September 2017 The Scoop

Do you listen to your inner voice? When I think of perception or a sixth sense, I imagine that little angel or devil that jumps on my shoulder and utters my choice of what I should or shouldn't do. I have found that when I don't pay attention to that little murmur instructing me which way to go or how to handle a situation, it usually doesn't turn out well. Listening and trusting our own intuition is significant. I'm not saying throw caution to the wind, but if you want to live a life of contentment, then you need to start trusting your intuition.
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FSA Foodies – September 2017

The sweet-and-savory combination of the figs and earthy goat cheese will surely satisfy the palate. If you can’t find dried figs, try swapping in dried apricots. Ingredients: 2 cups mixed salad greens 4 dried figs, stemmed and sliced 1-ounce fresh goat cheese, crumbled 1½ tablespoons slivered almonds, preferably toasted 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 […]
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Featured Article – September 2017

How to Prioritize When Everything Is a Priority: 5 Tips It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when the to-do list gets long. Here’s how to cut things down to size. I’m sure you know the feeling of getting up for work in the morning with the feeling of having so much to do that you don’t […]
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Fitness Feature – September 2017

Yes, Exercise Helps You Retain Information. Here’s Why That’s Important If you’re working to grasp a difficult concept—whether it’s a new language or a deep dive into an organic chemistry textbook—it’s probably in your best interest to exercise while you do so. Yes, in addition to the happiness-boosting, stress-reducing, life-extending benefits that exercise provides, it […]
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Wellness Feature – September 2017

Here’s the easy way to feel a lot younger than your age You already know eating a balanced diet, getting your sweat on, and even drinking a little wine are key to living a long, happy, and youthful life. But what if we told you there’s something else that can help—and you’re probably already doing it? […]
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Trending – Spetember 2017

 Sound Therapy – The Sounds That Heal Us Spas have long used sound and background music to create a soothing atmosphere. Today, sound is taking center stage as spa therapies centered on sound are being used to help us relax more quickly and balance our minds and bodies. Sound Therapy: New and Ancient Techniques We […]
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Vendor Highlight – September 2017

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese Circadia’s formulations combine pure botanicals, stem cells, second-generation vitamins, and innovative peptide technology to achieve optimal skin health and beauty. Their specialty treatment products utilize these technologies to address a multitude of skin conditions, including aging, acne, dehydration, pigmentation, and rosacea. The corporate headquarters are established in the roiling hills of […]
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Spa Director Spotlight – September 2017

Mitchell Berkman – Spa Director, Villa Grande Club Porto Vita Property Owners Association, Inc. Our featured Spa Spotlight focuses on an accomplished, talented, exceedingly creative and highly adored Spa Director, as well as a delightful friend to many in the spa community.  With high regards to his outstanding achievements and work ethic, we are proud to […]
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Spa Juice – September 2017

Aloha Hawaii – Hello Florida! Jill Barron, Spa Director at the Spa at Ocean Reef Club Ocean Reef Club welcomes their new Spa Director, Jill Barron.  Shuffling across the county from the Hawaiian Islands, Jill makes Key Largo her new home.  Previously the spa director at the Fairmont Orchid in Kamuela, Hawaii, Jill, a seasoned […]
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Note from Ilana – September 2017

Do you listen to your inner voice? When I think of perception or a sixth sense, I imagine that little angel or devil that jumps on my shoulder and utters my choice of what I should or shouldn’t do.  I have found that when I don’t pay attention to that little murmur instructing me which […]
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