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Chronic Stress vs Happy Hormones f word to live by fwordstoliveby wellness Apr 19, 2023

There is a lot going on in our world, our country, our state, our city, and our neighborhoods. There is more stress in your life today than your ancestors. You must take small steps daily to get this stress under control because it is deadly.

Stress can cause heart disease, cancer, weight gain,...

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Change Your Energy- Change Your Life Apr 12, 2023

In the beginning of my Image Consulting career, I worked in a lot of closets. Nothing is more exciting than turning a woman’s closet into her sanctuary, her boutique. Your closet is your shrine – or at least it should be.

When I would start working with a woman, the idea of working in...

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Packing like a Pro! f word to live by fwordstoliveby Apr 02, 2023

During the next few months, opportunities abound for short or long trips that can provide a welcome break from your usual routine. Take advantage of these occasions and be prepared to “get out of Dodge” at a moment’s notice. The trick is to know what to pack and be able to do it...

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Ways to tend to your garden of life f word to live by Mar 29, 2023

A garden is a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself. Whether you have a summer garden or not, nurturing a garden is similar to nurturing your own life.

  1. What you plant in your mind will harvest your tomorrow. I believe you are what you Eat & Drink, Wear and Think. What...
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Two health matters to address right now Mar 22, 2023

Back in the 90’s we were told to eat more carbs, fat was bad, and meat would harm you. So, I would drive through McDonalds with my girls and get their happy meals and I would order a hamburger without the patty. Yes, you heard that right – I thought it would be better to eat the white...

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Spring into Action Mar 15, 2023

Spring begins Monday. Are you in dark cashmere sweaters dreaming about when you can be wearing lighter, brighter clothes?

How about I offer you ways to wear what you have, but with a nod toward spring? Ready for a style lift? Here goes!

  1. Review your winter coats. Do you have one or two coats that...
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Three Myths about You and Fashion Mar 09, 2023

As you prepare for spring and lunches, dinners, networking events or special occasions, it could feel a bit daunting getting dressed. You are still saying you aren’t sure what to wear. Some of you have told me you are still wearing your workout clothing on a daily basis – all day! I...

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Lose some pants! closet cleaning f word to live by fashion fwordstoliveby Mar 01, 2023

In this final round of the closet diet, we are talking about PANTS!

What you wear around your bottom half can make you look tall and thin or short and fat. It is time to say goodbye to any pant that is not making you (and your bottom) look its best! Ask yourself the following questions to see if...

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How to Get More Enjoyment from Your Wardrobe f word to live by fashion fwordstoliveby Feb 21, 2023

Do you look at your wardrobe, shrug, and want to walk away? Are you uninspired? Do you wear the same basic uniform every day? Have you thought about calling it quits with fashion?

Just so you know, everyone gets into slumps about what they’re wearing. It often takes months and sometimes...

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Did you say “Happy Valentine’s Day” in a pair of granny panties? f word to live by fwordstoliveby self care Feb 15, 2023

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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The Closet Diet Continued - February’s Project: Lose some tops! closet cleaning f word to live by fwordstoliveby Feb 08, 2023

In January we started the Closet Diet with five easy steps. February is the month to lose weight in the “top” section of your closet. My guess is, like most people, you wear only 20% of the shirts hanging in your closet. This month let’s try to shed some of the 80% that is just...

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3 Lessons I’ve Learned from Dry January dry january f word to live by fwordstoliveby Feb 01, 2023

From my years of experience working with women in the fitness and fashion industry, I’ve concluded that you can transform yourself from what you Eat & Drink, Wear and Think.

In 2018 I found the online fitness program the FASTer Way to Fat Loss. I remember when I first started the...

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