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Fall In Love With People Power – How Working Together Can Change The World

Sometimes it hard to think that we can make a difference in this world. You might think ‘I am just one person, what can I do?’ But you need to remember that change comes from all those single people banding together and working towards a goal. People power can change your hometown, your country, and the world! Social Media With the advent of social media, we have seen some first-hand examples of how people power can make a difference in the world. Bill Byerley used Facebook to track down his missing grandparents, and barely a day go past when we don’t see an appeal to help someone. Image Source Social media is good for connecting people and encouraging the to take action. Social media also helps to combat the problem of compression fatigue. This is when you see all the awful stories on the news but feel helpless to do anything for the people that are suffering because they are so far away. Social media shrinks our world. It makes it just as easy to help someone on the other side of the planet as it would be to help your next door neighbor. Class action suits In the legal world, class action suits are another great example of how people power can make a difference. Class actions are when a group of people that have been affected by the same issue club together and sue a person or organization. Their cases together often make a much more powerful testimony than if presented individually. A famous class action includes the Exxon Valdez case. When the Exxon Valdez oil tanker...

Unilab Products: Our Family’s Choice

Every family makes it own choice in the products and services its members patronize. When it comes to medicines and healthcare products, our trusted brand is Unilab. Aside from being the biggest pharmaceutical company in the Philippines, it has also established it reputation of having a culture that places people at the center of everything and work ethic that revolves around family and community. Unilab Products There are more than 1,000 Unilab products that could serve any family’s needs. All these products are meticulously checked by 3,000 experts. Obviously, the safety and wellness of the public is the company’s primary concern. Unilab is committed to providing quality products and services that are not only affordable but accessible as well. It is proud to say that it understands the healthcare needs of Filipinos as it is a Filipino company. It further commits to work with communities similar to what united families do. Unilab Products We Regularly Use There are at least 4 products that we always keep in stock at home. We use Biogesic for minor aches and pains and for fever reduction. Hydrite is always on stand-by for immediate fluid and electrolyte replacement in case of vomiting and diarrhea. It has saved us many times from being hospitalized for dehydration. Ceelin Chewables is my young daughter’s vitamin of choice while my son is regularly taking Conzace as a multivitamin. My Say We have long realized that prevention is better than cure thus the regular vitamins we take. We have also learned to manage minor aches and pains using a very safe paracetamol without forgetting to check for signs that we...

3 Ways to Boost Your College Savings

For many nations, higher education has now become an expensive option rather than a necessity, as the cost of tuition in many colleges and university has surpassed the financial resources of many students and families. The majority of students rely on student loans to get by while at university, even though they are unsure if they can really pay it off in the future. According to experts, there’s been a 6% increase in college tuition, which is above the rate of inflation. Whilst there are ways to cut down the costs of college tuition, many are forced to give up their dreams of gaining a degree because they simply cannot afford it. Apart from the cost of college, students also have living costs which means they can rack up debts quickly. Is there a way to increase your college saving funds? Read on below to find out three effective ways to boost your college savings while attaining your dream of gaining a degree. Slowly payoff debts If getting a student loan is unavoidable, you must learn how to pay it off when you’ve finished your degree. Many millennials aren’t able to plan for their future, including their retirement, as they are still bound by previous debts. The best way to manage any loans, including credit cards, is by paying them off slowly and making sure not to miss any payments to avoid further charges. Consider a repayment strategy that works for you. Some consider repaying their debts immediately after graduation, so they can focus on saving money for their retirement. “Paying off the smallest loan first allows you to...

Caltex and X-Men Release the Power of X

Caltex recently partnered with 20th Century Fox through its latest installment of the X-Men series – X-Men: Apocalypse, in releasing the Power of X at the SM Mall of Asia Atrium. It was an event designed to bring out the mutants in the participants as they tapped into their unknown strengths and capabilities to win in the Race to the Power of X arcade challenge. It was also the perfect time to launch the newest member of the Caltex Diesel Engine Oil product family.  Simply said, Caltex and X-Men released the Power of X in this collaboration. The Race to the Power of X The venue was transformed into the X-Men School for Gifted Youngsters where mall-goers can enjoy fun, enjoyable and exciting activities, plus a chance to win exclusive X-Men gift bags. The event involved tests that challenged both physical and mental abilities. Everyone also had a chance to take their selfies with the X-Men characters. Caltex and X-Men: Apoclaypse Promo X-Men: Apocalypse promo boxes have been made available at select Caltex stations and Handyman branches nationwide from April 1 to June 12, or until supplies last. Each promo box comes with a free X-Men: Apocalypse T-shirt and raffle draw chances to win exclusive X-Men: Apocalypse premiums such as X-Men Magneto Helmet, X-Men wash bag, X-Men hoodie and movie tickets. Customers also stand a chance to win the grand prize of a brand new FZ16 150cc Yamaha motorbike. Delo® Sportswith ISOSYN® Technology Since the event was about releasing the Power of X, the launching of the new Delo® Sports with ISOSYN® Technology couldn’t have happened at a better time. Delo® Sports is specifically designed for...

Starting A Business: What People Forget To Tell You

When starting a business, your dream of becoming a huge success can be a key factor to spur you on. But determination alone won’t earn the big bucks. Over half of all new business ventures fail, and a lack of suitable planning is the chief reason. Naturally, there will always be a sense of trial and error involved as you perfect your strategies. Nonetheless, you cannot afford to follow the wrong ideas, even in those early days. If you do, the company will crash before it even takes off. Being responsible is key. Here are some of the crucial factors that many forget to mention. Organization Running a business isn’t easy. However, things will become even harder if you fail to maintain control. With so many elements to consider, staying organized is vital. Investing in the right equipment is essential. The Asus VivoBook is a fantastic facility for managing various elements, even on the move. Similarly, smartphone Apps can help you stay productive at all times. After all, managing your time is arguably the most important aspect of all. Without organization, you’ll inevitably waste time and money. Once you start doing that, you’ll be asking for trouble. Capital Passion and hard work can fuel your vision, but your business needs to be fuelled by money. Modern facilities and systems have created ample opportunity for operating on a smaller budget. However, that doesn’t mean you don’t still need money. Borrowing money isn’t as simple as it once was, which is why seeking the best deal is more important than ever. Using a lender matching service can help you locate various solutions...

Art in Space by Avida and Kubular

The art of sensibly designed living – this is what Avida and Kubular undertake to show during a two-week exhibit featuring the aesthetics of creative interiors. This is the first collaboration between Avida, proponent of sensible and inspired living, and Kubular, the furniture design firm from the brains behind the graphic design-based apparel brand Team Manila. The Avida Showroom in Glorietta 4 is the venue for the exhibit that will be held from June 16-30, 2016. Avida and Kubular Team Up In this collaboration, Avida aims to give a taste of the unique lifestyle in San Antonio Makati where its first condo-village project One Antonio is located as well as the Avida Towers Asten. San Antonio Village is a quiet residential area that features a wealth of hidden gems and rare finds. Kubular, on the other hand,  is committed to creating furniture design that is contemporary, flexible, and sustainable. Each piece promises to add character to any space. Avida Land Marketing Head Tess Tatco emphasized that “Avida and Kubular share the dynamic working millenial demographic-the young, hardworking, creative and culturally-inclined who deserve access to artistically curated and thoughtfully designed living”. Kubular co-founder Mon Punzalan added that “All the furniture aren’t aspirational- they’re accessible. You can purchase them and take them home to improve your own space…”.  Avida and Kubular agree that innovation doesn’t have to be just aspirational. Kubular’s Lightstyle Collection Kubular’s second collection features cream-colored Birch wood as primary material. Light-colored wood elements are essential to complement busy surroundings. This collection features the signature black industrial metal handle and bright orange casters. Mon shared that they have been using... read more

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