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How do you maintain a balance between being informed and staying sane?

LT morganA little bit of looking on the Internet, a little bit of watching the Daily Show,  a whole lot of just getting outside and enjoying the world.

Morgan Culp, Santa Cruz, Customer Support









lt timI go out to my garden and work on my avocados and my tomatoes and peppers and whatnot.

Tim May, Corralitos, Retired







LT KatyYou have to trust yourself, but also read the newspaper and be informed in other ways, like being part of the community.

Katy Munger, Santa Cruz, Student







LT javierYou cannot keep the balance—the more information you have the worse it becomes. Keep informed, but try to ignore it.

Javier Castani, U.K., Engineer







lt taiMaking sure you know what’s important to you.

Tai Stone, Watsonville, Construction

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Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. 

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