July 2024

July marks the half-year mark. The goals and intentions set at the beginning of the year have become dust or are well on the way to being accomplished.  Either way, there is always time to catch your breath and renew. A few friends and I got together last weekend and did a mid-year vision board. […]

June 2024

We usually associate February with the heart season because we consider it the month we celebrate love. But in macrobiotics, we begin to focus on the heart right about now, as we enter the summer months.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we are taught that seasonal changes influence the function of our organ systems through a […]

May 2024

I spent April in Chile, caring for my dad until his passing on April 25th. Julio Marin was born and raised in Chile. He brought us to the United States in 1963 to pursue better opportunities for this family. I was born and raised in Chile for the younger part of my life. My ‘papi” […]

March 2024

I am writing this month’s newsletter from the balcony of the MSC ship line, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean. The water is clear and goes as far as the eye can see. The sun is beating down, making glimmering diamond shapes dance on top of the water. This sight alone makes me sigh and release […]

February 2024

Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2nd.  A groundhog named Phil, living in Punxsutawney, PA, determines whether we will have 6 more weeks of winter, depending on seeing his shadow. Whether Phil’s customary performance determines our winter fate for the next few weeks or not, preparing for the seasonal changes that this time of year […]

January 2024

Happy New Year Everyone! Welcome to 2024! What is in store for you this year? Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and allow yourself to imagine. “New years” always bring the feeling of new beginnings. It’s a great time to reflect, restore, and react!  Are you going into this year imagining a glass half-full […]

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