Monthly Archives: July 2012

What my mom has taught me about taking care of myself


I spent this past Saturday night in a hospital emergency room with my 82-year-old mother. She was there for severe chest pains, but this was only the latest of several ER visits over the past decade for a litany of … Continue reading

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Summer beauty dos and don’ts for midlife


The dog days of summer are here, but that doesn’t mean our appearance should go to the dogs. Admittedly, looking cool while the heat is on can be challenging, so here are some summer beauty dos and don’ts: 1) DO … Continue reading

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10 ways to to look and feel better on ugly days


It happens to all of us: waking up with dark circles, belly bloat or any number of beauty insults, and a mood to match the reflection in the mirror. It’s a bit of a chicken and egg scenario: does not … Continue reading

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