Mercy Cares Boutique loves the BeauBeau!

The beaubeau is carried in over 50 boutiques in the USA, Canada and Europe. Women love them! Recently Mercy Cares Boutique in Bethel CT blogged about my scarves- I couldn’t say it better myself - Read here to see what she had to say - Mercy Cares Blog ...more

Wrap It Up- It's All the Rage.

Wrap It Up- It’s All the Rage! Headscarves are stylish, elegant and really give a sense of femininity. The revival of the scarf doesn’t surprise me. ...more

10 Antidotes to Self-Objectification and Sexualization of Girls

Yesterday, we discussed Self-Objectification and Low Self-Esteem. I loath problems without solutions and complaints that make us feel powerless. So, here's a list of 10 Antidotes to Self-Objectification and Sexualization of Girls. ...more

Get To Stretching!

The importance of cardiovascular exercise had been researched and proven to be necessary for a healthy heart, right?  Whether we walk, run, kickbox, or do aerobics, we aim to sweat and get that heart rate elevated.  But often, the most dedicated cardio king or queen can be seriously lacking flexibility.  This lack of flexibility can cause some very alarming issues.   I’ve seen young runners, in their early twenty’s, no ...more

HDN and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance announce merger talks

NEWS-FLASH: Two HIV/TB global leaders announce merger talks at world's largest AIDS conference   "In terms of maximizing impact and joining forces to control the epidemic, this merger is an innovative and bold move," said Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director. "This is the sort of consolidation I believe we will see more of in the future across the AIDS sector." ...more

This feels like a good merger to me. Thanks for posting the news, I'll be following their ...more

90/10 Split - The Mental vs. The Physical

My first post on BlogHer... a monumental occasion... for me anyway. I began training for a triathlon with Team In Training nearly three months ago, but it wasn't until this past weekend that I realized just how much endurance sports are a mental game. I'd heard the phrase, "I hit a brick wall," but always related it to the physical. ...more

Are You one of the 12 million?

Are you one of the 12 Million?  ...more

Kicking the Stress Habit

Life can be stressful!  Even the things that normally bring us great pleasure can cause us stress at time.  Take for example a coversation I had recently with my oldest son.   ...more

Healthy Bean & Lentil Salad

Summer means more time at the beach, which in turn means getting into shape as soon as you can! ...more

exercise and food

I have started to exercise again after almost a week. You’ll all agree it’s necessary after all the cakes and sweets I have been cooking. They all seem to contain so many calories, but I don’t care! They are so good, especially since they now look so cute with the decorating class I’ve been taking. Yes, it’s very fun! They should teach us that in chef school, sad face! ...more