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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
FOCUS ON YOUR BIGGEST DIETARY DANGER ZONE
Friday, December 24, 2010      2 comments

(Adapted from AARP Magazine) Yes, you might have multiply danger zones (I know I sure do!), but which one is adding the most pounds? For homebodies, it might be meal stuffing or snack grazing (or both?). For social butterflies, it might b... Read more
IDENTIFY YOUR WEAKNESS
Thursday, December 23, 2010      4 comments

(Adapted from AARP Magazine) Most of us don't eat poorly all the time. There's usually one time of day-or one day during the week-when we fall into a "dietary danger zone." MEAL STUFFING - Stuffers overeat at mealtimes, filling and re... Read more
TOP REASON TO WORK OUT IN WINTER
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      7 comments

Fitness Magazine ran the following poll: What's the top reason you work out in the winter? 56% - To prevent pounds from creeping on 20% - To justify indulging in comfort food 15% - To keep me sane during the holiday season ... Read more
Funny One
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      5 comments

Bank's 43-page dress code: Your tie should match your bone structure (From the Chicago Sun-Times Dec. 17, 2010) UBS, the Swiss banking giant, has issued a new dress code for its workers-and it features some patented Swiss precision. ... Read more
Getting to know me
Monday, December 20, 2010      4 comments

A is for Age: 57 B is for Booze: one C is for Career: Administrative Assistant D is for Dad's name: Gene E is for Essential items to bring to a party: a great attitude F is for Favorite song or music: I Only Have Eyes For You G ... Read more
LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Sunday, December 19, 2010      9 comments

(Adapted from AARP Magazine) Making small changes to your home and habits can help you shed those last 20 lbs. easily - and for good! Have you ever loaded on an extra helping of corned beef hash at a breakfast buffet, even though you w... Read more
Tips for Healthy Bones for Life
Saturday, December 18, 2010      4 comments

Americans are living longer, and this means that our bones need to stay strong so we can be active and enjoy life. With good habits and medical attention when needed, we can have strong bones throughout our lives. Healthy teeth are importa... Read more
BREAK FREE
Friday, December 17, 2010      6 comments

When you're in the thick of it all, it can be easy to lose sight of what's important. (Remember what they say about not seeing the forest for the trees!) So here's a bright idea: Rather than feel crowded by your obligations, take a deep breat... Read more
Chew on this
Thursday, December 16, 2010      5 comments

The perfect post-dinner sweet: a gumball!! "Chewing produces saliva, which helps neutralize irritating stomach acids," says Victor Sierpina, MD, an associate professor of family medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch and author of ... Read more

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