Pucker Up, Don’t Pout!  Lip Balms:  A Dentist’s Perspective

Pucker Up, Don’t Pout! Lip Balms: A Dentist’s Perspective

Even for those who do not wear makeup (myself included), there is a lip balm in every one of my purses.  And suitcase.  And carry-on.  And winter coat pocket.  Lip balms come in all shapes, sizes, colors, scents, styles and tastes to serve different needs.  That being...
Domestic Abuse (Violence) Defined

Domestic Abuse (Violence) Defined

Someone you know RIGHT NOW is being abused. The numbers are staggering…and this doesn’t even represent the ONGOING abuse! 1 in 4 women experience domestic abuse. For men, it’s 1 in 7. As defined by Wikipedia: Not all domestic violence is equivalent. Differences in...
Releasing the Feels Starts the Heals

Releasing the Feels Starts the Heals

Do you have the disease to please? This is how I look at the obligation to always be “GOOD”. It applies to someone who is always concerned about doing the right thing. It’s a common myth of proper health. WHO says French fries are “bad” and kale is the “right” thing?...
Why Your Ideal Day Depends on Deep, Delicious Sleep

Why Your Ideal Day Depends on Deep, Delicious Sleep

Why Your Ideal Day Depends on Deep, Delicious Sleep At a recent business development retreat in Nottingham, England, I sat with a group of women from the US, the UK, Amsterdam, and Sweden to talk about our growing businesses. This afternoon’s workshop veered away from...
Be More Productive by Revealing the Elephant in the Room

Be More Productive by Revealing the Elephant in the Room

Keeping secrets is an inescapable part of being human. The average person is keeping 13 secrets right now. Five of them are secrets they’ve never told anyone. Exposing something could make us vulnerable to judgment and scrutiny. However, the cost of hiding a secret is...