Take the Test to See if ‘Self Lies’ are Holding You Back
Prophets and philosophers throughout history have spoken of the potential calamities embedded within lies.
“Relationships are ruined every day because of lies,” says former IBM executive Cathy Holloway Hill, a life improvement consultant and author of “Lies, Love & Life,” (www.chollowayhill.com). “Think about the collapse of our economy starting in 2008 – it didn’t happen because bankers and other key players were honest and acted with integrity. It happened because of lies. But the most damaging lies are the ones we tell ourselves.” Read more →
Tips to Jumpstart an Affair Your Jeans Will Remember
A lot has changed for 21st-century women, but one thing hasn’t: Moms still juggle insanely busy lives and their needs usually fall last on the list, says Columbia University-certified health coach Beth Aldrich.
That includes eating – as in, really loving what you eat. Because you didn’t really love that bag of chips you downed while watching “An Affair to Remember” for the 200th time, did you? Read more →
Expert Offers Tips for Fast, Fun, Healthy Lunches-to-Go
It was a tragic lesson in the risks of consuming a fast-food, sugary diet:
Dr. Mona Meighan’s normally punctual 26-year-old son, Luke, did not show up for work one morning in 2009. A concerned co-worker stopped by Luke’s apartment and found the young man dead in his bed. An autopsy determined he died from complications of undiagnosed diabetes.
“For seven years, through college and into his work life, Luke lived on pizza and fast foods, sodas and sweet desserts,” says Meighan, an education consultant and author of What Are You Doing for Lunch?: A Friendly Guide to Brown Bagging as a Better Way to Lunch (www.whatareyoudoingforlunch.com). Read more →
‘These Kids Sometimes Suffer Lifelong Damage,’
Says Ex-Wife of College Football Coach
Every college football fan has asked, “What was the coach thinking?” at some point or other. That’s OK, says Kathy (Currey) Kronick, author of Mrs. Coach: Life in Major College Football (www.mrscoach14yrs.com), sometimes I wish they would bottle their “BOOs.”
As college teams and their fans prepare for the kickoff of another contentious season, Kronick offers insights from her unique perspective as a longtime “Mrs. Coach.” Read more →
Would you like protection from anxiety and the harmful effects of stress in your life?
Mary Jo Ricketson — nurse, teacher, certified yoga instructor and personal trainer — shows readers the way in her new book Moving Meditation (www.thegoodwithin.com).
“We all have within us the potential to experience peace and optimal well-being,” she says. “To be safe from all distress we must learn to live in the present moment, for the present moment holds the key to our potential I call the Good Within.” Read more →