7 GUY Rules on the First Date


1. Always pay for the first date

It is a must that you pay for the first date even if she offers to. It creates an unspoken understanding that you are not cheap. That simple gesture gives them the sense of security they look for from guys they are dating. Also it gives a good first impression and it leads to later rewards.

2. Always maintain eye-contact for the duration of the date

During the date do not give out any vibe that you are nervous and the best indicator of that is through your eyes. Maintaining eye-contact tells your date that your are confident and that you are willing to listen. Never look down or look elsewhere when she is talking to you. It might appear to her that you lack self-confidence and that is never a good thing.

3. Practice your lines

It is important that you come prepared for a date. Go over your lines in-front of a mirror or with your pet dog do whatever you think will help you. Practice conversations and confrontations with yourself and do not be ashamed because if you really like that girl you don’t want to mess this up. This will avoid awkward silences which is really brutal on first dates. I’d rather be well equipped than go about it blind-folded.

4. Ask questions about her

Start the conversation with a question. Ladies like to talk about them and make sure that you listen to every word she says. Make notes in your head so you can quote her after. This tells her that you are interested.

5. Be confident

Don’t be afraid of judgement. Ladies find honesty sweet. Tell them who you are and what you do with confidence. Its one thing to be a janitor but its another to be self-concious about it. Ladies can sense lack of confidence from a mile away. Let it all out.

6. Never introduce her to your friends in the first date

Your main goal is to get to know each other and it is quite impossible to do it in one night. Typically, she would leave out some information until your next date which is totally normal. Now introducing her to your friends in the first date when you yourself barely know each other is quite against what you really want to do. So it is important to build a strong connection with her first before you try to introduce her to your friends. In some cases, when you expose her to your boys it is likely that she involuntarily develop a connection with your friends before she does with you and you don’t want that.

7. Sell yourself

At the end of the day we are promoting ourselves to people we don’t know. Sell yourself like you would when you are in a job interview. Show her that you can take care of her by taking control of situations. Be confident in everything you say and be yourself. If she doesn’t like who you are then she’s not for you.

7 Signs that you’ve met a True Friend

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 “It is easy to meet and make friends, but its hard to make true friends.”

#1 — a true friend, will tell you the truth!

A true friend is someone who isn’t afraid to tell you the truth and addresses the problem regardless of what you might think. A true friend will tell you your mistakes as he/she sees it. He/She would not think twice of telling you, if it means you would be better off knowing the truth.

#2 — a true friend, will warn you!

A true friend is someone who would stop you in your tracks and tell you if something is wrong. He/She would go out of his/her way to let you know what they think of the situation. If they think something is not right, they will not hesitate to try to stop you from doing so.

#3 — a true friend, shares bad experiences!

A true friend is someone who is not afraid of telling you his/her bad experiences from the past. They are the ones who are comfortable of telling you their mistakes so that you both can learn from them.


#4 — a true friend, has deep concern for you!

A true friend is someone who makes sure that you get home safe. They will patiently wait for your call or text before they go to bed. They treat you as if you were part of their family.

#5 — a true friend, will raise you up!

A true friend is someone who would help you stand up when you fall. They are the first ones to call you when something bad happens to you. They will try to make something good out of the Bad and they will help you see the good side of things.

#6 — a true friend, will stand up for you!

A true friend is someone who would stand by you no matter what. He/She will always be on your side through thick and thin, they are always there when you need them.

#7 — a true friend, sees the good side of you! 

A true friend is someone who ignores the bad and counts the good. They are the ones who truly knows who you are and why you’re the way you are. They are not affected of the wrong things you’ve done, but rather focus on the good things you’ve done.

Toronto Raptors Win Prediction (BREAKDOWN) against the West on the Road – Dec 27 – Jan 10



The Toronto Raptors are off to a good start winning 2 of 5 games on the road against top tier teams in the West. They faced the Clippers last Saturday that was lead by Kyle Lowry who scored 25 points of a 110-98 victory and snapped the Clipers 8-game home winning streak.

They also faced the Denver Nuggets, Kyle Lowry had 30 points and 11 assist, a double-double for the Villanova kid. Lou Williams also contributed with 31 points off the bench in a victory over the Nuggets. The Raptors first win in Pepsi Center since 2003-2004.

The Raptors have 3 more games before they go back home. They will face Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors on Thursday and the Phoenix Suns on Saturday.

ROAD TRIP “Statistics Prediction”  (Click Image for Larger View)


Portland Trail Blazers(25-7)


The Category that stands out the most in this Match up is Turnovers. The Blazers turn it over 15.1 times per game against the Raptors 11.6. The Toronto Raptors takes care of the ball better and also the Extra scoring chances per game TOR (4.0) vs. POR (-1.6) . If we base it on these statistics alone,The Toronto Raptors should be able to Win this matchup.



Golden State Warriors(24-5)

The Golden State Warriors shoots the ball at 47.90%. They are an elite shooting team that is why they are at the top of the Western Conference right now. The only edge that the Raptors have is that the Warriors doesn’t rebound the ball well, only 10 rebounds per game and also 16 turnovers per game. This will be an exciting game because both teams likes to run the floor.

The team that could hold the Opposition under 100 will win the game.

Pheonix Suns(18-14)


The Pheonix Suns wins 2 of 9 categories against the Raptors. They only edged the Raptors in Steals and Blocks by a small margin. Again, the Raptors takes care of the ball better than Pheonix, they turn the ball over 15.1 times a game against 11.6 by the Raptors.

This should be a WIN for the Raptors.

The Toronto Raptors should be able to win 4 games out of 5 after the road trip.

On a Serious Note: What is the truth about happiness?(VIDEO)


Happiness is a state of mind that makes you feel good about yourself. It’s this rush of feeling through your body that tells you to laugh or smile. That state or feeling are caused by things that we like and love doing.

What are the things that makes us happy? Does having a lot of money or a nice car make you happy for the rest of your life? The answer would be no. You would be surprised of how quickly our mind adapts to situations like the feeling of getting a new car or buying a very expensive house.

We are drawn to the thought that having the most expensive things would make us happy for a long period of time. Fact is, that feeling only lasts for a short period, then our minds goes back to its normal state as if nothing has changed. It is why we miswant things. We think we really want it because of its long-term effect on us, but 9 times out of 10 it wont.

Miswanting is when we want something because we think that it will make us happy for a longer period but it is never the case.

Quick tip: Winning the Battle over Stress (list)


We experience stress everyday whether we’re at work, school or simply being at home. We are bombarded with stress anywhere we go and whatever we’re doing. It is part of our everyday life and the only way to get through is to accept it and move forward.

The real problem is when the stress is prolonged for a period of time from either mental or physical exhaustion. Fact is a lot of people suffer from it and for some people who couldn’t cope with stress are quite possibly leaning towards taking their own life. Most suicides happen on the first day of the year, January 1st, because these people couldn’t imagine having to endure the stress of living like that for another year. Its such a shame knowing that we could have done something to prevent it from happening.

First of all, it is important to talk to someone about this issue. You cannot deal with it on your own and it is important to get other peoples opinion rather than keeping it to yourself. I remember my mother, everyday she would come home from work and she would tell us everything that happened in great detail. She wouldn’t leave anything untold. That’s why every time I would visit her work, I felt like I know everyone already. She would tell us how nice Sophia is and how Bitchy Yana is. I understood why she was telling us everything. If that would keep my mother from thinking unhealthy thoughts then I wouldn’t mind listening to her everyday.

Here are some of things you could do to reduce stress and ultimately live happier.

  • Tell someone you trust
  • Get a Hobby
  • Exercise 
  • Entertain yourself (Movies/Games)
  • Eating Healthy
  • Join classes on dealing stress
  • Have a Schedule
  • Socialize
  • Meditation
  • Time off from work
  • Balance your activities 

These are the things that will help you focus on other things and really bring back that sense of purpose. It will also help you appreciate life in a deeper sense.

12 Gifts of Christmas: for her!


It’s the season to be jolly! fa la la la la la la la.

Still thinking of a great gift for her? girlfriend, sister, niece, mom, aunt…  Making a girl happy is not that hard, you just need to know what kind of things she’s in to . It could be from a simple do it yourself to extravagant presents, it really depends on your budget.

Christmas is all about giving and expressing gratitude to the people you care about. It’s the thought that counts, I’m sure she will appreciate it.

Here is a list of the Christmas gift ideas that you could consider giving to her.

12. Stuffed toys

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Stuffed animals are a classic gift idea.

11. cute notebooks


I don’t know if it’s just me, but when I see cute notebooks I buy them and never use it. It’s just so cute that I just collect them. Other girls can use it as diary or notebook for list of things to do. It comes with different sizes and designs.

10. Scarves


In the harsh winter, scarves are a necessity. It comes in different colours and styles. The picture above is from Urban Outfitters with a price range of $15 to $25.

9. Cute cellphone cases


Phones can be very fragile, it’s better to protect it. There are a variety of fancy cellphone cases that are offered in the market. Some of them have gems, leather cover, cute cartoon character and many more.

This picture is from Amazon with a price range of $10 to $20.

8. Fancy Accessories


Ladies love to wear accessories. It could be a necklace, bracelet or earrings. Wearing accessories with a nice dress would gives a touch of elegance. This item is from Aldo Accessories with a price range for bracelets of $10 to $20.

7. Floral hats

This hat would be a perfect gift for her if she likes to spend her time outdoors.

6. Jewelry box


Jewelry box is definitely a must have for ladies. This will help them get organized and also a definitive place to put away your accessories.

This item is from Sears and costs $47.99.

5. Cosmetics


Ladies never leaves the house without putting some make-up on.

This make up kit is from mac cosmetics with a price of $59.50

4. Dress


Girls love it when the guy are trying to dress them up. Surprising them with a cocktail dress for their formal date on the roof top with a very romantic view is a plus.

This Dress is from Sears with a price of $49.99

3. Bags


No explanations needed.

This Bag is from ALDO with a price of $60.

2. Shoes


Girls conquer the world with shoes. Rubber shoes, high heels, sandals whichever is her best interest.

From Converse with a price range of $50 to $110

1. Jewelry


If you really want to go out with a bang, then this is the way to go. If you’re panning on pampering your girl then this Diamond pendant is for her.

This Diamond Heart Pendant in Pink Silver is from Sears with a price of $ 164.95.