Although they don give official interviews or make frequent public appearances, President Obama daughters are widely considered budding American icons. After opting to delay her first semester at Harvard, and both girls made headlines for (among other things) their universally relatable reaction to meeting Ryan Reynolds. More importantly, though, Sasha and Malia by virtue of their poise, intellect and general aura of coolness have become role models, especially for the many young black women who praise them on social media using hashtags like BlackGirlMagic.
Toys Us is one of the biggest companies to declare bankruptcy in the so called apocalypse over the past year. Analysts say that Toys Us failed for many reasons, including a leverage buyout deal over a decade ago that left the company loaded with debt. Build A Bear is one of the few toy stores thriving today because it sells a customizable rather than the same toys available online and in stores everywhere.
Why that matters: Serotonin plays a big role in setting your body’s circadian clock, which manages your sleep and hunger cycles, and also ties into your cell health, hormone production, and other biological functions, Korb says.When serotonin levels rise, studies show you tend to feel alert, energized, and happy, he adds. French researchers even found women were more likely to say yes to a date request on clear days as opposed to cloudy ones, crediting a sun triggered boost in mood. (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, are common antidepressants that basically mimic sunlight’s ability to help your brain produce and conserve serotonin, Korb adds.)Exposing your eyes to sun strength light for at least 20 minutes in the morning is your best bet in aligning your wake sleep clock with daytime hours.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Washington Monday amid unrest and anxiety in a deeply segregated Baltimore. But Abe and President Barack Obama met to quell anxieties of a national kind: economic and strategic, provoked by fears of a rising China. Security Treaty, which Abe hopes to strengthen as part of a broader push toward militarization;and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP),a trade deal of unprecedented scale and part of Obama’s long promised pivot toward Asia..
I would love to have the clean jaw line and abundant hair I had as a 25 year old, but there’s no way on earth I would want to be 25 again. The things we’ve seen, the obstacles we’ve faced, everything we’ve been through it’s priceless. It’s also a wonder that some of survived long enough to even have gray hairs.