Spring 2014 Health & Happiness Tips

Spring 2014 Health & Happiness Tips

Has spring quietly crept up on you this year? Does it feel as if you’ve just finished with the winter holidays when, in fact, you’ll soon be knee-deep in tax returns and Easter egg hunts. If you still haven’t made much headway on your New Year’s resolutions, this is the ideal time to get a […]

Eight Ways to Make it a Great Valentine’s Day

With February 14th looming large, there’s still time to ensure you do it up right. If you think Valentine’s Day is silly, too commercial, or way over-blown, rule #1 is to keep that thought to yourself. In fact, even if your loved one says don’t make a fuss, pretend those words were never spoken. Despite […]

How to Make Every Day Valentine’s Day

Yes, Valentine’s Day is THE day designated for grand romantic gestures, particularly if you’ve been neglectful of your partner in recent weeks. Nevertheless, if you really want to keep love alive, instead of just rolling out flowers on February 14th, try incorporating affectionate surprises into your daily routine. It’s the surefire way to keep your […]

Nine Smart Lifestyle Choices for Beauty, Health & Happiness

Yes, we all come with an inherited gene pool that determines how we initially look, function and feel. Nevertheless, it’s the lifestyle choices we make as we mature that change those three essential elements of our lives. True, our DNA determines whether we have a greater likelihood of developing certain diseases and syndromes. Nevertheless, if […]

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Okay, you’ve made your 2014 resolutions. You did a lot of soul-searching and came up with a list that is meaningful, empowering, and doable. But how to keep your commitment from waivering? That’s the tough part, which is why the same resolutions wind up on your list every January 1st. This year, try following the […]

Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Tips

According to ABC News, the four-day run-up to Christmas is the busiest for retailers nationwide. That means killer crowds inside the mall, traffic jams outside the mall, and not a parking space in sight. Once again you’ve procrastinated, and now it’s the eleventh hour. To complete your shopping faster, better and more affordably, we’ve got […]

10 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays bring out the best in us. But sometimes they bring out the worst in the form of stress, anxiety and sleeplessness. Don’t let the pressure of nonstop parties, shopping, cooking and entertaining take the shine off your holiday spirit. Here are some tips for staying “chill” even when your to-do list is longer […]

Top 10 Holiday Beauty Tips

‘Tis the season to eat, drink, dress up, and make merry. But all that partying can take a toll on your appearance and stamina. Thank goodness we’ve got some great tips that will have you looking and feeling like a million through the last strains of Auld Lang Syne. Tired, Blood-Shot Eyes: These are the […]

Black Friday Do’s & Don’ts

  Want to score the best Black Friday deals? It takes planning and a strategic approach to shopping, both in-store and online. In fact, if you’re really serious about savings, start preparing in advance. Here’s how. #1) Do your research. Make a folder of print and online ads so that you can create a written […]

The Recipe for Low-Cal Holiday Hosting

This year, for the sake of your dear ones’ weight and blood pressure, turn less into more. By that, we mean less butter and cream and more virgin olive oil and low-fat yogurt. Likewise, you’d be surprised how easily a sweet tooth can be satisfied by more fresh fruit and fewer cakes and cookies. By […]