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The seduction begins

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Mezcal, the smooth but naughty liquor illegal to produce in the United States, welcomes you to the swanky lifestyle of up-scale drinking with a smooth taste that far surpasses any tequila. …

How to overcome unconscious stressors


When the plane hits the tarmac at LAX, I feel a sense of relief to be home. After moving away 25 years ago, my yearly visit is a requirement in my marriage. I must see the ocean. The mighty blue Pacific is where my soul comes to recharge. …

The inevitable outcome of involving yourself in other people’s business

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My general manager began making sexual innuendos to the younger girls on staff at the restaurant in which I bartended after a recent separation from his wife. For instance, if a young woman asked for the keys to the office…

Feature writers that shine

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Our writers dazzle readers, shedding light with limitless boundaries of what you may find. Be it eclectic, sophisticated, eloquent, informational, controversial, and sometimes provocative, our writers invite readers to reach into their souls, hearts, and minds.

Predetermined subjects do not enslave illumination; our writers engage their audience by radiating originality…

An editorial: The First Amendment

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Is this the land of the free? I am just not sure anymore. But how could I find out if I wanted to anyway? The slanted news engages in emotional tactics that replace logic.

It is highly known that once someone becomes emotional in an argument, they are have already…

Great article. In the past six months I was forced to manage my stress. It was either go blind or let go of stressors. I have been successful in ruling out events that do not need my attention and I am aware of the good stress: BRING IT ON. Geat article Dr. Yildiz!

Children do not do this at home

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Dare I say unconventional?
They will whisper for awhile.
But ever since I was born,
I have had no routine at all.

I am a caring person,
Playful but forbearing.
However, when examing my style,
People cannot stop glaring.

My teeth are brushed a dozen times,
I do not eat…

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

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We do not advance on the path alone. The evolution of our species is built upon an unconscious necessity to mirror each other. These remarkable “mirror neurons” simultaneously collaborate behavior and observation, creating a domino effect: much like flow, when we interact with each other.

For instance, you are sitting…

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