Face Mapping: What is Your Body Trying to Tell You?

Face Mapping: What is your skin telling you?

If you could have a snapshot of how well your internal organs are functioning, wouldn’t you want to? Some internal health issues aren’t noticed until later in life because they don’t show any obvious signs in early stages. Problems that could be avoided, reduced, and solved are often made into bigger problems from ignorance and lack of real warning. But if you could learn how healthy – or unhealthy – you are internally, wouldn’t you rather know sooner, than later?

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Keeping Fit in the Fall

Those three glorious months of sun, beach and barbecues are steadily coming to an end. But as students return to school and the weather begins to cool, one thing that doesn’t need to change is your fitness regimen. It might not be bikini season anymore but that doesn’t mean your workout routine slows down. On the contrary, fall is a great time to start and maintain a fitness program that will help you prepare for the upcoming holiday season.

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The Legitimacy of Outdoor Fitness Businesses in Santa Barbara County

In a city as beautiful as Santa Barbara, the idea of hosting various outdoor exercise programs is extremely appealing to fitness instructors. But many of these entrepreneurs are not aware of the fact that the city requires outdoor programs to purchase permits, fitness and training programs included.

Ignorance is bliss, but probably not in this situation. There are far more outdoor fitness classes that do not have permits, than have them, and this is something to be weary of. The safety of participants is being totally exploited when these businesses do not abide by city regulations.

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To Juice or Not to Juice

We’ve been told to eat our fruits and vegetables since we were in primary school, since raw fruits and veggies provide us with many needed nutrients. But if eating fruits and vegetables has always been a challenge for you, then drinking your daily dose of produce may be just what the doctor ordered. Juicing is the latest health craze that has been sweeping the nation and getting lots of mainstream attention. Juicing, different from blending or pulping, extracts the water and nutrients from fruits and vegetables into a drinkable serving of vitamins.This growing trend was made even more popular after the endorsement of some admired celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, Megan Fox, Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Seacrest,

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Sleep Essentials!

Sleep. We all need it. Unless your life is so busy that you’ve been forced to deal with the reality that you don’t have the time for a healthy amount of sleep, you probably take sleep for granted. This is obvious in the fact that so many people don’t take the time to seek medical attention for their issues with sleep, whether they include difficulty falling asleep, middle of the night awakenings, or tendency to oversleep. Whatever the issue, sleeping too little or too much will negatively impact your quality of life.

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7 Reasons to Travel

1. Traveling broadens your perspective.

When you travel you can see how large and diverse the earth is, you’ll see beauty in nature, culture, and people. But you will also see firsthand how many people are struggling to meet their living needs. Recognizing and seeing other people’s struggles is different than just hearing or learning about them and this experience will broaden your perspective.

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Low Calorie Summer Drinks!

It’s Friday night and you’re about to go out with friends. What’s the first drink you order? Maybe it’s one of those huge margaritas. Maybe it’s a beer or a glass of wine, the first of many. Or maybe you even decide to share one of those obnoxiously large Fish Bowls. But did you ever stop to think about the number of calories in these drinks? Maybe you don’t really want to.

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Quidditch Isn’t Just for the Wizards Anymore

Ask anyone under the age of 70 who Harry Potter is and you are bound to evoke conversation or at least an acknowledging smile, considering one of the biggest literary successes of the 21st century is hands down J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter series. With eight feature films, a theme park, an interactive website, tons of merchandise, and much more, Harry Potter has grown to be a phenomenon all its own. Even after the final book and film, the magical world of Harry Potter continues to captivate and inspire the muggle world, and the latest Harry Potter attraction has people riding on broomsticks and chasing after a Golden Snitch.

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