Archive for February, 2016

Importance of Barcode Scanner

In my high school and college days  they tagged  me as  businesswoman because I sell candies and chocolates inside the classroom, which help me to pay for photocopies, fare to school and home  and even to pay for my school projects.   There are times I have to go to the town market when it was our vacant period or our subject teacher didn’t show up, I walked instead of paying for a ride.  The town market is just 20 minutes walk from our classroom so I have plenty of time, but sometimes there’s a lot of shoppers in the store I used to shop, I have to fall in line and wait. What makes it very slow is they don’t have a barcode scanner, they have to write  all of the items purchased by a shopper in a paper then sum it up with a calculator.

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Barcode Scanner like those you can buy from POSGuys is very important in retail business because it can save time, reduce errors, cut costs and improve operational efficiency. I just wished they already have a barcode scanner when I went home at our province in the future and shop at their store.

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Incredible Ways to Sculpt Your Body Into Shape

Sculpting your body into shape can be done by anybody, whatever shape they’re in at the moment. It’s never too late to turn it all around and get the body that you’ve always wanted. Whether you’re underweight or overweight, you can sculpt your body into shape. Here’s how:

Take the Time to De-stress

Make sure you’re taking time to yourself to de-stress. If you’re stressed out all of the time, you’ll have a build up of the stress hormone cortisol in the body. This hormone makes the body hold on to fat much more readily, especially in the lower stomach. You might also find that when you’re stressed you overeat. Have a hot bath or do something that makes you feel less stressed every day.

Learn to Love Exercise

If you want to sculpt your body into shape, you must learn to love exercise. Doing a mix of different exercises will keep you interested, and it’s better for the body. Cardio style exercise will help to burn fat and calories, while resistance training will help you to tone and build your muscles. Built up muscles create a more toned appearance, so it’s perfect for creating the body shape you want.

Make Sure Your Diet is Healthy

Eating a healthy diet is essential for getting your body into the shape you want. If you eat too much junk, like processed and sugary food, you won’t do your body shape any favours. You might even lose weight from calorie counting, but the shape of your body will still look soft. Even slim looking people can have excess body fat from eating too much rubbish. Eating a good diet has so many other great benefits too!

Perfect Body Shape


Make Sure You’re Eating the Right Amount

If you have weight to lose, you’ll need to be in a calorie deficit at first. Then, when you’ve lost your excess weight, you may need to slowly up your calories so you can gain muscle mass. If you have weight to put on, you may need to work hard eating enough food to put healthy muscle mass on. Don’t worry about getting out of shape or gaining fat this way. As long as you’re eating right, you’ll be fine.

Start Drinking Green Tea

Green tea has plenty of beneficial properties. One of the main things it can do for you is speed up your metabolism. If you’re struggling with fat loss, including a couple of cups of this in your diet each day could help! It’s a really healthy alternative to coffee too!

See a Professional

If you feel you may have an underlying issue as to why you can’t lose or put on weight, you should see a professional. Seeing a doctor might shed some light on why you struggle so much. Alternatively, you could see one of the top-rated plastic surgeons to help you assess your problem areas and discuss your options. You should always make sure you change your habits first though, as you won’t want to jeopardise your results afterwards.

Don’t wait any longer to get your dream body!

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Deangela: Stylish and Beautiful Ladies Sandals from Natasha

When my mother and sister came home from town the other day the large shoe box in their bag was the first one that caught my attention and when I asked who owns it, my mother replied it was my shoe which shocked me because I didn’t remember ordering a pair of shoes. It turns out they saw it on display and took it home since I have blurted out a few months ago when I first saw it in the brochure that it was a beautiful and I like it but since I have no money for it I didn’t order the sandals even they urges me to order it.

Deangela Natasha Sandals

Well, when they saw the sandal in personal and it was indeed beautiful they took it without informing me and I ended getting it since it was one month to pay. The sandals cost ₱995 ($21) but since my mother has a 22% discount as Natasha dealer the sandals will now cost ₱776.10 ($17). The footwear is product of Natasha Philippines with a product name Deangela, the upper is made of man-made leather while the sole is rubber with the heel height of 3 inches. The sandals color is a mixture of black and creamy brown but in the brochure the color is written as bone.

When I first tried it I almost lost my balance because it was been a long time since I wear pointed high heeled shoes/sandals, it was been a decade ago to be exact way back on college days. The size they brought home is size 8 since most of my footwear was on this size but when we return to the shop and I fit the size 7 on the rack it fits perfectly to my feet so we have the size changed the next day.

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What is a Mastectomy bra?

Mastectomy bras are becoming more and more common in underwear departments everywhere. For a long time, these bras have looked medicinal and ugly, but that trend is changing. This comes as a massive boost to survivors of breast cancer. Why should pretty, fashionable underwear be out of reach for those who have had a mastectomy?

Most women who have breast cancer have surgery as part of their treatment. Some women will take this in their stride while others will find it tough to accept that they have lost, at the very least, part of one of their breasts.

After breast cancer surgery, many women feel less feminine and wish to regain their natural shape. For many, this is an essential step in getting their life back. It is important to restore self-confidence, especially after something as traumatic as a mastectomy. A lot of women find that this is a great help. Other women find that their new breast(s) may feel unnatural or odd, and may take some time to get used to a new breast.

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Having a breast reconstructed can only replicate the breast shape and for most women this is enough. A reconstructed breast will not have the same physical feelings as a natural breast or nipple.

A prosthesis is different. It is an artificial breast that fits into a specially made underwear. These bras are made with a section for the prosthetic to sit in safely and securely. Many women start off with a prosthesis and use this until they are ready for surgery. Some are quite happy with the prostheses as a replacement and opt to remain using it instead of going for surgery. Of course, not everyone who has had a mastectomy is a suitable candidate for a reconstruction. Sometimes a  prosthesis may be the only viable option open to them.

What course of treatment to choose is an incredibly personal decision and one that is not to be entered into lightly. Many women opt not to have a prosthesis or reconstruction. Some prefer tattoos to cover their scars. And others decide to do nothing at all.

Facing the changes

A proportion of women will seek to have a reconstruction as soon as possible after surgery. Others may wait longer. Some may be keen not to have any more procedures for a while; others may be uncomfortable asking for help. Reconstructive surgery is such a personal process that some women feel reluctant to discuss it. Having a consultation with a female plastic surgeon can make some people feel more at ease when talking about corrective surgery.

As difficult as it may seem, it is considered best to try and brave facing up to the changes made my surgery as soon as possible. Studies suggest that it is beneficial to recovery to look at the scars sooner rather than later. Over time, they become easier to accept and more familiar. It’s never too late, even if the surgery was a long time ago.

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Making a Success of Your Bespoke Printing

Using promotional materials for the purpose of marketing is very important and cost effective. The examples are flyers, brochures, posters and other similar bespoke printing products. The effectiveness of these methods in contributing to the popularity of any campaign has been proved many times, especially in the past. Basically, if you are using such bespoke printed materials to advertise your business and its products and services, you are assured of handsome returns. However, there are some factors involved that need your full attention.

The first concern is the layout. Layout is a term used to explain the manner in which information will be presented to the viewer. So if you want to print posters, make sure that your brand gets the maximum attention followed by your tagline or any other slogan that represents your services or products. The purpose of your poster doesn’t matter until you have properly set the focus. Some of the ways to achieve this include using prominent colors and highlighting important text.

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Another very important aspect is the content in your bespoke printed materials. You could be printing a flyer or a brochure but anyway make sure that it delivers the right message. People need to know what you have to offer. Also remember to include some sort of contact information. This could be an email address, website, phone number or even postal address.

Always remember the fact that creative materials will attract a lot more attention than plain-Jane ones. Basically, it’s not a bad idea to invest some time and money into inventing some creative ways to present your business to the public. Such materials are stored in the minds of people and give your brand a higher recall value.

The possibilities with bespoke printing are enormous. All you need to do is to follow some simple steps.

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