How to Avoid Catching the Coronavirus

How to Avoid Catching the Coronavirus

The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in 60 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and...

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Making Positive Changes for 2020

Making Positive Changes for 2020

Making Positive Health Changes for the New Year New Year's Day is just another day, similar to one that you lived in 2019.  Making resolutions on this day and in early January are no different from making goals on any other day.  Placing too much emphasis on...

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It’s Healthy Pumpkin Drink Time

It’s Healthy Pumpkin Drink Time

When my local Starbucks starts advertising Pumpkin Latte’s, I know that it’s officially “Pumpkin Season”. Trader Joe's will also have a variety of pumpkin goodies on their shelves now, such as honey-pumpkin roasted ravioli, pumpkin biscotti and chocolate-dipped...

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Warriors Use an Unconventional Super-Power to Win Games

Warriors Use an Unconventional Super-Power to Win Games

The new Chase Center in San Francisco, built for the Warriors basketball team, includes a “mindfulness room”, which is part of the players locker-room complex known as “the campus.” The mindfulness room was built to help with vision and focus and will allow players to...

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Nine Benefits from Taking Cold Showers

Nine Benefits from Taking Cold Showers

Cold showers?  Good for you?  I know it sounds crazy, but there are tons of health benefits that come from taking cold showers and baths. A cold shower, as the name implies, is when you crank the temperature of your shower down, away from the typical comfort of a...

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Allergies on the Rise in Marin County

Allergies on the Rise in Marin County

Adapted from the Marin Independent Journal article by Adrian Rodriguez As we move more into the spring, hopefully we’ll have more sunny days and less rain.  Since it’s been the rainiest year that we can remember, get ready for an assault on your allergies.  The rain...

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Super-Herb for your Health: Turmeric

Super-Herb for your Health: Turmeric

Turmeric is a golden spice that has been used to treat inflammation, bacterial infections and digestive issues for thousands of years.   It's been getting a lot of press lately, so here's some facts that will get you up to speed on learning about this...

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5 Tips for Slowing Aging

5 Tips for Slowing Aging

Aging is always challenging in any society. The body and mind change in different ways that may not always be comfortable. We move more with more caution and may tire more easily. But there are ways to counteract aging. Here are five ways that you can slow aging and...

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Setting Specific Goals

Setting Specific Goals

Setting specific goals for things we want to do and working towards them is an important part of growth and working towards a sense of accomplishment in our lives.

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6 Tips to Avoid Overindulging for the Holidays

6 Tips to Avoid Overindulging for the Holidays

The holidays are the season for getting together with friends and family, enjoying mulled wine and munching on mince pies. But it’s also a time when all that tempting food and drink seems to be everywhere. You will be tempted, from office drinks, family sized candy...

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