LYNNIS WOODS: Staying Balanced-Mind, Body & Spirit

OPINION – There are so many techniques, opinions, and practices that are subscribed to when it comes to the topic of keeping the body balanced. Most of them have some relevance and the majority of them will work for some people. I have come to realize after working with so many people that everyone is […]

JASON MATTHEWS: How Are We Going to Pay for Everything?

OPINION – Right now the United States has more than $18 trillion in debt. While I am writing this it is increasing. Our Medicare deficit is more than $980 million. Our Social Security bill is more than $879 million. More than 10,000 baby boomers are retiring every day. The most baby boomers were born between […]

TIANA BURSE: Know Your Worth

OPINION – A anonymous person once stated: “Always know the difference between what you are getting and what you deserve.” Life is a movie. A motion picture where we are not only the stars of our existence but also the director of the show. With limitless possibilities that we as a society have at our […]

TIANA BURSE: Your Mind Is The Battlefield

OPINION – “There are no constraints of the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.” -Ronald Reagan I’ve studied the power of the mind for many years, the difference between the conscious and subconscious aspects of the human brain and the true secret behind “the […]

TALIA WHITE: Water: The high quality H2O

OPINION –Water is one of the most required commodities taken for granted. When I sit down with potential clients, the number one question I ask them, “How is your water intake?” 7 out 10 will tell me truthfully, that “it sucks!” Our bodies are comprised of 60% water. According to the Institute of Medicine, women […]

RICHARD PAN: Dental Care Should Be a Reality for Our Children

OPINION – Benjamin Franklin said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that doesn’t ring more true than with dental care. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 40 percent of children […]

LYNNIS WOODS: 10 Surefire Holistic Ways To Get a Great Night’s Sleep

OPINION – I promised myself when I started this journey to wellness that I would increase my work life balance. I think I have done that. I promised myself that I would do more varied workouts and I am doing that.  I also promised myself that I would get more than four hours of sleep a […]

JASON MATTHEWS: What Do Low Interest Rates Mean For Your Pocket?

OPINION – Everybody likes low interest rates when it comes to purchasing items either big or small. But what about interest rates when it’s your money. Starting with a simple number let’s say you have a million dollars in cash money. You want to make sure your money is safe and guaranteed so you decide […]

KEVIN CHAVOUS: Should Sex Education Be Taught in Our Schools?

OPINION – As of January 1, 2015, all states are somehow involved in sex education for public schoolchildren. In particular, 22 states and the District of Columbia require public schools to teach sex education. But, is this really best for our kids? And, if so, is the material taught adequate and appropriate for today’s fast […]

SIMEON GANT: Reduce Petroleum Use in California

OPINION – What’s worse — paying high gas prices or suffering from asthma, cancer and preventive respiratory problems which also require high medical bills? The argument to reduce California’s petroleum use by 50 percent ultimately boils down to these two decisions and our elected officials chose to disregard the health effects of millions of people […]