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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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Does Your Business Teach You the Truth and...

July 31, 2018

How many times have you circled the sun? Do you carry along with you the...

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Answers to Your Questions About Osteoporosis

July 31, 2018

As people age, they become more likely to develop osteoporosis, a disease that...

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Mother Nature’s Sweetest & Natural Remedy Treat: Sweet...

July 31, 2018

This summer, don’t be surprised if dietitians point you to one of Mother...

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Grilled Flank Steak with Southwest Corn and Grape...

July 31, 2018

It’s summertime, and temperatures are on the rise. Whether relaxing at the...

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Summer’s Hottest Wines are Made in South Africa

July 31, 2018

Summertime means weekend adventures, sunsets and toasting with friends and...

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The Benefits of Group Travel

July 31, 2018

Many people long to see another part of the world but are reluctant to travel...

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Outdoor Decorating Tips for a Cool, Refreshing Space

July 31, 2018

When it comes to outdoor entertaining, making sure your space is ready for...

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Women on U.S. Postage Stamps

July 31, 2018

In May of 2018, the United States Postal Service issued a Forever postage stamp...

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Iron, Woman — What you need to know...

June 30, 2018

Last November, while sitting at my computer keyboard typing away, I suddenly...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Eight

June 30, 2018

After what seemed like an interminable ride to O’Hare, Gus tossed the fare to...

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How Big Pharma Uses Fear in Their Age-Related...

June 30, 2018

“Fear Marketing is an interesting emotion, which affects the thought process...

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Teaching the Next Generation to Respect Food

June 30, 2018

I have always been open about the fact that I love exercise but struggle with...

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Why Things and People Got Under My Skin

June 30, 2018

Like the rest of mankind, I’ve let things get under my skin for years. I’d...

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Women in History: Political Firsts

June 30, 2018

Isn’t it amazing that we are still experiencing women’s firsts across many...

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Ask Carrie – Enemas

June 30, 2018

Question: I read your article last month (‘Going, Going, Gone-Bowel Health,...

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Decluttering – Especially...

June 30, 2018

Getting your house in order can be a struggle, especially as we age. Sorting...

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Rainbow Sheet Pan Veggies with Eggs

June 30, 2018

The warmer-weather months are the ideal time to get outdoors, stay active and...

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Tips to Boost Your Career Through LinkedIn Learning

June 30, 2018

The rapid pace of change in jobs means the era of one-and-done learning is...

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4 Steps to Get Yourself on the Path...

June 30, 2018

Are you feeling good about your finances? Or do phrases like “account...

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Everything You Should Know About This Lesser-Known Skin...

June 30, 2018

Most of us look forward to the balmy breezes and cheerful sunshine brought...

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Pet-Friendly Preparations for Summer Travels

June 30, 2018

On your most challenging days you can always count on your pet to greet you at...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Women’s...

June 30, 2018

When you think of baseball, you might not picture women playing “America’s...

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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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