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Is high intensity interval training better than moderate exercise?

Is high intensity interval training better than moderate exercise?

High intensity interval training has been gaining popularity over the last few years. Find out if it is better than regular exercise!

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

The pendulum swings back and forth in terms of potential health benefits with coffee drinking. Join us this week as we discuss the data behind coffee.

Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle for optimal health and wellness?

Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle for optimal health and wellness?

Intermittent Fasting as a lifestyle choice for optimal health is becoming very popular. Find out if all the hype is real in this week’s post.

Coconut oil: healthy or not? Is virgin better?
Coconuts by Michelle Ramírez

Coconut oil: healthy or not? Is virgin better?

Coconut oil: healthy, beneficial and better if virgin? This week, we will swing back to our health topics and learn about fats: what’s good about them, what’s bad about them and what kinds of fat we should be eating. Additionally, we will talk about coconut […]

Need strategies to help you deal with rude behavior? Come on over!
Manhattan night during fall by Michelle Ramirez

Need strategies to help you deal with rude behavior? Come on over!

Rude behavior is, unfortunately, very much a part of daily life. Particularly when you live in the city. I don’t think this is a phenomenon specific to city life, I think it’s mostly due to the higher population density that you are just likelier to […]

Do you feel too busy to eat healthy and wish you had easy healthy recipes?
Lunch in the garden, Urubamba, Peru By Michelle Ramirez

Do you feel too busy to eat healthy and wish you had easy healthy recipes?

Whether you are a busy professional or a busy mom, we all struggle to find time to prepare healthy nutritious meals. Often times we may end up choosing unhealthy snacks or meals just because it is faster and easier to get these. Many of you […]

Looking for answers on how to get more deep sleep naturally?
Girl in the garden, Santa Monica, California By Michelle Ramirez

Looking for answers on how to get more deep sleep naturally?

Last week we spoke about why sleep is so important and all the health issues that may come about from chronic sleep deprivation (read about it here). Now, You may be longingly looking out the window trying to find some sleep. Don’t worry! Help is […]

When you are lying in bed and
Model of Incan house ceiling, Sacred Valley, Cusco, Peru Michelle Ramírez

When you are lying in bed and

you look at your clock for the fifth time. It is now 3am, but you are still awake. You have been tossing and turning all night. Sound familiar? It probably is at least vaguely familiar. We’ve all had an insomniac night here or there. Lying […]

Trust wisely, not blindly
Bicycle in colored pencils by Camille I Claux, 2016 Camille Claux

Trust wisely, not blindly

I remember teaching our daughter to ride a bike a couple of years ago. She said “Mama, I’m scared.” I told her, “It’s ok, let go and trust us.” It took a little coaxing, but ultimately she took off without training wheels. Trust, lies, deception. […]

Out of darkness comes light
Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Out of darkness comes light

As most of you are aware, my beautiful island of Puerto Rico was decimated by the path of Hurricane Maria on 9/20/2017. The infrastructure and people are hurting and will be hurting for many months to come. If you are interested in helping, please consider […]