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Going, Going, Gone-Bowel Health, Beauty and You (Part...

May 31, 2018

Last month, we took rather an in depth look at the importance of bowel health....

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My Nose and I

May 31, 2018

Get out the sunscreen! Know the signs of skin cancer and get checked. Remember,...

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What’s Really Holding Us Back?

May 31, 2018

Each month I hear from and work with a lot of people who desperately want to...

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A Girls Life (of harassment)

May 31, 2018

In this age of the, Me too, movement it’s hard not to reflect how many times...

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Set Goals as You Save & Invest: Turn...

May 31, 2018

Goals give you focus. To find and establish your investing and saving goals,...

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Have You Seen Life’s Patterns?

May 31, 2018

Are you able to see patterns in your life experience? I discovered this concept...

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History of Children’s Books and the Women Who...

May 31, 2018

How ironic that there was a mystery about the author of the beloved mysteries...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Seven

May 31, 2018

Gus remained crouched on the sidewalk until he heard retreating footsteps and...

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Options that Can Make Aging in Place Easier

May 31, 2018

While many of us may dream of retiring and moving away to a beach-side resort...

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Want to Be a Grilling Pro?

May 31, 2018

Across the country as weather heats up, so do the grills. You don’t need...

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The Dangers of Low Salt Diets for Seniors

May 31, 2018

Americans are now living longer than ever before. In fact, one of the fastest...

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10 Moving Tips for Busy Baby Boomers

May 31, 2018

For many Americans, moving households represents a fresh start and a chance to...

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Think You’re too Old to Quit Smoking? Think...

May 31, 2018

It’s no secret that tobacco smoke can be deadly. It is strongly linked to...

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Nutrition Guide for the Travel Warrior

May 31, 2018

U.S. residents logged 1.7 billion trips for leisure purposes in 2016, according...

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Solving the Body Image Riddle

May 1, 2018

As a fitness professional I try to be an advocate for positive body image and...

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Going, Going, Gone – Bowel Health, Beauty and...

May 1, 2018

For years I’ve taught women that the skin is NOT just a shell covering the...

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GRIEF – They Say There Are 7 Stages

May 1, 2018

They say there are seven stages of grief. The two that stand out to me are...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Six

May 1, 2018

Gus took a window seat, glad to find the plane only half full.  He was eager...

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Life’s an Adventure – Live It Well

May 1, 2018

Okay everyone, it’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking...

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Pioneering Women Educators – A Brief Look at...

May 1, 2018

At the time of the landing at Jamestown, the arrival of the Pilgrims, through...

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Technology and Aging – Sorry, Right Number

May 1, 2018

“Good morning, Ms. Cone or is it Cohan?” asked the young man from AT&T....

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Unfolding Acceptance: A Young Girl’s Story

May 1, 2018

She was the first born, one of those leaderless strong women whose privilege it...

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Mushrooms are Having a Moment — They are...

May 1, 2018

Want to start making more earth-friendly food choices in the kitchen? Start...

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Advice for Adult Children of Aging Parents

May 1, 2018

Helping aging parents stay active and healthy at home can be achieved with...

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Bubble Up Your Brunch with Prosecco Cocktails

May 1, 2018

Make your next brunch bubble over with Prosecco cocktails Everybody loves...

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How to Fully Customize Your Smartphone

May 1, 2018

The digital generation gap is slowly narrowing, as older users come to more...

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Beauty X, Y, Zzzzzzz: Quality Sleep, Mother Nature’s...

April 2, 2018

It seems with each passing day, the world spins faster and as a species,...

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I’m Having an Affair

April 2, 2018

Shhh… this is Sexy… I’m having an affair with my husband. Some people...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Five

April 1, 2018

Disconnecting the call, Gus tucked his cell back into his left breast pocket...

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Is Jumping On the Latest Fitness Bandwagon a...

April 1, 2018

The fitness and weight loss industry has seen many trends over the years. ...

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Want to Lead a Happier, Healthier, Longer Life?...

April 1, 2018

Looking to live a good, happy, healthy long life? Need to lose weight or...

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Books with Strong Female Protagonists

April 1, 2018

The movie A Wrinkle in Time, adapted from Madeline L’Engle’s Newbery Medal...

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Hitting the Retirement Preparation Sweet Spot

April 1, 2018

A recent study by the Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College...

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5 Tips for Working Women Returning to College

April 1, 2018

Most working women and most professionals want to advance their skills, land...

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5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Keep Customers Engaged

April 1, 2018

Entrepreneurs, it’s time to stop and give yourself a pat on the back. Small...

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Effective Ways to Improve Your Health — like...

April 1, 2018

At the turn of the calendar, many people begin taking action on what they plan...

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Your Breakfast Habit Is One Time-Saving Step That...

April 1, 2018

It happens: You hit the snooze button once, twice, then three times, so when...

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Gardening – A Hobby More Satisfying than Binge-Watching TV

April 1, 2018

Get active outdoors with a hobby more satisfying than binge-watching another...

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What Drives Americans to Keep Up with Car...

April 1, 2018

As the weather starts to warm up, Americans will hit the road more often for...

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Springtime Hope: Renew Your Concept of Self, of...

April 1, 2018

In our lifetimes, we live, we move, we have our experiences and our feelings....

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Anxiety

March 2, 2018

People usually think bad words have four letters. Sadly over 40 million of us...

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The Realities of Bathing Suit Season

March 2, 2018

As I was debating what to talk about this month I decided to poll people on...

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Haven’t Women Always Been Strong?

March 2, 2018

I’d like to talk with you about Possibility Thinking and why the innards of...

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Financial Planning – Where Do You Start?

March 2, 2018

Professionally speaking, women entering our 40s and 50’s typically are...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter 4

March 2, 2018

Like the heaviness of the cigarette smoke swirling in the room, the atmosphere...

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The History of the Tony Award

March 2, 2018

The Oscar nominees for 2018 have been announced and shortly after this column...

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Dermatologist Debunks Top 5 Skincare Misconceptions

March 2, 2018

Figuring out what’s best for your skin can feel like solving a difficult...

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Grilled Pork Chops with Cognac Butter, Mustard Aioli...

March 2, 2018

There are few foods that span a variety of diverse culinary styles more than...

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Improve Your Heart Health in 2018 With these...

March 2, 2018

When it comes to maintaining and/or improving your heart health, it’s the...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter 3

February 1, 2018

Earlier, when instinct and training had kicked in, tragedy was avoided and Gus...

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Give Your Resolutions a Tune-Up

February 1, 2018

The holidays are a distant memory and 2018 is in full swing.  We are back to...

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Do Sexy, Sexual and Menopause Go Together?

February 1, 2018

Perhaps I’m nuts but I just can’t help feeling a key component of finding-...

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Divorce and the Dating Game

February 1, 2018

When you’re part of a long-term couple you never think about the dreaded...

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Is Valentine’s Day a Big Disappointment?

February 1, 2018

Valentine’s Day is one heck of an emotional pot-stirrer, don’t you think? ...

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Women Inventors and Discoverers in History

February 1, 2018

Google Arts & Culture is presenting exhibits on inventors and discoverers...

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Yummy Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip

February 1, 2018

Savvy hosts and hostesses know that the keys to a successful soiree are a room...

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Vitamin D-Rich Foods Help Say Goodbye to Winter...

February 1, 2018

Winter blues got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to...

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Entrepreneurial Success Tips from Women, for Women

February 1, 2018

More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make...

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Can You Fix a Flat Tire?

February 1, 2018

For many Americans, fixing a flat tire remains a mystery. According to a survey...

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How the Tax Reform Act Could Affect You

February 1, 2018

With the newly passed tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), now is...

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First Steps On the Road Map to Fiscal...

January 2, 2018

In speaking with clients over the past few months, I found that time and time...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Two

January 2, 2018

A cat retreated from the porch as Gus approached the back door. Making a mental...

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Jumping Off the Weight Loss Roller Coaster

January 2, 2018

I have wanted to be skinny for as long as I can remember. That has always been...

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Are You Brain Drained?

January 2, 2018

Everyone has those days. You’re operating in a fog, or perhaps you spaced out...

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Buckle Up For the New Passenger Economy!

January 2, 2018

A hundred years ago, few thought that the clunky automobile that broke down so...

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Sports Women Making History

January 2, 2018

In October 2017, the University of Virginia announced the hiring of the first...

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Refresh Your Business for 2018

January 1, 2018

When you chose the graphics for your business “way back when,” you loved...

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I Am My Own Sanctuary

January 1, 2018

I woke up this morning, opened the newspaper and read the tragic news of 2...

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#MeToo – Brave Women and Their Stories of...

December 1, 2017

A few weeks ago while strolling through Facebook, I came across this hashtag...

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NEW Mystery Series – Becoming Billie – Chapter...

December 1, 2017

‘The twists and turns of life can be daunting, despairing-...

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Run Like the Wind(ed)

December 1, 2017

What do you think of when I say the word “running” or “jogging”?  Does...

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Women Have Assumed a Larger Role in Family...

December 1, 2017

The change has been gradual but notable & carries over to retirement...

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The Weight of the World – Menopause and...

December 1, 2017

Last week, while visiting over lunch, my friend looked at me -with tears in her...

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Ask Carrie – Cellulite!

December 1, 2017

Question: I’m really starting to get bad cellulite and am feeling depressed....

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Holiday Entertaining Made Easy Plus Delicious Recipes!

December 1, 2017

The holidays are the perfect time to entertain, but the thought can also be...

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Creating New Traditions (and Keeping the Old)

December 1, 2017

If you live in the United States, you surely know the Christmas traditions from...

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Women in Statuary Hall

December 1, 2017

National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol building in Washington,...

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What Would It Take to Fully Know Yourself?

November 8, 2017

On the Temple of Delphi there are 147 maxims carved. Probably one of the...

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Midlife Acne – Time to Get a Hormone...

November 3, 2017

For years I’ve educated women about not only acne in general, but Midlife...

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Ask Carrie – Receding Gums, Bad Breath –...

November 3, 2017

Question: I am about to turn 54 and have noticed over this past year, I’m...

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Busting Myths and Misconceptions about Osteoporosis

November 3, 2017

One in two women over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture caused by...

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Financial Steps to Take Before a Divorce

November 3, 2017

Before your divorce goes through, it will be wise to check up on financial...

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How To Overcome Your Best Excuses for Not...

November 3, 2017

Unpack those fitness limitations and find solutions! Have you ever heard the...

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7 Steps Toward a Merry-but-Manageable Holiday

November 3, 2017

For many, the pressure of the holiday season can be enough to wear away the...

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Why Women Should Write

November 3, 2017

“Words turn probability into fact and by sheer force of definition, translate...

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O.M.G. Holiday Breads & Spreads Plus Delicious Recipes

November 3, 2017

Summer is beginning to leave us and the lovely days of autumn are moving in. ...

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The History of Women Astronomers

November 3, 2017

On August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse in 99 years visible from...

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Age Ferociously with This Healthy Eating Game Plan

November 3, 2017

Healthy diet and lifestyle are our best weapons against age-related diseases....

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Constantly Fighting Fatigue? You Might Have Low Iron

October 24, 2017

If you’re a woman who feels like you’re constantly fighting fatigue,...

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Antiperspirants and Menopause – What you need to...

October 4, 2017

So even though we’ve all made it through the sweltering heat of summer, many...

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Ask Carrie – Going Gray – A Highly...

October 4, 2017

Question: I’m about to turn 60 and have colored my hair for years. I’m...

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Sleep Deprivation and How It Affects Women

October 4, 2017

With over-scheduled days full of early-morning conference calls and endless...

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Will Your Heirs Receive a Fair Share of...

October 4, 2017

Will your heirs receive a fair share of your wealth? Will your invested assets...

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Getting Caught Up in the Comparison Trap

October 4, 2017

Each day we watch the highlight reels on social media.  Perfect bodies,...

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Gratitude and the Flood – Lessons Learned from...

October 4, 2017

Our beloved editor had her toes very close to Hurricane Harvey’s spew in...

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Zoodles and Spirals Are Changing the Way We...

October 4, 2017

Have you tried zoodles or spiralizing yet?  It’s such a fun new trend and...

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Women Who Worked to Improve Human Health

October 4, 2017

The 2017 book, The Radium Girls, describes the terrible illnesses the women who...

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Distracted Driving Isn’t Just an Issue for Young...

October 4, 2017

Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping...

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Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes Just in Time...

September 25, 2017

Are you noticing a golden hue to the sunlight, the earthy aroma of bonfires and...

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