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How to Reduce Stress and Improve Your Love Life: Lessons from the World’s Best Exotic Animal Trainers

August 4th, 2014

By Jed Diamond, PhD, LSCW NABBW’s Associate for Male Menopause Love has been a complicated presence in my life from the very beginning. Especially the challenges of love co-existing with stress. A few examples: My parents tried, unsuccessfully, to have a baby for many years. My mother finally got pregnant through artificial insemination, a procedure that was experimental seventy-plus years ago. Being pregnant brought both joy and stress.  I still remember hearing stories about her walking gingerly down 5th Avenue in New York, afraid she might lose the baby. And later, the stresses in their... Read More

Smart Packing Tips for a Comfortable Multi-Weather Trip

July 2nd, 2014

Smart Packing Tips for a Comfortable Multi-Weather Trip By Phyllis Stoller NABBW’s Group Travel Associate As airlines cut back on flights, travelers can expect to change planes somewhere en route. That somewhere might be a cold winter city while the ultimate destination is a summery Caribbean island. Examples of these combinations currently on The Women’s Travel Group Calendar are: India ~ (warm in October) with many of our travelers   stopping over in London or Paris (Europe’s Autumn and cool).  Sicily ~ Departing December 5th,  stopping over in Rome (coolish) and ending up in Palermo... Read More

Costa Rica: New Ways to Nurture Family

January 14th, 2014

Costa Rica: New Ways to Nourish Family By Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. For the NABBW I recently traveled through Costa Rica, a small Central American country where peace of mind is a natural commodity. Visiting felt like a breath of fresh air with the slow pace of living and ecological mindfulness. The country has no need for a military presence and family life is a top priority. High unemployment in the US continues to contribute to the economic downturn. And multi-generational households increase as millennials, along with grandparents, move in with their parents to alleviate financial stress.... Read More

Holiday Tips: Discover How to Successfully Create “Those” Memorable Moments with Your Grandchildren ~~ Without Creating “Those Moments” with Their Parents

November 4th, 2013

Holiday Tips: Discover How to Successfully Create “Those” Memorable Moments with Your Grandchildren   ~~  Without Creating “Those Moments” with Their Parents By Deanna Brann, Ph.D. NABBW’s In-Law Survival Associate With the holidays in full swing, we all are trying our darndest to find those perfect gifts, prepare our homes, and make the season memorable—for us as well as for those we love. But too often, despite our best efforts, the holidays end up being incredibly stressful. Much of this holiday tension comes from those frustrating “family issues” that crop up when we... Read More

Please Join Our Upcoming NABBW Teleseminars… All Live Events Are FREE

October 3rd, 2013

THURSDAY October 10, 2013 @ 8 PM Eastern time: Teleseminar with new NABBW Associate Wendy Boorn MC, LPC. Wendy is NABBW’s new “Associate for Mothers of Adult Children.” Her topic is “Baby Boomer Women: Help for Parents of Boomerang Kids.” Wendy, a licensed psychotherapist with 35 years of clinical experience, will be discussing the issues that many of today’s mothers of adult children struggle with. She is the author of “I Thought I’d Be done By Now, Hope and Help for Mothers of Adult Children Searching for Peace.” WEDNESDAY October 23, 2013 @ 8 PM Eastern time: Teleseminar with... Read More

Medicare Enrollment Just Days Away: Obamacare Impact, Tips

October 3rd, 2013

Time to Choose a Medicare Coverage Plan – What You Don\’t Know May Cost You By Ross Blair, Senior Vice President, eHealthMedicare.com Fall is a big time for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — and if you are over 65, you might be confused about what that means for your Medicare benefits. This year, the enrollment periods for “Obamacare” and Medicare overlap, which may have you wondering if one is related to the other. The simple answer is no. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people 65 or older. It also helps with coverage for certain younger people with disabilities... Read More

Summertime — The Grilling is Easy…. And So Is Dessert!

July 7th, 2013

Summertime — The Grilling is Easy…. And So Is Dessert! By Pat Sinclair NABBW’s Cooking for Two Expert Lately I’ve been seeing lots of articles about cooking steak on the grill but not as many ideas for making a complete dinner. Here’s my current favorite summer menu to the rescue! Instead of steak, I’m suggesting you  consider baby back ribs on the grill. This always goes over great at our house, because baby back ribs are my husband’s favorite. Lately I’ve been using a new recipe from Weber’s “Time to Grill!”TM by Jamie Purviance ... Read More

Winging It on the Central Coast

July 7th, 2013

Winging It on the Central Coast By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Expert   Morro Bay is a sweet coastal town, situated nicely between spectacular hiking and birding opportunities. To the south, Montana De Oro (mountain of gold), at 8,000 acres, is one of the largest parks in the state and one of its best-kept secrets. Fifty miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails wind through wooded canyons and along hidden coves. To the north rugged, untamed coastline given to the state by the giant Hearst Corporation remains a remnant of the natural splendor that greeted early explorers... Read More

NABBW’s Latest Financial Teleseminar Addresses a Crucial Subject: “Top Six Things Women Must Know About Social Security”

March 30th, 2013

Announcing our next NABBW Financial Teleseminar featuring NABBW’s Retirement Planning Expert, Pamela J. Sams, CRPC.: “Top Six Things Women Must Know About Social Security.” Mark your calendars for Thursday April 4th at  8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific.) In this call we address Social Security – a topic of interest to everyone, and something that’s  been in the news a lot lately. Nearly every working American pays into the Social Security program, but not everyone understands the benefits they qualify for due to their contributions. And most workers will no longer get paper statements... Read More

Don’t Miss Our Next Impactful NABBW Teleseminar: “Boomer Book Marketing Tips & Shortcuts,” with Ronda Del Boccio

March 26th, 2013

Don’t Miss Our Next Impactful NABBW Teleseminar:  “Boomer Book Marketing Tips & Shortcuts,” with Ronda Del Boccio Thursday March 28, 2013 8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific) Our members who are also authors frequently tell us that book marketing is one of the most frustrating aspects of being published. After all, most authors live to WRITE more — not tinker around on social networks and other places trying to sell more books (either on Kindle or in print). If This Describes You, be sure to be on the call Thursday night, for some author-focused promotional shortcuts that will help you:... Read More