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    After School Snacks, Healthy Muffins Every Kid Will Want

    As a working mom of many, after school snacks are always the hardest for me to have prepared by the 3:30 hunger call. My kids arrive starving from their active day, arrive exhausted from mine so this last week I decided to ‘health-veganize’ an old banana bread recipe for wholesome goodness. Using a bunch, literally, […]

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    Change of Seasons Change of Pace

    Oh yeah baby, summertime in Panama is here! As we enter the month of February, we have a quickened pace of life.  Dry Season! So how can we manage this new pace of life, now that the slinky rains from the gods of humidity are slowing down? Well to start, GET OUTSIDE! With all of […]

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    Garden Your Heart (Problems) Away

    Did you know that after a heart attack, stroke, or other heart complication, getting your hands dirty in a garden can relieve stress, helping your mind, body, and heart heal? It isn’t necessary to wait until you suffer from a heart aliment to begin your garden adventure. Gardening can be a family affair or you […]

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    Is Noise Pollution Affecting Your Mental Health?

    Personally, I have never been one for loud venues…parties, clubs, concerts etc. People always say to me,” oh, come on it will be so much fun!” Yet somehow, deep inside of me, the anxiety begins to rise, the noises all around of strangers, friends and of course the thumping of the speakers, pushes my stress […]

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    Eat Too Much? Strike a Pose

    Try these yoga poses for quick relief: Strike a Pose It is well known that there are specific yoga postures that can help with digestion issues and/or bloating. Since some of the yoga postures are more advanced and would require a well versed yogi or trained teacher, and for the benefit of all readers this […]

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    Drop 14 lbs. in 14 days: The Easy Peasy Way

    New Year, new resolutions. Somehow each year weight loss makes the cut on the list of things to accomplish. This year Panama Wellness group is making your resolution’s success within reach. Don’t fret no need to go out and buy an expensive diet program or the latest fad exercise video, this is the easy peasy, […]

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    New Year Resolutions 101

    Every year millions, if not billions, of people spend there time to make their New Year Resolution’s. They will be swearing off the vices, people and habits from the previous year and spelling out their future dreams. So why are so many of their resolutions the same as the last year? Where did it go […]

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    Danger, Danger! Holiday No No’s

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly…or rather overworked, broke, self-indulgent, and caught in holiday traffic! Yes, we all know it can be true. The holiday season is so exciting and can be just a tad bit overwhelming. We can attend so many holiday parties where we need to bring “a little” something that when Christmas […]

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    Holiday Decorating For Your Well-Being

    Yes, it is that time of year again. If you live in Panama, Christmas trees are already up in all the malls. Many studies have been conducted to show that lights can have a positive effect on our attitudes. By hanging traditional lights (not the crazy blinking ones which can cause undue stress by not […]

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    5 Simple Tips for Clearer Skin

    Having just landed in Panama a few days ago and started to sweat copious amounts of precious bodily fluid already, I have had quite the cleansing time for my skin. Although I now feel about 20lbs lighter than when I first arrived due to my water weight loss, I have definitely seen a big improvement […]

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    What is Yoga?

    I am often asked to write about Yoga and what exactly Yoga is? Once again I have drawn a blank. I don’t mean draw a blank like I don’t know what it is, but to me everything is Yoga.  What isn’t Yoga? Yoga is the yumm and it’s the yuck. It’s the sun and the moon. […]