Foods That Can Help You Prevent Breast Cancer By Celebrity Cancer Doctor

Breast cancer affects everyone. Even though reports indicate that breast cancer incidences have lowered, breast cancer is an epidemic. I’ll be writing more about that in my next post, and I will provide links to the evidence. As a breast cancer survivor, I think the most important thing a person can do is live their

How Menopause Affects Mental Health

Menopause has not been an easy transition for me. It’s not for many women, no matter how optimistic or zen they think they are. Menopause means your ovaries stop producing most of their Estrogen. Without Estrogen, your mind and body are not firing on all cylinders. You know what happens when your car is misfiring,

1 in 4 men have bone loss and don’t know it

Osteoporosis affects 10 million people in the United States. While osteoporosis is mainly known as a “women’s disease,” men are at risk of bone loss, too.The statistics are that 1 in 4 men have bone loss and don’t realize it. The causes of osteoporosis in women and men are about the same, but the lifestyle

Can Chinese Medicine Treat and Prevent Covid19?

Reports indicate that Chinese medicine and herbs helped China fight, prevent and treat Covid19. As a result, some say there has been a demand for Chinese herbs across the United States leading to herb shortages. An herb shortage? Didn’t see that coming. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), “Traditional Chinese Medicine is effective…… Continue reading Can Chinese Medicine Treat and Prevent Covid19?

The Song I’m Loving BIG Time Right Now

These women all have a unique voice but blended together they may have formed a new band. Music has always been important me. It moves, inspires and invigorates. Wherever this finds you, I hope this song inspires you somehow. https://youtu.be/87u5Sw553U4

Covid Plan By Dr. Oz

In case you missed it Dr. Oz and his crew put together a covid defense plan providing social media followers with a few tips. Dr. Oz reminds us to stock up on grocery items like toilet paper, paper towels and facial tissue along with medical supplies, cleaning products and supplements. Supplements and treatment I’m not

Seek the beautiful moments in life

My wish for you is that you seek out the beautiful and pretty moments in your life.

CVS Launches Online Contact Lens Prescription Renewal Tool

This week, CVS and CVS Health announced the launch of QuickRenew, an online contact lens prescription renewal tool. “We continue to adapt and evolve our digital offerings in response to the pandemic. This addition to our optical site gives customers a new way to fulfill an important health care need safely and confidently from the

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hi Friends! Can you BELIEVE it’s October? I mean where does the time go? Speaking of time…October means it’s breast cancer awareness month, again. As a breast cancer survivor I know two things for sure 👉🏼breast cancer awareness is about more than buying pretty in pink packages. And 👉🏼early detection is the key to survival.

Happy Weekend

Hey, Friends! I’ve been so behind in posting, lately. It’s been a crazy-busy time here. One thing after another. And then there’s the days I just need to take a pause. A MENO-pause. The lack of hormones I produce in menopause seem to worsen certain days of the month. I call it “a dip.” And

Weekend Thoughts | Reminiscing

Last week, I was feeling a little sad. A little nostalgic. I miss going out to eat occasionally. I miss the freedom to travel and to visit with friends and family. I miss the random date nights outside of the house. Hot pot cooking pre-pandemic Copyright ©️ The Lifestyle Brief 2020 One of my favorite

Sharon Stone Has a Message for You

Actress and mom of three, Sharron Stone, took to social media to share the sad news that her sister was diagnosed with Covid19. On Saturday, Stone posted the following image with the caption “My sister Kelly, who already has lupus, now has Covid-19. One of you non-mask wearers did this. She does not have an

U.S. News and World Report Releases Hospital Ranks

It isn’t until you need a hospital that you think about their ratings. Thankfully someone ranks them for us.

I Love This Skincare Series

Okay. So, I know the rich and famous have more money and resources than everyday people. But they also have good beauty and self-care tips, because they have access to some of the best doctors and skincare specialist’ in the world. So even though I may not be able to afford the same products they

Chalkboard Notes | Healthy Living

Hey guys! Happy Monday to you. I hope this finds you staying healthy and happy no matter where you are. Today’s mood board is a reminder that even though many of you are busier than ever, you have to put you and your health at the top of the list. Especially, if you’re coping with

A Dermatologist Shares Her Tips to Good Hand Skincare and Anti-Aging Treatments

“Hand skin care is just as important and often overlooked when it comes to prevention and treatment of aging.” By Dr. Michelle Hure, MD, MS Dr. Michelle Hure/OC SkinLab Aesthetic medicine has traditionally focused on face and body beautification while ignoring one of the most expressive and age-revealing areas. Hand skincare is just as important

Monday Mood Board

So if you’ve been following me you’ve probably seen that over the last couple of weeks I’ve been posting mood boards. Mood boards are a valuable tool to help you (and me) reach goals. I’ve been using them off and on (for more than I want to tell you) but approximately 20 years. Especially when

Lessons From An Unexpected Tomato Plant

Last month, I found what I thought was a weed growing near my rose bush. It turned out to be a tomato plant I didn’t seed. Without love, intentional water and care, the tomato plant flourished. Meanwhile, a garden I intentionally planted died. That tomato plant taught me a lesson about the subconscious negative impact

WordPress Forces Users To Make Expensive Changes (and I’m upset about it!)

Hello my dear readers, fellow bloggers and good friends. I hope this finds you having a great day wherever this finds you. Mind if I vent? About two years ago, I bought a turn-key blog template from WordPress for $39.00. It was the best money I spent. I had a nice-looking blog without the headache…… Continue reading WordPress Forces Users To Make Expensive Changes (and I’m upset about it!)

The Hardest Thing About Menopause

The hardest thing about menopause varies from woman to woman but for me it’s that I don’t recognize myself, anymore. I think that’s also a part of the aftermath of breast cancer, too. Life-changing events can change everything from how you feel and think to how you look and what matters to you. Menopause is

I Booked My First Live Video Hair Color Consultant Appointment—here’s my tips to getting the most from virtual consults

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Hair Color estimated at $23.2 Billion (US) in the year 2020. It’s expected to reach $36.1 Billion (US) by 2027. I started coloring my hair at home about nine months before covid took over, primarily because it was easier and more affordable. But things have changed since…… Continue reading I Booked My First Live Video Hair Color Consultant Appointment—here’s my tips to getting the most from virtual consults