As most of us know by now, staying healthy requires a synergistic approach. Exercise alone is
not enough, nor is eating the right foods. The effects of cortisol, the “stress hormone” can take a
toll on the body, just as physical ailments may eventually take a psychological one and should be addressed. Research on alternative therapies and treatments has shown that taking care of the mind and spirit can have a significant impact on overall personal wellness. When you’ve decided it’s time to focus on the health of your whole self, you’ll find many practitioners in the Bay Area who can help.
Yes, if you are leaving the city behind you’re leaving behind lots of great grubbing! The downfall of the suburbs are fewer choices in international fare - but, all is not lost. As an anonymous foodie, I’ve taken my fair share of excursions to find my favorite spots to fulfill a craving. For me, it’s mostly spicy and Asian - but, everything from Nigerian to Cambodian to hot dogs have been explored! Read on:
When you have pre-swimmers or young kids (or just need a change of pace), a splash pad is an excellent change of pace from the pool, the park or the average playdate. Locally, Moraga Commons provides parents with an easy-to-access splash pad that’s conveniently located (with super easy parking!) at the intersections of St. Mary’s Road and Moraga Way.
The Bay Area offers unparalleled activities for you and yours - we all know that. There’s North Bay; South Bay; the vibrant City life...however, let’s shed some light on one of the least understood areas of our great region: that mystical and ‘boring’ area of suburbs that you’re gonna call home. There is so much to keep a body busy out here that you won’t have time for even a fraction of it! Here are some ideas to get the wheels turning:
In the entryway, a pile of mail sits unopened. The kids’ clothes are strewn across the floor of their bedrooms. A basket of laundry awaits folding in the living room. From the kitchen, the dishwasher beeps incessantly. How are you supposed to get any work done surrounded by all these undone chores?
Coffee shops are great, but in our friendly community, you’re bound to run into so many people you know sipping their lattes, it could be hours before you find enough peace and quiet to finish a project or even make it through your inbox.
Fortunately, you don’t have to go far to find a co-working space that suits your style. With complimentary coffee, fast, free WIFI and your choice of private offices or comfy couches, once you settle in, you’ll never want to go home again.