8 | WINTER 2018
This Chicken & Kale
salad is the perfect
recipe to add into
your repertoire of
dishes for healthy
eating. See page 52
for the recipe.
Katherine Louis Boucher, Allison Emery,
Jill French, Karl Gebhard, MD, MS,
Dr. Chris Koutures, Andrew Reed,
Andrew Shore, Jane Thomas,
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We hope that 2018 is treating you kindly so far.
In this issue you will find a lot of information about ways to live healthier. Being
healthy can mean so many things. While the obvious is physical health and the
ways to achieve that are so varied, there is also mental health, financial health
and so much more!
Kathleen Mates-Youngman, a featured contributor provides advice for dealing
with loss and grief. Whether suffering personally or if someone close to you
is experiencing depression and extreme sadness, Mates-Youngman provides
realistic ways to help yourself and others through it.
You’ll also find tips for
. This buzz word simply defined, is the act of
taking care of your mind, body and soul. At the foundation is the idea that by
taking care of yourself and nurturing your own needs you will be happier and
healthier, and more able to be there for others as well. From eating healthy, to
being more active, to getting enough sleep to finding things to do that make
you innately happy, you will find tips and ideas to do all of those things. We all
struggle to make changes in our lives but incorporating healthy habits into your
lifestyle can make a big difference. Maybe these habit changes require a lot of
effort – like becoming a vegetarian, to something easier to implement - like
taking the stairs at work instead of the elevator, any quality habits you bring into
your life will ultimately help you be healthier!
If you are in need for some dinner inspiration, look no further than Ladera Ranch
Resident Chef Katherine’s delicious take on comfort food made healthy. These
recipes are big on flavor while being mindful of the ingredients. I can’t wait to
make the Gumbo for my family!
Also, don’t forget to check out the calendar of events – Orange County is home
to so many things to do from plays to exhibits to fun outdoor activities there is
so much to do!
Enjoy your time with family and friends and we hope you are able to incorporate
some healthy habits into your daily life. If you feel so inclined please feel free
to email us firstname.lastname@example.org
with any story ideas you’d like to see this year.
Erinn Igarashi & Devon Hocker