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10 Hacks to Keep Colds and Flu at Bay!

01/21/2018 18:45:14 PM

The CDC (Center for Disease Control) has called this year’s flu season an epidemic. The reason is because the strain H3N2 is prevalent.  When H3 viruses are predominant there are more serious cases of the flu.  But what’s making it even ...

The Hand Scrub

12/17/2017 11:43:40 AM

A few years ago I decided to take up golf.  But I tell everyone I just own clubs :). I’ve always noticed most of the golf courses have beautiful locker rooms. I like to linger there and peek around and look at the woodwork, the lounge area ...

10 Anti-Aging Holiday Hacks

12/10/2017 18:05:00 PM

This time of year can be wonderful. But it can also be tiring and stressful. It’s the time of year where you try to do too much and forget about yourself. The shopping lists are long and so are the lines at the stores.  There are cookies ...

The Gift No One Returns …

12/02/2017 00:41:20 AM

When I read this I just had to share the information with my anti-aging friends – an article just published by People magazine reported the top three gifts men and women do not return: For women it is watches, fine jewelry and anti-aging skincare. ...

Anti-Age Your Spirit Part II

11/04/2017 15:06:07 PM

As promised, I wanted to get you another article regarding your spirit and how to anti-age it. You see, to me this is just as important as exercising, eating well and taking care of your skin. We need to protect our spirits and not lose sight ...

10 Anti-Aging Superfood Hacks

09/18/2017 00:19:13 AM

I’ve written hacks before on superfoods. But there are so many, that I wanted to expand on them.  Besides, what’s easier than reaching for your favorite foods for health and beauty benefits? Here are your anti-aging superfood hacks: When ...

The Dark Side of Sunscreen

09/03/2017 21:38:55 PM

The Dark Side of Sunscreen  The one thing that 75% of cancer patients have in common. As shocking as it sounds, your sunscreen is putting you at risk for all kinds of illnesses, including the very cancer and skin aging it’s supposed to protect ...

7 Anti-Aging Hacks to Look Younger

08/14/2017 19:48:20 PM

Happy Monday! Here are your hacks:     Did you know that red lipstick can make you look older and accentuate lines on your lips and above them.  Instead chose shades between coral and soft pink.   Have forehead lines and want to cover them? ...

Mother of All Antioxidants

08/12/2017 14:23:01 PM

A few weeks ago in your weekly anti-aging hacks I mentioned glutathione: “After reading a study by the Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology in New Zealand I’m headed to my local vitamin store for some glutathione. You see, ...

12 Ways to Naturally Lower Blood Pressure

06/19/2017 18:43:41 PM

This weekend I saw a good friend of mine at her daughter’s baby shower.  We only had a few minutes to chat but she told me her blood pressure has been crazy high. Since she mentioned that, it’s been on my mind.  And as I sit down to write ...

The Reunion and My Skin

05/24/2017 19:38:30 PM

So I’m heading to my home town this weekend for a little reunion. My childhood friend has been wanting to put something together for a long time.  I think it’s going to be a lot of fun and there will be many people there that I haven’t ...

DIY Rice Enzyme

05/06/2017 22:42:14 PM

I have to say, I’m pretty good with my skincare regimen. But every once in a while something comes up in my life that gets me out of my routine. When this happens I can see the signs that it’s time to get back on track. It’s kind of like ...

Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil

04/19/2017 21:25:09 PM

Anti-Aging Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil After Monday’s weekly anti-aging hacks, I received emails from many of you. All were inquiring about pumpkin seed oil. And there is so much to say about this little seed that I thought I would use today’s ...

More Anti-Aging Hacks

04/19/2017 20:20:35 PM

Here are your weekly anti-aging hacks: To stimulate blood circulation, reduce inflammation and fight acne, apply some ginger tea to your skin.  You see, ginger contains an antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory properties and also acts as a ...

Weekly Anti-Aging Hacks

04/02/2017 19:03:19 PM

  Are you familiar with star anise? Although it has a similar taste to anise, which is oftentimes used in pizzelles or biscotti, it comes from a different plant.  Anise has a licorice flavor and is used in French, Italian and Greek foods and ...

10 Happiness Hacks Part II

01/01/2017 18:36:18 PM

  Happy Monday and Happy New Year! I thought about this article quite a bit. I wanted the first one of 2017 to possibly help make your year a little better. And then I thought about it some more.  The only person that can help make your new ...

Anti-Aging Herbal Oils

11/12/2016 19:57:44 PM

I’ve always loved herbal oils. It started many years ago when I would use them to scent my home.  Then it evolved into using them for my skin and  hair. Before long I was investigating the oils’ health benefits and using them in my anti-aging ...

Are You Deficient?

11/12/2016 19:33:05 PM

Here are some hacks to know if you are deficient: Have trouble sleeping? Have a calcium or potassium deficiency?  Or maybe you have muscle twitches or spasms.  These symptoms all point to a magnesium deficiency.  Magnesium is one of the most ...

More on the Miracle Mineral

11/02/2016 20:46:43 PM

Immune Boosting, Superbug Hacks

10/23/2016 21:48:59 PM

With the cold and flu season upon us, even in Florida, I thought I would devote today’s hacks to natural ways to boost your immune system and fight infections. And because there are so many superbugs now, and they don’t respond to antibiotics, ...

A Rosehip By Any Other Name Wouldn’t Be So Anti-Aging

10/20/2016 00:08:46 AM

Once in a while I come across something I really love.  When this happens I can’t stop reading, researching and learning as much as possible about my newfound interest. And right now I’m having a love affair with rosehip.  Up until recently ...

3 Spicy Anti-Aging Hacks

10/02/2016 11:57:40 AM

Today’s anti-aging hacks are about my three favorite spices.  I think we forget how healthy spices are for us.  So cook with them or take them as a supplement – any way you can get them into your regimen will benefit you.  And here’s ...

My Top 20 Anti-Aging Hacks

09/26/2016 21:21:59 PM

I have been writing articles on Mondays for almost a year now.  They contain nothing but anti-aging hacks. And I just love hacks – short, sweet and to the point. And judging by the amount of comments and emails that I receive I can safely ...

Better Than Photoshop

08/24/2016 12:30:18 PM

For Making Your Skin Young and Flawless Have you ever edited your photo on a computer? The most popular program is called “Photoshop,” but there are many others. These days, you can even edit your pictures on your phone. With the click of ...

Top 20 Anti-Aging Hacks

08/18/2016 21:51:19 PM

I have been writing articles on Mondays for almost a year now.  They contain nothing but anti-aging hacks.   And I just love hacks – short, sweet and to the point.   And judging by the amount of comments and emails that I receive I can ...

My Favorite Anti-Aging Things

08/10/2016 21:18:04 PM

I frequently get asked what my top anti-aging advice would be and I have to say that there isn’t just one. So today I would like to share with you my current favorite anti-aging things.  I say current because tomorrow I may stumble onto something ...

Weekly Anti-Aging Hacks

08/07/2016 18:20:50 PM

Here are your weekly anti-aging hacks: Sipping some ginger, cinnamon and cardamom tea will improve blood circulation and lower blood pressure.  In fact, a study revealed that participants taking one teaspoon of cardamom daily for 12 weeks ...

Oh My Aging Hair …

08/02/2016 23:35:41 PM

Just like skin, hair ages too (aging hair, sigh).   And I’m not just talking about it turning gray.  The shine goes away, the texture changes and it no longer looks as youthful and healthy. And if that’s not enough … every decade after ...

Foods that Age You

07/31/2016 20:23:47 PM

My anti-aging goal is to look and feel as good as I can for as long as I can. That’s why today I want to share with you what I have learned about foods and aging. At the top of the list are sugar and high fructose corn syrup.  They break ...

9 Benefits of Colloidal Silver

07/27/2016 17:57:57 PM

The other day I received a note from my friend, Ian Clark, about silver, sometimes called colloidal silver. That made me think about how important this element is and how you may want to know more about it. You see, years ago one of our supplement ...

Ancient Health and Beauty Secret is the Next Superfood

07/13/2016 16:53:52 PM

I just love uncovering ancient beauty and health secrets, mostly because they are natural. But in my mind there must be something to them since they can be hidden for centuries and suddenly reappear. I feel like it doesn’t hurt to try them ...

6 Anti-Aging Hacks

06/25/2016 15:13:55 PM

According to a study in the Europe Pubmed Central you can relieve the pain, swelling and itching of eczema with 3-4 drops of evening primrose oil applied directly to the affected areas.  Repeat as needed. Long-term dehydration can cause premature ...

Tongkat Ali: It’s Not Just For Men

06/22/2016 15:26:56 PM

After I wrote about energy hacks I came across some information on Malaysian ginseng, called tongkat ali or Eurycoma longifolia . Tongkat ali is widely known to boost testosterone, so it’s marketed towards men.  But the research is pretty ...

10 Weird Beauty and Health Hacks

06/19/2016 19:29:04 PM

Want to lose a few vanity pounds?  Try snacking with your non-dominant hand.  Researchers asked people eating popcorn during a movie to eat with their non-dominant hand. The results? The participants consumed, on average, 30 percent less than ...

Energy-Boosting Hacks

06/12/2016 21:17:07 PM

Do you struggle during the week and find at least one or two days where you feel drained and needing a nap? No matter how much coffee or tea you drink you just can’t seem to feel energized. Well, I’ve put together some natural energy boosters. ...

Back Pain Relieving Hacks

06/05/2016 13:26:07 PM

A lot of the time, what I write to you about revolves around something that is happening in my life. This past week I have suffered, off and on, from lower-back pain —  some of the worst I have ever had. Luckily I have had my fiance to rub ...

Should You Be Eating Banana Peels?

05/30/2016 12:17:08 PM

There’s been a lot of hype lately about how healthy eating banana peels is for you.   Some say that peels can help beat depression, are detoxifying and will help you sleep better. Unfortunately, I could not find any science to back that up ...

Anti-Aging Drink Hacks

05/14/2016 19:06:20 PM

Today I want to share with you drinks that will improve your health.  Hack style: Drinking two tablespoons of apple-cider vinegar in 6oz of water can lower blood-sugar levels in diabetics and pre-diabetics. Drink warm lemon water, once a day, ...

Green Drink Recipe

05/14/2016 18:42:59 PM

I am hooked on green drinks. You see, I have a tendency to be anemic. But once I started drinking these smoothies my anemia disappeared.

Health Benefits of Lemon and Honey

05/14/2016 15:11:20 PM

Warm Lemon Water and Honey. An excerpt from the Anti-Aging Secrets of Hollywood … Susan Lucci is a Daytime Emmy-winning actress and star of All My Children as Erica Cane.  It’s hard to believe she is 69. Susan told Huffington Post that, ...