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The Best Concealer

Usually I am quick to mention that there is no "one best product" when it comes to makeup because there is soooo much out there and each of us is unique in what she prefers and is looking for. Compared to our grandmothers' or even our mothers' day, we have...

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Challenging Sushi

I love sushi. I really love it and I've enjoyed sushi at restaurants all over the country and beyond. You know how, at some restaurants, they have a menu that shows pictures of the individual pieces or the roll, to help customers know what to expect? And sometimes,...

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Cultivating Resilience

"A good half of the art of living is resilience." -Alain de Botton   The real estate mogul and star of "Shark Tank" Barbara Corcoran was asked what the difference is between a sales person making $40,000 a year vs. one making seven or eight million and she...

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Should You Journal?

Do you ever feel like you desire some direction, or you need to digest some life experiences and until you do all that energy is just swirling around inside you? I've got something that can totally help with that. It's a journal. I bought one last year and I cannot...

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The Importance of Ear Protection

As women, we all have certain things we are never without, right? Just certain things that are always in our purse or pocket. I never leave the house without lip gloss, but something else that's on my "always have" list might surprise you. It's these foam ear...

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Oldest Man Standing

“I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” — Kurt Vonnegut First of all, I don’t follow sports. If there’s any exercising to be done, I am the one doing it. Or...

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Whiten Your Teeth At Home

Let's face it, coffee is amazing. So is tea. So is red wine. And don't even get me started on blueberries. Yet all these delicious foods have a downside. They all cause staining of our teeth. And who wants stained teeth? I recently researched and tested a method of...

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Be A Super Lark

There’s a new term for a lifestyle that some have adopted but few have heard of. It’s called “Super Lark.”  What’s a Super Lark? It’s someone who routinely wakes up very early, well before sunrise. Why would someone do this? There are a lot of reasons. For one thing,...

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Mis En Place Your Makeup Routine

I often talk about systems when it comes to makeup, self-care, self-talk and all the rest of it. My motto is "Systems Are For Winners" because the more that we routinize something the more it becomes a normal part of us and the more benefits we receive. Today as I was...

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Fall Refreshers

The air was cool this morning – just 58 degrees, even though this afternoon it’s up to 80. And the neighbors were raking some fallen leaves outside. Little reminders that summer is winding down and fall is waiting in the wings. Nature naturally renews itself at...

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12 Habits Update

A few months ago I shared a post about how I'm adopting one new habit each month this year as a very peaceful and do-able way to raise my game. Since it's now August I have a few more new habits to report on, along with results. As a catch-up, my previous habits were...

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An Easy Way To Relax

There's this yoga pose called "Legs Up The Wall." And that's what it is. You lay on your back with your butt all the way touching the wall so that your legs can stick up straight in the air. (Or if you can’t get your butt all the way to the wall, just leave it as...

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