Category: Exercise and Lifestyle

Boston Loves Yoga for Women

Just moved back to Boston where I spent a few years at the BU School of Public Health and am sooo excited to be in “beantown”.  Now, you may think of Boston as the “bean”, or a city for runners, or where the real tea party started giving representation to taxation. OK, enough of the [...]

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Re-boot During Menopause: Strong is the New Skinny

Hi Ladies! I hope your summer is going well and you’re lovin’ the heat:)) while keeping your mind and body cool… Strong is the New Skinny is our very savvy women’s call-to-action here at Real Women on Health…..so pls join our movement through our on-line radio show with Staness Jonekos, Author, Menopause Makeover.  I’ll be [...]

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3 Ways You Can Get Strong in Midlife

You know what they say…you can never be “too skinny or two rich”.  Oh, to be a women’s health advocate…myths around women’s health are so numerous I would be rich if I were paid $1 for each one I discover! “Skinny” is one of the newest food marketing trends around.  And, as a result, it’s [...]

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Your Call-to-Action: Strong is the New Skinny

Welcome to our Spring and Summer series “Strong is the New Skinny”, hosted by Real Women on Health.  This is a new on-line health and wellness conversation for women of all ages, but especially women in midlife – likely women over 40 with plenty of responsibilities on their plate.  Working moms, entrepreneurs, bloggers, authors, small [...]

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Holiday Stress Reduction: What’s YOUR Recipe?

Holidays and stress…they seem to go together like salt and pepper or better yet..oil and water. In addition to the stampede of decorating, holiday parties, family gatherings, gift-giving, and end of year timelines I dare you to try an extra dash of “joy” like…selling your home during the holiday season! My recipe for stress reduction? [...]

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Dr. Janine Clayton, MD at NIH Advances Sex and Gender Research

Have you ever wondered if anyone was doing anything at all about the medicine gender gap we revealed on a recent post here at Real Women on Health?  From heart disease to lung cancer to Alzheimer’s and several autoimmune diseases, the National Institutes of Health is hard at work getting the research done on health [...]

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Design the Second Half of Your Life: Trauma and Healing

Wouldn’t you know it. The best laid plains interrupted by life! This topic was not what I was planning for in the Design the Second Half of Your Life series but Hurricane Sandy has triggered the kind of trauma that ignites fear and anxiety and strains our closest relationships.   As much as we witness [...]

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What’s the Scoop with Nutrient Dense Foods?

          Have you read about Dr. Joel Fuhrman?  More than just a focus on the Mediterranean Diet, Dr. Joel is Dr. Oz’s new best friend and he’s got a nutritious way to think about food and keeping your weight down.  It’s all right on Dr. Oz’s web site. Dr. Fuhrman believes that [...]

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Design the Second Half of Your LIFE: Your Ripe Report!

We’re celebrating the transition we all make to the second half of our life by introducing you to our fantastic line up of “Change Agents”. These are women we’ve selected based on what they do every day in their lives. So, from my own perspective, they are practicing what they preach and making the changes [...]

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Design the Second Half of Your Life: Shedding

The title “Design the Second Half of Your Life” indeed sounds like a plan is the end result but, actually, the plan is just the beginning. Of what you might ask! Design the Second Half of Life is all about the journey, self-reflection and breaking through our “shame” barriers to lose our old identity. It’s [...]

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