How to Stay Motivated

How to Stay Motivated

Starting off the new year feeling brand new is typical. However, the excitement may start to wear on you as you resume your usual routine. Here are some tips on how to stay on track with your New Year resolutions. Forbes has several recommendations:

• Set large goals
• Have reasons for wanting to complete the goals
• Set small goals that are easily achievable
• Have a plan
• When you need help, ask for it
• Be prepared for failure

 
Being motivated can help you become the person you want to be. If you’re motivated you’ll find that with a little bit of time you’ll start to accomplish more. Over a larger period of time you’ll reach your goals, and hopefully your dreams.

The better you are at motivating yourself, the more results you’ll see...

Surf’s Up! Why You Should be Surfing in the Winter

Surf’s Up! Why You Should be Surfing in the Winter

One of the many benefits of living in California is that you’re right by the coast. In California, you can go ski the mountains, hiking in the pines, drive through the desert, and surfing on the coast all in one day. Some might assume the best time to go to the coast is in the summer. That might be true if all you want to do is lay out in the sun. However, if you’re a surfer, you’ll find the best time to go catch some waves is in the winter.

That is if you want bigger swells. According to Surfline, the perks of surfing in the winter include: less crowds and a bigger swell. The winter swell usually occurs in November to February. Even though you can surf year round, winter has a few perks.

The fewer people in the water allows you to focus one performing tricks...

Hit the Slopes This Winter

Hit the Slopes This Winter

Explore the mountains of California by coasting down the slopes. Even though it currently feels like summer, the winter weather is around the corner. With it being winter, hopefully it’s just a matter of time before we get more snow on the mountains. Some places have seen snow fall already. Other places have just been relying on man-made snow.

Most snowboarders and skiers are chomping at the bit for more snow fall. If you’re new to the slopes, or just don’t know where to go, try visiting websites like Visit California and Ski California. Sport stores will also be up to date on the local slopes. Fortunately for Californians, it doesn’t matter if you’re in southern, northern, or central California, the mountains are always close by. Here are several popular slopes:

‣ Mammoth Mo...

The Stages of Grief

The Stages of Grief

As we welcome in the New Year we might find ourselves letting go of past relationships. Even though you may be excited for the fresh start you might find yourself going through the five stages of grief. Even though you’re cutting off a bad relationship, you are still dealing with a loss. These steps are the same if you are experiencing a death, or divorce as well. These five steps can apply to any big changes in ones life:

Denial – This stage is when you believe that the reality of the situation is untrue. You may believe that your reality is dream, and cling to a falsehood.
Anger – This stage is when you may become frustrated with the reality. This is where you might look for someone, or something to take your anger out on.
Bargaining – This stage is when you believe there is...

How to Recover from Identity Theft

How to Recover from Identity Theft

We all only have one identity, and for most people that is enough. However, some bad people out there like to steal other people’s identities to gain access to funds they normally wouldn’t have. This is called identity theft and can be very damaging to the person whose identity was stolen.

Most people learn about identity theft after some damage has already been done. They discover the theft when strange bills start coming in, or when they try to apply for a loan. That is when they find out their identity was stolen, and their credit ruined.

Thankfully, this is not the end for them. It is possible for a person to recover from identity theft...

You Might Have Questions about Bail

You Might Have Questions about Bail

When it comes to bail and bail bonds, people tend to have a lot of questions. For most people, bail is something they’ve never needed to deal with before. It’s also something that they never thought they would need to deal with. It is only natural that they have questions about the process of bailing someone out of jail.

Luckily for them, our agents here at Bail Bonds in San Francisco are more than capable of answering those questions. They have years of training and experience behind them which allows them to answer all sorts of bail related questions.
Is there a difference between bail and bail bonds?
Yes, there is. Bail is the amount of money a person needs to pay in order to be released from jail for the remainder of their trial period...

Motorcycle Safety for Riders

Motorcycle Safety for Riders

Many drivers believe that motorcyclists have it easy. They get to zoom in and out of lanes and can ride the line in some states. However, they actually don’t have it that easy. They have more dangers then most non-motorcyclists realize. Here are a few key things to know about motorcycle safety.

Use your head when operating a motorcycle and wear a helmet. Not all states require you to wear one when riding a motorcycle. According to Consumer Reports, 40% of riders who don’t wear a helmet will suffer fatal head injuries in crashes. For the best head protection for riders, look for the Department of Transportation (DOT) sticker and a full coverage helmet.

Being defensive when riding a motorcycle is another safety tip from Consumer Reports...

Why Cuddling is Good for You

Why Cuddling is Good for You

Did you know you can hire professional cuddlers? We’re not talking about random strangers cuddling you, we’re talking about people who are trained in the art of cuddling. Why would we need to be cuddled? Well if you’re part of the forever alone group, or maybe are too focused on your career at the moment, you may find you miss being cuddled. However professional cuddlers do more than that because cuddling is actually good for your overall wellness.

Cuddling can actually help boost your immune system. According to LiveScience, cuddling releases a chemical called oxytocin which makes us “feel good”. This chemical also goes by the nickname “love hormone” because we commonly produce this chemical in intimate situations with loved ones...

Healthy Starts to the New Year

Healthy Starts to the New Year

As we welcome in the New Year, we may feel that it is time for some changes. New year Resolutions are typically the go to for some folks wanting to make a difference. Whether or not you’re committed to New Year’s Resolutions, or you just feel the need to make changes in your life, here are some tips on how to kick off the New Year.

According to The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) a nonprofit organization that focuses on the science of foods, gradually changing your lifestyle habits is easier than major changes. They say that you can start right away by being more health conscience, and phasing out bad habits. Little changes will eventually snowball into a healthier lifestyle...