Five Healthy Foods That Fight Stress

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailEveryday stressors can cause a real damper on your energy, attitude and overall health. Two of the best ways to conquer stress are exercise and eating right. Here are five healthy foods that will help you stay positive and stress free, and all of them can be eaten on[Read more]

How to Beat Holiday Feasting

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe holiday season is upon us once again. It’s a fun time for both family and work because everyone is set on having a good time. Family gatherings, office parties and neighborhood festivities bring people closer together to relish in the good lives we have. The holidays can be[Read more]

Summer Beauty for Mom

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailLong days at the beach can leave your hair and skin dry to say the least. Try these summer beauty tricks to keep looking your best. Your beauty routine begins with your inner health. By eating fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as drinking plenty of fresh water, you[Read more]

Understanding Swimmer’s Ear

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSwimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is an infection of the skin lining the ear canal.  This problem is most common among swimmers or children that spend a lot of time in water.  When water gets trapped in the ear canal, the lining becomes damp, swollen, and prone to infection. Narrow[Read more]

Finding and Keeping the Girlfriends Who Matter

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaving a good girlfriend should be a priority for any woman. However, as you get older it doesn’t seem so easy, right? Having a good girlfriend–and yes just one is really all you need–can fulfill you in a way that nothing else can. A girlfriend helps you celebrate the[Read more]

Kids & Dehydration

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAlthough summer may mean fun in the sun, it can also come with health woes if you are not cautious. “It is important for kids to stay hydrated especially in the hot summer months, because you lose fluids through sweating, breathing and going to the bathroom,” said Lisa Matsunaga,[Read more]

Tips for Treating Haole Rot

haole rot

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]

Smart Choices for Summer Food

Summer healthy eating, chocolate bananas

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFocus on Healthy Eating Summer not only marks the passage of another successful school year but is also a time to have fun and focus on healthy eating. Even sweet treats can be good for you if you choose them carefully. “Put slices of banana in the freezer; dip[Read more]

Tackling Spring-Time Allergies with Essential Oils

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSneezes, red eyes, and a general feeling of “ugh” can come with the changes of the seasons, even on Maui. Here are a couple of natural ways to get rid of those spring-time respiratory challenges. Enter the Awesome, and Popular, Essential Oils Used for thousands of years, essential oils[Read more]

Easing Allergies

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAllergies can affect your child’s daily activities but there are steps you can take to ease his or her discomfort. Simple household routines such as dusting prior to vacuuming can ease certain reactions, but there are also factors outside your control including vog and cane smoke. On days when[Read more]

Mom Energy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMom Energy How to Get it, How to Protect it Being a mom, while very rewarding, is also both physically and emotionally exhausting. Even when you aren’t running around or doing for others, you are sure to be thinking of everything and anything at any given time. You are[Read more]

Reiki in the Womb

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail I have been practicing Reiki Natural Healing for a few years now and have no doubt in its amazing power to heal. Since I have become pregnant, my little one has received a lot of Reiki while in the womb, as both my husband and I are trained in[Read more]

How to Change Negative Patterns of Behavior

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBy Kiegan Blake, OT Often we think of “bad behavior” in terms of poor compliance and needing more discipline. While a child may use behavior to test boundaries, often it is the child’s way of communicating something important to you. Your child may have big feelings that she doesn’t[Read more]

Pregnancy Eating: What’s Safe, What’s Not

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailPregnancy Eating: What’s Safe, What’s Not So, you have a bun in the oven, with cravings galore, and you want to know what’s safe and what’s not when it comes to eating. While you will need to check with your caregiver during pregnancy, here are some general guidelines for[Read more]

Boost Your Baby’s Brain Power Through Affection

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailDeveloping a close bond with your baby provides a healthy start for your relationship and it’s great for your baby’s brain development! Here are some simple ways you can increase your connection to your baby and strengthen your baby’s brain power. Cuddle time. Everyone needs hugs, but especially babies![Read more]

Gluten-Free Diet – is it right for you?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe gluten-free diet is becoming increasingly popular. Started for those with celiac disease, some are finding it helps them if they have wheat intolerance, or just to be healthier in general and lose weight. So what is a gluten-free diet? Simply put, gluten-free (aka GF) means you cut out[Read more]