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My dear sweet sister Mary died on December 10th. After our mother died in 2001, Mary was the closest thing I had to a mother. I am the youngest of nine children, and, although I still have several living siblings, this loss - especially so close to the holidays - has been very hard to bear. I remember Mary as a fiercely independent woman who loved to truly experience life, travel, have adventures, and had a marvelously demented sense of humor. Her decline and death has left a hole in my heart, and it will take a long time for that to heal. ...more

2009 New Years Resolution: To Live a Long Life?

Todays Headline: Americas Oldest Man Dies at 112Wow! Can you imagine living that long? What's your new years resolution for 2009? ...more

Workplace Helps w/Domestic Violence

There has been some branching out from some domestic violence organizations to include information of this problem to Corporate America. Organizations such as Safe Horizon have members of their organization, teaching companies about the impact of domestic violence in their workplaces. Not only does it increase health care expenses, but it also adds to employee absenteeism and productivity. ...more

White Teeth? British Opt To "Dye Another Day"

Saturday, December 6, 2008 You’ve got to love the Brits. ...more

The Delicious Mom

Being A Delicious Mom is more than just being MILFy or SuperMom.  Both terms are definitely compliments to any mother, don't get me wrong, but in actuality, they are unsubstantial. Being a Delicious Mom is about being a Woman and Loving YOURSELF.  Once you achieve this, you and your children will benefit in soooo many ways.  ...more

Recommending 10 types of fat to become thin

According to the different causes of obesity can be divided into many types, thin, which have to recognize that they are the type of fat found for methods of weight. First, simple obesity 1, the physical nature of obesity : Congenital. Slower metabolism in the body material, synthetic material is greater than the speed of the speed of decomposition. ...more

Chi-Gong cuida cuerpo y mente

  Hasta ahora tan sólo conocía el Yoga como técnica de relajación pero el otro día una amiga me habló sobre la técnica china Chi-gong o Qi Gong, como realmente se escribe. Realmente el QG es parte de la medicina china, conocida por la utilización de hierbas medicionales, de tal manera que la complementa. Se utiliza como prevención y como parte de tratamientos a ciertas enfermedades.  ...more

Celebrate YOU!

The media bombards us with images of women who are pencil thin, who look flawless 24 hours a day, and who manage all of their myriad responsibilities without ever breaking a sweat. We often fall into the trap of believing the hype and setting unrealistic expectations for ourselves. Added to that, on a daily basis we are asked to live up to the expectations of our spouses, our children, our extended families; sometimes even our friends and neighbors. ...more

December is National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month

Stress diminishes productivity, motivation and concentration. It contributes to illness, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and strokes; has a negative impact on the immune system, and causes aging at the cellular level. Seventy-five to ninety percent of all visits to the doctor are for stress related complaints. Cortisol (commonly referred to as the stress hormone) is a hormone released in the body during times of physical and psychological stress or agitation. ...more

Now, Voyager: Track your kink on the Map of Human Sexuality (NSFW)

*NSFW=not safe for work Hattip to whoever tipped me off to this ingenious "Map of Sexuality," created by graphic designer (and polyamory advocate) Franklin Veaux. Located on the website of SymToys, the map is interactive: Users can create a personalized sexuality map by placing flags marked "Things I've Tried' and "Things I'd Like to Try." It's like a mashup of Google Maps and the Good Vibrations Guide to Sex, except that the geography is completely made up and the sexual practices listed far exceed the Good Vibrations' repertoire. You can mark what you've done and what you'd like to do, then embed your personal map on your blog as, I suppose, a kind of brag sheet, or a to-do list for the next person you plan to sleep with. ...more