The Art of “Me Time”

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” – Eleanor Brownn As parents, the demands of parenting, working, volunteering, etc. can weigh us down. Often times we[Read more]

Haole Rot (A Common Fungal Infection)

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaole Rot or as they call it in the medical field Tinea Versicolor is a common skin fungal infection. It affects all ages and develops from sweat mixing with an overgrowth of yeast on the skin’s surface. Haole rot is usually more noticeable with sun exposure as all areas[Read more]

SAVE YOUR YARD AND SAVE WATER

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSmart Landscape Watering Practices Most of us are well aware that Maui is currently experiencing a dry spell. Because we are so dependent on mother nature for water, the lack there of is reason enough to conserve as much of this precious resource as possible. As major participators in[Read more]

Enjoy Your Summer Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFor Maui moms, this article could be titled, “Enjoy Your Maui Pregnancy,” since we are in the land of the “endless summer.” If you’re pregnant and wondering how to handle the heat and humidity, these tips may help: Drink plenty of water. During the warmer months, our bodies need[Read more]

Summer Safety- from Mauka to Makai

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs we welcome summer, let’s make a pact to get outside more! Get outside, get healthy!The health benefits of getting outside and being active for both adults and children are no secret. In fact, studies have shown that just being outside in itself can improve your physical and mental[Read more]

Letting Go of Expectations

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailCoping When Life Doesn’t Go According To Plan Life will sometimes throw us a curve ball. It’s part of what we call being human. So when disappointments come our way, how can we move forward gracefully and authentically? If plan A didn’t work out for your life, sit with[Read more]

Bedtime Beauty Tips for Mom

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail“Happy girls are the prettiest.” – Audrey Hepburn While outward beauty may fade, creating a healthy bedtime beauty routine to care for yourself is about more than trying to be “pretty.” Rather, it’s a way to protect your skin, hair and face from the effects of the environment. Here[Read more]

Stress Remedies for More Joy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailStress is a natural physiological response in the body which prepares us to “fight or flight” when a life threatening situation arises. As a result, adrenaline surges into our bodies, making our hearts beat faster, pupils dilate, blood vessels constrict, and muscles contract. However, in today’s modern world, life[Read more]

Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFive Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day  1. Give the gift of photos Use sites like shutterfly.com or blurb.com to upload your photos (even from Instagram) and create photobooks or get the photographer of the family a gift certificate to finally get those photos off their iPhone. 2. One to[Read more]

National Doctors Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailA thank you message to physicians from Maui Health System… To all doctors, far and wide: Each year on March 30 we celebrate National Doctors Day. In honor of this special day, Maui Health System would like to recognize and thank all of you. We celebrate you and the[Read more]

Always Running Late? Here Are Some Tips to Help You Be On Time

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAlways Running Late? Here Are Some Tips to Help You Be On Time Being late can cause real friction in your everyday life. From the kids getting a tardy slip to losing out on time with your doctor when you are late for an appointment, being late is a[Read more]

Access to free or low-cost mammograms

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAccess to free or low-cost mammograms Mamas…Screening Saves Lives! When it comes to breast cancer, the science is clear: screening saves lives. Largely thanks to mammography screening, 63 percent of breast cancers today are diagnosed at the localized stage. And when it’s caught this early, breast cancer has a[Read more]

Breastfeeding Myth Busters

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailIMPORTANT: ARTICLE CORRECTION Myth: Breastfeeding is easy and everyone can do it. Fact: While breastfeeding is a mother’s natural way of nourishing her baby, it isn’t as easy for some mothers and it doesn’t always work as planned. This is why there are lactation specialists who can help in[Read more]

Learn to Create a Positive Mindset

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Willie Nelson said, “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” This doesn’t sound like rocket science, so how do you flip the switch? 1. Start Right Changing your tune can start first thing in the morning. Set the tone by starting your[Read more]

Understanding Ear Infections

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBack to school and the colder months tend to be the toughest when it comes to childhood illnesses. During this time we tend to have more infectious diseases, so usually, you have more colds which create congestion in the respiratory airway and tend to block the Eustachian tube. The Eustachian[Read more]