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Are you a summer-break martyr, one of those folks who wishes for and talks about taking a vacation but never seems to make the time? In the past, I myself have often said, “We have to try so-and-so this year,” and then before I knew it, it was Labor Day, and the opportunity was lost… Read more »

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In my last articles, I discussed some important—and surprising—things to know about your skin and the sun. Sun care, getting the appropriate amount of sun exposure, is a critical part of the skin health picture. But there are other elements to the formula, too, and many additional ways you can protect and nurture your skin…. Read more »

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In my last article, I talked about how to get the best protection from overexposure to the damaging rays of the sun. But there’s a flip side to that story: Not all sun exposure is excessive. Yes, you CAN have your sun and go burn-free, too. In fact, you should make a point of including… Read more »

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Summer is well underway already. Particularly at this time of year, the sun—and both the damage and the benefits it can offer—is intense. Are you taking good care of your skin? Here are twelve must-know facts and guidelines about the sun and your health. 1 ) The difference between the rays: In terms of skin… Read more »

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In my previous newsletter, I mentioned an inspiring trainer’s concept of breaking away from one-size-fits-all “Starbucks thinking.” To honor my new-found adventurous spirit, I signed up for an activity that I hadn’t tried before. It’s called Nia. Nia is a fun, go-with-the-flow group cardio workout that combines martial arts, dance, and healing arts. Based on… Read more »

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You’ve been following my series on maintaining energy. You understand all the common Energy Zappers and Energy Fixes in theory. But in practice…maybe it’s not so easy to see how the 3Rs fit into your own experience. How about an example to demonstrate? Meet Janet. Janet is a middle manager at a corporation that has… Read more »

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In the last article, we discussed three lifestyle habits that can deplete energy reserves. But the damage doesn’t stop there. A person who runs out of steam typically either sinks to a lethargy fueled by exhaustion (yawn), or launches into a stress-filled attempt to beat the clock to get every last thing done (whew). This… Read more »

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Last week I handed all the patients who came into my office a checklist of health challenges that they face. They were asked to rate them by priority. The results: #1 was lack of energy. It even outranked weight issues, much to my surprise. So in May’s newsletters, I will share some of the ways… Read more »