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How Work Stress Is Affecting Your Overall Health

Are you having trouble sleeping at night? If yes, are you aware that work-related stress might be the culprit? Work stress, combined with impaired sleep, can then make you prone to hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Sleep is the time when your body tries to restore its energy levels and revitalize itself. Sleep also helps you recover from the stress that you experience at work. Regrettably, stress and poor sleep are linked to each other. If left unsupervised, this combo can lead to other health problems. Factors that make the job stressful Recent studies show that work stress is often associated with jobs that have high demand and low control. These are workplaces where the employers demand the utmost quality but deny their employees to make decisions with regards to their tasks and projects. Working in an environment that provides employees with the opportunity to make their own decisions can help make them feel less stressed even when they feel pressured. On the other hand, working in a

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In the Spotlight: Why Ortigas Center Is the Place to Be

Are you a Filipino looking for greener pastures? Maybe you’re a foreign investor looking to take advantage of the booming Philippine economy? Or you’re just someone looking for a change of scenery? Whatever you are, do yourself a favor and put Ortigas Center in Metro Manila at the top of your places-to-consider list. Second only to the Makati Central Business District, Ortigas Center is a growing business area, making it a great place to start anew. So whether you’re thinking of working or living in a new place, or both, Ortigas is the place to be. And here are three reasons why: Livelihood opportunities https://www.ronpenndorf.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/images1719-5cb57cef789eb-1024×684.jpg Being a business district, Ortigas offers a wide range of livelihood opportunities. If you’re looking for employment, many IT and BPO companies are operating in the area. You can also try applying for a job at well-established organizations, like the Asian Development Bank, San Miguel Corporation, and Jollibee Foods Corporation, which are all headquartered in the business district. On the other hand,

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What You Need to Know When Buying a Foreclosed Property

“Foreclosure” is the process where a lending company tries to collect a share of the remaining home loan balance. They try to obtain it from a homeowner who has not paid their mortgage. These companies usually sell these at an auction. Buying foreclosed homes is an excellent option for buyers who are looking for a low-priced property. But where do you start? It’s always best to work with a trusted auction site to get the right information that you need about foreclosed properties. Companies such as Tax Deed Investors aim to make it easier for clients by providing them with investment strategies suited to them. But aside from these things, is there anything else to consider when buying a foreclosed property? 1. Budget your finances Although the price tag is quite small, it shouldn’t fool you into a quick deal. Ensure that you have enough money for any extensive repairs that the house may need. Bear in mind that these houses aren’t relatively new. These are a

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Three Financial Mistakes Aussies Make in Their Twenties

When you are in your twenties, you are young enough to think you do not have to worry about retirement just yet. While that may be true, this should not mean you can waste your money. Whatever you do in this time in your life will form habits that will be hard to break when you get older. More importantly, if you are making these mistakes, you are setting yourself up for a life of financial insecurity: Buying a House Too Big Any young Aussie who is getting a decent paycheck will start thinking about buying their own house. The real estate market in Burnside is flush enough with choices that you are confident there will be something for you. And there is, but perhaps not that five-bedroom home you have your eyes on. In your twenties, you are dreaming big and want a place that can accommodate your needs when to achieve your dreams. However, your needs and dreams will change over time, and you might

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Deconstructing Offices: Things to Have in a Flexible Workplace

Over the years, office design has changed dramatically. Decades ago, cubicles were the defining elements of workplaces. But then the millennials came. They yearned for better social connections with fellow employees, and so the partitions were taken down, laying bare an open-concept layout. But then the noises came, as well as the stressed-out Baby Boomers and well, the equally frustrated millennials. Employees longed for peace and secure collaboration, and so the open-concept layout was redefined, giving way to a flexible workplace. It’s the new norm in many offices, and it’s here to stay for a long time as it accommodates different work styles and employee generations. If you’re planning to make the switch yourself, here are the must-have elements of a flexible workplace: Multifunctional Spaces Break up your large rooms and dedicate areas for different purposes. If you set up tables with chairs in rows, that space can only be used as a dining area. But if you enclose grouped furniture in booths or pods, it can

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Top Reasons to Live in Cebu

For somewhere that is just as well developed as Metro Manila is, Cebu is proving to be a great place to live in. With many green spaces abounding the area and even more amazing destinations offering unique experiences, it’s enough to make you want to grab that condo for sale in Cebu. But is it truly worth it? Here are the top experiences you can have in Cebu that will only be a hop and skip away should you choose to live in the city. Hike Mount Bagbag Living in Manila, if you wanted to take a hike, it usually means hours-long drives to the far off mountains. In Cebu, Mount Bagbag is within easy access of the city. This means you can easily go over for your fix of healthy hiking any time the fancy strikes you. The mountain offers a full range of experiences, whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a beginner. The views are spectacular and breathtaking. The air is fresh and it makes

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