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7 Life-Changing Habits from the World’s Most Effective People

Looking for proven ways to take your life to the next level? Here’s some invaluable advice from 7 incredibly successful individuals.

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Become a Better Version of Yourself in 15 mins with this Incredible App

If you constantly strive for self-improvement, here are 5 life-changing tips and one eye-opening app to help you reach your full potential in no time.

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Everybody Loves Reyka

Meet the Icelandic vodka's energetic ambassador and self-proclaimed "cocktail ninja."

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5 Life-Changing Lessons from Warren Buffett's Favorite Business Book

Buffett spends up to 80% of his waking hours buried in a book. Yet even more astonishing, is that his favorite book focuses on the greed, deceit, and the monumental failure of one of the world’s biggest companies.

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Business Insider

5 Tips to Ace Your First-Ever Salary Negotiation

Now that you’ve crushed it with your cover letter, blown everyone away with your resume, and aced your interview, it’s time to do what half of all new hires never even attempt: negotiate your salary.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Seafood and Spirits this Sunday in Little Italy

Kettner Exchange’s inaugural Seafood & Spirit Festival, aka KEX Fest, is set to make a big splash on Sunday by beginning a new tradition that’s sure to be a can’t-miss for seafood fanatics.

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The Blinkist Guide to Building a Smart Financial Plan

For many of us, the mere thought of planning our personal finances is enough to induce anxiety. But learning to manage your money like a boss only requires a few small changes, and it's far easier than you think.

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5 Life-Changing Lessons from Warren Buffett’s Favorite Business Book

As one of the world’s wealthiest investors knows, success isn’t only about making the right moves—it’s also about avoiding the wrong ones.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

April 2017 Movie Releases

While a past-his-prime casanova waits to inherit the fortune of his elderly, obscenely wealthy wife, she leaves him for far younger man, forcing the Don Juan to find a new lover to leach off.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

Kine, Sealed, Delivered

Like many of the best things in life, Cassandra Pearson’s career as a “budtender” began on Craigslist.

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Struggling with Stress? These 5 Books Can Help You Stop Worrying and Start Living

If you’re bogged down by the pressures of life, the takeaways from these transformative books can alter your attitude toward stress and help you overcome anxiety for good.

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This Woman Reads 1 Book Every 6 Hours (and You Can Too!)

For many of us, the thought of spending a day soaking up knowledge from a fascinating book seems like a dreamy escape from the doldrums of work. For professional reader Laura, however, it’s a way of life.

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Scientific Techniques: How to Read 100 Books a Month

If you like to read, odds are you’ve got a stack of books you’ve been meaning to get to, but haven’t been able to find the time. If this describes you, you’re far from alone. There are libraries full of books offering potentially life-changing information, but the reality is there’s no way to read every single one. According to science, though, you can likely get a lot closer than you think.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

What up, homes? Architect Kevin deFreitas

Born and raised in San Diego, architect Kevin deFreitas designed many of the county’s most attractive buildings, but perhaps the one that means the most to him is his family’s Point Loma home, which he constructed with the help of his father.

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Pacific San Diego Magazine

The Milky Way

When it comes to design, few San Diegans know more than Jaime Derringer, the founder and executive editor of acclaimed online magazine Design Milk.