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2018-09-14 E-Edition

By Staff | September 14, 2018

Rethinking How to Deal With Painful Emotions

By Staff | September 13, 2018

In my last column I introduced Rethink as a line of defense against stress. Rethink works by helping you manage the troubling thoughts and painful emotions that are linked to your potential stressors. Remember, what your mind tells you about potential stressors, and your ability to cope with them, determines whether or not they trigger a stress response. In this […]

It’s Going to the Dog…and Cats

By Staff | September 13, 2018

How often are you invited to a dog’s birthday party? Never? Rarely? All the time?    We attended our first celebration birthday party for Gypsy Sue, a part boxer and part bull mastiff who didn’t look a day over 25 in dog years, but was really turning a whopping six years old, which is 42 dog years. Gypsy Sue is […]

Visitor Experience Enhancement on the Way in Fakahatchee

By Staff | September 13, 2018

Great and wonderful things are happening in the western Everglades! If you’ve not been to the Big Cypress Bend boardwalk, travelled the trails along Jayne’s Scenic Drive or paddled a canoe among the mangrove trees of the East River then get ready. Changes are on the horizon for visitors and events are happening fast! For many years the Florida Park […]

Operation Finale: The True Tale of Trials and Tribulations

By Staff | September 13, 2018

“Operation Finale” takes place in 1960 as Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) is assigned a team and sent to Argentina. Their mission is to locate and apprehend Adolph Eichmann (Ben Kingsley), the Architect of the Final Solution. Locating and capturing the former Nazi proves to be an arduous task in and of itself, but the stakes are soon raised […]

Meals of Hope Happy Hour at Joey D’s

By Staff | September 13, 2018

On Tuesday, September 25 from 5 to 7 PM, Marco Island Meals of Hope will hold a “Happy Hour for Hope” at Joey D’s Italian Restaurant and Bar, 701 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island. Joey D’s has already become an institution on Marco, with some of the area’s best Italian specialties, such as pasta, pizza and more. “We had a […]

Condo Budgets, Assessments And Liens

By Staff | September 13, 2018

Florida’s legislature realized the importance of assuring the public that buying a condominium is safe in Florida. The first Condominium Act (Act) was adopted by the legislature in 1963 and has been periodically updated and expanded over the ensuing years. Association finances have been given a lot of attention. The Act requires associations adopt a budget annually. The budget is […]

Southwest Florida’s 10,000 Islands & Mangrove Coastlines

By Staff | September 13, 2018

The 10,000 Islands of Southwest Florida are certainly any angler’s dream fishing location because of the diverse selection of beautiful fishing locations and the large and eclectic mix of fish that can be found throughout the year. Most Popular Fish in the 10,000 Islands Two of the most popular and most commonly caught fish in the 10,000 Islands would have to […]

Meet Your Area Dolphins

By Staff | September 13, 2018

The Research Team on board the Dolphin Explorer is happy to share information about your area dolphins with the Coastal Breeze News readers. Each edition an individual will be profiled so that you, too, might get to know them. Dolphins can be identified by the nicks and marks on their dorsal fins. Meet Coco Coco is one of our younger […]

Stuck in a Rut

By Staff | September 13, 2018

In my last column titled, “Change Is Good,” I discussed how moving in a new direction can be a challenge and quite often feels somewhat uncomfortable. I think it is human nature for us to get stuck in a routine. Some routines are good and some routines can be bad. For instance, a daily routine of waking up in the […]