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Finding Your Ruby Slippers – Feb 13- Fearless Fabulous YOU!

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestReddit “Finding Your Ruby Slippers”  is the name of a book by my February 13th show guest,  Psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker Lisa Ferentz, The Ferentz Institute, on how to overcome self-destructive habits, conquer fear and find your inner strength. With Feb 26-March 4 being National Eating Disorders Week, this is one of the topics we will address, among others.   One of my favorite quotes from a favorite movie.   Listen now:   Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestReddit

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Ayurvedic Cooking Tips for a Healthy Diet

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditIt seems like everyone I know is on some kind of diet this winter to lose weight. I have friends on Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Nutri System, Dr. Oz Diet and The Zone Diet. I’m getting pitched on paleo, alkaline, magnesium, PH balancing, you name it! I have to wonder: What’s Fact and What’s Quack? During my studies at Institute for Integrative Nutrition I learned 100 dietary theories. The simplest approach is the one I adhere to: eat food in moderation and in smaller portions; mainly plants and lean proteins; exercise more and hydrate more. One area that fascinates me […]

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A Mystery Meal Cooks Up Inspiration

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditThe invitation was sudden, subtle and enticing. Boarding the bus to New York this past week, we ran into someone we’d recently met at a dinner party.  He quietly came over to us after we were seated and said, “Would you like to come to my house for a mystery meal?” “Why not!” We answered, intrigued with the idea. Let’s face it: David and I have been in a dining rut at home eating various versions of greens, beans, mushrooms and fish every night. We could use a little mystery to spice things up. He asked us about our […]

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Why Women Need Folic Acid + Dream Big & Live Better- Jan 30- Fearless Fabulous You!

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditIf you have watched the TV show “The Doctors” you probably have seen Dr. Lisa Masterson who also has a podcast series on women’s health called Health in Heels. Lisa will discuss why folic acid is important to women’s health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 400 micrograms (mcg) a day. Folic acid is essential for women who are planning to become pregnant but it is also important for healthy skin, hair and nails. Where to find it? Breakfast cereals, citrus leafy greens, whole grains.   Hear from Author Donna Palm on how she went from being […]

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Affordable Health Care Starts with Taking Better Care of Yourself

Affordable health care

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditWe’ve marched and rallied to support women around the nation and the world to protect our equal rights and the right to make our own personal decisions about our bodies. But are you doing everything you can to care for your own health every day? If you pay for your health insurance or have been treated for an illness, you know that affordable health care is a misnomer. It is all expensive, especially if you get sick. The best affordable health care starts by taking better care of yourself. Starting with Women’s Heart Health Month (February), I will provide […]

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Managing Pain Safely & GMO Foods: Pros and Cons- Jan 23- Fearless Fabulous You!

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditPain is Epidemic in the USA The saying “No pain. No gain” may apply to some forms of exercise, but when pain is chronic there is a lot to lose in terms of quality of life. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (2006), approximately 76.2 million, one in every four Americans, have suffered from pain that lasts longer than 24 hours and millions more suffer from acute pain. Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined and is the most common cause of long term disability.     There are many holistic ways to […]

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 Healthy One Pot Dishes That Will Stir Your Appetite

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditI love one pot dishes, especially those hearty ones to enjoy on a wintry night with a side salad and a glass of wine.  But hearty sometimes is not healthy. That casserole may be stick to your ribs delicious but it may be sticking you with added calories, sodium and fat. That’s why I love Linda Gassenheimer’s book series written under the health guidelines of the American Diabetes Association. With obesity in America at an all time high and a major cause for Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke cancer and many other chronic illnesses, this series provides common […]

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Tips To Reduce Your Risk for Cervical Cancer

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditDid you know cervical cancer can be prevented? The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of 99% of all cases. HPV is transmitted through sexual relations. Both women and men can contract HPV and surprisingly nearly 80% have the virus. Most may be unaware that they do. Cervical cancer is usually asymptomatic, or symptoms may be mistaken for another medical condition. Like most cancers, early detection is important for effective treatment. January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  Dr. Ana Tergas cares for women with all gynecological cancers at Columbia University Medical Center, She discusses cervical cancer risk reduction with […]

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Walk the Walk; Don’t Just Talk the Talk

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditOn January 21 women around the nation and the world will gather in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington. It’s not the first time women have marched. The women’s suffrage movement  in the U.S. started to gain momentum during the second part of the 19th century leading up to the constitutional amendment approving women’s right to vote in 1919.  On August 26, 1970, on the 50th anniversary of women’s suffrage, National Organization for Women (NOW)  organized a “Women’s Strike for Equality.” Approximately 50,000 women marched in New York and another 100,000 women participated in demonstrations and rallies […]

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January 9, 4PM EST on Fearless Fabulous You!

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditShe Created the First Hair Salon for Kids Cozy Friedman knew nothing about cutting hair or raising kids when she conceived of Cozy’s Cut’s For Kids, a hair salon just for children. But she saw an idea and seized an opportunity. Marketing and making things happen is in Cozy’s DNA. In 1992 she heard about a young boy’s bad experience at an adult hair salon. Cozy conceived her kid-friendly salon. Cozy went back to school to learn hair cutting, wrote a business plan and started to shop her idea around. Initially investors just didn’t get the concept. A hair […]

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