The Best in Beauty

The Best in Beauty

THE M LIST Tried and true skin-care products that will help you put your best face forward. Sulwhasoo Gentle Cleansing Oil This mild cleaning oil gently removes make-up and impurities without drying out your skin. Formulated with traditional Korean herbs, it does wonders eliminating blackheads and clearing out the pores. The pleasant herbal scent makes you […]

The Happiness Syndrome

The Happiness Syndrome

Most people in your life don’t ask you to be yourself. They tell you that it’s important to find where you fit, to get the right job, the right relationship, the right kids, house, car and dog. You are taught that in life, having the answers is important. You are taught that being loved and approved of by those around you is valuable, and that if you get it right, the people you care about will validate, and everyone will live happily ever after.

Fifteen years ago, I had just about everything in life that was supposed to make you happy: I lived in Santa Barbara, I had my own Chiropractic clinic and a beautiful fiancée that everyone said was perfect for me. But I was not happy—far from it in fact. I wondered what was wrong with me that I couldn’t seem to find what I was seeking and be satisfied with my life as it was. I looked for something, anything that would create lasting happiness. I tried just about every modality known to man to find a sense of joy and inner peace, sometimes with limited success, but it seemed that the feeling never lasted. The weight of the world somehow always found me and settled back on my shoulders again.

Finally, about 15 years ago, I got to the point where I’d had enough. I gave the universe 6 months. I said, “Universe, either my whole life changes, or I am out of here,

Eating for a Healthy Pregnancy

Eating for a Healthy Pregnancy

By Barbara Vaughan, MSN, RNC-OB Expectant mothers have a lot on their mind. “Is it a boy or a girl?” “Where is the best place to put a crib?” “Who will the baby look like?” But maybe one of the most important questions is, “What should I be eating while I am pregnant?” With so […]

LOOK YOUNGER WITH LASER TREATMENTS –Jill Hessler M.D.

LOOK YOUNGER WITH LASER TREATMENTS –Jill Hessler M.D.

LOOK YOUNGER WITH LASER TREATMENTS Article contributed by JILL L. HESSLER, MD WIN THE FIGHT AGAINST SUN SPOTS AND AGING WITH THE LATEST IN LASER TECHNOLOGY SUMMER CAN BRING so many fond experiences and memories, such as, leisurely afternoons by the pool, a get-away to the beach, or picnics at the park. While these experiences provide us with […]