Top three things you can do RIGHT NOW that will help you stay young.

1. At meals, put less food on your plate. Chew your food slower and longer than usual and put your fork down between bites. This not only helps you keep your weight down, but also aids digestion – a double whammy. 2. Eat junk food in moderation, i.e. 1 or 2 days a week. You Continue reading


Modern-Day Dads and Why We Love Them

For as long as humans have been on this earth, dads have always been the pillars of strength within the family unit. Over the centuries they have symbolized a sort of intrinsic, quiet knowing. An unshakable, unmistakable, fortress to their spouse and children. But, over the last few decades especially, they have morphed into this Continue reading


WHEN MORE IS LESS?

The other day, I was shopping in our local supermarket for some essentials (usually Richard and I do this together, but this time I was by myself). Richard had asked me to pick up a box of his favorite crackers, so I found myself staring at shelves full of them. I recognized the brand he Continue reading


Microwave ovens…Are they really Safe?

The other day, an artist friend came over to discuss an art project we’re both involved in—we were both showing a couple of our paintings in a local exhibition in March—so I made a cup of tea while we talked about it. I put two cups of water with a chamomile tea bag in them Continue reading


OLD FOOD TABOOS OUTDATED (Thank Goodness!)

Enjoy These Without Feeling Guilty Now     Here’s the scoop – read on…..   Recently, I came across an article about eggs. For years I avoided eating eggs because their yolks contain a large amount of cholesterol—184 mg each on average—and the natural theory was that it would get into my bloodstream and clog Continue reading


The Dangers of Scented Products and How They Can Affect Your Health

My husband, Richard, has often accused me of smelling something in the atmosphere, whether in our home or outside—fumes, smoke, exhaust, fragrances–that wasn’t there, because he didn’t smell it. Well, I assure you, as I did him, I definitely did. Although never formally tested, apparently I have a more sensitive sense of smell than most Continue reading


Passion – It Helps Keep You Healthy and Young

Passion: a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept. I’m lucky.  Outside of family, I have a number of passions in my life that give me a sense of fulfillment: my customers’ wellbeing through beauty and health, my art, and writing my books. My younger sister, Francey, has a Continue reading