Living in a stress-filled electromagnetic soup has created a nation of insomniacs. According to the Centers for Disease Control, between 50 and 70 million American adults suffer from sleep disorders. If you’re among them, conider making the new year the time to muffle the static in your head, ease tense muscles, trigger sleep hormones (serotonin and melatonin) to flow freely and get your long overdue beauty sleep. Let’s toss the sleeping pills and indulge in soporific foods. Pleasant dreams.
Recently, a friend invited me to go with her for a reading by her psychic. The friend swears by this psychic-cum-tarot-card reader and insists that she would never make a major move in her life without consulting this woman.
By Kevin Yaley, Francis Parker School One of the major goals in Parker’s recently approved Strategic Plan is to inspire academic excellence through the design and development of a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Program. This STEAM Program will provide our students with opportunities to apply knowledge and skills acquired in content area [...]
By Jay Levitt, Guaranteed Rate In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law in order to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 housing and financial crisis. Included in the act are the most significant regulations to the U.S. financial system since those that followed the Great Depression. One [...]
By Dr. Joe D’Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson Our smiles are more important than many of us realize. Studies show that those with bigger smiles experience better health. Smiles reduce our stress hormones and lower our blood pressure. Smiles also improve our relationship success. By analyzing young women’s smiles from their yearbook photos, a UC [...]
Sure as the Sun Rises, More Cash Rebates, 30% Tax Credits and New Power Back-up Systems Bring Powerful ROI to Residential Solar Customers By Martin Learn, President, Home Energy Systems There’s a reason solar is one of San Diego’s fastest-growing industries. It can help property owners slash energy costs, improve property values and qualify for [...]
By Rick Rutstein, Professional Design and Drafting www.professionaldesignanddrafting.com There’s a saying: “It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.” With over thirty years experience in home design and drafting, I’ve noticed how much we do put our hearts into our homes. From family photos hanging on the walls to [...]
Culinary predictions for the new year include this Kitchen Shrink’s observations for what to expect on restaurant menus and supermarket shelves. As the economy hobbles into a slow- healing recovery, some scrumptious indulgences are coming out of hibernation, while sustainability, seasonality and farm- to table-ethea remain status quo.
Christmas brings a bounty of seasonal goodies to our tables from the much-lampooned fruitcake to close cousins of stollen and panettone. Here’s a decadent sampling of traditional holiday favorites from fruit to nuts.
Imagining Amazon delivery drones in La JollaAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced that within four to five years, Amazon packages weighing five pounds or less and being delivered less than 10 miles from a distribution center could be delivered aerially by drones, all within 30 minutes of ordering. Even Bezos conceded that there were definitely kinks to work out with the new vehicles, like making sure they didn’t land on someone’s head.