Back to School Success

With school back in session comes a set of stressors for both children and parents. Here, some advice to get set up for a fresh start this fall and get on the path to back to school success. Manage Anxiety Being back at school brings a wide range of feelings for children and parents. Recognizing emotions is the key to alleviating anxiety. Family physician and founder of the Adolessons website, adolessonsLA.com, Dolly ...

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Live Long & Prosper

 par-a-gon ·a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence. Our Paragon Healthy Living department spotlights Paragon Societies™, wellness products, cutting-edge treatments, exercise and nutrition paradigms, mind-body philosophies, experts in the field of aging, and scientific breakthroughs that we consider to be paragon in nature. Knowledge is power. Our goal is to inspire the public by providing facts (avoiding hype). We also offer a choice of weapons to help battle ...

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Setting Goals

With summer here, if you haven’t yet turned your attention to health and wellness goals for the season, it’s the perfect time to do so. Whether the season’s plans will take you traveling far or keep you close to home, see below for 10 simple steps to getting in shape and incorporating a healthy lifestyle for you and your family, no matter where you are.   PLANNING is key to ...

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Living a Paragon Healthy Lifestyle

What constitutes a Paragon Society and a Paragon Healthy Lifestyle? Here, all you need to know about living a Paragon healthy lifestyle. The Paragon Society Through education and partnerships, Paragon Societies™ are in development worldwide. These communities embrace a blueprint that will support living longer, happier and healthier lives by empowering and educating communities. The Paragon Healthy Living Blueprint consists of proven practices in several areas. For starters, there is medical science, fitness ...

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Planning the Perfect Stay-cation in L.A.

When you live in one of the most sought after places, treat it like the destination spot it is. In short, here's how to start planning the perfect stay-cation in L.A. now. Visiting the west coast of California is a bucket list item for so many around the world. Further, Los Angeles tops the charts as its go-to hot spot. Next time a few free days pop into your schedule, set ...

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Making Home a Risk-Free Environment

For many, home is our safe place. But don’t assume you're making home a risk-free environment. Home accidents account for a large percentage of injuries as well as deaths in this country. Keeping your home a healthy and safe place takes a little planning and effort to ensure it’s truly a haven. Safety in the Kitchen Threat The kitchen is the most dangerous room for home safety, especially for toddlers and the ...

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Perfect Arizona Vacation

Arizona is among the most diverse of the United States. The natural wonders in its parks and mountain ranges leave visitors breathless. The region is home to tall red rock forms, an endless sky and colorful desert sunsets. People also visit Arizona to explore ancient sites and pueblo ruins. Native American history makes this spot a sacred and revered place. Plus the city of Scottsdale offers calmness, adventure and luxury ...

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Planning a Family

Many times in life when you have a plan, it's a whole lot easier to be successful. Pregnancy and planning a family is a great example! Planning ahead for this momentous event is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and your partner. It's never too soon to begin. Working on your health in advance will significantly increase your chances of a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. ...

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Men’s Health Matters

When it comes to cancer awareness, ,because it is so well publicized, most of us think of breast cancer and the pink ribbon. Campaigns for breast cancer, which affects more women than any other type, have been highly visible and thankfully embraced. However, the cancers that most affect men—prostate and testicular—do not receive nearly the same amount of needed publicity. For example, many don’t realize that like breast exams for women, ...

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Unplug on the Run

Unplug on the Run Quick Fix Meditation at a Sleek LA Studio You eat right, exercise, go to the doctor, take vitamins and more—all the best things to do for your body. Good for you. But what about your mental well-being and stress level? Many of the aforementioned exercises may touch on that as well, but perhaps the best thing you can do is breathe, just breathe (as Faith Hill says). Meditation has ...

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