I Believe in You!

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What could be more motivating and fulfilling than to hear the people we love and respect tell us that they believe in us. Yet, when is the last time you said this to someone you [...]

I hate to break this news to you…

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Domestic Abuse Empowerment, DomesticAbuse, Exercise, Family, Health, Life, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

That's it. No more excuses.  I hate to break it to you, but a study by Northwestern University found that, generally speaking, a healthy lifestyle, not genes, has the biggest impact on determining cardiovascular health. According to [...]

Finding Complete Happiness in this Turbulent Era of Fake News

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

No matter which side you’re on, or even on no side at all, it seems no one knows what to believe anymore. Welcome to the Era, or should I say “Error”, of Fake News. In [...]

How do you Deal With Life when the Mute Button fails to Work?

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was driving with my son. The radio was loud. I asked my son a question and couldn’t hear his response. I attempted to hit the mute button, but that failed to work. My son [...]

Perseverance: A Way to A Meaningful Life!

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few years ago, my son told me he wanted to try a new AAU basketball team. He had played for a couple years on one team and he felt that he needed a change. [...]

Are Americans Too Focused On Our Own Grass To Notice that Europeans’ Grass Is Greener?

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My dear friend from France visited last summer with her husband and 3 children ages 3, 8 and 10.  She and I attended the same undergrad and grad schools, but haven't seen each other in [...]

We’ve Got a Million Reasons to Make Excuses, But Nothing Beats Feeling Empowered

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It sounded preposterous to me, at least at first. When I had my first Ayurvedic consult, the doctor told me that, given my body type, I shouldn't eat crackers, dried cereals or powdered protein drinks. The reason: [...]

Is your Energy Level So Low You Feel like You’re Walking Through Jell-O?

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I always thought I would run throughout my life. I had been a competitive runner for many years and I absolutely loved it, but in my mid-thirties, my body broke down. I contracted illnesses I [...]

This Unlikely Food May be the Secret to Making your Feel Empowered!

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In order to feel upbeat, energized and vibrant, we must feel healthy emotionally, physically, financially, and spiritually. Feeling physically balanced encompasses sleep, eating, hydrating and exercise habits. I will write many blogs about each of [...]

When a Husband’s Midlife Crisis Becomes Marital Terrorism

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Family, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a post from the website Better After 50 by marital therapist Debra McLeod that I thought would resonate with our readership even if their husbands are not undergoing a midlife crisis... Ah, the stereotypical [...]