Being Healthy

What’s new that can help us live healthy?

Posted on April 16th, 2020 by paularath

Palama Settlement has been providing social services to our neighbors for 124 years. The Settlement is often called upon to perform extraordinary duties in extraordinary times. In 1918, our Pa Ola Camp was turned into a hospital for Spanish Flu patients. During WWII, our campus was transformed into a field hospital by the Army. Today
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Posted on April 9th, 2020 by paularath

It’s far too easy to swim into a sea of angst in these days of self quarantine. It can sneak up on you at the most unexpected times, sometimes even when you’re just sitting in your comfy chair, reading. If and when this starts to happen, there’s a technique that Jerry has learned to employ,
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Posted on November 16th, 2019 by paularath

Sometimes life offers a gift that is completely unexpected and surprisingly enriching. One such gift came to my husband, Jerry Mayfield, in the form of a Tibetan singing bowl. He found it at one of our favorite shops, Indige, in Kaimuki. Sadly, it was found during a closing sale for the shop we have come to
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Posted on October 13th, 2019 by paularath

I discovered Queen of Hearts, my favorite line of dance clothing, about five years ago at Still and Moving Center in Kaka’ako. I have never received as many compliments regarding any of my workout-related clothes. In fact, I constantly have people saying “You look like you’re ready for a date night out, not a dance
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Posted on June 13th, 2019 by paularath

Whew! It has taken me several years, but I have finally found the perfect swimsuit to wear when I’m swimming laps. I had a favorite swimsuit for several years; I bought three of them in succession and loved them until the company started having “my” suit made in China with inferior fabric and sewing. Next
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