Why Talking To Someone is a Good Idea

I didn’t grow up in a culture that encouraged talk therapy. Psychiatrists and therapists were for the insane or the weak, not for regular people who were simply dealing with the normal ups and downs of life. Old school tough was the way to go — shut up and stand up. In my high school […]

I Want to Be Alone on Mother’s Day – not why you may think

Every year, I tell my kids I want no presents for Mother’s Day. Without a mother or a mother-in-law, sadly, I have no one to visit, and so, all I usually want is a quiet day with my kids and Larry — maybe a nice brunch and a family movie night. Not this year. This […]

The Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse

So many people are on cleanses and lots of them encourage apple cider vinegar as a way to burn fat. I told a patient last week she needed to try and lose weight. She said, with a sour look on her face, “Do I have to drink vinegar?” Lord no. Here’s the skinny: — Everyone wants a miracle. Imagine weight […]

Why is Turmeric So Good for You?

You will be surprised at how many health benefits it can provide.

Masks Are Like Windshields: Stop Yelling!

Take an average, level-headed woman, whose friends and family wouldn’t describe her as hot tempered, put her behind the wheel of a car and cut her off in traffic. That calm, well-mannered person becomes a lunatic, screaming and giving the bird. The steering wheel is the great equalizer when it comes to entitlement and outbursts. […]

It’s Green & It’s Good for You. Find Out Why.

Does kale nutritionally stand up to all the hype? It sure does. You want food that packs a punch, think dark green leaves. As Popeye was aware, spinach is another amazing source of vitamins and nutrients, providing more fiber, magnesium and iron than kale. • Kale is rich in vitamins A and K • It’s a great […]

Neck Pain During Quarantine

I’ve had about ten people complain to me of neck pain in the last week or so, including my husband, my 18 year old daughter and myself. It isn’t difficult to understand why. We are all looking down more than up, sleep habits because of schedule changes, alcohol ingestion and stress have changed and the […]

5 Things You Won’t Want to Do to Ease Spring Allergies

Tips for allergy sufferers.

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