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Eat Better, Sleep Better

May 6th, 2010

You know what a difference it makes when you\’re well-rested. How much sleep you get can make or break your day and also your health. However, sometimes no matter how early you hit the hay, getting a restful sleep can be tough, especially as you age. There have been times when healthy sleep eluded me, but luckily I\’ve learned a few things about how to sleep well through simple changes in my diet, and now I\’m happy to say that it is rare that I don\’t catch a solid night of peaceful sleep. About 70 million Americans experience sleep problems ranging from chronic sleep... Read More

Love Relationship Resolutions for 2010

April 12th, 2010

Now that we\’re well into 2010, how are you doing with your New Year\’s resolutions? Setting goals in the love department is just as important as losing weight or getting your finances in shape. So even though you may already be working on other resolutions, don\’t put your relationship on the back burner. Instead of accentuating the positives, the advice from couples\’ research often focuses on minimizing the negatives – don\’t nag, don\’t withhold sex, don\’t overreact, don\’t try to control. But why not focus your love resolutions on the... Read More

How I Reinvented Health

January 19th, 2010

http://realwomenonhealth.com/2009/11/20/how-i-reinvented-health/ My 5 foot ten inch frame has always seemed more naturally built for basketball, yoga or cross country running but I found a sport 30 years after those dreadful high school physical education classes that is absolutely perfect for me at this point in my life. Ladies, let\’s just say I\’m keeping my day job but the sport of rowing is one which has grabbed me by surprise, triggering a new view on “health.” I made a decision that it was “time” to reinvent my life, including health, so I could sustain both weight management... Read More

Ten Tips for Keeping Peace in the Family during the Holidays

December 10th, 2009

Media images of the holidays are often exaggerated and, before you know it, you\’re trying to conform to unrealistic ideals. Combined with the added pressures and demands on your time, this can lead to emotional overload. Just remember that nothing is perfect. Now that the holiday season is swiftly approaching, perhaps you\’re worried that your dysfunctional family dynamics will surface as soon as you get together. Do you think that your mother\’s inquisitive nature may scare off the first boyfriend your daughter\’s had in years? Or that your new son-in-law\’s parents... Read More

Seven Simple Steps to Stress -free Holidays

November 30th, 2009

Our thoughts are exceedingly powerful. Think about the human collective thoughts have that have created a holiday season that celebrates, in part, a humble man born in a barn who generously taught and gave to others for free. But, instead of following his call to simplicity, love, and inner harmony, his birthday and surrounding holidays have become a time of high expectations of ourselves and others. Often, even thoughts of “the holidays” generate a sense of gloom, anxiety, and personal stress. Clearly, we deserve to rethink ways of having meaningful end-of- year-holidays that neither strain... Read More

Baby Boomers with Gluten Intolerance or Celiac Disease?

August 31st, 2009

Your happily living life and BAM, you are hit with these odd skin disorders out of nowhere. What is happening? Perhaps you have tried topical ointments or creams, antibiotics, or a plethora of other products in an attempt to clear up some skin disorder, they may have work or not but the temporary solution is just that. The disorder returns without warning, you feel that there must be something else. It is possible that Gluten Intolerance or Celiac Disease may be at the root of your skin problems. You can also visit GlutenFreeHelp.info website for many more possible symptoms of Gluten or Celiac... Read More

Michael Jackson and the High Cost of Fame

July 27th, 2009

Coming from a family of entertainers with a demanding stage-dad, Michael Jackson had been in the limelight since he was a young boy. Super stardom was all he knew. Although talented, famous and adored, his was a lonely life – one full of contradictions. He tried to create his own private reality around castles, theme parks and pet chimpanzees. In his own mind he was a modern-day Peter Pan. In the mind of others he was “Wacko Jacko” and his bizarre behavior often overshadowed his musical brilliance. Jackson was living proof of the emotional cost of a life spent in the public eye,... Read More

Women and Heart Disease Overview for Heart Month February 2009

February 23rd, 2009

Heart disease remains the number killer of women in the United States; and the rate of decline in heart disease has been less prevalent among women. Approximately one woman dies every minute from heart disease in this country. Every year since 1984 more women have died of heart disease than men yet many women are still unaware of their biggest health threat. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute\’s Red Dress/Heart Truth campaign which began in 2001 and the American Heart Association\’s Go Red campaign which began in 2004 were both developed to educate and increase women\’s... Read More

Women and Heart Disease Overview for Heart Month February 2009

February 23rd, 2009

Heart disease remains the number killer of women in the United States; and the rate of decline in heart disease has been less prevalent among women. Approximately one woman dies every minute from heart disease in this country. Every year since 1984 more women have died of heart disease than men yet many women are still unaware of their biggest health threat. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute\’s Red Dress/Heart Truth campaign which began in 2001 and the American Heart Association\’s Go Red campaign which began in 2004 were both developed to educate and increase women\’s... Read More

5 Steps to Gratitude Despite a Tough Economy

December 30th, 2008

Even with the harsh economic news – jobless rates up, and the stock market down – we can still find a lot to be grateful about, especially during the holidays. Families and friends traditionally draw together for support in times of crisis, and this year is no different. The gift of appreciation – a heartfelt thank you – can be a daily present this holiday season for those you love. And the cost won\’t cut into your tight budget at all. Why, then, is it so difficult to say thanks? We are often focused on ourselves – Galileo may have proved that the earth... Read More