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El Otro Lado in Panama-  Where luxury meets the Jungle
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El Otro Lado in Panama- Where luxury meets the Jungle

By Donna Polizzi  Is your passport valid? Now that’s a question that peaks interest.   I believe that life is good, but it gets better with perspective from a 30,000-foot view from an airplane window, on the way to Panama. For sanity sake, we all need to get up and away on occasion, to clear…

More Weight Than Just Calories
Health & Fitness

More Weight Than Just Calories

By Yajen Tan Putting yourself in a caloric deficit is a surefire way to shed the extra weight – at least in theory. If you treat the body as a heat engine, and observe the energy input and energy output, that’s what seems to happen. But we find out over and over again, that the…

Forget About Weight Loss And Change Your Life
Health & Fitness

Forget About Weight Loss And Change Your Life

By Yajen Tan Weight management can be a complete nightmare for those who are starting out fresh. While taking that first step is an amazing accomplishment itself, paving the road to your success can be an unbelievably difficult task with all the fluff that this topic is surrounded by. What if we took a whole…

3 different ways I lost 20 pounds of weight
Health & Fitness

3 different ways I lost 20 pounds of weight

By Yajen Tan Weight loss is a big deal. We all know that shedding off the extra pounds can do wonders for our health. It seems pretty clear to most people that the simple formula to weight loss is to move more and eat less, or sometimes even “just eat healthy”. Obviously those lines never…

Hiking Above the Sea at Pismo Preserve
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Hiking Above the Sea at Pismo Preserve

I experienced more than relaxation and boutique hotel luxury on my recent getaway to California’s Central Coast. I also discovered Pismo Preserve, a 900–acre natural sanctuary where the public can hike, ride bikes and horses on rugged, pristine trails overlooking the ocean. My adventure to the outdoor refuge began at the Inn at the Pier…

3 steps to successful habit change
Health & Fitness

3 steps to successful habit change

Changing old habits can be tough. Words make it a little too easy to say that we want to lose body fat, eat more vegetables, and spend more time in the gym. Unfortunately, when reality comes around, those simple tasks suddenly make a dramatic turn into difficulty. As someone who specializes in helping others make…

Beachfront Luxury at Inn at the Pier in Pismo Beach
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Beachfront Luxury at Inn at the Pier in Pismo Beach

By Greg Aragon Pismo Beach is one of my favorite Central California locations. Set on the ocean, with perfect weather, miles of sandy beaches, an historic pier, unique shops and dining, nearby wineries and tons of classic vibe, the city has everything I look for in a weekend getaway. So when I heard about an…

Cleaning Up Your Body With The Whole30 Program
Health & Fitness

Cleaning Up Your Body With The Whole30 Program

By Yajen Tan The Whole30 diet program is a brand new approach to wellness, that takes us back to our roots. The focus on the program is to stick to as many whole, unprocessed, foods as possible. That includes cutting out – sweeteners, grains, legumes, alcohol, soy, dairy, or anything that might come off as…

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