Health and Wellness

  • Enjoying the Beauty Benefits of a HydraFacial “There’s no downtime,” said Mackenzi, the esthetician at Moxie Blue Salon in Old City, Philadelphia, as I completed my pre-facial intake form, took off my eyeglasses, climbed up on the massage table and closed my eyes. “This very hydrating, anti-aging facial only takes about 30 minutes. It’s more internally focused since I will be putting ...
  • How To Open Your Heart To Love With Malas & Mantras Since February is American Heart Month and the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d put my yogi crown on and share how to open your heart to love with malas & mantras. If you’re not a yogi, you may not know about malas & mantras. No worries. I found the perfect person to tell ...
  • How to Keep Evolving Personally and Positively After 60 As I welcome 2019 this week, I’m getting ready for my birthday. It’s not a special birthday this year. No bells and whistles like last year when I turned 60 and entered the next big chapter. Now it’s time to keep evolving personally and positively after 60 with some yoga wisdom. I like the word “evolve.” ...
  • Share Your Best Thriver Pose To Support #MoreforMBC Last October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I shared an essay written by Antoinette Truglio Martin, a post 50 woman who is living with metastatic breast cancer. This year, I am continuing my support of  those dealing with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), by sharing a new initiative from Lilly called More For MBC. The ...
  • Why Don’t Women Want To Talk About Menopause? When I read about the AARP Menopause Survey in last month’s AARP THE MAGAZINE, I was surprised to find out that 42% of the more than 400 women between the ages 50 and 59 who participated in the survey, say they’ve never discussed menopause with a health provider. Really ladies? Why don’t women want to talk about menopause? The same ...
  • My Foodie Adventure At The 2018 Fancy Food Show My FitBit was pumping as I entered the Jacob Javits Center in New York City for my foodie adventure at the 2018 Fancy Food Show last month. Would I hit 10,000 steps by the end of the day? I had 365,000 square feet to capture with 2,400+ exhibiting companies. Better yet, would I burn off ...