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Happy New Year 2016 – The Year of the Yang Fire Monkey

We are fast approaching the last of year 2015, and now is a good time to plan ahead to welcome the New Year with festivity, but proceed with moderation throughout the year. According to the lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year begins on February 8th, 2016, and it will begin with a New Moon, signifying […]

North County DanceArts, Inc. is known for its professional and positive teaching staff, and its superb quality of training.  NCDA is a San Diego dance studio and has been in business for 31 years (18 of those years being in Carmel Valley San Diego).  Classes offered at NCDA include Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, KinderCombo, […]

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This was one of my segments during my last speaking engagement in Minneapolis: FENG SHUI ~ DOES IT WORK? In a study for the Price Waterhouse Appraisal Department, Orell Christian Anderson found that approximately 70% of Asian purchasers in Southern California considered Feng Shui during the purchase of property. So, what is Feng Shui, and […]

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Gwen Coronado, a Feng Shui Columnist for the Carmel Valley Life will be speaking at the AREAA (The Asian Real Estate Association of America) San Diego on September 24, 2015 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am at the MARINA VILLAGE, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109, Captain Room. Her topic:  “EVERYTHING YOU HEARD ABOUT FENG […]

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We all want to be successful and are always looking to those that ARE successful to see what they are doing that we aren’t. Successful people often get up early.  You have likely seen the quote – “Beyonce has the same number of hours in the day as you do.”  But yet, Beyonce is a […]

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Have you ever started a workout routine on fire – and just literally fizzled right out? I know – we’ve all been there!  I tell the story of how I was going to the gym up to five times a week and STILL gaining weight.  It wasn’t that I wasn’t doing anything.  It was ultimately […]

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Hi this is Amy Chang, licensed manager and family therapist. I’m here to give you another tip on how to cultivate your happiness. Today’s tip is to take breaks during your long hours at work. It’s important for you to take that five minute, ten minute break to go outside and to get some fresh […]

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Seventeen local artists will join paws to help the animal victims of domestic violence during the Zoonitas Extravaganza Exhibition benefiting the Animal Safehouse Program at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society.  An opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 26 from 1 PM to 4 PM at the Encinitas Library Gallery at 540 Cornish Drive, […]

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Hey guys, Natalia, Full Circle Images here. Thanks for joining me again and happy June, happy summer in San Diego. I hope you’re as excited as I am. I’m here today in Del Mar on the beach, and I wanted to give you a quick little tip that you can use anywhere, any time, but […]

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I swear I should have been born to an Italian family.  My favorite foods in the world all tend to be italian foods – think pizza, lasagna, and hot bread with butter or balsamic.  So, for me being gluten free (or reduced) and then to go to an Italian restaurant and not be able to […]

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As we are rounding out May, it seems appropriate that we take a final moment to really thank and appreciate all our Carmel Valley Moms.  As I get older, Mother’s Day is one of my treasured holidays because I often get so busy in my life, that I forget to smell the roses and thank […]

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  Hi. Today we’re here in Cielo which is located in Rancho Santa Fe with Bank of Manhattan and we are sponsoring a great event being put on by Fine Magazine. And we have all kinds of vendors from beer, sell a beer, to food, bday food and all kinds of vendors with jewelry and […]

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