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The Lost Kitchen-Fearless Fabulous You June 19

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditIn “The Lost Kitchen,” a daughter writes a memoir of caring for her mother with advanced #Alzheimers. The more than two dozen recipes she shares capture memories of her mother and remind us that writing and cooking can be therapeutic. Meet poet and author, Miriam Green, on #FearlessFabulousYou June 19th 12 oon EST W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestReddit

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Want to Appear Ten Years Younger? Try This…

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditLie about your age? That’s right! If you are anywhere upwards of age fifty or older and reconsidering a new job or career, or re-entering the job market, you may need to lie about your age and your experience on your resume. That’s what I have learned after having an executive recruiter review and rewrite my resume. I was shocked! She told me to: Shave 10 years off my experience (aka “age”) Add as many computer skills as possible Add my college grade point average and remove the year I graduated Change my address to New York City Blur dates It […]

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Why Thick Skin Matters at Any Age

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditThick Skin. Thin Body. Here’s my healthy top for the week: Maintain a thin body and thick skin. The former will help reduce your risk for several major illnesses including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and stroke, diabetes, back and hip problems and certain cancers (just to name a few examples). The latter will protect you against mental erosion and self- esteem sabotage. Thick skin will protect you against ageism, sexism and all sorts of discrimination you may face in life. It will keep you centered when doors slam in your face and you face a thousand “No’s” before finally hearing “Yes.” It […]

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How to How To Have Harmonious Hormones. Dr. Prudence Hall

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditI am convinced that many of the ills women faced are because our hormones go out of whack. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Did you know women are more likely to have thyroid disease than men? And most individuals are unaware they have thyroid disease. That’s because the many symptoms of a thyroid imbalance are often attributed to another condition, like menopause. As a result, nearly half the people with thyroid disease are not diagnosed, or misdiagnosed. Source: The American Thyroid Association  www.thyroid.org On January 17th my guest is Dr. Prudence Hall, who specializes in regenerative medicine. Many of Dr. Hall’s […]

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Three Simple Words for the New Year: Mindful, Purpose, Passion

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditThree words to live by to stay vibrant and young in spirit: Mindful, Passion, and Purpose. These are also three words to start your New Year with a New Attitude. Mindful is about being “in the present” and focused on the here and now rather than the “when and what for?” Passion is the spiritual and emotional energy that will help propel you. Passion can be positive energy or negative energy depending on how you channel it. Hopefully positive. Purpose is your intention. I call it you you “Why?” As in “Why” do you want to make something happen? What is […]

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Why Fasting May Be Good For You- Nov 22 on Fearless Fabulous YOU!

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestReddit Josh Mittledorf, PhD. takes a scholarly approach to an inevitable age-old dilemma: aging. In Cracking the Aging Code, he explains the science of growing old and what it means for staying young. A provocative read. Dr., Mittledorf joins me to discuss Nov 22 on #FearlessFabulousYou 12 noon EST W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network. A few things from his book I will discuss with Dr. Mittledorf: How aging is not simply the result of wear and tear on our bodies. Rather, our bodies are destroyed on schedule, from the inside out. It is a natural evolutionary process. Why caloric restriction […]

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Who Asked Your Opinion?

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestReddit“I think you ladies are too old for us,” said the tall young man with the half-mast eyes as we headed into the Nashville honky tonk.  There were three of them and three of us standing in the short line at the bar’s entrance. We were three gal pals spending the weekend away to celebrate a milestone birthday. They were a trio of dudes probably half our age and most definitely half our mental age in terms of intelligence…and manners. I muttered under my breath, “Who asked your opinion anyway?” Inside the bar a nerdy man curled his finger at me as […]

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Are You at Risk for Glaucoma? Tip: You Don’t Have To Be Old

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditAccording to the World Health Organization, glaucoma is a disease of the eye that affects 4.5 million people globally. It is the second most common cause of blindness in the world. Fifty percent of people in developed countries are unaware they even have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute notes that  Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. However, with early detection and treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. The groups at highest risk are:  African Americans over age 40 Everyone over age 60, especially Mexican Americans […]

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Talking Body Image with Actress Turned Advocate Mary McDonough

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditGrowing up in the public eye can be hard for a child, even one who stars in an award-winning television series. Your entire life, both on and off camera, seems like an open book as you transition from a young girl through adolescence and into womanhood. The challenges faced are the same as all young girls, just magnified. Actress turned Author and Advocate Mary McDonough knows the challenges of maintaining a positive body image and  strong self-worth in an industry where body perfection seems (abnormally) the norm.  Mary portrayed Erin on the hit television series, “The Waltons” and then went on […]

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Slip This Idea on for Size

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditJust when I was patting myself on the back because my backside now fits into fashionably skinny jeans, I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal that said skinny jeans are no longer in fashion. I guess my behind is behind the times. The article said there is a current backlash to “skinnies.” The new look is “rigid jeans.” These are jeans with no “give” or stretch. That sounds a lot like the kind of people who only talk and don’t listen. Rigid jeans are about taking and not giving; as in, they take time to mold […]

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