Lifestyle: Ways To Improve Anxiety

I am guilty, like most of us living a very stressful life, of being almost too anxious sometimes. And I find myself staying up a couple of nights a week thinking and worrying about all things called life. At times I talk myself out of worrying so much and other times I dwell until I […]

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Lifestyle: How To…

There seems to be an online manual for everything these days and that’s fine. Because once in a while we do need a little push to get things done, or even ideas to improve upon the norm, and then there are even suggestions which raise an eye brow or causes our jaws to drop open, […]

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What Had Me Thinking…

I can’t believe half the year is done with and with it, lots of unwanted changes have taken place in my life. I am hoping that the second half of the year would be more positive, and hopefully the bad streak of events are over and done with and I can start the healing and […]

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Lifestyle: Healthy Thinking Healthy Being

There is no question about the fact that we all thumb through article after article online on just about everything and sometimes we skim through them and other times we actually stop and read and apply, for example: From Left to right: 1. 15 Foods we should never eat? 2. The two-week body-makeover plan starts here. […]

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stroll along the neighborhoods in san francisco

I love the city, but hate the cold summer days near ocean beach. So, I decided on sunday to ditch the car and go for a walk. A long walk across town from SeaCliff to  inland, aiming to get to Fillmore street in time for lunch. I had originally planned to walk to the Golden Gate […]

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vacation a.k.a holiday travel wardrobe – part 1

Every year we contemplate a handful of destinations to travel to, but end up rediscovering different parts of  Europe. We don’t mind it, in fact when we go down the list, at the end of it, we smile to one another because we know deep down Europe will always win. Anyway, I have actually become […]

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healthy eating: protein shakes

I must admit I live by protein shakes, almost on a daily basis. But buying one made from Starbucks, Jamba Juice and other healthy drink bars can be expensive, even though they are delicious and hastle-free. Just recently I decided to purchase my very first industrial strength blender and some good old fashioned Whey protein […]

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a nostalgic holiday experience in san francisco

I am a sucker for nostalgia and usually get very sentimental during the holiday season, like (I am sure) most people do. I miss the past and long for when life seemed a little simpler and less demanding, when families where closer and holidays really meant something and  Christmas shopping was truly a creative and […]

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healthy thanksgiving recipes – stuffing

Not a shocker to anyone in the U.S. trying to make it through the holidays without over eating or avoiding eating things that are not good for you. Although if you think about it, the Thanksgiving meal in itself is pretty healthy, based on today’s healthy eating standards.  But just in case you are thinking […]

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french women diet plan, take 2

I had written an entry back on June 22, 2010 here about how I planned to follow the recipes in the book French Women Don’t Get Fat to see if I am able to shed a few pounds and improve my  somewhat healthy  eating habits. Now, I consider myself a pretty disciplined individuals and when […]

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