Category Archives: Look and feel better

My three new fave wellness findings


It’s hard to get through a day without hearing about a new health or wellness finding. Whether it’s news about another “healthy” food that’s actually bad for us or the latest study on how sitting is killing us, we’re basically … Continue reading

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4 morning musts after a rough night


Despite leading a generally healthy lifestyle, you may still have those mornings where you feel a little worse for wear. I know I do. Whether it’s due to fitful sleep, or over-indulging in pasta or pinot grigio, the results often … Continue reading

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Reads for inner peace, outer beauty


With summer in full swing, hopefully you’re getting time to enjoy some beach or cottage reading. But even if there’s no summer vacay in the cards, books can be great sources of renewal. Check out these reads for inner peace, … Continue reading

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Sizzling summer beauty tricks


After this past winter, I was ready for summer by about March 20. But while warm weather is good for the soul; what it does for our looks isn’t always pretty. Shiny skin, oily hair and sunburn, I’m talking to … Continue reading

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3 affordable beauty and style finds for fall


Autumn is an easy season to like: mainly moderate temperatures, crimson leaves and various holidays to keep things festive. But as lovely as fall is, its often hectic schedules and launch of cold season can do some-not-so-pretty things to our … Continue reading

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Downsides of 4 healthy practices & how to counteract them


We know that as we reach middle age and beyond, it’s even more important to take care of ourselves with good nutrition and regular exercise. But we may not be aware that there can be negatives to even the most … Continue reading

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4 easy tips to ace a resolution check-in


Now that we’re in the second month of 2014, it seems timely to do a resolution check-in. Although, I must admit, I question the logic of this annual ritual of giving up long-held habits and shooting for difficult goals during … Continue reading

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Looking-young secrets of Manhattan women


There’s something about Manhattan women. They may not have the effortless chic of les femmes de Paris but that’s also part of their charm. The women of this borough (women from Brooklyn, the Bronx, etc., also look great but I’ve … Continue reading

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Late-summer beauty tune-up


Summer is by far my fave season. Even when the weather is up-and-down like it’s been this year, I still relish the long hours of daylight and not having to dress like an Arctic explorer to venture outside. But while … Continue reading

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Spider and varicose veins: 6 things to know


They start making their colourful imprints on our legs usually by our 30s and often after a first pregnancy. I’m not talking about tattoos but something often as permanent: spider and varicose veins. What’s the difference between spider and varicose … Continue reading

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