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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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Start 2017 with Kindness and Love- Fearless Fabulous You Jan 2

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestReddit She’s Made Spreading Kindness Her Mission Born in Pakistan and adopted by a Dutch family during a time when cross cultural adoptions were unheard of, Gabriella Van Rij was bullied by schoolmates who taunted her for the color of her skin. Gabriella documents her experience and life lessons in her autobiography, “With All My Might.” Gabriella  has made kindness her mission and shared her views on why “tolerance is not acceptance” and kindness starts with You! Gabriella notes that we all need to choose our words with care and, as important, watch your delivery. We all have the ability to be kinder to […]

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The Link Between White Wine and Melanoma – Fearless Fabulous you! Dec. 26

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditThe news media was recently buzzing over a recent study out of Brown University that links consumption of white wine to an increased risk  Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Specifically, each daily glass of white wine was linked to a 13 percent greater risk of melanoma. A chemical called acetaldehyde, found in some wines is known to damage DNA. According to Wikipedia, acetaldehyde is also behind the dreaded hangover.  The study noted that red wine, contains a number of antioxidants that might counteract the harmful effects of acetaldehyde.   © Robyn Mackenzie | Dreamstime.com – Wine Glasses over White Now, being a […]

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Why Family Meals Matter

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditWhile many families gathered around the Thanksgiving table this week to enjoy a delicious meal and share stories, think about this: The family meal is a dying tradition the rest of the year. In the past 20 years, the frequency of family dinners has declined 33 percent according to the meal planning service, The Six O’Clock Scramble www.thescramble.com. In 1970, Americans spent 26% of their food budget on eating out; by 2010, that number had risen to 41%. During that time, rates of obesity in the United States more than doubled. Many of you may say, “But I have no time […]

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How to Avoid Scams – Fearless Fabulous You! Oct. 31

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditPredatory lending and special credit card offers designed to lure you in have been topics in the news lately, especially after it was revealed that employees at Wells Fargo were pressured to sign up people for credit cards whether or not they needed – or had the credit- to have them.  Credit card offers,  too good to be true loans, financial packages that are not clearly explained to you, and special offers that are bait and switch tactics are just some of the areas where scams lurk. This U.S. government website lists the most common scams in the U.S. including: […]

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Yellow Fingers? Numb Toes? What You Need To Know About Raynaud’s

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditDo your toes or fingers turn yellow, blue and numb when they are cold? You may have a condition called Raynaud’s. According to the non-profit Raynaud’s Association:  “Raynaud’s Disease (aka Raynaud’s Phenomenon or Raynaud’s Syndrome) causes an interruption of blood flow to the fingers, toes, nose, and/or ears when a spasm occurs in the blood vessels of these areas. Spasms are caused by exposure to cold or emotional stress. It can cause pain, numbness and throbbing of the extremities. In severe cases, the area may develop ulcerations and infections, which can lead to gangrene.” Raynaud’s affects 5-10%  of the U.S. population […]

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My Fearless Fabulous Next Chapter

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditThis week marks my third season hosting my national radio shows, Fearless Fabulous You! (W4WN.com) and The Connected Table LIVE! (W4CY.com). I created my shows because I wanted to use my voice to share stories of interesting people and inspire others. The work has been hard but completely gratifying. I’ve met so many wonderful, gifted and giving people along the way, from medical experts to authors to entrepreneurs. I’m still looking for show sponsors and partners and welcome referrals. In the meantime the nicest thing you could for me and for my guests is to please tune in and share my shows. LINK TO IHEART  LINK […]

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Sneaky Diet Meets The Champagne Diet- Fearless Fabulous You Sept 26

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditListen here on iHeart.com. It’s Easy to be Sneaky Usually being sneaky is considered a bad thing. But it’s not when it refers to Missy Lapine, The Sneaky Chef.” It’s very good! Missy turned a challenge many Moms have – getting their kids to eat healthy- to an opportunity. Her best-selling “Sneaky Chef book series and food products are loved by kids and parents alike. Missy shares her healthy eating tips and those perfectly easy-to-make purees of fruits and vegetables that add a nutritious boost to many recipes. Her latest book is “Sneaky Blends.” I love the creative ways Missy incorporates her blends into both savory and sweet dishes. […]

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Don’t Let Detours Deter You

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditRecently sidelined due to circumstances beyond our control we watched the world pass by from a window and screen. Boats cruised the river. Friends posted vacation photos. Technology linked us to family, friends and news. The world outside was sunny and active. Inside, the room was quiet and still, though the setting was more restless than restful. We released our frustration over canceled plans and resolved not to let an unfortunate detour deter our spirit. We adjusted our attitude rather than allow ourselves to feel derailed. We tried to make each day count rather than count the days. Ordering in different takeout foods became a daily treat. Things we take for granted, like stepping outside […]

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She Stirs the Pot for “Chicken Soup for the Soul” – Fearless Fabulous Amy Newmark

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditChances are you’ve probably read the best selling book,”Chicken Soup for the Soul,” or one of its other 250-plus titles. Goodness knows half the world has had its dose of “Chicken Soup” wisdom.  The “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series has sold more than 100 million copies in the U.S.and Canada. The books have been translated into 43 languages and have been published in over 100 countries selling more than 500 million books world wide. But it’s not just books that have build a bigger chicken coop for this brand. There are films, podcasts, games, educational tools and […]

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