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Our shortest month is important as American Heart Month (among other recognitions)

Ouch! Our Center for Disease Control offers this sobering statistic (https://www.cdc.gov/features/heartmonth/index.html): “On average, U.S. adults have hearts that are 7 years older than they should be. Watch this video, and figure out your own “heart age” by taking this quiz.” Out tickers shouldn’t age … Continue reading

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Simple Things like jumpstarting your Restorative SLEEP don’t have to be hard…

Thanks to our British friend, Ms. Lamb ( YourCoffeeBreak.co.uk.  )  and Amy Packham for these five simple hacks to help you zonk quickly: TRY EM please… ZZzzzzz 5 ways to fall asleep in five minutes AMY PACKHAM OCTOBER 15, 2018 If … Continue reading

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Say Cheese!

I’m fortunate to be lactose tolerant, so my universe of dairy products is bigger than for some of you. A favorite dairy product of mine is CHEESE Credit: Karen @ gifer.com “Right” cheeses, meaning natural and “not too fat, not … Continue reading

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Do we agree that Stretching and Stability Moves are muy importante?

I’m not a formal yoga practitioner, yet I do apply “yoga moves” without knowing the correct Sanskrit asana (pose) titles.  Someday . . . Here’s a laid back Hero’s Pose, which is officially a “supta-virasana” according to the good folks … Continue reading

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Trusting my Gut as a 2nd brain in 2019

Until I recently read a 2010 Scientific American article, I thought that an enteric system might describe a building column’s ornate design.  Too soon older, too late smarter? I could definitely use a second brain for preparing my 2018 tax … Continue reading

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When the Weather outside is Frightful

This topic is a tad offbeat for me – as we’ll “endure” 80-degree temperatures in Southern California this week.  And shame on me if I don’t get my daily doses of vitamin D when my weather is just delightful.  For … Continue reading

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Tis the season

Fa la la la la. Days are shorter. Viruses 🦠 are lurking. Workout timing gets tougher. Portion control of party yummies and daily feats make it harder to stick with an 80-20% guideline for diet. Are you jolly?  I hope … Continue reading

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