Saturday, December 27, 2008

18 ways to trick you body

just saw this in a friendster bulletin by a friend...hehehe

1. If your throat tickles, scratch your ear."When the nerves in the ear are stimulated, it creates a reflex in the throat that can cause a muscle spasm," says Scott Schaffer, M.D., president of an ear, nose, and throat specialty center in Gibbsboro , New Jersey . "This spasm relieves the tickle."

2. Use right ear for conversation and left ear for music."Can't hear what's being said. Researchers at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine say you should lean in with your RIGHT ear, which recognizes speech better.
On the other hand, if you are trying to identify a piece of music, lean in with your LEFT ear. The left ear is better at sensing (recognizing?) music tones"

3. Need to pee but no toilet nearby? Think about sex."Thoughts of sex preoccupy your brain (as well as your peeing apparatus) and relieve the discomfort--so says Larry Lipshultz, M.D., chief of male reproductive medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. I'm not sure about this one...but I'm willing to try, in the name of science"

4. Cough during injection to reduce pain."This one seems dangerous. German researchers claim that coughing during an injection can reduce the pain of the needle stick. Says Taras Usichenko, author of a study on the phenomenon, coughing causes a sudden, temporary rise in spinal cord pressure. This spinal pressure inhibits the structures that conduct pain. I might try this when I stub a toe, but not when getting stuck with a needle"

5. Clear stuffed nose by thrusting tongue against roof of mouth and pressing finger between the brow."Relieve sinus pressure by alternately thrusting your tongue against the roof of your mouth, then pressing between your eyebrows with one finger. D.O. Lisa DeStefano of Michigan State University college of osteopathic medicine says this causes the vomer bone (which runs through the nasal passages to the mouth) to rock back and forth. After 20 seconds of this motion, you should feel your sinuses begin draining"

6. Avoid night-time heartburn by sleeping on on your LEFT side."Why? The esophagus and stomach connect at an angle. When sleeping on your right, the stomach is higher than the esophagus, enabling food and stomach acid to flow up your throat causing heartburn or acid-reflux. When you're on your left, the stomach is lower than the esophagus and less likely to flow against gravity.

7. Cure your toothache with ice on the hand."Just rub ice on the back of your hand, on the V-shaped webbed area between your thumb and index finger. The nerve pathways at the base of that V stimulate an area of the brain that blocks pain signals from the face and hands.

8. Make burns disappear by applying light pressure."This method brings the burned skin back to a normal temperature, reducing the blistering.
9. Stop alcohol dizziness by putting hand on something stable."Putting your sensitve hand on something stable works better than the putting your less sensitive foot on the ground. Why dizzy after drinking alcohol? Because the part of your ear responsible for balance -- the cupula -- floats in a fluid with the same density as blood. As alcohol dilutes the blood IN the cupula, the cupula becomes less dense than the surrounding liquid and rises. This confuses your brain. Putting your hand on a stable object reduces the confusion, giving your brain a second opinion and helping you feel less dizzy.

10. Unstitch your side!"If you're like most people, when you run, you exhale as your right foot hits the ground. This puts downward pressure on your liver (which lives on your right side), which then tugs at the diaphragm and creates a side stitch, according to The Doctors Book of Home Remedies for Men. The fix: Exhale as your left foot strikes the ground.

12. Make your heart stand still!
Trying to quell first-date jitters? Blow on your thumb. The vagus nerve, which governs heart rate, can be controlled through breathing, says Ben Abo, an emergency medical- services specialist at the University of Pittsburgh . It'll get your heart rate back to normal.

13. Thaw your brain!
Too much Chipwich too fast will freeze the brains of lesser men. As for you, press your tongue flat against the roof of your mouth, covering as much as you can. "Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too," says Abo. "In compensating, it overheats, causing an ice-cream headache." The more pressure you apply to the roof of your mouth, the faster your headache will subside.

14. Prevent near-sightedness!
Poor distance vision is rarely caused by genetics, says Anne Barber, O.D., an optometrist in Tacoma , Washington . "It's usually caused by near-point stress." In other words, staring at your computer screen for too long. So flex your way to 20/20 vision. Every few hours during the day, close your eyes, tense your body, take a deep breath, and, after a few seconds, release your breath and muscles at the same time. Tightening and releasing muscles such as the biceps and glutes can trick involuntary muscles -- like the eyes -- into relaxing as well.

15. Wake the dead!
If your hand falls asleep while you're driving or sitting in an odd position, rock your head from side to side. It'll painlessly banish your pins and needles in less than a minute, says Dr. DeStefano. A tingly hand or arm is often the result of compression in the bundle of nerves in your neck; loosening your neck muscles releases the pressure. Compressed nerves lower in the body govern the feet, so don't let your sleeping dogs lie. Stand up and walk around.

16. Impress your friends!
Next time you're at a party, try this trick: Have a person hold one arm straight out to the side, palm down, and instruct him to maintain this position. Then place two fingers on his wrist and push down. He'll resist. Now have him put one foot on a surface that's a half inch higher (a few magazines) and repeat. This time his arm will cave like the French. By misaligning his hips, you've offset his spine, says Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., co-owner of Results Fitness, in Santa Clarita , California . Your brain senses that the spine is vulnerable, so it shuts down the body's ability to resist.

17. Breathe underwater!
If you're dying to retrieve that quarter from the bottom of the pool, take several short breaths first -- essentially, hyperventilate. When you're underwater, it's not a lack of oxygen that makes you desperate for a breath; it's the buildup of carbon dioxide, which makes your blood acidic, which signals your brain that somethin' ain't right. "When you hyperventilate, the influx of oxygen lowers blood acidity," says Jonathan Armbruster, Ph.D., an associate professor of biology at Auburn University . "This tricks your brain into thinking it has more oxygen." It'll buy you up to 10 seconds.

18. Read minds!
Your own! "If you're giving a speech the next day, review it before falling asleep," says Candi Heimgartner, an instructor of biological sciences at the University of Idaho . Since most memory consolidation happens during sleep, anything you read right before bed is more likely to be encoded as long-term memory.

Monday, November 3, 2008

The Mayonnaise Jar And Coffee


Message: When things in your life seem almost
too much to
handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough,
remember the mayonnaise jar...and the coffee...

A professor stood before his philosophy class
and had some items in front of him. When the
class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very
large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded
to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students
if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles
and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar
lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open areas
between the golf balls. He then asked the students
again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

The professor next picked up a box of sand and
poured it into the jar.
Of course, the sand filled up everything else. He
asked once more if the jar was full. The students
responded with a unanimous "yes."

The professor then produced two cups of coffee
from under the table and poured the entire
contents into the jar, effectively filling the empty
space between the sand. The students laughed.

"Now," said the professor, as the laughter
subsided, " I want you to recognize that this jar
represents your life. The golf balls are the
important things-your family, your children, your
health, your friends,
and your favorite passions-things that if everything
else was lost and only they remained, your life
would still be full. The pebbles are the other things
that matter like your job, your house, and your car.
sand s everything else-the small stuff.

"If you put the sand into the jar first," he
continued, "there is no room for the pebbles or the
golf balls. The same goes for life. If you
spend all your time and energy on the small stuff,
you will never have room for the things that are
important to you. Pay attention to the things that
are critical to your happiness. Play with your
Take time to get medical checkups. Take your
partner out to dinner. Play another 18. There will
always be time to clean the house and fix the
disposal. Take care of the golf balls first, the
things that really matter. Set your priorities. The
rest is just sand."

One of the students raised her hand and inquired
what the coffee represented.

The professor smiled. "I'm glad you asked. It just
goes to show you that no matter how full your life
may seem, there's always room for a couple of
cups of coffee with a friend."

Thursday, September 25, 2008

copied from someone's bulletin on friendster

Afew hours ago while surfing the net and lounging on friendster I run by this bulletin by someone I know, just want to share to everyone. ^^
BTW my birthday is coming up! everyone invited!!! ^^

I'll sing it one last time for you
Then we really have to go
You've been the only thing that's right
In all I've done
And I can barely look at you
But every single time I do
I know we'll make it anywhere
Away from here
Light up....
As if you have a choice
Even if you cannot hear my voice
I'll be right beside you dear
And we'll run for our lives
I can hardly speak I understand
Why you can't raise your voice to say
To think I might not see those eyes
Makes it so hard not to cry
And as we say our long goodbye
I nearly do
We don't have time for that
All I want is to find an easier way
To get out of our little heads
Have heart my dear
We're bound to be afraid
Even if it's just for a few days
Making up for all this mess

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

quoted quotes

First of all it's been a VERY LONG time again since I last posted here. But now I've returned, here will be my new post! enjoy!

A big jar full of water gets emptied by just a small hole, even a little anger and pride will drain all the nobility of a good heart, stay humble.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Albert Einstein

It's just that the most important things in life are those which may
not necessarily be logical…



An Atheist Professor of Philosophy speaks to his Class on the Problem
Science has with GOD, The ALMIGHTY.
He asks one of his New Christian Students to stand and . . .

Professor : You are a Christian, aren't you, son ?
Student : Yes, sir.
Professor : So you Believe in GOD ?
Student : Absolutely, sir.
Professor : Is GOD Good ?
Student : Sure.
Professor : Is GOD ALL - POWERFUL ?
Student : Yes.
Professor : My Brother died of Cancer even though he Prayed to GOD to
Heal him.
Most of us would attempt to Help Others who are ill.
But GOD didn't.
How is this GOD Good then ? Hmm ?

( Student is silent )

Professor : You can't answer, can you ?
Let's start again, Young Fella.
Is GOD Good ?
Student : Yes.
Professor : Is Satan good ?
Student : No.
Professor : Where does Satan come from ?
Student : From . . . GOD . . .
Professor : That's right.
Tell me son, is there evil in this World ?
Student : Yes.
Professor : Evil is everywhere, isn't it ?
And GOD did make Everything. Correct ?
Student : Yes.
Professor : So who created evil ?

( Student does not answer )

Professor : Is there Sickness ? Immorality ? Hatred ? Ugliness ?
All these terrible things exist in the World, don't
they ?
Student : Yes, sir.
Professor : So, who Created them ?

( Student has no answer )

Professor : Science says you have 5 Senses you use to Identify and
Observe the World around you.
Tell me, son . . . Have you ever Seen GOD ?
Student : No, sir.
Professor : Tell us if you have ever Heard your GOD ?
Student : No , sir.
Professor : Have you ever Felt your GOD, Tasted your GOD, Smelt your GOD ?
Have you ever had any Sensory Perception of GOD for
that matter ?
Student : No, sir. I'm afraid I haven't.
Professor : Yet you still Believe in HIM ?
Student : Yes.
Professor : According to Empirical, Testable, Demonstrable Protocol,
Science says your GOD doesn't exist.
What do you say to that, son ?
Student : Nothing. I only have my Faith.
Professor : Yes. Faith. And that is the Problem Science has.
Student : Professor, is there such a thing as Heat ?
Professor : Yes.
Student : And is there such a thing as Cold ?
Professor : Yes.
Student : No sir. There isn't.

( The Lecture Theatre becomes very quiet with this turn of events )

Student : Sir, you can have Lots of Heat, even More Heat,
Superheat, Mega Heat, White Heat,
a Little Heat or No Heat.
But we don't have anything called Cold.
We can hit 458 Degrees below Zero which is No Heat,
but we can't go any further after that.
There is no such thing as Cold.
Cold is only a Word we use to describe the Absence
of Heat.
We cannot Measure Cold.
Heat is Energy.
Cold is Not the Opposite of Heat, sir, just the
Absence of it.

( There is Pin - Drop Silence in the Lecture Theatre )

Student : What about Darkness, Professor ? Is there such a thing as
Darkness ?
Professor : Yes. What is Night if there isn't Darkness ?
Student : You're wrong again, sir.
Darkness is the Absence of Something.
You can have Low Light, Normal Light , Bright
Light, Flashing Light . . .
But if you have No Light Constantly, you have
Nothing and it's called Darkness, isn't it ?
In reality, Darkness isn't.
If it is, were you would be able to make Darkness
Darker, wouldn't you ?
Professor : So what is the point you are making, Young Man ?
Student : Sir, my point is your Philosophical Premise is Flawed.
Professor : Flawed ? Can you explain how ?
Student : Sir, you are working on the Premise of Duality.
You argue there is Life and then there is Death, a
Good GOD and a Bad GOD.
You are viewing the Concept of GOD as something
finite, something we can measure.
Sir, Science can't even explain a Thought.
It uses Electricity and Magnetism, but has never
seen, much less fully understood either one.
To view Death as the Opposite of Life is to be
ignorant of the fact that
Death cannot exist as a Substantive Thing.
Death is Not the Opposite of Life : just the Absence
of it.
Now tell me, Professor, do you Teach your Students
that they Evolved from a Monkey ?
Professor : If you are referring to the Natural Evolutionary Process,
yes, of course, I do.
Student : Have you ever observed Evolution with your own eyes, sir ?

( The Professor shakes his head with a Smile, beginning to realize
where the Argument is going )

Student : Since no one has ever observed the Process of Evolution
at work and
cannot even prove that this Process is an On - Going
are you not Teaching your Opinion, sir ?
Are you not a Scientist but a Preacher ?

( The Class is in Uproar )

Student : Is there anyone in the Class who has ever Seen the
Professor's Brain?

(The Class breaks out into Laughter )

Student : Is there anyone here who has ever Heard the Professor's
Brain, Felt it, Touched or Smelt it ? . . .
No one appears to have done so.
So, according to the Established Rules of Empirical,
Stable, Demonstrable Protocol, Science says that
you have No Brain, sir.
With all due respect, sir, how do we then Trust your
Lectures, sir?

(The Room is Silent. The Professor stares at the Student, his face

Professor: I guess you'll have to take them on Faith, son.
Student : That is it sir . . .
the Link between Man & GOD is FAITH.
That is all that Keeps Things Moving & Alive.

I believe you have enjoyed the Conversation . . . and if so . . .
you'll probably want your Friends / Colleagues to enjoy the same . . .
won't you? . . .
Forward them to Increase their Knowledge . . . or FAITH

It turned out later that the student is Albert Einstein

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose."

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

this one is for my teacher

In any case some of my readers would be wondering why I posted something like this, this is for my former teacher in high school who is also a good friend of mine.

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Sunday, May 4, 2008


I'd rather choose being hurt with the truth than making me believe with all the lies.
Leave me rather than be with me but your heart belongs to someone else.
Break up with me rather than use me and be just your option.
Give up on me rather than staying in the relationship when I know I was the only one fighting.
Let me go rather than hearing painful words from you.
Yes it hurts but I rather be alone than be with someone who takes me for granted.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

ball game

it's been a long time since I last posted here again. Just wanna share a message told to me by a very good friend of mine. I just added sumthin up at the end.

In a relationship there are lots ofreasons of a breakup, it doesn't always mean an end,
just like in basketball you call for a time out to plan for things to be better...
cause no mater what, you shouldn't let your opponents beat you, till the last minute you have to keep struggling for the win.
That's the way we should be playin love, not wastin time, lettin others defeat us, wearin different jerseys, joinin different teams, but stil aint got no luck to win.
Just like MJ said, It aint over til it's over.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

towards the light

Someday the inversed butterfly will face the light
I cut my hair with you in the mirror
Footsteps echo in the hallway during class,
the sound of the incessant rain follows.
When the figure feels, it seems bright.
It'll become a sweet flower; it'll even become a poisonous fruit.
It's raining today, too, even now
I want to connect to her through her sky and my sky.

In this craziness, uncertainty.
I wonder if we can leave the thoughts of each and everyone somewhere.
In this craziness, you gave me life
I wonder to what point we can protect a single thought.

You remembered it, the inversed butterfly.
The exchange of mail is unstopping
Even if it is set adrift, I should swim
The incessant voices of people are like waves
The memories that I'll convey, while I believe in them.
Are a gentle rhythm that feels like crying.
It's always raining; the present will continue to the future
I want to think so.

In this craziness, uncertainty.
I wonder if we can leave the thoughts of each and everyone somewhere.
In this craziness, you gave me life
I wonder to what point we can protect a single thought.

Feelings that don't want to become words exist
No matter how far people reach out their hands,
an unreachable place inside of people exists.
Because I love the inaudible thought of each and everyone
Even if they don't become something, they won't be changing on any day.

In this craziness, uncertainty.
I wonder if we can leave the thoughts of each and everyone somewhere.
In this craziness, you gave me life
I wonder to what point we can protect a single thought.


Current mood: unknown
Currently eating: none
Drinking: none

The human world, is a world of karma,
The karmic threads that move people together intertwine like fragile sorrowful Lycoris flower
When someone is lost amidst rage, sorrow and tears, beyond the midnight curtain,
Vengeance shall be delivered

Swept away by the actions of former life
Led on the path of doubt by a pitiful destiny.
The separation between hating and being hated is crumbling.
Two prisoners confined on opposite sides of the mirror,
crossing through time, coming from the darkness,
shall exact your revenge

Wednesday, January 23, 2008


current mood: stressed
eating: burger
drinking: coke
listening to: bizzy bone - fried day

sobrang wala akong magawa sa buhay ko ngayon...
walang tulog, walang pahinga...
been busy these past few days...
playing basketball in the morning...
going to school in the afternoon up to night and hanging out with my friends after class or maybe going out for a drink with my other friends...
or maybe as always...
going out with my girl...
there's nothing wrong with what i'm doing right now...
it's just that...
i don't have time management...
i stay up awake up to wee hours...
and waking up real early...
so i don't have any sleep at all...
the other readers know what happens when i don't have any sleep at all...
my blood level goes really down...
good thing though that it still doesn't take its toll on me...
i won't lie...
i already spouting blood again...
but that's ok...
i'm used to it...
hope this week i would get a lot of sleep...
so for now good night...
sweet dreams!!!

Monday, January 14, 2008


current mood: content
eating: rice and kalderetang baka
drinking: pineapple juice

This would be my first post for this year. I have been busy this past few days with school and my life. My high school friend just sent me this on friendster, this is a chain letter actually that I never forwarded to anyone on friendster, I just wanted to share this the advices are actually nice.

ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

THREE. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.

FOUR. When you say, 'I love you ,' mean it.

FIVE. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye.

SIX. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.

SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.

EIGHT. Never laugh at anyone's dream. People who don't have dreams don't have much.

NINE. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.

TEN.. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.

ELEVEN. Don't judge people by their relatives.

TWELVE. Talk slowly but think quickly.

THIRTEEN. When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, 'Why do yo u want to know?'

FOURTEEN. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

FIFTEEN. Say 'bless you' or "salud!(means stay healhty!) when you hear someone sneeze.

SIXTEEN. When you lose, don't lose the lesson !

SEVENTEEN. Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and responsibility for all your actions.

EIGHTEEN. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship..

NINETEEN. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

TWENTY. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.

TWENTY-ONE. Spend some time alone.