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Category: Health & Happiness

Dirty Girls Do Cleanses

Dirty Girls Do Cleanses

[ 0 ] April 13, 2014

Fess up ladies, we all have our bad habits – over consumption of wine, chocolate, shoes or drive through tacos or burgers. The good news is we can swap out our dirty habits with clean ones by doing a seasonal cleanse (Ayureda term) or detox (American term). The transition from winter to spring is a [...]

4 Places to Recharge Your Spiritual Batteries

4 Places to Recharge Your Spiritual Batteries

[ 0 ] April 6, 2014

Is there a never-ending sucking sound vacuuming out your soul? Consider it a cue that you’re overdue to go off the grid somewhere spiritually enlightening. Travel not only stokes my creative juices it recharges my spiritual batteries. Here are four places I’ve been to that I recommend you consider if you’re feeling spiritually depleted, emotionally [...]

My Dry Heel Experiment

My Dry Heel Experiment

[ 1 ] March 31, 2014

It’s almost sandal season ladies. Are your feet ready to come out and play or are they cracked, ugly and not ready for prime time? My heels were so cracked five weeks ago, they could snag the leather on my friend’s couch. So when Healing Natural Oils asked me to try two of their products [...]

Pack Your Bag

Pack Your Bag

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014

Travel is supposed to be fun. I find I have more fun when I’m not schleeping multiple bags, totes or purses. And it’s more fun when I’m not endlessly searching for my phone, ear buds, mints, or a pen. So when I received an email about the Laptop Weekender V.3, I thought, “Ship me one, [...]

Embarrassing Female Issues, Can You Relate?

Embarrassing Female Issues, Can You Relate?

[ 0 ] March 9, 2014

We’ve all been there. Walking out of the bathroom with toilet paper on our shoe, breaking wind in yoga class or peeing our pants after a hard laugh with the girls. Rather than be embarrassed any more, let’s laugh, discuss some solutions and move on to the good stuff. Watch this video about a true [...]

Spiller Alert: A Story About Incontinence

Spiller Alert: A Story About Incontinence

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

Full disclosure: I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for Depend. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are completely my own. I’m not affiliated with Depend and receive no commissions or percent of sales.   Dorothy Poley, 57, has had it. She’s had three bladder [...]

Call Me Jette

Call Me Jette

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Jennette Delaune never looked or acted like a Jennette. So after her divorce, she buried Jennette, moved to New Orleans and stepped into her second act as the fabulous Jette. Jette’s been rocking her midlife ever since. Listen to her rebranding story. What’s in a name? Everything.It’s your calling card to the life you want. [...]

Too much forbidden fruit it not good for your soul or your stomach. Seek lasting love by reordering your love life into God, love, marriage, sex.

Valentine’s Day Truths & Consequences

[ 2 ] February 14, 2014

I just finished reading Loveology: God, Love Marriage, Sex. And the never-ending story of male and female. It was divine intervention that I had received a copy of this back-to-love-basics book by John Mark Comer, a groovy pastor and oracle of love in Portland. I had just ended a relationship that I thought would be [...]

It’s Time to Part Ways with Your Chair

It’s Time to Part Ways with Your Chair

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

You’ve been in a one-way relationship with a total user: your chair. It’s robbed you of your vitality, energy, creativity, and the butt you could once bounce a quarter off of. After standing at work for just three days, I’ve become the non-sit evangelist. Sitting is evil. It kills your metabolism, creativity and potential for [...]

I'm working my way through this box of Christopher Elbow chocolates guilt-free in 2014.

Underachieving Resolutions for Overachievers

[ 8 ] January 6, 2014

Why not aim for the gutter this year? I’m tired of knocking it out of the park. As a lifelong overachiever, type A, ball bustin’ female in midlife, I tried to grant myself permission not make any resolutions other than being happy in 2014. However, here it is Jan. 6 and my mind kept nagging [...]