I ❤ Cholesterol?

When many still consider it a bad thing for health, why do I ❤ cholesterol? Here’s why: Cholesterol is an organic substance that is vital for health and wellness. It is an essential structural component or building block in cell membranes holding cells together so they don’t fall apart. Cholesterol, being a component of membranes,…

Retired, Licensed to Practice

Retirement from conventional clinical practice is not the end of medical practice. It could be a start of an unconventional continuing practice in a natural setting that smells of fresh air, not of sterile environment reeking of chemicals. A limited consultation time is not even a concern. Nature provides the natural-walled facility that is: relationships…

P.O.S.H Kubo: Our home. Our wellness place.

Get a taste of island life in abundance. We”ll make our place the statement of our life’s philosophy, causes and advocacy, through holistic healthy lifestyle practices that nurture the well-being. Here, is a nature-lover’s paradise that could serve as an experiential healing place where we discover pleasurable ways to get better or prevent getting sick….

Crab Mentality Nature

Originally posted on Island Lifestyle Blogazine @P.O.S.H Kubo :
This blog is about understanding the nature of crab mentality and finding inspiration from Nature to turn its negative manifestations into positive outcomes that make the victim always a winner. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL…

Gut-wrenching Quencher🍸🍉

Fruits as medicine, when they can be used to allay or ease dis-ease. Have you experienced having stomach discomforts when under pressure, stress or suffering from mild symptoms of gastritis or acid reflux? It’s that feeling of having a burning sensation in your stomach that may not be that painful but very uncomfortable. It’s easier…

DIY Fizzy Antacid

What is an antacid? It is a mixture of substances that are intended to neutralize the increased acidity in the stomach (hyperacidity) or provide relief from acid reflux. With the amount of multifaceted stress brought about by the pandemic, I’m sure many people, already feel the ‘heat’ in the stomach and the painful cramps. Eating…

Stress-free, Solar-powered Island Abode

In the beginning, life in a small island in the Philippines is exciting as well as relaxing with the surrounding pristine sea, fresher air, stunning sunsets and rainbows. The small inconveniences that make the island living different from the urban are tolerable when you don’t stay in the island full-time. It is when you already…

Nature-inspired Haiku

I consider writing haiku as one of my re-creations for reasons mentioned in my RE-CREATION page. No moment is wasted when enjoyed mindfully and preserved through haiku. Haiku is a poem style that has Japanese origin. Nowadays, it is commonly found written in English but still following the Japanese form that is composed of seventeen…

Water Aerobics @ Pool or Sea?

I got out of the wrong side of the bed one morning. I wasn’t ready to get up yet but a loud voice from the pool down below roared up to our suite in the fourth floor and dragged me out from dreamland. I looked down through the window and saw a small group doing…

Tuna-inspired Haiku

What an awe-inspiring scene, to watch from our balcony the proof of the bounty of the sea.Tuna is one of the most common fishes around the island we live in that supports the livelihood of fisherfolks and market vendors. The island people including us, is so blessed to enjoy its umami freshness and gain from…

Physalis, Blueberry, Walnut Oatmeal – Joy Meal #1

Physalis, Blueberry, Walnut Oatmeal Three times a week we have oatmeal for breakfast. Oops, more like brunch because most of the time we have our first meal of the day around 10 to 11 a.m. because we usually get up at 9:30a.m. or a bit later. 🙂 It works to our advantage because we decrease…

Joy Meals

Let me introduce our JOY Meals: What they are and why they’re called that. JOY Meals are what I call the mood-boosting meals we eat at home. Just one of the important things we need during the pandemic and in adapting to the new normal way of life. Joy meals could help us get into…