Author: Jenna Hirayama

Social Media Safety 101

Before social media we had over-decorated yearbooks and scrapbooks. These “pages” were filled with doodles, quotes, and song lyrics all expressing who we are as a person and what we were feeling at that specific moment in time. However, we now live in the “online world,” a place where instant gratification is the norm and […]

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Local Hiking Spots Part 3, San Jose

Welcome to the third installment of our hiking series. If you haven’t checked out part 1 or part 2 be sure to do so! Today we are focusing on hikes in the San Jose area. San Jose is a great place to hike with one of the nation’s largest urban trail networks and over 60 miles […]

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Sunburn Remedies 101

Let’s be honest, the best way to prevent a sunburn is to apply and reapply sunscreen. In our excitement to get outside, it is so easy to forget to apply sunscreen in the first place, not to mention how hard it is to remember to reapply throughout the day. Studies have shown that people are […]

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12 Items to Keep at Your Desk

Let’s face it – when you’re working in an office environment, you spend a lot of time at your desk (sometimes as many hours as you spend sleeping). This being said, doesn’t it make sense to ensure this space is as best equipped as possible?   This list of office necessities will only not ensure […]

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Saving the Coral Reefs with the Right Sunscreen

On May 1st, 2018, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill banning the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. Beginning January 1st, 2021, Hawaii will completely ban the sale, offer of sale or distribution of any sunscreens containing oxybenzone or octinoxate (also labeled as benzophenone-3 and octyl methoxycinnamate) without […]

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Local Hiking Spots, Part 2 Los Angeles

Welcome to part 2 of our local hiking spots series. Today we are focusing on hikes in Los Angeles! Although the city is not known for its hiking, it really should be. The combination of its geology, nearby wilderness areas, and nearly perfect year-round weather makes it great for getting outside.   Los Liones Canyon […]

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Water Park Safety

Water parks are a great way to cool off and beat the heat in the summer. The water attractions and wild rides are so much fun, but it is important to stay safe during your water park visit. Before you head out to your local park be sure to read over our safety tips!   […]

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Graduation Gifts 2018

Graduation season is officially here and chances are there is at least one young person you know who’s about to embark on a new chapter in their life. Finding the best graduation gift can sometimes be stressful and a little bit tricky so we’re here to help. Whether they’re heading off to college or entering […]

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Beginner Gardening Tips

Gardening is a great hobby to take up. It is perfect for spending time outside, absorbing sunshine, and even burning calories! Whether you are looking to grow yummy produce or beautiful flowers, these beginner tips and tricks will help get you started.   The Right Plants Simply put, some plants are easier to grow than […]

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