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Reclaim Your Health Feb 21, 2024

Have you experienced hormonal changes? Some of those changes might be symptoms like insomnia, hot flashes, anxiety, and low libido. Belly fat accumulation is extremely common as estrogen levels decline and body fat redistributes from hips and thighs to the abdomen.

These changes can leave you...

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Did you say “Happy Valentine’s Day” in a pair of granny panties? fwords to live by fwordstoliveby valentine's day Feb 13, 2024

While we all love grandmothers, granny underwear is quite another story.

Have any of these thoughts stopped you from having great lingerie?

  • No one sees my underwear so why bother?
  • Pretty underwear is not practical and it’s uncomfortable.
  • Lingerie is for young people with perfect bodies.
  • ...
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Top Meal Prep Tips to Slash Time and Shred Fat Feb 07, 2024

Meet Sarah, a dedicated professional juggling a demanding career, family responsibilities, and her pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. Before incorporating meal planning into her routine, Sarah found herself often succumbing to the convenience of fast food or unhealthy snacks due to time...

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A Conversation with Your Beating Heart american heart month fwords to live by fwordstoliveby Jan 31, 2024

February is a special month for me – your heart. It's American Heart Month, a time when we focus on the organ that tirelessly pumps life through your veins. As I beat within your chest, I want to share some heartfelt reflections and encourage you to prioritize the health of the very core of...

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The American Obsession with Body Size and the Scale american health body image f word to live by fwordstoliveby women's health Jan 23, 2024

The American obsession with body size and the number on the scale is an issue deeply rooted in psychological factors. Challenging these beliefs is needed for a more inclusive and body-positive society. Why are we being so unrealistic with our goals?

What if our goal was health, and feeling good,...

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Declutter Your Life Jan 17, 2024

In Marie Kondo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”, she gives excellent reasons as to why tidying up is so important. She says, “when you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order too.”

Today I’m most concerned about the...

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Why You Need Strength Workouts, Not Just Fat Loss fwordstoliveby strength training Jan 09, 2024

While most women go into a weight loss or fitness program looking to shed some pounds, we know the number on the scale shouldn’t be the only focus. Sure, it’s one measurement of fitness, but it doesn’t tell the whole story.

That’s because fat loss isn’t the only...

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How to select your Word of the Year f word to live by fwords word of the year Jan 03, 2024

I love selecting a Word of the Year. It feels very different from crossing a goal off my list. It is an intention, a mantra to guide my daily actions and become a better version of myself.

It takes me several days or a week to select a word. You might have one knocking you on the head. I have...

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My Thoughts on Aging Dec 27, 2023

Are you one that cringes when a birthday rolls around or are you like me and love to celebrate another year? Growing older is a privilege not granted to everyone. And I feel like age is a limit we impose upon ourselves.

After menopause some women start to feel invisible and that they are no...

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7 Ideas for Creating Great Holiday Outfits Dec 20, 2023

Given that we have so much to do during the holidays, who wants to stress about what to wear? Here are some simple tips on creating party outfits that are chic and unique.

  1. Add some Red. Try a red sweater, purse, scarf or shoe with a neutral trouser and white ruffled blouse. Or mix some red in...
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What good is being thin if your brain isn’t healthy? Dec 13, 2023

Have you ever thought about brain healthy foods? Today I want to share some of the best brain healthy foods that also assist in fat loss.

Let’s first talk about Omega-3 fatty acids. Why? Because Omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the health of your brain cells. Not only that, but...

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How to REALLY build better habits Dec 05, 2023

You’ve probably heard that it takes 21 days to develop a new habit. As it turns out, that’s not exactly true. This myth comes from a study done by a plastic surgeon, Maxwell Maltz, who wrote a best-selling book in the 1950s about how long it took his patients to notice physical...

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