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Turn Stress to Your Advantage

Become The Master of Your Stress with 3 Tips from Laurie J. Cameron

The body’s response to stress – rapid heartbeat and breathing, narrowed vision, and a jolt of adrenaline – is an evolutionary adaptation designed to mobilize us to action. “When you have a client deadline, an exam the next day, or a ski race to win, this physiological response can give you the energy and focus to excel,” Laurie says. “Unfortunately, much of the time the patterns in our mind impact how we interpret the events in our lives. We assign meaning to deadlines, exams, and other people’s behaviors that tank our ability to perform.”  Continue Reading

Hiring Older Employees is Smart Decision: Top 3 Reasons

Andrew Simon Shows Employers How They Are Missing The Boat on Hiring In the 2015 movie The Intern, Robert DeNiro starred as a 70-year-old widower who returns to the workforce as an under-appreciated and seemingly out-of-step intern working for a young boss played by Anne Hathaway. Initially, Hathaway’s character can’t quite relate to this baby… Continue Reading

Helsinki Airport Goes Solar Energy

Finavia, the operator of Helsinki Airport, has decided to speed up its ambitious climate programme. The aim of the programme is to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions caused by the operations of all of the company’s 21 airports to zero by 2020. Through its airport network, Finavia is a key party to the commitment of European… Continue Reading

Sounders Sell-Out? Pendleton Midnight Named the Official Whisky of Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders Sell-Out to Oregon Liquor Company I guess Paul Allen and the Sounders need the money?  Or they just want to make sure their young fans know how healthy it is to drink liquor?  Hood River Distillers, Inc., the largest and oldest importer, distiller, producer and bottler of distilled spirits in the Northwest, announced… Continue Reading

America’s Car Museum Shifts into Fifth Year

It’s five years and counting for America’s Car Museum (ACM), as the sprawling four-story, 165,000-sq.-ft. facility located in the heart of Tacoma, Washington’s Museum District prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary at the Wheels & Heels Annual Gala, taking place June 3. Since opening its doors on June 2, 2012, ACM has become a world-class… Continue Reading

Seabrook Launches It’s Own South of Market Neighborhood

Seabrook, Washington’s beach town, has announced the launch of the highly anticipated South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood. SOMA will feature 35 single-family residences of varying sizes in one of the most sought-after locations within the burgeoning seaside village. Nestled between Seabrook’s captivating oceanfront neighborhoods, a sprawling new park space and Seabrook’s vibrant retail center, SOMA… Continue Reading

Original Shark Kevin Harrington Partners with Horse Races Now App

Kevin Harrington, original Shark on ABC’s Emmy winning “Shark Tank” and infomercial inventor, announces his official partnership with Horse Races Now, the comprehensive horse racing app. Kevin Harrington will be joining the Board of Directors and the Management Team, helping with all aspects of the business with a particular emphasis on global marketing to new customers. … Continue Reading

Premier Business Centers to Open New Flexible Workspace Location in Spokane Washington

Crescent Executive Suites to Provide Spokane with Flexible Workspace Irvine, California based Premier Business Centers, one of the largest privately owned flexible workspace operators in the USA, is opening its first location in Spokane, Washington. Premier continues to expand with 82 locations in 11 states plus the District of Columbia. Premier’s new Crescent Executive Suites… Continue Reading

Chandler’s to Offer Dungeness, King, Bairdi, Soft-Shell and Blue Lump Crab During Crabfest

Chandler’s to Offer Dungeness, King, Bairdi, Soft-Shell and Blue Lump Crab During Crabfest

Chandler’s Crabhouse, a Schwartz Brothers Restaurant, has announced Chandler’s Crabfest and limited edition menu. From Wednesday, April 19, through Memorial Day weekend, diners can celebrate spring in Seattle with ten featured items $40 and under, five different types of crab and 12 new crab preparations.  Famed this April as one of Wine Spectator’s top 12 seafood… Continue Reading

Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair to Sell DIY Grow kits

OREGON CANNABIS GROWERS FAIR TO SELL DO-IT-YOURSELF GROW KITS FOR AMATEUR GROWERS, JIMI HENDRIX-BRANDED CANNABIS CANDY The inaugural Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair, which is the first-ever exposition and competition for cannabis growers, will feature do-it-yourself grow kits and a cannabis candy collection inspired by and named after legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s music, according to OCGF producer Mary Lou Burton. Continue Reading