50 Is the New 30!

No one's getting older, they're just getting better and sexier! -PJ Gach...more

Feel Great this Summer: 7 Body Confidence Tips

The May issue of O, The Oprah Magazine really got my OMG up. A survey of over 4,000 O readers found: 43% of women missed out on going to the pool or beach because they didn’t like their appearance! That’s right 4 out of 10  of us are skipping summer fun, denying ourselves pleasure because of Bad Body Image....more
Ivy LaArtista  Thanks for the encouraging words and for sharing them with your social network. ...more


WHEN I AM 100…..I sure would love to live to 100 and be healthy, drive a car, and continue to love life the way I do…….My goal in life is to make it that far….Sure there is some downside to living that long such as losing many friends along the way…..and yet I hope I am here to share my wealth of wisdom through the years to as many as I can touch…..Yes, I hope to live to 100….....more

Wax on, wax off that facial hair

(Photo taken from WikiHow.com)I had no idea when the hair first appeared on my face. I am talking about hair all over my face and it's quite horrible. Imagine I had hair on my upper chin, hair above the brow and everywhere on my face....more

Beautiful Apple Cider Vinegar Hair

Apple Cider Vinegar is a fermented-fruit tonic and it's benefits are endless.  One of the most powerful benefits is for your hair.  After shampooing, using Apple cider vinegar as your hair conditioner will add shine and help control dandruff....more

Letter to little ones

I was walking through a shopping center yesterday (mall for my American friends) and I noticed the girls.The little girls, the tweens. They were only about 12 or 13.They were already trying to assert some fashion statement, some identity but more so their desperation to belong....more

The Greatest Social Experiment of Our Time

Here’s a fact.  There is a multi-billion dollar industry that operates solely on making you believe one thing.  That one thing is so pervasive, that although we know it’s a lie, most of us buy into it both literally and figuratively.That lie is this-You are so ugly you shouldn’t be seen without a vale....more

Liar Liar Your Face is Melting: Plastic Surgery Denials

The pressure to be incredibly talented, globally influential and drop dead gorgeous is par for the course in celebrity culture. An expectation which, combined with loaded wallets and paparazzi fear, inevitably leads to the plastic surgeon’s office.And who can blame them? If you could just stick your hand in your pocket and purchase aesthetic perfection because you were preoccupied with vanity, then why wouldn’t you?!...more

Fatphobia: A Guide for the Disbeliever

First, a little bit about me. I'm an American who has lived on one coast or the other, who has spent extended time in Poland and in London....more

How Fitness Brought Me Back to Life.

Before I start, I want to ask everyone to take a second and think about life; more specifically, think about all of the variables that are out of your control. Think about the smallest thing you wish you could change, but you can't. We can't control other people, the weather, our feelings, losing people we love, sickness.. etc. It's scary. Sometimes, it seems like life is uncontrollable, but its not. The one thing you can control is YOU. Once I figured that out, that's when my journey began....more