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Health & Wellness: Super Duper

In the past decade or so, “superfoods” have become quite trendy, leading to a meteoric rise in demand for previously obscure foods like quinoa,...

Wellness: Eco-Friendly Burial

From the hurricanes of September, which caused unprecedented damage and displaced hundreds of thousands, to a fire season that brought the largest firestorms in...

Wellness: The ABCs of CBD

Prayer, meditation and eating chocolate are three ways to increase levels of anandamide—one of the body’s endogenous (that is, manufactured in the brain) cannabinoids,...

Outdoor Adventure: Authentic Adventure

By Flora TsapovskyWhat makes an adventure? Can a divorce be one? For Nicki Clark, the founder of Marin Outdoor Adventure, one turbulent escapade led...

Health & Wellness: Body song

By Flora TsapovskyIf there is such a thing as a one-stop shop for all of those new year aches, kinks and insecurities, that would...

Arts: The female connection

by Joanne WilliamsCatching up with Joan Steidinger—teacher, lecturer and consultant, and a psychologist in private practice in Marin and San Francisco—requires marathon stamina. Dr....

Home & Garden: Green thumb mama

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaA couple of new gardening books caught my eye this month, just in time for Mother’s Day. Growing Beautiful...

The needle and the damage done

Why more Marinites are opting out of childhood vaccines-and what it means for the rest of usby Jacob ShaferFirst, a confession: When my editor...

Home & Garden: Taking a stand

by Annie Spiegelman, the Dirt DivaAs a diva, once I learned where the milk is sourced from at my local Starbucks, I decided to...

Upfront: Summer nights

by Peter SeidmanThe Marin Organizing Committee (MOC) is moving to the next phase of its project to help the homeless.The organization and partners that...