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Tous Les Jours (TLJ) is a French-Asian artisan bakery that serves the leading quality produce daily. The brand came from a French phrase which means “every day.” The raw ingredients are carefully picked and sourced out from South Korea. It’s the perfect fusion of European and Asian concept: European styled bakery with Asian flavors and ingredients. The bakery offers five-star friendly service to each customers.

Recently, it re-opened its doors to the public in Alabang Town Center apart from its established stores at SM Megamall Bldg. B, Lower Ground Floor, EDSA corner, J. Vargas Avenue, Mandaluyong City, Greenbelt 5, SM Jazz, Eastwood City, Cubao, Vista Mall Sta. Rosa, SM San Lazaro, Serendra BGC, Lucky Chinatown, SM North Edsa, UP Town Center, SM Mall of Asia, Serin Tagaytay, Festival Mall, and SM South Mall.

Here are some of my recommendations for this month:

Apple Cinnamon Jam and Mini Castella

I tried their Mini Castella or Japanese Sponge Cake. It was very light and fluffy. If you press it down with your finger, it springs back easily. Moist and yummy, it can be perfectly paired with Apple Cinnamon Jam. A perfect spring and summer combo!

Caramel Walnut Muffin

If you’re not sure what to get, I’ll suggest you pick Caramel Walnut Muffin. It was moist and soft mixed and topped with California walnuts.

Soboro

If you’re a bit adventurous, pick Saboro. It’s a classic, crumbly Korean snack originated from German streussel brand. It was paired with a hot citron tea.

Mango smoothie with assorted donuts

If you love the classic chocolate and white chocolate donut, I suggest you pair it with mango smoothie.

Did you know that Tous Les Jours is part of the Grub Club? Check out the perks and privileges below:

Grub Card – Terms and Conditions Discounts and Privileges
  • 10% off across all brands from Tuesdays to Sundays
  • 15% off on all brands every Monday
  • 50% off on all Tous les Jours breads 1 hour before closing
Vouchers
  • 1 (One) 20% off your bill on your birth month
  • 2 (Two) P500 off for minimum purchase of P2,000
  • 3 (Three) P200 off for minimum purchase of P800
  • 4 (Four) P100 off for minimum purchase of P500
Reward Points
  • Earn 1 Point with every P50 spend
  • 1 Point = P1
Grub Club Card Purchase
  • Card is valued at Php 998
  • Twelve (12) months validity upon purchase
  • Discount and privileges can be claimed from all Trident Food Group Brands

Grub Club discounts are not to be combined with other discounts and promotions such as party packages, banquet services, events, senior citizen and PWD discounts

In-store Registration
  1. Purchase the card
  2. Provide Grub Club ambassador with your card and basic information details
  3. Confirmation code will be received via SMS or Email
  4. Provide Grub Club ambassador with code received to activate your card
Web Portal Registration
  1. Purchase the card
  2. Visit www.grubclub.ph and click on Register
  3. Sign up by filling up the required information
  4. Activate your account via SMS or Email
Mobile App Registration
  1. Purchase the card
  2. Download the free App via Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  3. Sign up by filling up the required information
  4. Activate your account via SMS or Email
How to use the Grub Club Mobile App
  1. Download the app from Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  2. Log in your account with your username and password after registration
  3. Complete the registration on the “My Account” portion
  4. Check the Grub Club Mobile app to monitor your points, rewards and other offers
Lost or Stolen Card
  • Please report lost or stolen card so it can be deactivated immediately
  • Existing points from lost card will be transferred once new card has been issued and updated in the system within the next 48 hours
  • The same expiration date will apply for the replaced card
  • Php 100 for card replacement
Expiration
  • Card expires after twelve (12) months from date of purchase
  • Once card expires unused points can be carried over upon renewal or purchase of a new card
  • Upon card’s expiration date customer has three (3) months to purchase a new card otherwise points will expire
How to earn points
  • Each fifty (50) pesos spent on food and beverage is equivalent to one (1) point
  • One (1) point is equivalent to one (1) peso
  • Point may be earned from all modes of payment including cash, credit and debit card
  • Points may be converted to monetary form and can be consumed anytime within the validity period of the card
  • Points can be earned from all Trident Food Group Brands
  • Present your Grub Club Card upon payment to earn points
  • Points earned will be credited within the next 48 hours
  • Points earned at all Trident Food Group Brands can be checked either through the Grub Club Website or thru the Grub Club Mobile App
  • Banquet reservation/event is not applicable to earn/accrue points
How to redeem your points
  • Present your Grub Club card at any of Trident Food Group restaurants or stores
  • Points earned can be redeemed from all Trident Food Group
  • Points earned can be used as mode of payment for dine-in, in-store purchase and take-away
  • Points are non-transferable and cannot be converted to cash

To know more about the brand, you may follow their official social media sites:

Facebook: Tous Les Jours PH
Instagram: touslesjours
Twitter: TousLesJoursPH
Website: https://www.tlj.ph/

You can also check out other Trident Food Group Brands / Grub Club merchants below:

  1. Tous Les Jours
  2. Fatburger
  3. Cold Stone
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No matter how creative, imaginative, and productive you are, you can still do it better and push your creativity even further. While this sounds like the hardest job in the world, it’s actually easier than most people think, and all you need to do is find a few hobbies that will help you do that. These hobbies should be something you like doing, something that makes you happy, and something that helps you feel better than ever, so here are five of the best hobbies that will surely take your creativity to another level.

Do you love paintings? Board games and puzzles

No, board games and puzzles aren’t just for kids, so don’t worry if this is a hobby you love – you’re not being weird, you’re actually quite creative. Whether it’s a simple 1000-pieces puzzle or Sudoku, these are the things that will help you think in another direction, explore different possibilities, and come up with unique and creative solutions.

Certain board games, such as Risk or Carcassonne, can even boost your mental abilities and make you feel smarter than ever, so these are definitely worth your time and energy. Moreover, you can play some of these games with other people, thus becoming a friendlier and more sociable person, so it’s a win-win hobby you need to look into as soon as possible.

Cooking

Most people think that cooking is all about preparing food and spending hours in the kitchen every single day, but it’s so much more than that. Yes, it is about giving your family three healthy meals a day, but it’s also about learning about different ingredients, mixing them in order to get some great flavors, and exploring new aromas from all over the world.

I love a good barbeque!

You don’t have to be the best home cook in the world to understand why this is so creative and how cooking can help you see the world from a totally new perspective. You’ll start seeing new possibilities everywhere around you, and thinking about combining different ingredients in new and imaginative ways.

Interior design

You’d be surprised to hear how many people are into interior design and decorating these days. Thanks to those cool design TV shows, people all over the world, from Australia to Canada, can learn the basics of interior design and then implement these things into their everyday lives. This makes their homes nicer and more appealing, but also boosts their creativity and forces them to think outside the box.

You might start by decorating your own living room, which is something the aforementioned Aussies can do, and look into different decorative cushions in Australia to get you inspired. After that, you can move onto decorating other parts of your home and even design your friends’ homes, getting better and better over time.

Reading

For some people, reading isn’t a hobby, but a way of life. Being able to plunge into the amazing world of books is a wonderful feeling, and it’s doesn’t really matter whether you prefer reading fiction or non-fiction – as long as you’re reading something, you’re on a path to boosting your creativity and your mental health. Reading is particularly important for kids, so be sure to read to them and encourage them to start reading on their own as soon as possible.

Reading on the beach? Why not?

This is a hobby you can practice literally anywhere you are and even if you have just thirty minutes of spare time a day, you can use that to read something. This is an investment in your future and your mental health, so keep that in mind too. After a while, you’ll learn what you like and don’t like reading, and be ready to dedicate more and more time to your favorite genres, books, and authors.

Learning a new language

Now, if you really have lots of free time and want to make the most of it, learning a new language is the thing you need to do. Whether you want to boost your creativity, improve your concentration, work on your mental skills, or just do something new and exciting, this is the hobby that does it all because it comes with a number of different benefits.

Learning a new language will help you learn more about the world, but also improve your concentration and help you learn how to multi-task. What’s even better is exposing your kids to two different languages because this will help them learn them both while they’re young, eventually growing up to be bilingual. Finally, learning a new language will help you meet new people and work on your communication and social skills, and that’s something we all need.

Of course, these are just some of the best hobbies for boosting your creativity. Some of the others include exploring DIY crafts, playing an instrument, sewing, knitting, and dancing, so just find an activity you like the most, and start practicing it today!

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Cold Stone has been one of the trailblazers in providing the yummiest and freshest ice cream, gelato, cakes and smoothies. Philippines had its first taste of Cold Stone last 2005 in Rockwell. It formally opened its doors last 2013 at Serendra. Few years after, several stores opened in key locations such as Greenbelt, SM Mall of Asia , Glorietta and now in SM Fairview! Premium and Artisan Ice Cream made FRESH daily!

I was lucky enough to visit the newest store in Alabang Town Center. The vicinity was easy to find and well lighted. The staff was very courteous and fun to interview. Indeed, it cements as one of the best artisan ice cream parlor in the Philippines.

Here are some of the snaps during the visit:

Cold Stone also offers refreshing smoothies. You can try several refreshing flavors. Just ask the staff about it.

It was so refreshing!

Apart from wide selection of yummy flavors, they also have an array selection of combinations to choose from. It’s all about endless imagination! I always come back to try different combinations possible. Use your creativity and gastronomic experiences in discovering your favorite flavors!

Did you know that Cold Stone is part of the Grub Club? Check out the perks and privileges below:

Grub Card – Terms and Conditions Discounts and Privileges
  • 10% off across all brands from Tuesdays to Sundays
  • 15% off on all brands every Monday
  • 50% off on all Tous les Jours breads 1 hour before closing
Vouchers
  • 1 (One) 20% off your bill on your birth month
  • 2 (Two) P500 off for minimum purchase of P2,000
  • 3 (Three) P200 off for minimum purchase of P800
  • 4 (Four) P100 off for minimum purchase of P500
Reward Points
  • Earn 1 Point with every P50 spend
  • 1 Point = P1
Grub Club Card Purchase
  • Card is valued at Php 998
  • Twelve (12) months validity upon purchase
  • Discount and privileges can be claimed from all Trident Food Group Brands

Grub Club discounts are not to be combined with other discounts and promotions such as party packages, banquet services, events, senior citizen and PWD discounts

In-store Registration
  1. Purchase the card
  2. Provide Grub Club ambassador with your card and basic information details
  3. Confirmation code will be received via SMS or Email
  4. Provide Grub Club ambassador with code received to activate your card
Web Portal Registration
  1. Purchase the card
  2. Visit www.grubclub.ph and click on Register
  3. Sign up by filling up the required information
  4. Activate your account via SMS or Email
Mobile App Registration
  1. Purchase the card
  2. Download the free App via Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  3. Sign up by filling up the required information
  4. Activate your account via SMS or Email
How to use the Grub Club Mobile App
  1. Download the app from Apple App Store or Google Play Store
  2. Log in your account with your username and password after registration
  3. Complete the registration on the “My Account” portion
  4. Check the Grub Club Mobile app to monitor your points, rewards and other offers
Lost or Stolen Card
  • Please report lost or stolen card so it can be deactivated immediately
  • Existing points from lost card will be transferred once new card has been issued and updated in the system within the next 48 hours
  • The same expiration date will apply for the replaced card
  • Php 100 for card replacement
Expiration
  • Card expires after twelve (12) months from date of purchase
  • Once card expires unused points can be carried over upon renewal or purchase of a new card
  • Upon card’s expiration date customer has three (3) months to purchase a new card otherwise points will expire
How to earn points
  • Each fifty (50) pesos spent on food and beverage is equivalent to one (1) point
  • One (1) point is equivalent to one (1) peso
  • Point may be earned from all modes of payment including cash, credit and debit card
  • Points may be converted to monetary form and can be consumed anytime within the validity period of the card
  • Points can be earned from all Trident Food Group Brands
  • Present your Grub Club Card upon payment to earn points
  • Points earned will be credited within the next 48 hours
  • Points earned at all Trident Food Group Brands can be checked either through the Grub Club Website or thru the Grub Club Mobile App
  • Banquet reservation/event is not applicable to earn/accrue points
How to redeem your points
  • Present your Grub Club card at any of Trident Food Group restaurants or stores
  • Points earned can be redeemed from all Trident Food Group
  • Points earned can be used as mode of payment for dine-in, in-store purchase and take-away
  • Points are non-transferable and cannot be converted to cash

To know more about the brand, follow their official social media accounts:

Facebook: Cold Stone Creamery Philippines
Instagram: coldstoneph

You can also check out other Trident Food Group Brands / Grub Club merchants below:

  1. Tous Les Jours
  2. Fatburger
  3. Cold Stone
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Canada is mainly famous for having friendly and polite people (who seem to be immune to cold), but that’s not the only great thing about it. It’s a country that has a lot to offer in terms of culture, nature, entertainment, and everything else that would make a vacation there unforgettable. With that in mind, here are a few reasons why Canada should be on your bucket list.

1.      Food

Canada has a lot of natural resources, which also means that it has a lot of healthy and delicious dishes. For example, you can find the freshest seafood you could imagine on the East Coast, while Quebec would make you fall in love with its poutine. Plus, since Canada is very ethnically diverse, you can easily find dishes from all over the world, which only makes traveling to Canada that much more efficient. Last but not least – they have maple syrup. So, you will surely not go hungry there, but you might need to go on a diet when you return home.

Are you hungry now? 2.      Nature

Although when somebody mentions Canada, beaches might not be the first thing that comes to mind, it does have plenty of those. Just like it has beautiful mountains, exciting hiking trails, breathtaking icefields, and gorgeous northern lights. In other words, no matter what type of natural wonders you are looking for, you could definitely find it by traveling to Canada and Alaska. Canada is truly a paradise for all nature lovers and those trying to reconnect with nature. Just don’t forget to bring your camera with you, so you can enjoy looking at all the beautiful landscapes even after your vacation ends.

Want to go hiking? 3.      Wildlife

If you love animals, here’s one more reason to visit Canada; no matter where you go in Canada, you’re pretty much guaranteed to run into some wildlife – and this includes the urban cities. Although this mostly happens in the spring, you can see wild animals pretty much all year round. That being said, even though they are gorgeous to look at, you should know not to get too close. Always treat animals with respect, and you and the animals both are more likely to have a pleasant experience.

4.      Adventures

Considering the above-mentioned natural wonders, it’s safe to say that there are plenty of things you can do in Canada. For example, you can rent a kayak and observe wildlife while kayaking across a lake. Or, you can enjoy some mountain riding and truly become a part of nature. Finally, even if you’re more of a city person who’s not that interested in reconnecting with nature, Canada has more than a few urban centers that you can explore – and perhaps do some shopping in. The one thing that’s really not possible in Canada is being bored.

Are you a city or a nature person? 5.      Reflection There’s a lot of good places to visit in Canada

If you’re a person who doesn’t like crowds, Canada is a perfect destination for you. There are many secluded hotels that can offer you all the peace and quiet that you could wish for. Plus, thanks to the touch of cold, fresh air, your mind is bound to be clearer than ever before. So, if you need to make an important decision in your life, if you’re trying to reconnect with yourself, or if you’re simply looking for some answers, Canada is the perfect place for reflection.

Canada is an amazing country that can offer you everything you could ask for, whether you prefer eating delicious food in the middle of a city or recharging your batteries far away from any crowds. So, think about what it is that you’re looking for, do some research on the best part of Canada that can offer you what you need, and start planning your next vacation.

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Manila, Philippines – Child’s play is getting more challenging—kids nowadays are more active than ever, taking on challenges in the classroom, at home and beyond. Kids need all the nourishment they can get to fuel them not only for their day, but for also for a stronger future.

What’s your favorite Cheez Whiz spread?

A great day starts with a great breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day for a reason: kids need the right vitamins and nutrients to do their best in school, have the most fun at playtime and be productive even at home.

As parents, we can help our children stay strong throughout the day, most especially through the food that we set on the breakfast table. For over 50 years, Cheez Whiz has been kids’ breakfast and merienda favorite. With its strength building nutrients such as Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Calcium and Phosphorus, Cheez Whiz is not only delicious but its nutrients can help prepare kids for the moments where they will need strength.

Spread Cheez Whiz on just about anything your kids want to eat for the first meal of the day, no matter what activities they have to face. A grueling P.E. class? A mind-bending quiz bee? An action-packed field trip? Cheez Whiz can definitely help kids Start Strong. Now, your child can be ready for anything.

  • Bettina with Gummy Carlos
  • Team Kramer

Last June 5, members of the media and their kids were gathered to experience the first-ever Cheez Strength Builders Camp with its newest ambassador’s celebrity mom Chesca Garcia and kids Scarlett and Gavin Kramer. Children were able to enjoy fun physical activities that showcased their strength, powered by a Cheez Whiz breakfast. The Strength Builders Camp featured four (4) interactive zones and five (5) active zones where they get to complete exciting physical activities.

  • Kramer Kids
  • Team Kramer

“We can help our children to stay strong throughout the day, most especially through the food that we set on the breakfast table. Cheez Whiz can definitely help kids Start Strong. Give them a delicious and more importantly, nutritious breakfast powered by Strength Builders. So, now, your child can be ready for anything.  Not only is Cheez Whiz delicious but its nutrients can help prepare kids for moments where they will need strength,” said Hanz Lao, Cheez Whiz’ Brand Manager.

“A good breakfast is important to me and my family. We all lead an active lifestyle from having an athlete husband to children who are student athletes. That is why a good and balanced diet is followed in our home. The kids need Strength Builders such as vitamins, minerals and nutrients to get them through their day, keeping them healthy, strong and focused. I love it when I see that my kids still have the energy to do other things that are just as important like reading a book, doing arts and crafts. It’s a good combination and balance for their physical and mental development,” Chesca-Garcia Kramer shared.

Cheez Whiz comes in different variants such as Original, Pimiento, and Mild, and in different sizes and prices: 450g Jar (P156), 220g Jar (P79.25), SUP 220g (P72), SUP 115g (P39.25), SUP 62g (P25) and 24g Sachet (P10). It is available at all leading groceries and supermarkets,

To know more, like CHEEZ WHIZ on Facebook and Instagram at @CheezWhizPH.

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It’s time for your birthday party and you lack ideas? Don’t worry – this world is full of good people who are willing to share some of the best ideas that they have so that you could organize a great party. However, some parties are more expensive to organize than others, and if you’re on a tight budget, then your pool of choices is a bit more limited. That doesn’t mean it’s impossible, though, as there are some amazing themed party ideas that you can turn to anytime. Without further ado, take a look at some of the ideas that will make your birthday party extremely memorable and unique:

What’s your birthday wish? Great Gatsby

Who wouldn’t like to be Gatsby for at least one day? Well, if it’s your birthday party, you can make that dream come true. Of course, since you probably don’t have the money to rent a huge villa and invite hundreds and hundreds of people over, you might want to simply invite your closest friends to your apartment. The thing that makes a party a Great Gatsby one is the dress code – so make sure that your guests come dressed in the Roaring Twenties fashion. It’s quite easy to dress up in this decade, mostly because it’s actually quite a popular theme. As far as the drinks are concerned, you can always go with wine and whiskey, but if you want to go the extra mile, you can make your party a cocktail one. Drinking cocktails is always interesting and super fun, and it definitely goes with the theme.

1001 nights

Was your favorite childhood cartoon Aladdin? Then you’re probably enjoying the live action movie, but regardless of that, the theme of 1001 nights is an extremely interesting one. Apart from the drinks that you will serve (and you can practically serve anything you want), you should invest a bit in the decorations. The most important thing is to make it really Arabic, so you might want to rent shisha in Sidney or any other major city and enjoy the night in a completely different manner. How many parties have you attended that could fit this description? Probably zero, so why not throw one?

Formal dress up

If you lack any original ideas and you’re really on a budget, then you could simply go with the good old formal dress up style. Even though it might sound daunting and unoriginal, this is by far one of the easiest and most successful themed parties because everyone will respect the dress code. As far as the activities are concerned, you can either choose it to be a mingling party, a music party where you will rave with your high heels and ties on, or organize a cocktail party where you will play different games. The choices are endless, which makes this party a great option. You can do whatever you want while still having a dress code.

Pajama party My best friend and I love pajama parties! We always have fun!

No matter how old you are, you should never forget about the child inside of you. One way to make everyone remember that is to throw a pajama party. This is definitely not something that’s very popular among adults but that doesn’t mean that you cannot do it. Simply find a venue (or host it at your apartment) and make everyone come dressed in their pajamas. They can also come dressed regularly and change into pajamas at your house. This party promises to be extremely comfortable, cozy and fun, so make sure to have plenty of booze, snacks, movies and music and there you go!

Pool party

And finally, if you’re lucky enough to have access to a pool, you can always throw a pool party. Sure, the weather plays a very important role, but this is an ideal option for everyone who was born in spring, summer, or even fall (so it’s only the winter kids who cannot benefit from this option). Hire a bartender, make summer cocktails for the guests, get some inflatables that you will throw in the pool and you have yourself a party. A pool party is always the best party.

Man smoking hookah on a beach side restaurant next to the sea at Bali, Indonesia.

Finding the right theme for your birthday party might be a bit challenging, but the good thing is that you always have the next year to perfect something that you overlooked this year. Your job is to find the theme that you want, and you will easily find cheap decorations or even DIY projects to enrich the space. Have a great one and good luck!

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The rise of new technologies encourages Millennials to find success in entrepreneurship. This is an amazing opportunity to challenge the existing standards, make a difference, and bring your passions and ideas to the world.

However, being an entrepreneur is not all rainbows and butterflies. Thinking about the benefits of being their own bosses, many inexperienced startup owners overlook problems, sacrifice, and anxiety they will be facing when starting out.

Here is how to overcome these obstacles and succeed as an entrepreneur.

1.      Do what You’re Passionate About

Things you love to do may serve as an amazing source of inspiration for your future business ideas. If you’re passionate about something, you probably know a lot about it. So, instead of having to learn about your industry and business management from ground zero, you have an opportunity to use your existing knowledge and experiences to get your business rolling. Most importantly, you will be able to understand the major challenges your target industry is facing and tailor your product to their needs.

For example, if you’re in the content marketing industry, then you probably know that content developers waste time on repetitive tasks, such as keyword research, reporting, or KPI tracking. You may want to focus on building a tool that will automate these aspects of their jobs and save their time.

What are you passionate about? 2.      Find Yourself a Mentor

The knowledge you gained at college is usually not enough for you to succeed as a business owner. You need to understand how your target markets work in real life and know how people will react to your products.

Don’t be embarrassed to connect with the people in your industry and talk to them. Take advantage of alumni networks, industry-related conferences, and other relevant events and resources, where you can meet industry professionals. Find yourself a mentor – an experienced person that has already gone through the problems you’re facing right now and are eager to help you avoid making the same mistakes.

3.      Never Underestimate the Power of Cash Flow

Did you know that one of the main reasons why startups fail during the first five years is the lack of resources? To succeed, you need to focus on keeping your cash flow positive.

For starters, think about your business expenses.

Say you’re running a beauty salon. First, you need to think about the salon supplies, inventory, and equipment you will need to operate your business. Second, think about fixed expenses, such as your rent or insurance plans. How much will you allocate to website building, SEO, PPC, or your printed materials?

Based on your business’ expense, you need to secure your funds on time. Even though many entrepreneurs decide for bootstrapping and asking friends or families for help, this is usually now enough to grow your business. You need to have a plan B. For example, you could take out a bank loan, apply for a government grant, find an angel investor, or even take advantage of crowdfunding.

Most importantly, you will need to invest in a financial forecasting tool that will tell you when your money comes in, when it goes out, and how much of your revenue remains when you cover all expenses.

4.      Support your Ideas with Solid Market Research Always do some research and maximize your online marketing tools.

Your business idea is only your starting point that needs to be based off thorough market research.

Ask yourself who your average customers are? Ask for customer feedback regularly in order to understand their most common problems, frustrations, fears, as well as their habits, interest, and objectives. Observe customers’ demographic data, such as their age, gender, location, marital status, etc. Based on the information you gather, you will need to segment your audiences based on the traits they share and create realistic buyer personas.

You will also need to observe the major players in your industry. For example, if you’re a vegan restaurant in LA, who are your major competitors? As you’re probably targeting the same groups of customers, observe their marketing efforts. How do they tailor their brand messaging to their audiences? What do their menus look like? What customer support services, deals, and loyalty programs do they offer? Ask yourself whether there are any gaps the industry isn’t addressing right now and how you could turn that to your advantage.

5.      Take It Easy

Working for someone else, you had vacation days, sick days, and weekends. You enjoyed long lunch breaks with your colleagues and had always had time for water cooler chats. Now that you’re jumping into the entrepreneurial waters, things will change for you.

Being an entrepreneur means working longer hours to kickstart your business properly. It also means new responsibilities, higher pressures, and fears. Many inexperienced entrepreneurs that are afraid of failure are ready to sacrifice their personal life and health because of career ambitions. And, the saddest thing is that you won’t even notice how the quality of your life deteriorated.

Have fun and collaborate with your colleagues.

When was the last time you worked out, ate something healthy, or went out with your friends?

You get the point.

Research says that burnouts are spreading among entrepreneurs like wildfire. Did you know that 72% of entrepreneurs suffer from mental health issues? To avoid that, try to take it easy. Disconnect from your work for a while. Visit a friend. Spend time with your family. Gain new experiences. Go out. Sleep more. Join a gym. Do anything that helps you relax.

Over to You

Pursuing an entrepreneurial career is not easy. However, if you’re cut out to be an entrepreneur, the problems mentioned above won’t discourage you. Being your own boss can be deeply rewarding, you just need to get accustomed to your new responsibilities and lifestyle.

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It’s time to go on a holiday, and you cannot wait. However, before you actually embark on, perhaps, your most exciting trip ever, there’s the daunting part of packing. Some of us like to pack, and spend hours and hours carefully planning about the things we will take with us, while others do so in the very last second. Be that as it may, all of us make certain mistakes when it comes to packing. So, what are these and how to stop making them?


Are you excited for your next vacation? Not checking the weather forecast

It’s pretty obvious what you need to do. Before actually starting to pack, it’s very important that you check the weather forecast for the place you’re visiting. You definitely don’t want to be surprised by rain with those shoes that are not waterproof, nor do you want to pack your winter clothes and arrive at a destination where it’s actually quite hot during that specific weekend. Checking the weather forecast will furthermore direct your packing into one direction, so you don’t have to worry about taking both clothes for hot and cold weather. However, always bear in mind that the forecast is wrong, so it’s good to pack something in case the weather changes.

Did you have that moment when you packed your wrong type of clothes? Waiting until the last second

As already mentioned, there definitely are people who pack very, very late. This is not only bad because you won’t have time to carefully and nicely pack all of your clothes (you don’t want wrinkles on your clothes, but more on that later), and there are high chances of you forgetting something. In case you are the one who packs last minute, it’s very important to know the priorities. If you’re going to the seaside, for example, make sure that you have your swimming suit packed first. Also, since you will definitely want to change a couple of times while there, don’t forget to pack an extra. Now, since you’re packing very late and you don’t have time to go shopping, you can always try and find a fashionable one piece swimwear online and have it delivered at your home or perhaps the hotel you’re staying. Also, it’s a very good idea to order such things online no matter when you’re packing as it can actually save you a lot of time.

What kind of traveler are you? Not rolling your clothes

Speaking of wrinkles, there’s another way in which you can prevent this, while also saving a lot of space in your suitcase. Many airline companies offer the possibility of only one suitcase per ticket, so it’s crucial that you make the most of it. The best way to achieve this is to roll your clothes instead of folding them. It’s an excellent way to maximize your suitcase space, and thus leave plenty of space for other things or even leave it empty for souvenirs and gifts. How to do it: Fold your clothes lengthwise before rolling it tightly, like you’re rolling a sleeping bag.

Not leaving space for gifts and souvenirs

If you carefully roll your clothes, you will maximize the space in your suitcase that you can either use for bringing more stuff with you, or even better, for the gifts and souvenirs you buy at your destination. We always buy something, so it’s very wrong to do to a holiday thinking you won’t be buying anything and thus leaving no space in your suitcase. Of course, you won’t be getting anything big, but allocate one part of your suitcase for small souvenirs. This could also be a hidden pocket in your suitcase, so you might want to forget about it while packing.

Forgetting your food

The last packing mistake that you might be making is perhaps the most important one, and it can happen very often if you’re packing in a rush. Forgetting your food is not only bad as you won’t have anything to eat while travelling, but it can also be very costly as you will have to spend extra money on food on airports or a place where you’ll be making your stops. Always have healthy snacks in your backpack, or even a sandwich, and most importantly, a bottle of water! Hydration is important!

Even though packing can be a nerve-wracking task, we all somehow love it as it means that we’re going somewhere exotic and interesting. So, it’s safe to say that packing is a bittersweet activity. Try to make a list of all the things you want to pack in order not to forget them. Also, pack your documents and booking/flight confirmations first – this is the most important!

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While travel is one of the most rewarding things in the world, flying can often be quite a stressful experience. From running through crowds and waiting in long lines to dealing with airport staff who hassle you for having a few extra items, flying can truly take a toll on you. But still, the best part about any flight is when you’re finally at home or in a cozy hotel room, ready to unwind. So, here are some ways to de-stress and relax after spending too much time on a crowded plane:

Stay hydrated

As you may already know, it’s not natural for human beings to be stuck inside metal boxes for long hours without the ability to move around a lot. And while long flights are detrimental to our body in many aspects, the dry air can often leave us quite dehydrated and make our skin drier and flakier than usual. That is why hydrating before, during, and especially after the flight is so important. But apart from keeping a reusable water bottle around at all times, it is also crucial to use moisturizers, oils and anything else that can keep your body hydrated and your mind relaxed.

Apart from sleep, we should also be hydrated! Book a relaxing massage

Apart from helping you unwind and relax in the most beautiful way possible, professional massages also enhance your circulation and help reduce the build-up of lactic acid during the flight. And the best part about this is, they are available all around the world. So, whether you decide to visit a spa in Bali or book a massage parlor in Hong Kong, pampering yourself with the most relaxing massage is crucial after any long haul flight.

I love a good massage! Take a soothing bath

Taking a long, relaxing bath is always a good idea, but especially after you’ve spend several hours trapped between two strangers up in the air. So, one of the first things you should do after you come home or arrive at your destination is to make a nice, soothing bubble bath and maybe even light up a few scented candles for a better and more relaxing experience.

Try some mindful yoga

Sitting in the same place for several hours is a disaster for your spine and your back muscles, which is why stretching is the perfect way to ease up the tension in your body, and what better way to do that than with a few simple yoga exercises. Yoga doesn’t require any special equipment or location – it can even be done in your bed – and it is an ideal way of releasing the built-up tension and feeling more energized after a long, exhausting flight.

Yoga really helps in relaxing your mind. Go on a short walk

If you can’t stay inside, going on a stroll is the perfect way to relax and unwind. So, load up your phone with your favorite music, take your headphones and just head outside. It doesn’t matter if you decide to go to the park, walk around the neighborhood, or even explore new and interesting places, the important thing is to stretch your legs and unwind from the flight completely.

Read a great book

Reading is a great way to prepare for sleeping. Whether you decide to bring a book with you, pick one up at the airport or even download some e-books on your tablet, the point is to get immersed in a world completely different from your own, which will, in turn, make you completely relaxed and ready for bed. Avoid genres that make you feel tense and agitated, such as horrors and thrillers, and opt for popular psychology or any other feel-good book that will give you a rush of positive emotions and get rid of all the negative feelings.

Whichever one of these relaxing ideas you choose, make sure it is the best option for you, and you will soon find yourself rested, peaceful and ready for anything that may come your way.

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The French Open is one of the most prestigious tennis championship events in the world. It will be held over two weeks between May and June 2019 at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The French Open is the only Grand Slam event to be played on clay, the slowest surface of any of the Grand Slam events. Remember, clay is a much harder surface to grip and to change direction on, meaning a player needs to be particularly fit, mobile, quick, and make usage of the slide technique to get to shots.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Alfonso Jimenez/Shutterstock (9709249at) Rafael Nadal celebrates his winning against Dominic Thiem French Open, Roland Garros, Paris, France – 10 Jun 2018 Roland Garros 2018 Final Men, Rafael Nadal wins against Dominic Thiem

If you look at the current situation in the men’s circuit, you will see Novak Djokovic flying once again, but Rafael Nadal remains the big favourite on clay. On top of that, it seems that Roger Federer will actually play this time around. The Swiss Champion is 37 but still going strong, while some of the young guns like Thiem, Zverev, Coric, and Tsitsipas will be hoping to find a breakthrough. The women’s bracket is equally interesting, as the title is wide open there. It seems like Serena Williams is finally out of her prime, but she remains dangerous. There will be plenty of contenders for the throne, with the likes of Halep, Osaka, and Svitolina all with the right to feel confident in their chances.

In this article, we will learn about the strengths, weaknesses, and betting odds of top two players from the men’s circuit that have high chances to win the 2019 French Open title. You can now bet on the best tennis betting sites for the 2019 French Open through Betopin.com.

Is it Nadal or Djokovic?

Strengths: The real key for a player winning on clay is good movement. It’s why Rafael Nadal has dominated in recent years. He is fit, mobile, quick and uses the slide technique to get to shots. Rafael Nadal has won a record eleven French Open Men’s singles titles, his most recent coming in 2018. In this season, he is all the possibilities to win the prestigious title. Further, he is a master of clay court.

Rafa is an 11 time Roland-Garros champion

Weaknesses: Rafa used to struggle if a player managed to hit straight on his forehand but that’s no more a problem. Another issue is his recent injuries, but again, the star player is in great form and has the best command on clay courts.

For example, before the 2018 French Open, two-time Roland Garros champion Jim Courier had suggested that If Thiem can hit it deep or short off the court and get it into Nadal’s backhand, his percentage chances of beating Nadal would jump dramatically. 

Betting Odds: 1.83

Strenghts: For many, the Serbian is back where he belongs – dominating the world of tennis with three consecutive Grand Slam titles. The gentleman is once again leading the ATP rankings and has won the last three Grand Slams. He is in great form at present. This gives him the chance to simultaneously hold all of the big four tournaments for the second time in his career.

Novak Djokovic won the French Open once in 2016.

Weaknesses: His record in the French Open isn’t that great, compared to his other achievements, with just one win and three final defeats.

Betting Odds: 2.87

The bottom line

Djokovic is one of the only three players who have beaten Nadal in the French Open, but again, Nadal could not fully recover from his injury during 2015. Presently, Rafael Nadal has high chances to win the prestigious title of 2019 French Open. We can say that the clay courts are actually made for this star player. But who knows, we may be surprised this season Both Djokovic and Nadal have remodelled their serves after their respective injuries in recent times, and have become even better. At this point, despite Nadal’s capitulation in the hands of Djokovic at Australian Open, he is still the favourite in Paris.

At Betopin.com we provide the latest information about Tennis, best tennis betting sites, tennis betting tips, and tennis betting exchanges for an enthralling betting experience.

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