Being Healthy

What’s new that can help us live healthy?

Posted on January 20th, 2015 by paularath

We’re just three weeks into the new year, but, sadly, a lot of folks have already given up on their resolve to get fit. Sometimes we set goals that are too optimistic, and ultimately demoralizing. Sometimes we overdo it and get injured – and discouraged – right away. Soemtimes we make our workouts so humdrum
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Posted on December 31st, 2014 by paularath

Ah, New Year’s Resolutions. That January 1 ritual we all love to hate. More often than not, our resolutions are overly ambitious, especially when they relate to health and fitness. And an unrealistic goal can lead to unnecessary anxiety and frustration. The result can destroy any motivation and momentum brought on by hopes for change
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Posted on October 21st, 2014 by paularath

Hawaii attracts more than our fair share of creative people. Sometimes they come here for vacation and never leave. Sometimes they dream of making a change to a life in Paradise – and one day they simply move. Sometimes they burn out on the biggies: New York, Paris, London or Milan. Whatever the reason, we
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Posted on October 7th, 2014 by paularath

I have added a new workout to my weekly regimen. Rather than swimming laps in the pool at the YMCA, I now drive down to Waikiki at about 6:30 a.m., walk around Kapiolani Park once or twice, and swim “laps” at Kaimana Beach. It’s so therapeutic! It’s good for body, mind and soul. When I
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Posted on March 23rd, 2014 by paularath

No matter how varied your exercise routine may be, it never hurts to change it up a bit. That’s why I recently added a Bollywood Dance class with Willow Chang to my weekly regimen. Bollywood is just plain fun and puts me in touch with my feminine side, unlike weight training, which I perform almost as a
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