Miscellany

Massages for those on the go

I had a 7:30 a.m. meeting the other morning and knew my workday would probably end after 8 p.m., so I figured my body would appreciate a little healthy attention during the day. However, I didn’t have much time to spend …

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Whole Life Balance Santa Monica

Read all the way to the end of the post for a special offer exclusively for SantaMonicaCentric.com readers! The greater Los Angeles area boasts numerous yoga and Pilates studios, life coach offices, personal training gyms, nutritional counseling centers and spas, …

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A walkable Downtown Santa Monica

When I decided to move to the Los Angeles area, it was important to me to find a walkable community. Coming from Chicago, I had everything I needed within a one-mile radius. L.A. is much more spread out than Chicago, …

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HI-Santa Monica hostel a bargain buy

Having secured an internship with Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., I find myself residing in the Hostelling International on 2nd Street until I find something a bit more “permanent.” While there are many differences between a hotel and a hostel, one …

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Being Thankful This Thanksgiving

Food does take center stage at my family’s Thanksgiving feast, but we do put aside some time to go around the dinner table and get all mushy like those mashed potatoes and talk about what we are thankful for this …

Fun Events

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

Santa Claus is coming to town this Thursday and he’s bringing his dancing elves and some snow straight from the North Pole.  The jolly one and his little round belly will be on hand Thursday, November 20, at 6 p.m. …

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Discover Your Inner Mind

You’re stressed. I can tell. But who isn’t these days? You’re worried about money. Perhaps it’s your job or a volatile relationship. Maybe it’s that hellish commute. There’s no shortage of troubling topics that get our hearts pounding, palms sweating …

LOL Santa Monica

Happy Halloween!

It’s Halloween and chances are you’ll be out partying tonight. But if you’re thinking of staying close to home to avoid the anxiety-inducing crowds and murderous cover charges, here’s a list of our favorite fright night flicks to help keep you …