Ep. 7: Giving Teens the Chance to Dream with Irena Keller of Start School Later

In today’s episode I talk with Dr. Irena Keller, who has a PhD in Change, Development, and Plasticity from University of California, Berkeley.  She is the leader of Start School Later’s California Chapter and an active supporter of California Senator Anthony Portantino’s Start School Later Bill. We discuss the science of sleep, the benefits of later start times, and the progress of the bill in the California Legislature. … More Ep. 7: Giving Teens the Chance to Dream with Irena Keller of Start School Later

10 New Year’s Resolutions, and how to achieve them

2016 is coming soon and many people will be making New Year’s resolutions. If you can’t think of any here are 10 easy ones—along with how you can maintain them through out the year. 1. Write in a thankful journal. If you’ve read any of my other posts, you’ll know I’m a big advocate of … More 10 New Year’s Resolutions, and how to achieve them

How to be happier, healthier, and more productive. . .

Waking up early gives me two extra hours to be productive everyday. … More How to be happier, healthier, and more productive. . .

Why gratitude shouldn’t be seasonal…

I’ve been a lot happier! And what makes me even happier is that this is proven by science! … More Why gratitude shouldn’t be seasonal…

The Sweaty Secret to a Better Life…

Everyone knows about the great physical benefits of exercise, but not so many people know about the psychological benefits to it as well. Did you know that a 20 minute jog relieves anxiety more than a nice warm bubble bath? Or that you’re the most creative after a workout? In this post I’ll show you the … More The Sweaty Secret to a Better Life…

Things you should care about…

Now lets look at how we can solve these problems. WorldHunger.org says that poverty is the main cause of world hunger, which means that if we lower the poverty rate, world hunger will also be lowered. Here is what you can do: … More Things you should care about…

Why you should keep on listening to music…

Deciding what to write on this week was about the same as usual, I finished up my homework, while listening to music of course, then I started looking up things to write on. But little did I know that one of my little habits was doing a lot of good for me, and was also … More Why you should keep on listening to music…

Are you really happy?

Are you as happy as you think? Or are you just comfortable? Don’t stop to reach your full potential, the only thing to keep you from reaching it is you. … More Are you really happy?

The happy secret to happiness

Have you ever wondered what the key to happiness is? I’m sure you have, because I have countless times, and I’ve stopped short of nothing to find it. The fact is, there are so many “keys to happiness,” that we should all be overflowing in joy 24/7 if we followed them all. So today I’m … More The happy secret to happiness