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Growing Older? Stay Connected
3 months ago

Growing Older? Stay Connected

Exercise, healthy diet, plenty of rest —that’s not all your body needs

Have you had your dose of connection lately? Studies suggest your immune system is a bit of a …
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Teaching Kids Tools for Life
7 months ago

Teaching Kids Tools for Life

The Toolbox Project is used by dozens of schools and endorsed by the Dalai Lama

If “a picture is worth a thousand words,” then combining pictures and words that help …
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Thriving After Cancer
9 months ago

Thriving After Cancer

Sebastopol dermatologist learns from her experience and passes it on

Cynthia Bailey had just returned from vacation in 2013 when she discovered a lump in her breast. A health-conscious, 55-year-old …
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Spa Day – Hands-on luxury and Zen-like treatment
11 months ago

Spa Day – Hands-on luxury and Zen-like treatment

We all experience some level of stress at some point in our lives. It can be internal, external, temporary or ongoing. The question is what do we do about it?


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School of Plant Magic
1 year ago

School of Plant Magic

The transformation begins on the verdant, tree-canopied dirt road to the California School of Herbal Studies (CSHS), just off Highway 116, two miles west of Forestville. A sign alerts drivers …
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Diving into Fitness
1 year ago

Diving into Fitness

Swimming Benefits Body, Mind and Spirit

There’s something very peaceful about being completely submerged in a pool of water. If just briefly, this tranquil, all-forgiving liquid has a way of …
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The Healing Power of Pets
1 year ago

The Healing Power of Pets

Four-Legged friends offer unconditional love in its purest sense

While man’s best friend has in recent times gained “comfort dog” status and, in some instances, even been used as a …
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The Restorative Power of Sleep
2 years ago

The Restorative Power of Sleep

I finally got some sleep last night and wow, do I feel amazing today. I say this with a smile on my face, a spring in my step and the …
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Horse Power
2 years ago

Horse Power

How horses help humans advance their personal development

Horses were a big part of my upbringing. I guess I was one of those lucky little girls who didn’t just read …
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