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Battling the Holiday Blues

Battling the Holiday Blues

Battling the Holiday Blues: You’re Not Alone. For many, the holiday period from Thanksgiving through New Year’s is not enjoyed with the same feelings of gratitude, joy

The Sun and Your Skin: Protect and Detect Skin Cancer

The Sun and Your Skin: Protect and Detect Skin Cancer

The Doctor Is In: The Sun and Your Skin. Protect and Detect Skin Cancer. Prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays causes the skin to age prematurely and can lea

Embrace New Habits, Not Fads

Embrace New Habits, Not Fads

You Too Can Step Into a Healthy Lifestyle: Embrace New Habits, Not Fads. If the words “healthy lifestyle” make you cringe because it sounds just too difficult to accomplis

Protect Coral Reefs and Protect Your Skin

Protect Coral Reefs and Protect Your Skin

Sun and Sea Sensibility: Protect Your Skin and Protect Coral Reefs. As someone who grew up diving the coral reefs of the Florida Keys, I have sadly seen firsthand the dramatic

Living in Costa Rica: Here a Year Without Illusions

Living in Costa Rica: Here a Year Without Illusions

Pura Vida Living: Here a Year Without Illusions and Why I’m Celebrating.  Happy anniversary to me! I have been living in Costa Rica for one year, so I am celebrating pura v

The Keto Diet Craze: What You May Not Know

The Keto Diet Craze: What You May Not Know

Part 1: Learn for Your Liver’s Sake.  Let me get straight to the point: I´m worried. I’m referring to the popularity of so-called “keto diets,” which promote low-car

Eat Well: Chewing Your Food Properly

Eat Well: Chewing Your Food Properly

Chewing Your Food Properly: Good Reasons to Heed Grandma’s Advice.   I’m curious about the response to my last Howler article, in the June 2019 issue: “Four Ingred

Kombucha: Nature’s Magic Mixture

Kombucha: Nature’s Magic Mixture

Kombucha: Nature’s Magic Mixture.  Kombucha is an ancient health drink made from tea fermented with sugar. It’s an outcome of nature’s seemingly magical fermentation pr

Conscious Parenting: Children Don’t Do What You Say, They Do What You Do

Conscious Parenting: Children Don’t Do What You Say, They Do What You Do

Conscious Parenting: Children Don’t Do What You Say, They Do What You Do.  The best teacher I have had as an adult to learn about leadership, and the quality of presence in

The Doctor Is In: Intestinal Parasites Invisible Troublemakers

The Doctor Is In: Intestinal Parasites Invisible Troublemakers

The Doctor Is In: Intestinal Parasites Invisible Troublemakers.  The risk of contracting an intestinal parasite infection is present in both urban and rural areas of Costa Ri

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