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LEARN TO TAKE A COMPLIMENT
Saturday, January 08, 2011      6 comments

Too many women swat away compliments by rejecting or disagreeing with them ("This old thing? I got it on sale!" or "You like my hair today? I didn't even wash it!"). But dismissing kind words can gradually chip away at your self-esteem, makin... Read more
IT PAYS TO DO A GOOD DEED
Friday, January 07, 2011      4 comments

CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT - HILARY SWANK The two-time Oscar winner was studying a script in a busy Los Angeles bakery when she noticed an older woman—who was obviously in a hurry—asking for help at the counter. All the salespeople were busy with oth... Read more
INTIMIDATED
Thursday, January 06, 2011      7 comments

Do you have a lot of weight to lose? Don't be intimidated by that. Focus instead on half a pound at a time. Every step you take is one in the right direction. It took me a long time to realize that I should not worry about the amount of ... Read more
TIME-OUT
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      6 comments

Resolve to take a 30-second time out. To lower your blood pressure, stress levels and risk for heart disease, you could take up kickboxing, make over your diet and start training for your first half-marathon. Or you could simply learn to b... Read more
Some Funnies & Some Interestings
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      3 comments

What has more lives than a cat? A frog—it croaks every single night! How many angels can fit in a Honda? All of them. For it is written: “All of my angels shall sing my praises in one Accord.” SOME RANDOM FACTS ABOUT JANUARY 1 •... Read more
SWEAT BEFORE BED
Monday, January 03, 2011      4 comments

Question - Does exercise help you sleep better or keep you up at night? Answer - Go ahead, sweat before bed. It's true that if your body is aroused, you won't sleep as well, but that goes away within 10 or 20 minutes after a workout. Exer... Read more
FESTIVAL OF SLEEP
Sunday, January 02, 2011      3 comments

Tomorrow, January 3rd, is Festival of Sleep Day, and boy, do we all need a solid night of rest! Scientists now know that sleep is essential to memory - your brain uses those hours to arrange memories so you can better recall key emotional momen... Read more
Positive Mantra
Saturday, January 01, 2011      5 comments

When you feel self-pity, wishing you were a smaller size, make up a positive mantra to counter it, like "I am strong. I shine." Thinking positive really works. When you think you can do something, you are already half-way to success! ... Read more
MINI CHALLENGES
Friday, December 31, 2010      7 comments

Set up mini challenges, like going to the gym for 30 minutes twice a week for a month. When you achieve that, hit yourself with another mini challenge by adding a day. These microchanges will lead to macrochanges. Plus, figure out what ki... Read more
WANTPOWER
Thursday, December 30, 2010      4 comments

You have to find your inner "wantpower", not just your willpower. Research shows that women who focus on big picture benefits - for example, improving your energy, happiness or even your sex life - exercise more and stick with it longer than wo... Read more
Shady Business
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      3 comments

If you're among the 57% of women who skip wearing sunglasses in winter (yup, that's me!), it's time to see the light (preferably behind a pair of protective lenses). Ultraviolet radiation is a danger even on cold or cloudy days. Plus, fresh sn... Read more
EACH MONTH, MODIFY YOUR GOALS
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      6 comments

(Adapted from AARP Magazine) Not every tip you try will work. Some sound great, but prove impractical. Others sound crazy, yet would be surprisingly effective if you gave them a shot. By tracking your progress, you will be able to de... Read more
TRACK YOUR PROGRESS
Monday, December 27, 2010      4 comments

(Adapted from AARP Magazine) It takes about a month to break an old habit and replace it with a good one. Many people struggle to follow their plan unless they write it down. Try the Power of Three checklist. Take a piece of paper ... Read more
MAKE 3 SMALL CHANGES
Sunday, December 26, 2010      8 comments

(Adapted from AARP Magazine) Most diets fail because they ask you to do too much-give up all carbs, or all sugar, or cut your intake to 1,000 calories. Instead, keep it simple: change just 3 things about your eating habits. It's not alwa... Read more
Holiday Knock Knock Joke
Saturday, December 25, 2010      5 comments

Knock, knock Who’s there? Dexter. Dexter who? Dexter halls with boughs of holly. emoticon ... Read more

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