Over 8,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in California in 2011. Valerie Guild, founder and president of AIM at Melanoma, whose daughter died of melanoma at the age of 26, praised Governor Brown’s decision to break brand-new ground by signing SB 746 into law. That is a major victory in the fight melanoma. It is alarming that therefore many young women are developing melanoma because of a recreational activity unnecessarily, said Guild. We applaud Governor Brown when planning on taking advantage of this unique possibility to blaze a trail by banning minors from using tanning beds. We thank him for signing up for our fight against this preventable killer. Scientific research shows conclusively that tanning beds trigger skin malignancy, stated Senator Ted Lieu, who authored the expenses in the Senate.If you find yourself ‘working for the weekend’ you then are probably passing up on the deeper purpose of your life. Lasting pleasure comes when you are in contact with a meaningful purpose. 9. You avoid intimacyThe dependence on intimacy is fundamental to happiness and relationships. When you avoid close romantic relationships or shy away from deeper connections with people, you lose out on this aspect of life. 10. You relive the bad times, but observe the good times from a mental distanceHappy people tend to relive happy remembrances close up and view upsetting remembrances as though from a distance, like a neutral observer. Unhappy, pessimistic people have a tendency to relive unpleasant memories close up and view the good memories from a distant, observer perspective.