Monthly Archives: April 2016

Add some years to your life with upbeat thinking

If you hate the thought of getting old, you may be shortening your life. That’s the conclusion of researchers from Yale and Miami universities. Their study found that older individuals with more positive self-perceptions of aging, measured up to 23 … Continue reading

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Stumbling blocks on the road to resilience

“Why Some People Are Resilient, and Others Are Not.” That was the title for the third lecture in a One Day University event I attended yesterday.  Instead of doing garden chores and working out at my athletic club, I thought … Continue reading

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Lead-contamination fears in Sacramento used as fodder for cheap-shot column

In filing criminal charges against three officials responsible for maintaining safe water in Flint, Michigan, the state attorney general declared that they “had a duty to protect the health” of Flint residents and “they failed to discharge their duties.” That … Continue reading

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UC Davis chancellor says the craziest things

 A wife catches her husband in bed with another woman. He denies anything is going on and asks: “Who are you gonna believe – me or your lying eyes?” That old joke came to mind the other day while I … Continue reading

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Help wanted: Coach with strong punch needed for Sacramento Kings

How about Mike Tyson as the next coach of the Sacramento Kings? Sure, he’s turning 50 this year, but the former heavyweight boxing champ could still knock some sense into DeMarcus Cousins’ thick head or scare the 6-foot-11 star into … Continue reading

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