Gary Michaels is a valley fixture for morning radio…now the longest running morning show in the central valley. For more than 18 years, Gary has been waking up central valley families with great light rock, fun contests and interesting guests and interviews.
Gary Michaels has been a broadcast veteran for more than 30 years getting up at 3:30am each weekday in markets like Phoenix, Des Moines, New Orleans, Dayton, Minneapolis and now his home in Modesto. Gary is married to his lovely wife Teri. They have two children. Active in his church and community organizations over the years…he is very civic minded and wants a quality of life for his community.
Such longevity is rare in this business, but the audience and Gary’s show connect to bring a fun, upbeat and family-friendly listening experience to the listeners every weekday from 5:30-10am.
Office Christmas parties are in full swing and it's always fun to talk about "horror" stories from Office Christmas parties. Did you know:
CareerBuilder.com lists the top types of "pesky" and annoying co-workers:
Even the happiest people get down in the dumps occasionally. And while eating when you are stressed is generally frowned upon, it's OK if you're eating the right foods since they can lessen tension and improve your mood. Yes, you can actually eat your way to happiness. Certain foods, such as chocolate and berries, act similarly to valporic acid, a common mood- stabilizing drug. Cosmopolitanoffers these ten foods for a better mood:
1. Dark chocolate
Why it's a mood-booster: Dark chocolate--but not milk chocolate--helps reduce anxiety and depression.
Why it's a mood-booster: Fights depression, helps memory and improves focus.
Why it's a mood-booster: It protects against free radicals that contribute to low energy and mood swings.
Why it's a mood-booster: Vitamin B12 in the white meat has a calming effect.
Why it's a mood-booster: This soy product is great for relaxing tired muscles.
Why it's a mood-booster: Not only does it contain a mood-boosting serotonin, but also avocado is great for your skin, hair and nails.
7. Greek yogurt
Why it's a mood-booster: Probiotics improve your mood and boost the immune system.
8. Green tea
Why it's a mood-booster: The theanine in green tea is a calming agent.
Why it's a mood-booster: The nutrients in blueberries, strawberries and raspberries help reduce stress and ease depression.
Why it's a mood booster: Like salmon, walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which help fight off depression and mood swings.
Woman's Day found that 14% of you will be doing holiday shopping on Christmas Eve. The magazine also reports that 64% of kids say mom does most of the work preparing for Christmas. Only 1% say dad does his fair share, according to KidzEeys Holiday Wish List and Habitssurvey.
(Cosmopolitan) You'd think guys would be all about gadgets, but when it comes to his significant other, all he wants for Christmas is quality time and romance: