Category Archives: WYS Writers

Six Things to Learn from a 6-Month Old

Written on May 14, 2012 at 3:37 pm, by

What’s pale, 17 pounds and has completely consumed my life and heart? My 6-month-old son, Bryan. In honor of Mother’s Day (and my first as a mom), I thought I’d share six lessons we can learn from this little boo-bear: Take on the Day Doesn’t matter if it’s Monday or Saturday–Bryan opens his eyes, stretches [...]

Break Time with Deals Magazine’s Amberly Dressler

Written on May 9, 2012 at 6:22 pm, by

Everyone knows the perks of living in California, be it the unrelenting beautiful weather or befriending D-list celebrities. Copywriter Manager and Orange County native Amberly Dressler participated in one of the coolest perks I could imagine: being a contestant on the legendary game show, The Price Is Right. As a bubbly 19-year-old, very few moments could [...]

Walkability: How Ditching the Car Can Improve Your Health

Written on March 30, 2012 at 8:56 pm, by

Exercise can mean different things to different people. I think it’s strange that we’ve forgotten the way our ancestors used to exercise: through hard work, daily activities and going from place to place. Walking is good for you. It’s so good for you, in fact, that many weight loss organizations and health professionals recommend simple [...]

Must-Haves for the Super Bowl

Written on February 3, 2012 at 1:31 pm, by

Know Your Stuff. Nothing is worse than going to a Super Bowl party and someone asking, “so who is playing?” To spare you the embarrassment, these are the need-to-knows: The New York Giants are playing against the New England Patriots. The game is in Indianapolis. Madonna is performing during the halftime show. Choose a Side [...]

How to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions

Written on January 9, 2012 at 2:07 pm, by

As we tumble into 2012, we try to use this blank slate and unyielding motivation to set goals for the new year. Some may be easily attainable like getting a new ‘do, while others may be more ambitious like finding your long-lost soul mate. Either way, the year flies by and we’re often left with unfulfilled [...]