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A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

by Violet Green When I was a kid I had dreams of “getting rich” or “making it big” when I was an adult. I thought that all problems could be solved with money. The experience of money in my family was that there were too many mouths to feed and there were never enough dollars. […]

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How to Gain Optimal Hip Health

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The hips are a primary part of the body, being the hinge point between the upper and lower body. Due to its central position in the body, it is important to do exercises that build and maintain hip strength. Weak hip muscles can have a large negative affect on mobility, which may lead to pain […]

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CycleBar Hillcrest Celebrates Grand Opening with 70 Free Classes

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
CycleBar Hillcrest Celebrates Grand Opening with 70 Free Classes

CycleBar Hillcrest, a new concept in Premium Indoor Cycling offering a high energy workout in a concert-like atmosphere, will open on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 1040 University Ave, Suite B 213, San Diego, CA 92103. CycleBar Hillcrest will hold its CycleBar Blast to celebrate its grand opening by offering 70 free classes over 10 […]

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The Relationship between Stress and Heart Health

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Excessive stress has a great effect on overall health. The fight or flight reaction is embedded into all of us, even though we are no longer facing archaic predators. The modern day causes of stress are typically not life-threatening, although your body may think they are. Having chronic stress can impact your health with fat […]

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Learning by Example

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Learning by Example

by Dove Braunstein I am sitting on a bench just outside the curved, sea-green bars that surround the Ocean Beach (OB) skate park. It is an afternoon that reminds me why I call San Diego home; late winter, and you’d swear it was summer. My dog, Zephyr (who, fittingly, is named after the Zephyr skateboard […]

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To Feed the Family

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
To Feed the Family

We were told to bring our appetites, so we did. Craig Madden spoke at the Mission Hills Garden Club’s March meeting. And, yes, we did get to eat. However, first we heard how he came to his current philosophy and lifestyle concerning food. Four and a half years ago, Madden’s baby girl was ready for […]

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When is the Best Time to Exercise?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

There have been many debates about the effectiveness of exercise during certain parts of the day. While nighttime workouts have been thought to disrupt sleep, new research adds in a new factor of the body’s circadian rhythm to determine the best time to exercise. The human body has a circadian rhythm that corresponds with the […]

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“Coldmaggedon” Got You This Season?

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Coldmaggedon” Got You This Season?

by Violet Green Did you succumb to “coldmaggedon” this winter season? No. Well lucky you! Many of the rest of us were not so fortunate. When we had cold and flu season last year in San Diego, I remember there were lots of colds and sniffles and even some serious cases of whooping cough. This […]

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Kick Start Your Summer Body Now

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may think this is funny given it is resolution time for most. Rather than talk about your resolutions, I would rather focus you in now, on what your body will look like this summer. If you start chipping now, by the time it is here you will be ready to strip down, show up […]

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The Practice of Mindfulness

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The practice of mindfulness encompasses the idea of living in the present moment and being acutely aware of your surroundings and focusing on things that matter. This involves taking control of how you view the world through observations of your surroundings and in turn how those observations create emotions that drive behaviors. While experiencing emotions […]

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