By District Attorney Summer Stephan
Are you thinking about having work done on your home that will cost more than $500 in labor and materials? If so, you should take precautions before hiring a contractor. Any person providing home improvements or repairs above the $500 handyman exception is required to have a state issued license from the Contractors State License Board (CSLB).
Small lifestyle changes are easier to achieve and maintain
Think you have to spend hours at the gym or switch to a stringent diet to improve your health?
While you may believe that big changes are the only way to achieve results, small lifestyle changes can actually make a big difference to your overall health and well-being.
“When changes are too drastic, they may be overwhelming,” says Lina Dajani, MD, an internal medicine physician at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines. “Small lifestyle changes are easier to achieve and maintain. They are more likely to become habits and lead you to success.”