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Stress Less Holidays on Fearless Fabulous You! Dec 22

How many of you experience holiday stress or anxiety. I know I do. It’s hard to explain when this should be the “happiest time of the year.” Many feel anxious because they lost a loved during the year, and this is the first holiday season without that person. Others feel the financial strain of buying gifts or a pressure to be “festive” when their feelings are less so. Some may be taking stock of their year or their lives and wondering ‘what’s next?” Many people are simply over-scheduled with holiday events and family obligations and not taking time to relax, exercise or […]

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Pray It Forward

I am counting my blessings this season and especially during my week long visit to my hometown, Chattanooga, Tennessee. You see, people in the South have a habit of blessing you often and for many reasons, As in: “Have blessed day!”-  Cashiers seem to say this a lot. “God bless you” – Said anytime for any reason. Not limited to sneezing. “Count your blessings” – What people say when you say life is better or just the same. “Did you say the blessing?” – Said before meals and usually after I have started eating. “You have my blessing.” As in […]

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Gifting Women on Fearless Fabulous You! Dec 15

This is a special giving show featuring gifted women with gifts to give….just  in case you haven’t finished all that holiday shopping! My first guest is someone I know from both worlds of restaurants and philanthropy. Los Angeles based Barbara Lazaroff, ASID, is a designer and product developer, restaurateur, author and mother. A talented business woman as well as creative artist, Barbara is the brand co-founder and interior designer of the acclaimed restaurants, Spago Hollywood, Spago Beverly Hills, Chinois in Las Vegas and Santa Monica, California.  In 1994, Barbara co-founded the Wolfgang Puck Food Co. and was the director of Restaurant Design […]

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Their Lifestyles Became Their Brands: Dec 8 on Fearless Fabulous You!

My December 8th show features two women who are lifestyle brand ambassadors for their specific way of living, both through their image and products.  They have each built successful businesses loving what they do, living how they want and sharing it with others.  I’m going to ask them to share with you the secrets to their success. My first guest lives on a farm in the Santa Monica Mountains outside Los Angeles where she has made successful career as a professional interior designer real estate developer. Andrea Schroder has built and sold over 15 custom homes, as well as remodeled residential […]

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Starve the Fear; Feed the Goal

When she changed her thought process from “If Only” to “What If?” her world opened up. #fearlessfabulousyou Are you suffering from Iffluenza? It’s a common ailment that affects millions who wallow in hesitation and wishy-washy wishing. Common signs of Iffluenza are A) Using the words “if only” to put road blocks in front of your way.  B) Being iffy about making decisions and taking steps to pursue goals and C) Putting too many “Ifs” – conditions and stipulations – in the way of making progress. If doubt is blocking your route to the next stage of your life, maybe it’s time for […]

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Fear- Less; Face Up: Dec 1 on Fearless Fabulous You

Anxiety, Fear and Doubt…Wouldn’t it be great if these three words were replaced with, Confidence, Courage and Self-Trust when it comes to a woman’s well-being? Especially a young woman. My December 1 guests on Fearless Fabulous You! are two women who are addressing these issues in different ways to help women, especially young women, believe they are fearless and fabulous. There are more than 20 million high school and college-age girls in the U.S., each of whom has her own hopes and dreams. Today young women have more career and life choices with the right education, mentoring and a strong […]

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Making Room for The Invisible Guest

As we gather around our Thanksgiving table with family this week I’ll make a space for my invisible guest. It’s a person no longer with me on Earth but still close by in spirit. My friend, Julie, who spent one of her last Thanksgivings alive by herself with her dog, Joe. She was too proud to tell anyone she had no plans, and I was an ocean away when I called to wish her Happy Thanksgiving and discovered she was alone eating takeout in her small New York studio apartment. Her voice, silenced at 46 from cancer, still echoes in […]

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Caregivers Need to Take Care of Themselves

November is National Family Caregivers Month as well as National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. My November 24th show is dedicated to the caregivers who are supporting loved ones facing a debilitating disease such as cancer. In particular, I want to address the nutritional needs for both the caregiver and the cancer patient. Too often the caregiver is so busy tending to her loved one that she neglects herself. I saw this happen to my grandmother, Rose, who sadly died from a heart attack while caring for my grandfather who had advanced prostate cancer. She completely […]

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From Fizzle to Sizzle: How To the Spark Back in Your Life

There may come a time when you realize the life or career you had may no longer be available to you. It may not continue to be in your best interest, or you just want to move in a new direction. But life never stands still enough to let you sit a spell and figure it out. Forward is your only option. You ask yourself: What direction am I headed? What’s my next step? What happens next is a combination of strategy and serendipity. You strive to make good things happen and then relax and let good things happen to you. Along […]

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Love, Loss & Pets on Fearless Fabulous You! Nov. 17

One of the most heart wrenching experiences in my life was saying good-bye to my beloved Maltese dog, Chance in 2012. Adopted from a shelter 14 years earlier, he was feeble, blind and suffering from a cancerous tumor pressing into his brain. I agonized over my decision to euthanize him and then drowned my sorrows with my husband David in wine. I share my story of learning to let go of Chance in my new book, Fearless Fabulous You! Lessons on Living Life on Your Terms! Recently several Facebook friends have posted photos announcing the loss of their pets. Grieving […]

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