dreams. What we need to do if faced with failures is to become optimistic, to not give up and continue on fighting. We should continuously learn from our mistakes and make use of it to become more successful in our succeeding attempts.

  1. Problem-Solver

There can be problems that are blatant and there are some that are not too obvious. We have to learn how to identify problems, as well as how to formulate solutions to every obstacle. There are some people who miss the mark and blame their incompetence to other factors—make sure to avoid falling into this mindset. Let us not forget that we are responsible of our own actions and if we own up into solving our problems and help other people in doing so, then we are one step ahead into becoming more successful in life.

Gainful Careers in Psychology

 

Psychology is all around every aspect of our lives, we may not be conscious about it but it’s working in all our human interactions not only to other but to ourselves, too. This alone makes Psychology a very interesting field to study on and offers many career options (unemployment is unlikely). No wonder why Psychology becomes a popular choice for students; In Singapore for example, approximately, an additional 10% increase of students per year is observed. On the other hand, Malaysia, its nearby country, continues to open more psychological programs. Here are some of the most sought after and viable careers to ponder on:

  1. Clinical Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists analyze, evaluate and treat patients with mental health disorders. The treatments they give out are not only medicines and therapies but they also conduct regular meetings with patients to assess and test response to treatments. Clinical psychiatrists may work in hospitals, offices or mental health facilities. In order to practice this profession, one must complete a 4-year bachelor’s degree program in Psychology or pre-medicine. After, student must finish medical school for another 4 years, satisfy residency requirements and pass the licensure exam.

In the US, the annual salary of a Psychiatrist is about $85 per hour or $177,250 annual salary. Despite the highly demanding effort, psychiatric industry offers stability in career opportunities and has six- figure salary which can go even higher for those who are interested to further specialize.

  1. Neuropsychologist

Neuropsychologists are in-charge of a human’s physical brain, its central nervous system and behavior. Due to the brain’s complexity and its cognitive functionalities, this area of specialization is challenging and requires immense preparation. Generally, Neuropsychologists run various tests related to brain and interact with patients who have suffered brain damage. Normally, they work in hospitals or healthcare facilities.

To successfully achieve this career, one must spend at least 8 years of education which would also include doctoral degree, post-doctoral residency and of course, must be a licensed clinical psychologist. According to Pay Scale survey report, the average annual salary of Neuropsychologist ranges from $80,000 to $150,000.

  1. Forensic Psychologist

Interested in studying law and psychology? Forensic Psychology is a merger of both worlds and currently, one of the coolest and most glamorous jobs due to its portrayal in popular TV series and movies but its reality present not as much. While the job is highly exciting, it is also full of uncomfortable and stressful situations where one handles complicated legal disputes in a psychological perspective.

To be a Forensic Psychologist, one must study for 8-12 years to earn a bachelor’s degree (4 years), master’s degree (2 years) and a PHD (2-4 years). Forensic Psychologists earn $60,000-70,000 annually.

  1. Market Research Analyst

Psychologists are also in demand in a corporate setting especially because they trained to study underlying motivations and trends to human behavior. These areas are highly important in the ever changing business industry. Market Analysts analyze the current market conditions, customer preference and project the next viable steps to get ahead of the competition.

Spending 4-8 years of preparatory study for this career is needed to practice. The salaries for Market Analysts vary depending on education and experience but on an average, they earn $60,000 annually.

In a nutshell, there are more career options in psychology. The ones listed above are some of the most common and highest paid specializations. The type of industry also plays a key role in the stability of the salary and its viability that is why a lucrative career will be ranked at the bottom if it operates in a shrinking market.

Volunteer: Making Traveling More Meaningful

 

Volunteering is an experience only minority undertake but something that many consider of doing. Sure, traveling is fun but you add more value to it when there is a good cause behind and beyond mere touring. Stepping out of your comfort zone and doing a thing you’ve never done before is surely a journey of self-discovery and life. So if this is a first you’ve heard of or quite unsure of the program to choose, these opportunities might be aligned to your interests and help you decide.

  1. Wildlife Conservation Program

This volunteer program is best suited for the outdoor type. As a wildlife conservation volunteer, you will act as Mother Nature’s janitor and endangered animals’ custodian. Tasks involve handling animals and assisting staff in providing care to wildlife patients.

In order to participate well in this type of volunteerism, you must be in a good physical condition, have patience and good adaptability skills, comfortable with physical labor involving plants and animals and have the skill to relate well with diverse set of people. Most of the wildlife volunteer opportunities are available in various regions in the US.

  1. Construction/Building Projects

Living a house without access to a basic toilet or proper roofing is a sad reality to many communities from all over the world. Water, education, livelihood shortages are just many of the prevailing problems that can be attributed to low or no basic facilities and infrastructure. This building project is aimed at improving the quality of life of disadvantaged communities.

Building volunteers can expect breaking a sweat, getting fresh air, making friends with volunteers all over the world and attaining great experiences of a lifetime. Moreover, this can help your personal growth as you become more appreciative and grateful to what you have in your home country.

There are popular locations for this type of program that are accredited by some non-profit organizations such as Africa, Asia (Provinces of Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, India, etc.), Latin America and Europe.

  1. English Teaching

If you are language inclined, fluent and have the passion to teach English, then this might be a good volunteer option for you! You can contribute in enhancing the learning experience of many young students not only by inputting correct grammar but also through application which is conversational English. You just need to maximize your instructional materials and enjoy the experience of bonding with the children.

Teaching program destinations can be in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and South Pacific regions.

 

  1. Care for Disabled Persons

There is a need around the world for volunteers who have the heart and compassion in caring for people with disabilities (mental and physical). You can give these patients a chance to learn confidence and skills for them to become independent individuals. This program has various areas depending on the need of the disabled persons. Primary caretaker involves tasks such as washing, feeding and changing children or adults with disabilities. Coaching on the other hand include playing physical games with children or adults with a goal to improve their social skills while tutoring entails problem solving and language lessons to help patients process information.

9 Ways Your Car Tires is Telling You Something

It’s the middle of summer here in Singapore, which means you are driving on hot roads. While you are comfortably tucked inside your vehicle with the air conditioner on, your car tires are rolling away on the scorching hot asphalt road.

This is why your tires need to be regularly checked by a car maintenance company. During this time of the year, the roads are hotter and you’re likely to take longer road trips with more cargoes. The bottom line is that your car tires take a beating, and it’s ideal to have it regularly checked to ensure their safety and excellent running condition.

But what could be the possible signs of problems with vehicle tires? What can car owners do to secure safe driving? Here are nine different ways your tires are telling you that it’s time for a tire inspection from a reliable car servicing company.

1. Cracking and Bulging
Cracking in the rubber is usually caused from hitting debris, curbs, or potholes, or could also be because of the age of the tire. Bulging, on the other hand, occurs when an external impact cause an internal damage to the tire. If you can see noticeable cracks and bulging, you should start looking for a replacement. The tire should be removed as it will not last much longer.

2. Center Wear
If only the center ring of your tire is worn down as found out from a trusted car servicing workshops in Singapore it is likely because the tire was over-inflated, causing only the center part of the tire to contact the road. To inflate the tire to its correct pressure, refer to the placard in the driver’s door or read the user’s manual. If the pressure is just right but there’s still center wear, this could mean that the tires and wheel are not matched.

3. Cupping
Cupping is when the tire develops a pattern of alternating valleys and hills in its surface. This happens when a damaged suspension doesn’t absorb the shock well when driving, causing a harder bounce on some spots of the tires. A damaged shock absorber is the most common cause of cupping, though it could also be anything that connects the wheel to the body of the car. Be extra cautious with your diagnosis. Even car repair shops sometimes incorrectly diagnose a heel/toe wear or feathering as cupping.

4. Outer-Edge Wear
When the outside and the inside edges of the tire is worn down, but the middle is not, it is usually a sign that your tire is under-inflated. Lack of pressure is the most unsafe tire condition as the rubber bends more and the heat easily builds up, possibly causing a tire blowout. Cars with under-inflated tires also won’t absorb bumps well and may cause misalignment of the wheels or damage the car’s suspension.

5. Flat Spots
Spots of wear appear when a car intensely slams the brakes. If you’re driving a vehicle without anti-lock braking system, your car will likely lock up the wheels under heavy braking, causing flat spots. Also, cars that are on standby for weeks can get flat spots as the car’s weight weighs the tire down.

6. Heel/Toe Wear
This happens when one side of the tread block is more worn down than the other side of the block. According to car servicing shops in Singapore, this is one of the most common tire conditions they encounter—so common that most car owners ignore this because they believe it’s normal. Heel/toe wear is usually a sign that you car is not getting enough tire rotation intervals. So, make sure to follow your car maintenance schedule to detect misalignment before it takes a toll on your tires.

7. One-Side Wear
If only one side of the tires wears down, it could possibly be that your car’s camber angle setting is off, which causes the tires to lean more on one side. Bring your car to a car servicing shop to adjust the wheel alignment. Damaged ball joints, springs, and suspension can cause one-side wear as could incorrect toe setting, inconsistent tire-rotation maintenance, and carrying excessive loads frequently.

8. Feathering
Feathered tires can be detected by the eye, but it’s easier to feel this texture by running your fingers over the tire surface. Feathering happens when one side of the tread has rounded edge and the other edge is sharp. Oftentimes, the feathering of the tire means that the car and the wheels are misaligned. If the alignment is correct but still has this condition, the damage could be because of a suspension problem that’s causing a shift to the car’s alignment as you drive.

9. Tucked Away Tread-Wear Indicators
Those ridges between your tire’s tread blocks are called tread-wear indicators. They sit tucked away between treads where they don’t get in contact with the road. When the tread blocks wear down and the tread-wear indicators start to get more visible, this means that your tire has reached its full capacity and should already be replaced. However, car maintenance shops suggest that you should not wait for the indicators to flush with the tread before you replace it with a new one.

The tires are among the important safety features of a vehicle. Even so, many car owners in Singapore overlook the importance of having high-quality, well-maintained car tires. If you see any of these signs in your tires, talk to a car repair expert right away.

Easy Tricks to Improve Your Internet Surfing Experience

 

Although it offers tons of benefits, the internet also seems to have as many snags as well. It’s useful, but it can also be a great source of frustration for people who end up becoming a victim of spam, malware and even social media posts that could raise one’s blood pressure levels. Fortunately, there are some simple tricks that you can do to turn the online odds in your favour and improve your internet surfing experience.

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  1. Mute Annoying Pages on Social Media

Tired of seeing the cheesy posts or tweets of a friend, but can’t seem to block or unfollow her on your social media accounts? Then try using some ‘soft’ blocking techniques on both your Twitter and Facebook accounts. To soft block on Twitter, simply click the cogwheel on the right corner of a person’s tweet and click the ‘mute’ button on the drop down menu. In Facebook, click the drop down menu found on the top right corner of your friend’s post and select the ‘unfollow’ button.

  1. Learn Keyboard Shortcuts

Perhaps most of us already know the uses of Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V. But what about the other clever keyboard shortcuts that you can use to make your web surfing easier and simpler? Well, here are a few:

  • Ctrl + Enter – puts “www” and “.com” on anything that you type in the address bar.
  • Ctrl + Shift + R – clears the cache and restarts the page you’re currently on.
  • Ctrl + Tab – quickly transfers to the next tab on your window.

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  1. Practise Private Browsing

Browsing the internet without leaving any trace of what you’re doing is quite easy. Every internet browser allows private browsing, which prevents the gadget being used from recording your search history. On Google Chrome, you can simply enable this feature by clicking on the menu bar at the top right corner of the page. From the menu, click the New Incognito Window option, and you’re now ready to browse privately. For easier private browsing, simply use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + N.

  1. Separate Your Router From Electronics

Another way to improve your web surfing experience is to place your internet routers in the right location. Putting your routers right next to other electronics can affect the performance of your Wi-Fi. To keep that from happening, place your router far from televisions, speakers, DVD players and Bluetooth devices. This will automatically improve your internet connection without taking more steps.

Improving your internet experience isn’t as difficult as you imagine it to be. Simply putting the above tips to work is already enough to make your web surfing more worthwhile.

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Electrical Works an Electrician Can Perform

When tackling home electrical system, you need an electrical expert in Singapore who you can count on to do the job correctly and—most importantly—safely. While there could be simple electrical fixes you can do yourself, like changing a dead light bulb, significant power works should only be done by professionals. What are these works that requires professional assistance? Here are the following:

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1. Upgrade of Electrical System

Changing a light bulb can be a DIY, but upgrading an electrical service cannot. Usually, electrical upgrades include replacement of drop line from the utility power. A 100-amp service panel can’t just be upgraded to 200-amp without replacing the service drop. Likewise, service panels that no longer meet the standards of today households—due to use of modern appliances—have to be upgraded to ensure efficiency of power supply throughout the house. These massive upgrades are too much for an ordinary homeowner, so it’s best to leave the complex work to the professionals.

2. Determine Power Needs

As technology evolves, your electrical needs also grow. From your computers to alarm system to home cooling system, you want them to work efficiently without fail. However, with so many components drawing energy from your electrical system, it’s easy to overload it. An expert who does electrician services in Singapore can help by inspecting your power demands and determine your needs, so that your home’s power system can withstand your current and future loads.

3. Replacing Light Fixture

If you notice your light bulbs burning out quickly, it can be a red flag that there’s something wrong with the fixture or the fixture’s electrical line. Although light fixture is one of the easier electrical projects a homeowner can perform, doing it incorrectly could leave you injured or create a fire hazard. To ensure your and your home’s safety, contact an electrician services in Singapore to execute the necessary work.

4. Replacement of Faulty Outlets and Switches

If you have switches at home that spark when you turn on or off, you may have a loose connection or a faulty switch. To reduce the possibility of starting a fire, have the switch replaced. The same thing can happen to outlets. If an outlet turns warm when used, call an electrician right away. Stop using the outlet until it is repaired or replaced.

5. Fix Lighting Issues

All sorts of lighting problem should only be handled by a professional electrical expert. Flickering lights or lights that are brighter than others should be checked right away. If it isn’t due to the bulb, it could be because of a faulty lighting connection. Alternatively your home might need a new lighting connection because you just had your home renovated or you may be upgrading to a more efficient lighting to save power. Whatever the reason may be, you need a good electrician to ensure your lights are installed properly and securely.

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6. Examine and Maintain Electrical Appliance Wirings

Faulty wiring is a common cause of electrical fires. Periodically, have your electrical appliances checked by a licensed electrician for worn out, frayed, or tattered wiring. If you find one with faulty wiring, have it replaced immediately. If the wiring isn’t the only part of the equipment that’s damaged, perhaps rust has eaten up the area of the appliance, especially the area near the wiring, it’s best to dispose the item and buy a new one instead. Otherwise, the damaged unit and cords can overheat and start a fire.

7. Fix Wiring of Your Phone Jack

Most of the time, a phone company can take care of phone jack problems. However, if they conclude no problem from their end, you may need to contact an electrician to check the wiring of your phone outside the house. The wires may have come loose or was chewed by a rodent. Regardless, a professional electrician can locate the issue and repair it so you can use your phone again.

8. Survey the Property You Want to Buy or Sell

Checking the electrical set-up of a new property you will be buying is essential to ensure the safety and right pricing. If you’re the seller of the property, an electrical survey done by a licensed electrician will assure potential buyers that the property is safe and priced right. For the buyer, a confirmation from an expert regarding the property’s electrical set-up will provide peace of mind before actually buying the building.

9. Repair Storm Damages

Storm can hit you by surprise, and you can’t predict how much damage it can cause to your property. If the worst should happen, an electrician can provide thorough assessment of your home’s electrical system and repair any disconnected wirings and other electrical works necessary to restore your home’s power.

10. Remove Older Components

If your home is quite old, it’s likely that you’re using aluminium wiring instead of copper. Unfortunately, aluminium is dangerous for your home’s electrical lines. It can easily make the system overheat and loosen up over a few years. An electrician can help replace your aluminium wiring with copper wiring, as well as replace older components with new ones, to keep up with your power demands. They will help you find the best approach to upgrade older components and suggest products to use.

Electrical works are no joke. It can be extensive and dangerous especially when done by non-experts. To ensure safety of your, entrust your home’s power needs only to the professionals.

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A Woman’s Guide to Styling Long Blazers

 

Blazers are now a big part of every woman’s wardrobe. Aside from being a perfect workplace ensemble, it also helps in adding a classy touch even on the most casual attire. But unlike any regular blazers, styling long blazers might pose some challenges for you. But if you’re ready to try out this chic and sleek style of sporting long blazers, here are some outfit tricks and tips that’ll surely help you create the best look.

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  1. Long Blazer and Skinny Jeans

Oftentimes, the added length of long blazers add bulk to the body, and a stylish way to counter this is to show how narrow your body actually is. Skinny jeans focuses on how narrow your legs are, thus eliminating the size you gain when wearing a long blazer.

  1. Long Blazer and Boyfriend Jeans

Wearing boyfriend jeans is another way of creating a great ensemble with long blazers. Although this type of jeans are loose-fitting, it still has narrow legs that gives the body a balanced look. So simply pair up your black blazer and boyfriend jeans to achieve that effortless casual look.

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  1. Long Blazer and High-Waist Jeans

Since blazers fall lower than normal, pairing it with high-waist jeans creates a nice levelled effect between the start of your waist and the hem of the blazer. You can then finish your outfit by adding in a simple white shirt and a pair of nude strappy sandals.

  1. Long Blazer and Knee-Length Skirts or Dresses

The easiest way to style a long blazer is by pairing it with a clothing piece that’s already made for it, such knee-length dresses and pencil skirts. Expert stylists recommend pairing long blazers with knee-length clothing pieces, since wearing it with clothes that fall below the knee level often looks awkward. You can also try pulling off a chic street look with your long blazer by wearing it with a loose-fitting shirt and cuffed Bermuda shorts.

  1. Long Blazer as a Dress

Not in the mood to choose what clothing piece to wear with your long blazer? Then take an inspiration from Cara Delevingne and wear your blazer as a dress instead. Just make sure that its length is just enough to show off your toned legs and to cover the areas that needs much concealment.

When styling long blazers, one of the most important things to consider is its length. So ensure that you purchase the right style of blazer, and you’ll definitely be able to pull off any of the aforementioned looks.

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How to Wash Your Hair the Right Way

 

Yes, you do it almost every day, but here’s what you should know: you’re probably washing your hair the wrong way. If you’re used to simple shampooing and conditioning routine, you might be hindering your hair from reaching its full potential. Using the right technique of washing your tresses makes a world of difference in keeping your mane strong, shiny and bouncy.

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  1. Start by Wetting the Hair

Wetting the hair loosens up dirt, excess oil and product build-up, and it’s also essential for a richer lather of the shampoo. If possible, use warm or hot water to help open hair cuticles and make removing of dirt and product build up easier.

  1. For Longer Hair, Condition First

Yes, condition the ends first! If your hair reaches below your shoulders, protect the fragile ends of your strands from drying out by running a small amount of conditioner through them and then rinsing them out. This ensures that the ends are kept healthy and moisturize before shampooing.

  1. Focus Shampooing at the Scalp

Oil is produced at the roots of your hair, so make sure to lather up there first. Lather up at the hairline, and gently massage back towards the back of your head. No need to focus lathering on the ends; it’s enough to simply rinse it through them.

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  1. Rinse Shampoo Thoroughly

If possible rinse the shampoo twice—or even thrice if you have thick hair. Your conditioner can’t do its job if you have leftover shampoo on your hair. When rinsing, focus on the back of your head and towards the nape to make sure all shampoo residue are rinsed off. Wring your hair thoroughly to get rid of excess water and so as not to dilute your conditioner.

  1. Condition From Mid-Lengths to the Ends

Your scalp doesn’t need more conditioning since the natural oil is more concentrated up there, so start applying condition from mid-lengths to the ends of your mane. Afterwards, clip your hair up and finish showering. Let your hair be soaked in the conditioner by leaving out the rinsing step at the end of your shower. The longer the conditioner stays, the better.

  1. Finish With Cold Rinse

Cold water shuts the hair cuticle tight, sealing the conditioning effects of your conditioner and making your hair look shinier.

Your hair is your crowning glory, that’s why it’s important to take extra care of them. Now that you know how to wash your hair like a pro, you can enjoy that bouncy, shiny and healthy hair.

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Maintaining a Healthy and Happy Relationship with Your Parents

 

Of course you love your parents, there’s no doubt with that. However, sometimes, maintaining a healthy bond between adult children and parents can be as challenging as that between teenager and parent.

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These days, you and your parents are confronting different challenges—retirement, health issues, career changes and concerns about the future. It is expected that these issues will affect your relationship. As you grow up and embrace change, your relationship with your parents also changes.

So, how can you show them your love while living your own busy life?

  1. Take a Day Off to Spend Time With Them

More than gifts, parents value quality time with their children because it gives them an opportunity to connect and bond with them. There is something special about purposely setting everything aside and carving out some of time to have your undivided attention for doing things with your parents.

  1. Say Thank You More Often

Most of us are easily assume that our parents know how much we love them, rather than actively showing and expressing it to them. Saying I love you and thank you to your parents more often is beneficial in fostering your relationship with them.

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  1. Take On Some Household Chores

Even if some parents act as if they are still in their 30s, the truth is that their bodies are not. That doesn’t mean that they are incapable of doing things, but they are not as strong and capable as their younger years. Taking some household responsibilities off their hands is a way to show that you love them and you care about their well-being.

  1. Keep Your Sense of Humour

When dealing with parents, laughter is a lifesaver to help easily bond together. Tell some jokes that you know they will enjoy, share some comics from the daily papers, or watch comedy TV shows together. If you can laugh together, it would be easier to deal with grumpy individuals, especially if your parents are older.

  1. Keep Them on the Loop

Even if they don’t say it, your parents want to be updated about what’s going on in your life. No matter how big or little, positive r negative, share the happenings with them. Even as mundane as asking which colour of cushion to get, teal or blue, would make your mom feel significant even if you’re now living on your own. Your parents want to be with you in every endeavour and success, but they can’t unless you share it to them.

Most parents have devoted significant years of their lives taking care of us, so we grow up healthy, successful and good people. Having your own life and family should not change how you see and treat your parents. Continue to show your love for them and embrace them despite all their flaws.

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Advantages of Buying Dresses Online

 

Nowadays, most people have no time to go shopping—may it be because of their jam-packed work schedule or back to back events. That is why more and more people buy dresses online. If you’re a woman who loves to shop but doesn’t have the time, online shopping store is your friend. Online shopping has a lot to offer and in this post, you’ll find out some of the benefits it brings.

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  1. It is more convenient

Whether you have regular or irregular work hours, shopping online will be more convenient for you. You just need to pick a reliable online shop such as Faire Belle, browse their website, choose a dress, place your order, and pay through your preferred mode of payment. It’s that easy. With online shopping, you no longer have to go out and keep up with the crowd. You also don’t need to wait in line just to pay for your order.

With just a few clicks, you can buy dresses online without leaving the comfort of your own home. Online stores also mostly feature different kinds of clothing so you don’t need to jump from one store to another just to find what you’re looking for. Moreover, if you have some spare time, you can use it to bond with your family and friends instead of braving the sea of crowd at the mall.

  1. It has better prices and price comparison is easier to do

Online shops such as Faire Belle offer different kinds of clothing at a lower price. This may be because they don’t need to rent a physical shop and pay different bills just so they could showcase their collection. With online shopping, you could also easily compare the prices of the different items. You don’t need to walk back and forth or carry them all in your hands, as what you do in physical stores, just so you could compare its prices and see which one suits your budget. When you search an online store, you can just click at an item, open a new tab for another, and compare their prices effortlessly.

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  1. It has more variety

Physical stores often have just a few variety of clothes. This may be because of their limited space or they don’t have that much to offer. With online shopping stores, on the other hand, they can feature a wider range of clothing as they don’t have to be restricted to the space of their shop and such. It’s also easier to know if the product is already sold-out. With physical stores, they still need to check their stocks and inventory which could take some time.

The demands for online shopping is really high right now and it’s really understandable why. Shopping at online stores offers a lot of benefits that shopping at physical shops can’t provide. Just be reminded, however, that when planning to buy dresses online, make sure that the shop you’re going to buy from is a reliable one, like Faire Belle. Make sure to review their track record well before trusting them.

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Advantages of Buying Golf Clothing Online

 

People nowadays are often busy with all sorts of things—may it be because of work, studies, or other personal events. That’s why during their free time, they often play sports like golf. But golf, like any other sport, requires not just proper training, but also etiquette—especially when it comes to what one wears. Because of this, the number of stores selling golf clothing online are growing. If you still prefer to buy from physical stores, maybe it’s time to rethink that and actually consider ordering online, especially if you have a really busy schedule.

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Ladies, mostly, are the ones who are constantly wanting to buy new golf clothing ladies to wear to their games. That’s why in this post, you’ll find out why it’s better to buy ladies golf clothing sale online than to go to physical stores each and every time.

  1. It saves you time and energy. Unlike buying from a physical store, you could actually save a lot of time and energy when you buy your golf clothing ladies online. Not only don’t you have to leave your house, you could also easily see their availability, sizes, and colors—all in one click! You don’t need to wait for the saleslady to come back with the right size or color, nor wait in line to pay for your order. However, you must remember that when buying online, you must know your exact size in order to avoid buying something that is either too loose or too small.

 

  1. It saves you money. Normally, ladies golf clothing sale online are cheaper than the ones at the mall. This is because they use less resources or materials in order to show or advertise their products. Because of this, they can give you the clothing at the best price available. Moreover, some shops offer free delivery should your order reach a certain price.

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  1. There is a wide variety to choose from. There are more golf clothing ladies to choose from in an online store. This is because there is no limit as to what they can put in their website, unlike physical stores that are limited to whatever space they have. And as stated above, when you shop in an online store, you can easily see the product’s availability. You don’t have to waste your time waiting for the saleslady to return after looking at their inventory.

Buying golf clothing online, indeed, has a lot of advantages, especially to the busy people. But you must remember that when buying from one, you must always check the background and reputation of the online store first. Little do people know, there are a lot of bogus and fake websites that are claiming that they offer high quality golf clothing, when in fact, they don’t.

Always do your research about the online store you’re buying the golf clothing from. Besides, doing so wouldn’t do you no harm. It will actually be beneficial to you. So, in case you’re not so sure whether to buy from an online store or not, just remember these three things and surely, you’ll be convinced right away.

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How to Find Artisanal Handmade Soaps

 

Are you looking for the perfect gift to give your special someone, parents, grandparents, or even a friend that they will love? Surely, with the advancement of technology, it wouldn’t be hard to purchase any item which you think they may like. But, why not go simple yet functional? Why not try giving them a handmade soap for a change? Clearly, it is a gift item that’s going to be memorable and useful in their everyday life.

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Now, you can easily purchase commercial soap at affordable prices in the supermarkets and in online stores. You probably have heard of stories of some soap lacking the necessary ingredients to keep our skin healthy and moisturized. But with handmade soaps, you don’t have to worry because they are made from very fine ingredients and give desirable results. That is, if you purchase them from a reputable supplier, whether from a physical store or online.

In this post, various tips in ensuring you only buy handmade soap from reputable sellers will be discussed. Stay on this page to learn more.

  1. Get recommendations. If you have friends, neighbors, or acquaintances which are big fans of purchasing handmade or Artisan soap, then you must get their comments on some brands you’re considering of buying. Ask them about what you should look for and what you should avoid. This saves you a great deal of time because you know which items to choose and which you should stay away from.

 

  1. Do your research online. There are numerous natural handmade soap suppliers who promote their business online. You can make a list of stores where you can purchase your soap from and then take a look at the products. If you see anything you like from any of the stores, do your further research by looking at online reviews and see what their past customers have to say.

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  1. Try their soaps. There are stores, especially online shops selling Artisan soap, which offers a miniature size or Try Me soap. For first time buyers and particularly those who aren’t used to using handmade soaps, this is one thing they shouldn’t pass up. By trying miniature soap, you can see for yourself if it will be good. And who knows? You may even consider buying your supply too. Just take note though that some natural handmade soaps are made from real ingredients so do consider if the person you’re giving it to has allergies to these ingredients.

 

  1. Always consider the product price. Now, you may have heard that a natural handmade soap will cost you a lot compared to commercial soaps. But this isn’t always the case! There are shops that consider the spending ability of their targeted consumers and so they make sure that they produce quality but reasonably priced products.

A handmade soap may not be the gift idea you have in mind. But give it a try and see the benefits it would give you as you use it every single day, and you will see why many people are considering it as a gift in the first place.

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Gear Up: Advantages of Buying Sportswear Online

 

Men, generally, are the ones who are regularly wanting to order new sports clothing to use for their sports games. That is why in this post, you would find out why it’s better to buy sports clothing sale on the Internet instead of going to physical shops every time. Here’s how to find great sportswear online:

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  1. It will save you effort and time. In contrast to purchasing in a physical shop, you can actually keep much effort and time when you acquire your clothing online. Not just don’t you have to leave the house, you can also readily check out their colors, availability, and sizes-everything in one click! You do not have to wait for a saleslady to go back with the correct color or size, neither wait to pay for your order. Nonetheless, you should keep in mind that whenever shopping online, you have to know your correct size to avoid getting something that’s either too loose or too small.

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  1. This saves you money. Usually, sports clothing sale online are more affordable when compared with those at the mall. For the reason that they are utilizing less resources or materials in order to show or advertise their items. Therefore, they can offer the clothing at the preferred cost offered. Moreover, several stores offer free shipping if ever your order reach a certain cost.

 

  1. There’s a wide range to select from. There are plenty of sports clothing to pick from in an online shop. For the reason that there is no restriction on what they can put in their website, not like actual stores that are limited to whatever room they have got. And as previously stated, whenever you go shopping in an online shop, you could readily find the item’s availability. You do not have to waste your time waiting for the saleslady to come back upon looking at their supply.

Getting sports clothing online, without a doubt, has many gains, particularly to the busy people. Yet you have to not forget that whenever ordering from one, you have to always check the reputation and background of the online store first. Little do individuals know, there are plenty of bogus and scam online sites which are claiming that they give excellent sports clothing, when in truth, they don’t.

Always seek information about the online shop you are ordering the sports clothing from. In any case, doing this would not do you no damage. It would actually be helpful for you. Hence, in case you’re not so certain if you should shop from an online store or not, just don’t forget these three things and without doubt, you’ll be convinced immediately.

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Massage Therapy for Easing Cancer Pain and Anxiety

When diagnosed with cancer, fears and questions about life and survival start to arise. What will happen to me, my family, and my career? Will I live in pain? Will I survive the disease? Thoughts of physical discomfort and difficulty in daily functioning come to the surface.

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Along with the mental effects are the physical effects of cancer. Pain is inevitable and will serve as a constant reminder of the ravaging disease. Although pharmacologic medications are standard, they don’t provide the holistic relief—physical, mental, and emotional relief—that cancer patients need. For many Singapore patients, pain and anxiety are vital signs and are often more relevant factor for cancer care than monitoring blood pressure and pulse.

How Massage Helps With Cancer

Ever since, massage is used to help alleviate pain and increase blood circulation in the body. Because of this effect, massage therapy has been used to ease discomfort caused by cancer treatment and surgery. The nurturing and caring touch a massage provides is a beneficial and acceptable procedure welcomed in the world of medical for treating cancer.

A therapeutic massage done to a cancer patient with metastatic cancer (cancer that has spread in other parts of the body) eases pain and induces better sleep. For some Singapore oncology consultants, it is the warmth of human touch and the sense of care are the essential reasons why massage therapy is beneficial for managing cancer-related pains, anxiety, and stress. Generally, massage therapy helps lift the mood, improve quality of sleep, and enhance the patient’s well-being.

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A specific kind of massage, called ‘oncology massage,’ was specially designed for cancer patients. Therapists are taught to target symptoms and side effects, and use specialized treatment that can be recommended by http://www.harleystreet.sg/services/cancer/ in Singapore to provide comfort and support to the patient. Most of the time, therapists use their hands, but they also use their forearms, elbow, and some special massage tools to stroke and rub soft tissues of the body.

Oncology massage comes in various styles, but all aims to relax you physically and mentally. These techniques have been used for centuries to provide relief from pain and any discomfort. Here are the most common types of massage used for treating cancer.

1. Shiatsu – a Japanese massage therapy that targets the flow of the natural energy of the body.
2. Swedish massage – the most common type of whole body massage.
3. Sports Massage – used before or after a strenuous physical activity to help prevent or heal injuries.
4. Aromatherapy Massage – a message that uses essentials from fruits, flowers, leaves, seeds, bark, or root of certain plants.
5. Deep Tissue Massage – the massage commonly used to treat muscular problems.
6. Reflexology – applied on the pressure points of the soles of the feet or palms of the hand with the aim of improving the body’s overall health.
7. Neuromuscular Massage – aims to balance the health of the muscles and the nervous system.

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All of these can be done soft and gentle or vigorous and brisk—sometimes can even be a little uncomfortable.

Gentler types of these massages like the aromatherapy, affect the nerve endings, possibly stimulating release of endorphins—also known as the ‘feel good hormones—and reducing the patient’s sensations of pain. On the other hand, stronger methods like Swedish massage, aim to improve blood circulation and mechanism of lymphatic system, as well as ease knotted tissues that could cause stiffness and pain.

What to Expect In an Oncology Massage

On the first visit, the therapists will ask the patient some general health questions. If the therapist is concerned that the massage will interfere with the patient’s health and medication, he will likely ask to contact your Singapore oncologist. This is just to check that the patient’s oncologist allows the massage. Most of the cases, it is rare for an oncologist to say no.

For Shiatsu massage, the patient is normally asked to lie on a soft mat on the floor, fully clothed. For most other massage therapies, the patient lies down on a massage table, and may be asked to take off all the clothes except the underwear. The patient will then be covered with a large towel or a robe.

The amount of pressure applied when massaging vary greatly on the types of massage. It’s important to let the therapist know whether the pressure is too much. However, most cancer patients say that having a massage, regardless of the pressure, is relaxing to the body and mind. Most sessions last an hour, but this depends on the therapist.

Who Shouldn’t Have Oncology Massage

Although massages are beneficial to the health, some cancer patients may not be allowed for this treatment. Some of the people who may not be allowed by their Singapore oncologist consultants to undergo massage therapy are:

• Pregnant women
• Patients in certain cancer treatments
• Patients who are very weak
• Patients with bone fractures and advanced cases of bone cancer
• Patients who suffer from arthritis

It is important to always refer to an oncologist Singapore before considering oncology massage therapy for treating cancer symptoms. It could be that the hospital where the patient gets his primary health care offers a more suitable massage therapy for his case.

Also, patients with cancer are likely asked by oncologists to avoid deep massages. Gentler types of therapies are safer. For patients having radiotherapy, avoid massaging the treated area. And do not massage any area of the body where the skin is bruised, broken, or bleeding.

More and more Singapore oncologists adopt massage therapy as a cancer treatment. While the therapy alone cannot kill the cancer cells, it provides significant relief from the pain and discomfort that the disease and its treatment are causing. The best oncologist in Singapore will certainly take advantage of this additional treatment method for the welfare of his patients.

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List of Heritage Sites in Peril Because of Global Warming

 

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released a list of heritage sites in peril because of global warming. According to the lead author, Adam Markham, climate change is disturbing World Heritage Sites around the world. The report listed sites in twenty nine countries that are in peril because of increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, wildfire, droughts and melting glaciers.

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UNESCO published thirty one sites that are in peril because of global warming. The bad news is that some of the loved tourist sites appeared in the list. Here are some places included in the list:

  1. Venice

When in Italy, tourists never miss Venice and The Venetian Lagoon. It is truly a gem that entices tourists who see the iconic canals as well as the architecture. You should know that this gem will soon perish if problems with global warming are not addressed on time. Sea level is a big threat thereby endangering the buildings of the city.

  1. Hoi An

Vietnam is one of the spots here in Asia popular to Singaporeans specially their Hoi An is considered as an “ancient town”. Hoi An is already suffering from floods. The flooding is intensified because of climate change. Hoi An boasts of well-preserved 15th to 19th century buildings nestled in their harbour town.

  1. The Stonehenges

Stonehenge is a wonder. It continues to baffle everyone up to this time. The prehistoric stone circle is affected by intensified rainfalls leading to flash floods.

  1. Easter Island

In Chile, there are famous statues in Easter Island. These statues were created in 1,200 AD. The bad news is that these prehistoric statues are in danger from rising sea levels. It doesn’t end there because storms always pass by the island and it wear away the podium and faces.

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  1. Galapagos Island

The Galapagos Island is found in Ecuador. It is famous because it is the home of diverse species of animals and plants. The island is also known for its contribution to Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. The islands is at risk because of human presence because of increased tourism around the island.

  1. The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty in United States is the epitome of democratic freedom and engineering feat. It is in peril because of the storms and hurricanes. Storms and hurricanes in United States are now characterized by increasing fierceness.

  1. Rice Terraces

Rice Terraces is the pride of the Ifugao people and the whole of the Philippines. The Ifugao used the terraces to cultivate rice for more than 2,000 years. Heavy rainfall as well as rising temperatures pose a threat.

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Forbes’ Highest Paid Celebrities 2016

 

All Singaporeans want to be rich but not necessarily famous. Getting rich is hard work and if you are short of it, you cannot earn millions let alone billions. There are many celebrities or entertainers that you can get inspiration from. You can start with Forbes’ list of highest paid celebrities for this year.

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Forbes officially released the list of 2016 Celebrity 100. The list shows numbers of the world’s top-earning celebrities or entertainers. According to Forbes, if funds are pulled in together, it will be a massive $5.1 billion – which is more than the GDP of countries like Bhutan, Gambia and Belize combined.

The scoring period was from June 2015 to June 2016. The list is international in scope from Hollywood to sports. Here is the list of the top 10 highest paid celebrities for this year alone:

  1. Taylor Swift: This is not a surprise because of her numerous albums. Forget about her exes and publicity stunts but Taylor Swift is the highest paid celebrity of them all with a whopping $170,000,000.

 

  1. One Direction: After the splitting of Zayn Malik, One Direction never seemed to lost its confidence. It actually throttled to the second place with $110,000,000 this year.

 

  1. James Patterson: Who said that authors earn a little? This is not the case for James Patterson who sold more than 300 million copies. He earned $95,000,000.

 

  1. Phil McGraw: He is a TV personality and a psychologist – a good combination. He earned $88,000,000.

 

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo: No one will forget about Cristiano Ronaldo. He earned $88,000,000.

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  1. Kevin Hart: You wouldn’t expect it but Kevin Hart is actually a top grossing actor, comedian, writer and producer. He earned $87,500,000.

 

  1. Howard Stern: He is famous for his The Howard Stern Show in America. He is a radio and television personality as well as an author and producer. No wonder where he got his money. He earned $85,000,000.

 

  1. Lionel Messi: The famous football player from Argentina is making a name and that includes earning large sum of money. He earned $81,500,000.

 

  1. Adele: The British singer serenaded the hearts of the everyone. She made $80,500,000.

 

  1. Rush Limbaugh: Rush Limbaugh is an American radio talk show host, entertainer and writer. He is well known to be a political commentator. He earned $79,000,000 for this year alone.

 

The list also included LeBron James ($77,000,000), Madonna ($76,500,000), Ellen DeGeneres ($75,000,000), Rihanna ($75,000,000), Garth Brooks ($70,000,000), Roger Federer ($68,000,000), AC/DC ($67,500,000), Dwayne Johnson ($64,500,000), David Copperfield ($64,000,000), Calvin Harris ($63,000,000) and so on.

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Getting a Pre-Pregnancy Check-Up

Your heart and mind may be ready to start the journey to motherhood—but how about your body? To give your future baby the best start in life, it’s important to get your health in its best condition first before trying to conceive.

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A visit to a gynaecologist for a complete physical check-up a few months before trying to get pregnant will help determine how to become physically and mentally prepared to have a baby. Your doctor would also be able to establish a baseline to refer to during the pregnancy.

How to make the most of my check-up?

Gynaecologists in Singapore see large numbers of patients every day, so expect to have only 15 to 20 minutes of consultation time. Because of this, it’s vital to make the most of every appointment. Here are some tips:

• Most probably, you’ll have several concerns you’d want to discuss with your Singapore practitioner. To avoid forgetting anything, write it down on a piece of paper and hand it to your physician during your consultation or reiterate what’s on the list as you go along. This ensures that the most important concerns are discussed first. Do not leave your major concerns until the end, or you may run out of time to discuss it.

• If it’s a new gynae you’re seeing, or you’re trying to get a second opinion, it would be helpful to give a brief summary about yourself before the consultation starts. Professional practitioners rarely have enough time to go through your medical notes in full.

• Ask for your doctor’s contact number when you go for appointment with a gynaecologist in Singapore. She may be able to answer your last-minute questions conveniently via phone call, but make sure the most important queries are answered during an appointment.

• Unless your case is an emergency, make sure to set an appointment with your gynaecologist early on.

Do I have to take my husband with me during an appointment?

If possible, it’s a good idea to take your husband to the hospital with you for a pre-pregnancy consultation. But be sure to discuss beforehand with your husband the things you want to ask your physician and make a list of it.

Attending an appointment together serves several benefits. Both of you will be informed of the lifestyle changes you may have to make. Your husband will be educated how important it is for you to eat well, avoid stress, and get plenty of rest. This can bring you and your husband closer together and make him feel more involved in your pregnancy.

Also, two heads are better than one! You can back each other up to help remember the points you wish to raise to your physician and to help recall your doctor’s response after the consultation.

How does the prenatal check-up help?

During your check-up, expect a lot of talking as this is the chance for your doctor to educate you on staying healthy and your chance to raise any of your health and personal concerns. Your practitioner will do several tests and talk about the lifestyle changes you may have to make to ensure healthy maternity. Here are the things you’ll learn from a gynaecology visit.

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• Disease Status
It’s possible to get sick without you knowing it. Diabetes, for instance, can go undiagnosed, as well as hepatitis, syphilis, and HIV. Your physician will likely perform all the blood works—CBC, rubella test, hepatitis, test, antibody screen, and blood type—to detect if there’s any issue that has to be dealt with prior the conception.

• Immunity Level
While rubella, also called “German measles,” isn’t very common, the virus still exists. And if a pregnant woman catches this virus, it could cause serious birth defects to the baby. Varicella, or chicken pox, is another serious disease that can negatively affect an unborn child. A blood test is done to find out whether you are immune to these diseases and if vaccination is required.

• Weight Status
If you’re overweight, you may find it hard to conceive—the same holds true if you’re underweight. Maintaining a healthy weight is beneficial to your baby once you get pregnant. If you’re too heavy, you’re at risk for developing blood clots, diabetes, and labour complications that could lead to caesarean section. If you’re too thin, your baby would be at risk for being underweight.

• Chronic Illness
Women diagnosed with diabetes are strongly advised to check with their physician before trying to get pregnant. Keeping glucose at healthy level is crucial for safe pregnancy. Also, soon-to-be-moms who take oral medications to control blood sugar levels might have to switch to injections, as some pills can go through the placenta and may cause birth defects.

Hypothyroidism also requires special medical attention. Thyroid hormone requirement increases during pregnancy, therefore medication levels must be adjusted to ensure proper neurological development.

• Risky Behaviour
Your physician in SIngapore will inform you of the possible results of drinking alcohol, smoking, and taking drugs to your baby while on your pregnancy. If you smoke, quit the habit before you get pregnant. Babies born by mother who smoke often have low birth weight and are at greater risk for attention deficit disorder (ADD) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). For mothers, there’s greater chance for placenta previa, placenta abruption, and miscarriage.

Drinking alcohol and taking drugs also have to stop before pregnancy. By the time you find out that you’re pregnant, the baby’s central nervous system starts to develop. Alcohol consumption during conception can cause fetal alcohol system, a preventable cause of retardation. Likewise, use of drugs such as cocaine and heroin can cause congenital abnormalities, low birth weight, and increase the chance of miscarriage.

Am I Ready?

Getting a pre-pregnancy check-up is the first step to ensuring your soon-to-be child’s health. And if there’s the slightest chance that you might be pregnant, abstain from unhealthy practices and risky behaviours, live a healthier lifestyle, and most important of all seek professional advice. Remember: the more educated you are, the more chances for you to have a healthy pregnancy.

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The Ultimate Tips for Women’s Clothes Online Shopping  

 

In these modern times, most people are increasingly becoming more comfortable with doing their shopping online. Instead of going to the mall and checking out the available items for sale at different shops, almost all prefer online shopping. They don’t have to get ready and drive to the nearest mall in their area. All they have to do is open an online shop’s website and browse through the different items. With a stable Internet connection and a laptop or computer, they can view and pick items and complete their purchase for women’s clothes online.

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When you browse online, you will encounter numerous online sites offering various products and services to interested buyers. With eye-catching and user-friendly websites plus effective online marketing strategies, they are able to entice people to purchase their products and get their services. For some people, online shopping is alright especially if it’s just little items you’ll be buying. However, it’s a different matter when its clothes you’ll be purchasing.

Other people are fine with purchasing their clothes at an online store because of the various advantages it has. Aside from discounts and bulk shipping rates, you can get really awesome clothes at very affordable prices. Yet, you also have to think about people who are very meticulous when it comes to purchasing clothes at an online clothing store. They may have faced clothing size or delivery problems before so they’re having second thoughts. However, if you know what sites to visit and how you can spot the best online sites today, it will be a wonderful online shopping experience all in all.

Whether it’s your first time shopping online or you’re considered a veteran already, you will surely need these tips when shopping for children’s, men’s, and women’s clothes online.

  1. The first tip that you should be fully aware of is looking for an online shop with free shipping options. You may think that it’s not a great tip at all. But if you’re only buying an item or two, you will find it great that the online shop you made the purchase offers free shipping. If you find an online shop that provides free shipping to customers who purchased items no matter what the price is and if it’s a one or two item purchase, it is much better option. Because of this, you won’t be pressured to reach a certain amount just so you could meet the requirements for the free shipping option. It’s a different matter especially if you will be purchasing from an international online shop. But it’s advisable that you still check with the site owner regarding their free shipping.
  2. There is one problem faced by most individuals especially women who are a bit on the voluptuous or heavy side. It’s finding an online shop that sells the correct clothing size for them. It’s understandable that there are different size guides followed by these online clothing shops. Because you will be spending money, it is only proper you receive clothes that fits you perfectly. It will be a hassle when you’re looking at women’s clothes online and find out later the clothes you ordered do not fit you well. When you find an online shop where you can confidently order perfectly fitting clothes, it is one of the best deals.

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  3. Always check when online shops give discounts on their products. Although almost all online shop will offer you amazing discounts, it’s not great if the dress or jacket you want is still sold at its original retail price. There will be seasons or months wherein shops selling men’s and women’s clothes online at discounted prices. Take advantage of it especially when you really love the clothes being sold there. You will always see a pattern and if you have to monitor the months when they offer discounts, you should especially if it’s equivalent to getting that designer dress or jacket you’ve been wanting to have. You can get more than one dress if there’s discounts.

Without a doubt, you will see awesome website selling awesome products at awesome prices. However, you will have to be mindful of how much you’re already spending on your online shopping. But hey, you have to look good, right? And if you can even spot the greatest deals in online shops, it’s already a win-win situation. You get great clothes at an amazingly great price. So just enjoy your online shopping and start looking for online shops where you can shop for clothes, jewelleries, clothes, and more!

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Why Are Kids’ Magazines Beneficial To Children?

One of the beautiful things about kids is that they are curious by nature. They like to ask a lot of questions, they are not afraid to get dirty, and they try different things. One way to enhance their curious minds is by letting them read kids magazines.

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Letting your kids read a children’s magazine isn’t only a good way to boost their curiosity, it is also a way to make them interested to read non-fiction publications. Letting them read a full-length book can be a bit overwhelming especially if they are just starting to read. Books can have very small texts and most of them don’t have pictures to attract the young ones to read further. Children’s magazine, on the other hand, makes reading fun for kids. The colours are lively, the pictures are relatable, and the overall content is easy to understand.

Science magazine for kids is probably the most popular kind of magazine for kids. As stated earlier, kids have a lot of questions, especially when they reach 3-6 years old. Kids in this age normally have questions such as “Where did the rain go?”,Why is the Earth round?”, or “Where do babies come from?” It can get a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time mom. That’s why science magazine for kids would be of great help. These kinds of magazines gently, but efficiently explains the answers to kids. It covers topics like astronomy, animals, and general chemistry. It usually comes with fun do-it-yourself projects too.

Kids’ magazines, in general, have a lot of advantages, besides making reading fun for kids. One of them is that it improves a child’s vocabulary. Conversing with your child isn’t the only way to widen his word bank, reading is an effective way too. Magazines usually use simple and easy to understand words. Kids who have a wide vocabulary range has a great advantage over those who doesn’t.

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Another great advantage that children’s magazine have is that it brings children and parents closer. Reading magazines together will create a special bond between them. Not everything that is written on the magazine can be understood easily by a child, they will begin firing questions as soon as they start reading. And who else is there to answer their questions but their parents, right? Nowadays, teenagers and even some kids don’t talk to their parents anymore. They are too secretive and oftentimes, they just rely on the Internet for answers rather than asking their parents. It could be avoided if you’ll start to talk to your kids more and bond through reading and answering their questions at an early age.

Reading is such a wonderful thing that everyone should take advantage of, even kids. Of course, the best way to make them be interested in reading is by assuring them that there will be attractive pictures that accompany the texts. Kid’s magazines are great reading materials to get started. Letting your children read magazines have a lot of advantages, but the most important one is that it keeps them curious and craving for more information.

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