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A Davis Wellness “Jewel”

A Davis Wellness “Jewel”

When I arrive at the Davis Food Coop teaching kitchen to meet up with Julie Loke (known as “Jules” in the Coop), she is doing what she does best; being of service.  Today it’s helping a young lady learn about kitchen safety through a training program for teens offered at the Coop called C.H.O.W. (Co-op [...]

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A Special Group of Athletes

A Special Group of Athletes

It’s a scorching central valley Summer day. The thermometer reads 104. You can see the heat rising off the ground. People all around me are practically melting – fanning themselves and pouring cups of cool water on their head to cool off. Why are we all torturing ourselves in the heat?

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Weekend of Mindful Indulgence

Weekend of Mindful Indulgence

Weekend getaways are a way to rejuvenate one’s sense of wellbeing and ‘refill the cup’, so to speak.  A recipe of equal parts location, activities, food, and people can enhance your health and create lasting memories  Even better is when there is just the right amount of indlugence balanced with the right amout of mindfulness to [...]

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Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

They say the best things in life are free. I’d like to modify that and say the best things in life are simple. Free maybe, but simple – absolutely! Recently, in an attempt to juggle the complexities of life, it came to me how much I crave the simple pleasures and how much I appreciate them when they cross my path.

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Serenity Spot #2

Serenity Spot #2

Aaah, the calming sounds of water. This secret space is really no secret; in fact it’s hiding in plain view. Look for this little grassy oasis the next time you visit the Mondavi center at UC Davis…

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