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Changing Your Life with a Bottle of Lotion

April 1, 2019

Over the years, I’ve worked with women from all walks of life and from...

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The New Companionship

April 1, 2019

There are many ways for women to describe their various types of relationships....

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What I Have Learned….About Beliefs

April 1, 2019

I used to toss the word beliefs around like it was so many Jelly Bellies. “No...

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Sanctuary

April 1, 2019

A long-tapered match lights the wicks of candles scattered throughout a room...

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Old Woman – Your Eyes

April 1, 2019

When I look into your eyes, I see decades… you as a spark- not yet a raging...

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Beads

April 1, 2019

In the shower this morning water sprayed like most days warm, soothing to wake...

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Journeyman’s Prayer

April 1, 2019

She carries her Dream Basket Cradled like a baby, And steps into the meadow. A...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Seventeen

April 1, 2019

“Looks like the weather’s turning colder…” the young woman at the...

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How to Help Your Adult Children Establish Strong...

April 1, 2019

Today’s millennials and Generation Z face starkly different financial...

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How ‘Life’ Gets in the Way of Retirement...

April 1, 2019

If you’re like many Americans, retirement planning may not be high on your...

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5 Tips to Make Your Healthy Goals a...

April 1, 2019

Making small, sustainable changes in your lifestyle can result in big health...

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Six Popular Nutrition Trends

April 1, 2019

The expanded variety of health and wellness options available today can be...

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2019 Tax Tips for Online Filers

April 1, 2019

As time continues to tick, millions of tax filers are beginning to feel the...

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Oscar Milestones

April 1, 2019

Many of us recently spent an evening enjoying the 2019 — 91st Oscars.  It...

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Kansa – Your Magic Wand for Maximum Health...

February 28, 2019

As some of you may remember, several months back, I suggested transforming your...

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Religion and Happiness – Is There a Connection?

February 28, 2019

Does religion make you happier?  Or does it simply amplify what you already...

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Things to Consider if You Plan to Retire...

February 28, 2019

Financially speaking, what moves might you want to make?              ...

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Becoming Billie Chapter Sixteen

February 28, 2019

The band played on and no one looked up from their drinks -or dice games- as...

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What We Wouldn’t Have Without Women

February 28, 2019

The statement of a friend triggered the thought – what wouldn’t we have...

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What I Have Learned…About Others

February 28, 2019

The topic of Others seems to be one of life’s biggest bugaboos, wouldn’t...

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6 Reasons Why You Need More Bananas in...

February 28, 2019

Bananas are a tasty snack that many people eat regularly without much thought,...

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What You Need to Know about Age-Related Macular...

February 28, 2019

The ability to see the people, places and things in front of you is one of...

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7 Tips to Eat Your Way to Thicker,...

February 28, 2019

Did you know that what you eat affects your hair? That’s news to most...

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Picking Lights for Your Desk

February 28, 2019

Look at your desk. Chances are you have at least two screens in front of you....

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Tips for Shopping on Amazon

February 28, 2019

With the new year in full swing, many have made a resolution to be smarter...

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Histamine Intolerance- It’s Nothing to Sneeze At!

February 1, 2019

At the time of this writing, in some parts of the nation -Polar Vortex...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Fifteen

February 1, 2019

Theresa stood at the bottom of five worn stone steps. Looking up at the...

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Why I Learned to Be Mom Instead of...

February 1, 2019

I have always been one of those people who want to do something; take a class...

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What I Have Learned…About Buying Stuff

February 1, 2019

My folks were tight fisted when it came to spending money, so I heard “no”...

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Women Poets and Lyricists in History

February 1, 2019

Over the course of our lives, we learn poems, songs, and hymns without thinking...

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From BFF’s to Four-Legged Friends – Valentine’s Day...

February 1, 2019

Valentine’s Day is not just for lovers anymore. While we naturally want to...

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Eating Right to Age Healthy – Tips From...

February 1, 2019

What if you were 60 but felt more like you were 30? Consider taking charge of...

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5 Steps to Retirement

February 1, 2019

A recent study finds that 52 percent of American households are at risk of not...

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How to Turbocharge Your Business in 2019

February 1, 2019

Women are starting businesses at a record pace – motivated to pursue...

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Quick Guide to Plan a Road Trip On...

February 1, 2019

Does wanderlust have you longing to get away? Consider the possibilities of the...

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Film at Eleven – Biofilm, Disease and You

December 30, 2018

Well, the New Year is upon us, bright, shining and filled with Promise! And if...

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Healthy and Happy in 2019

December 30, 2018

What would it take to make you your absolute happiest in 2019??  We all know...

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The Emotional Pain and Depression of a Celibate...

December 30, 2018

“We are living in a time when it seems as if sex is used to sell everything....

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Why You Should Have an Online Social Security...

December 30, 2018

In monitoring your Social Security profile, you may help to thwart fraud. Could...

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What I’ve Learned – About Life and Love

December 30, 2018

I’ve always thought the true value and worth of a nation lies in its seniors....

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Fourteen

December 30, 2018

Gus looked at the clock.  It had now been an hour since Lindy had finished...

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It’s a New Year – Celebrating New Ideas...

December 30, 2018

With the start of each new year, many of us make resolutions whereby we vow to...

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Mexican Cheese is Hot Right Now – Here’s...

December 30, 2018

Queso, anyone? With tortillas outselling hamburger and hot dog buns while salsa...

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Over 60? 3 Workouts You Need to Do...

December 30, 2018

You want to live the healthiest life possible and you realize that to do so,...

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4 Simple Tips to Help Reduce Stress

December 30, 2018

Stress. No one wants it but we all experience it from time to time. Higher...

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Heaping Helpings of Omega-3s – How Much Is...

December 30, 2018

Each day we are bombarded with heaping helpings of health headlines — the...

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Is Your Business Open for Hackers?

December 30, 2018

Protection against cyber attacks is crucial for any small business. A...

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How Dry I Am – What You Need...

December 2, 2018

Well, it’s that most magical time of year again: Parties and gatherings,...

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The Woes of Holiday Fitness

December 2, 2018

Holiday fitness – that almost sounds like an oxymoron!  The holiday season...

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Holidays and family Gatherings – Recipe for Disaster!

December 2, 2018

Get ready! They’re (almost) here!  I’m talking about the holiday...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Thirteen

December 2, 2018

No one breathed or blinked as Gus and Lindy clasped hands and hugged in warm...

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Catching Up on Retirement Saving

December 2, 2018

If you are starting at or near 50, consider these ideas: Do you fear you are...

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers: What You Need to...

December 2, 2018

Peggy Lavender, 63, of Brookhaven, Georgia, knew her life would change when her...

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Women Motor and Horse Racing Athletes in History

December 2, 2018

The chairwoman of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for almost thirty years, Mari...

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Give Your Holidays a Healthy Twist with Cherry...

December 2, 2018

Bring the gift of nutrition to holiday gatherings by incorporating sweet...

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Tips for Pairing Wine with Your Holiday Baking

December 2, 2018

There are few holiday traditions as sweet as baking a selection of treats to...

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3 Technology Challenges for Entrepreneurs and How to...

December 2, 2018

As a small business owner, you face many challenges. From stiff competition for...

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The Wind Beneath Your Wings – Conquering Midlife...

October 31, 2018

Last month while contemplating the topic of my next magazine article, I...

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The Truth About Arm Fat and Exercises to...

October 31, 2018

By now you know that my approach towards fitness is a bit more holistic. I...

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The Pros & Cons of Roth IRA Conversions

October 31, 2018

If you own a traditional IRA, perhaps you have thought about converting it to a...

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The Friendship Marriage – Older and Wiser

October 31, 2018

Would you believe that not all married couples you see are in crazy,...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter 12

October 31, 2018

Gus thought it best to head toward Manhattan before the storm worsened.  He...

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The Virtues Behind Entrepreneurship and Stretching Beyond Fear

October 31, 2018

Becoming an entrepreneur is exponentially more popular than it was thirty years...

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Social Reformers – Women in History

October 31, 2018

Women are often on the front lines of social change.  Over the last two...

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Secrets from a Pastry Chef for Pulling off...

October 31, 2018

Whether you’re hosting a small holiday gathering with friends or a formal...

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5 of the Biggest Holiday Myths – Busted

October 31, 2018

Holiday fantasies are not just for children. It turns out grownups actually...

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Ways to Connect All Generations of Your Family...

October 31, 2018

During the holidays, friends and families gather to celebrate and spend time...

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How to Have a Happy, Healthy Fall with...

October 31, 2018

The dog days of summer are over and your furry family member is up and ready to...

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These Pillars Helped Pave the Road for Women-Owned...

October 31, 2018

Today there are nearly 12 million women-owned small businesses in the United...

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow – Midlife Hair Loss...

September 30, 2018

There once was a family friend of ours who made no bones about it: her hair was...

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Why Older American Women Are Getting a Divorce...

September 30, 2018

At the end of my seminar on relationships, the woman who had organized the...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Eleven

September 30, 2018

“Hold on a second, Gus! Let me get up to speed here.” Pete yawned, closed...

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Why Life Insurance Matters for New Homeowners

September 30, 2018

It addresses a significant financial risk. If you buy a home and you have no...

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Are You Working the Success Trinity Accurately?

September 30, 2018

Entrepreneurs are voracious learners and the keenest of observers about life...

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Celebrating Women Singers in History

September 30, 2018

As we mourn the recent death of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, we take the...

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Healthy Ways to Incorporate Fitness into Your Routine

September 30, 2018

Our bodies crave exercise at all ages, whether that means daily walks, fitness...

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Easy Fall 30-Minute Mediterranean Meals with Grapes

September 30, 2018

With the onset of fall, new schedules and an invigorating pace, eating...

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The Benefits of Walking Meditation

September 30, 2018

The mental and physical merits of walking are well established, from helping...

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Smart Tips and Tricks, to Cut Travel Costs

September 30, 2018

Looking to spend time away without spending a ton of money? Your wanderlust...

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Learn About Fall Risks and Make These Changes

September 30, 2018

Overwhelmingly, people say that they want to stay independent. One way to...

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Three Easy Steps to Perform a Tire Safety...

September 30, 2018

With the final days of summer upon us, now is the time to spend a few extra...

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In Search of Intimacy After Prostate Cancer

September 30, 2018

A prostate cancer diagnosis can lead to profound changes in a man’s...

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Tips for Remodeling Your Home to Age In...

September 30, 2018

American household demographics constantly change. With kids grown and moved...

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The Truth About Why Women Are so Good...

August 31, 2018

You know the old joke that says that if a man is driving and is lost in...

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The Awe and The Awful – Exposing the...

August 31, 2018

To be blunt, for me, this has been the Summer from Hell. To be totally honest,...

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Finding Freedom from Fitness Myths

August 31, 2018

There is a fundamental truth that we should keep in mind when we start down the...

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Smart Financial Steps After College: A to-do list...

August 31, 2018

!! Share with your kids and grandkids !! Did you recently graduate from...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Ten

August 31, 2018

Going against all his training, and before he could stop himself, Gus flew...

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Why You Should Dispose Of Old Opioids and...

August 31, 2018

Want to help keep your family and community safe? Get rid of any unused...

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Women and Food – What A Delicious History!

August 31, 2018

Mmmmm!  Food!  As women, we are generally connected with all aspects of food...

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What Is the Best Job You Ever Had?...

August 31, 2018

I consider my very best job a Peak Experience. It was so satisfying, that I...

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Easy Entertaining and Recipe Tips from Celebrity Chef...

August 31, 2018

Whether it’s an end-of-summer bash or a back-to-school barbecue,...

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Take a Tour of Italy Without Leaving Home

August 31, 2018

Dreaming of an Italian vacation? You can experience the country’s...

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Doing Jigsaw Puzzles

August 31, 2018

There’s a quiet movement going on in this country, and it doesn’t...

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Are You A Savvy Traveler?

August 31, 2018

Are you a savvy traveler? Do you shop around to get the best deals? How about...

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Belly Up – Tackling Belly Bloat During Midlife...

July 31, 2018

Sometimes, a reader submits an Ask Carrie question that’s so compelling,...

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Happiness is Loving Your Body – Imperfections and...

July 31, 2018

While some people rely on roadmaps or a GPS system I rely on landmarks to get...

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Ideas for Revamping Your Fall Routine

July 31, 2018

Most of us are still in vacation mode with our toes in the sand, but we’ll...

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The Risks of Putting Too Much Money Into...

July 31, 2018

These private income contracts do have potential flaws. It may not be good to...

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Becoming Billie Chapter Nine

July 31, 2018

Angie stood stiff, her hand in a frozen wave as she watched the red tail lights...

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