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Creating healthy habits and how to stick with it – Via Anderson
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Creating healthy habits and how to stick with it – Via Anderson

Via Anderson - Feb 20, 2017

Dear Movers, In this column, I am going to consider with you the possibility of creating a new healthy habit and how to do that. The topic…

You know that you are Latino (or Canadian) when…
My Marvelous Mexican Mid-Life Crisis
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You know that you are Latino (or Canadian) when…

Carmen Poon - Feb 02, 2017

Long before the ubiquitous (don’t you love that word?) presence of Facebook on the internet, I remember a joke email making its way around inboxes entitled: “You…

Can’t keep your New Year’s resolutions – try being kind to yourself
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Can’t keep your New Year’s resolutions – try being kind to yourself

Vallarta Daily News - Jan 05, 2017

Many of us will start out the New Year by making a list of resolutions - changes we want to make to be happier such as eating…

Confessions of a Language Teacher
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Confessions of a Language Teacher

Vallarta Daily News - Dec 06, 2016

Before I get started, I have a confession to make. I am a recovering perfectionist. Since moving here, I have fallen off the wagon of recovery a…

Put your best breath forward for easy DIY stress reduction and good health
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Health & Fitness
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Put your best breath forward for easy DIY stress reduction and good health

Vallarta Daily News - Nov 29, 2016

Dear Movers and Breathers, Back in PV I recently returned to Puerto Vallarta, a little later than usual so I could have cataract surgery on both eyes…

My Marvelous Mexican Midlife Crisis: Mulling Over the Question of Prejudice
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My Marvelous Mexican Midlife Crisis: Mulling Over the Question of Prejudice

Carmen Poon - Oct 21, 2016

Hi everyone. After taking the summer off, I am officially back in the saddle again. (Gene Autry would be so proud of me. So will my dad,…

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board issues statement on recent abductions
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Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board issues statement on recent abductions

Vallarta Daily News - Aug 18, 2016

Dear Travel and Tourism Member: The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board regrets the unfortunate incident that took place on Monday, August 15, in one of our popular local…

Why it’s hard for adults to learn a second language
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Why it’s hard for adults to learn a second language

Vallarta Daily News - Aug 08, 2016

As a young adult in college, I decided to learn Japanese. My father’s family is from Japan, and I wanted to travel there someday. However, many of…

My Marvelous Mexican Midlife Crisis – Why I go to the beach
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My Marvelous Mexican Midlife Crisis – Why I go to the beach

Carmen Poon - Jul 01, 2016

For me, going to the beach is a way to escape from my daily grind. After seeing some of my Facebook posts, many of my friends in…

What’s lost when we photograph life instead of experiencing it?
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What’s lost when we photograph life instead of experiencing it?

Vallarta Daily News - Jun 30, 2016

At a conference on June 14, Facebook executive Nicola Mendelsohn predicted that the social networking site would be “all video” within five years. “We’re seeing a year-on-year…

Can early exposure to music be key to learning second language?
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Can early exposure to music be key to learning second language?

Vallarta Daily News - May 20, 2016

Growing up in China, I started playing piano when I was nine years old and learning English when I was 12. Later, when I was a college…

Self-Care Moves to Reverse Forward Head Posture and Buffalo Hump
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Self-Care Moves to Reverse Forward Head Posture and Buffalo Hump

Vallarta Daily News - May 17, 2016

Dear Movers, Life on Life’s Terms I am finally back with my promised sequel on upper back and neck issues. I apologize for the delay. I meant…