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Keep Growing - 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now

Keep Growing – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now

Way #4 – Keep Growing (Plant new seeds!) Mindfulness can help you ‘deliver’ on your New Year Resolutions! We often decide to do things that are well-intended but sputter out and become disappointments instead of accomplishments… sound familiar? That’s because it happens to all of us, and many people give up making resolutions for personal […]

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Ann Hazels - 2018 NEXTies Artist of the Year

Interview with Ann Hazels : 2018 Nexties Artist of the Year

The annual NEXTies award show is returning to the Rio Theatre on Friday, March 23, 2018. Now in its 9th year, the event celebrates Santa Cruz County’s talented locals who stand out for their outstanding achievements in industries ranging from food and fitness, to tech and the arts. This year, the Artist of the Year award is going […]

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Idea Fab Labs - See what artists are making with high tech tools!

Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz

The people behind Idea Fab Labs have masterminded a contemporary version of the classic work space. Located on the 2nd floor of the Wrigley Building on the West Side of Santa Cruz, Idea Fab Labs (IFL) is a multi-faceted work center equipped for people of all levels of creativity and craftsmanship. At IFL visitors can […]

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Include Everyone - 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now

Include Everyone – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now

Way # 3 – INCLUDE EVERYONE (It’s a big boat) According to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, our relationships don’t end with family, friends, and acquaintances. If you’ve watched any of the Cosmos series, you may have learned that we are actually connected, through our DNA, to everyone who has ever lived on the planet. Now […]

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Interview with The Booth Bus : Northern California’s Vintage Volkswagen Photo Booth

No matter how many times a Volkswagen bus travels, changes ownership, or transforms, it always seems to fulfill its original purpose – inspiring adventure and celebration with great people. Anthony Alcala and his wife Jenna have taken the timeless culture of a VW bus to the next level by transforming their vintage camper van into […]

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Be Yourself – 7 Ways to Get Happy, Right Now

Way #2 – BE YOURSELF (Everyone else is taken) People who live in alignment with their core values often say they are happier, and that’s a great reason to increase your personal autonomy – defined as “independence, and freedom from external control or influence.” One way to measure your level of personal autonomy is to […]

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