March 27, 2017 8:40 am Last modified: 3:12 pm

Health-Fitness

Talking About Happiness

In 1998, therapists, practitioners and researchers stopped asking “What’s wrong with you?” and started asking “What makes you happy? What helps you thrive?”
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Talking About Depression

Many problems we face with our health, jobs and relationships are never what we think they are. Gail Glanville’s columns shine a light on the real problem and provide holistic solutions to bring about healthy change and resolution from the inside out.
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Health Beat: Amy Raymond Helps in Dominica

 When Dominica needed assistance to recover from its Tropical Storm Erika-related flooding, St. John Rescue President Amy Raymond was among the group of Virgin Islands emergency responders that went to help.

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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Going Nuts!

I love nuts. I live on them. I have spent the last 30 years experimenting. I get my protein and my snacks from nuts. I have lost all the weight I had gained from my carb loading diet and I have kept it off.
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Sweet Sugar-Free Life

Thirty years ago, after reading “Sugar Blues” by William Duffy, I began my three-decade journey to find some way to give up sugar while still living the sweet life.
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Best Years Ever

These are the best years of my life. Not every 65 year old feels that way. But I do.I wake up most mornings ready to hit the ground running. And I never get sick. But I did recently. It lasted about two hours.
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Health Beat: Baggywrinkles Practice Yoga to Keep in Shape

Baggywrinkles is the name of an item used on sails to keep them from chaffing. But Coral Bay resident Marie Naisby saw it as an apt name for a group of older women who meet twice a week to practice yoga. 'It seemed to fit in other ways,' she said, a bit ruefully.
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Two Ideas to Consider When it Comes to Mosquito Control

Joe Williamson, an entomologist at the University of the Virgin Islands, said a process that introduces the wolbachia bacteria into the male mosquito would be the most promising for the Virgin Islands.
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Fasting

For me, fasting has always had three major benefits: Weight control, mental clarity and rest for my digestive tract. There’s also, it turns out, a fat burning factor that happens.
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