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    Healthy Treats: How To Be Bad While Still Being Good

    I can’t begin to tell you how many people tell me they “can’t have that piece of cake” or “better not have a scone” because they’re “being good this week” when we’re talking about food. When I sit there eating my giant piece of delicious-looking apple crumble, they shoot me glances that combine confusion with […]

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    Tea for Tuesday

    Tea for Tuesday by Hillary Sepulveda May 06, 2014 Comments Off by Hillary Orange Melamine Teacups by Apartment 528 300×211 Tea for Tuesday by Hillary Sepulveda There are so many kinds of teas these days, how do you know what to choose? Here is Panama Wellness Group’s quick pick guide for tea: True Teas (From […]

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    Stretching Your Way to Health and Happiness

    Stretching is a crucial part of everyone’s health and fitness, no matter how much you do or don’t do in life. Having the ability to stretch for a catch or to stretch to tie your shoe laces is equally important and life can become pretty tough and potential injury- filled without a good level of […]

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    Greek Salad

    This recipe is one I have made for quite some time and every time I serve it, everyone raves. Even non-salad lovers are impressed and have requested the recipe. It’s easy, fresh and delicious and most importantly does the body good! It is a must try and I am delighted to share it with you. […]

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    Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries

    The rotator cuff consists of four muscle groups, whose tendons “fuse together to surround the front, the back and the top of the shoulder joint like a cuff… to connect your humerus, (the upper arm bone,) to the rotator cuff muscles,” according to aidmyrotatorcuff.com. The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint and has […]

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    Mango Season is Here! Hip Hip Hooray!

    Mangoes are chalked full of nutrients and there are 6 types that can be found in Panama during mango season. Panama Wellness Group has plenty of options for these delicious Vitamin C-packed fruits and ways to enjoy them. MAIN DISHES Stuffed Avocados Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1/4 c green onion, minced 1 tsp lemon juice […]

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    5 Ways Yoga Has Changed My Life

    Last year I arrived in Panama depleted, stressed and with an intense yearning to soul-search. I carried a long list of things I wished to achieve and overcome. I wanted to enhance my life mentally, physically and emotionally. I decided to try yoga. Within days of my arrival, I began an at home practice on […]

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    What is Reiki?

    According to reiki.org, “Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.” The name consists of two Japanese words, rei and ki, rei meaning ‘God’s wisdom’ or the ‘higher power,’ ki being ‘life force energy.’ This energy is usually used through a technique known as palm healing or hands-on healing. […]

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    Spring Break Madness

    Funny how Spring Break tends to induce some sort of madness! After all, we have just finished Carnival, one of the most wild holidays of the year. Yet, it seems what was once known as Easter Break and in Latin countries still holds as Semana Santa or Holy Week has become, let’s PARRRRTY! How can […]

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    Unplug?

    How connected we have become to our electronics. Recently, my neighborhood was without power for almost 14 hours followed by a 3 day trip to a remote, albeit out-of-this-world gorgeous, island. I will openly admit, those first 14 hours were a living hell! I work on the internet, I keep in touch with my kids […]

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    Workout for Those Who Hate Exercise

    Ok, it’s time for an all out confession. I hate working out. I know I am a wellness coach/nutritionist, but that doesn’t change the fact that I really don’t like exercise. Actually I hate exercise. Treadmill, elliptical, Zumba, BBL all encompassing any form of exercise. What’s a girl to do? Even yoga was hard for […]