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I had a fantastic facial yesterday. My skin feels smooth, clean and I had a few zits popped away to infinity. The massage is the best, including décolletage, arms and hands. It took me a solid 10 ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Susan Cody's post Your Skin: How to Keep That Healthy Glow

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Here’s a riddle: How many people does it take to control anxiety? Answer: One. The person who’s having the anxiety. Have you been upset more than usual about things that really aren’t so ...

Only You Can Prevent Your Anxiety

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I was recently diagnosed with Fuchs' corneal dystrophy (Fuchs) in my right eye. I’d like to share my experience. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Fuchs' dystrophy (fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an ...

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy: My Story

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Last night, Brian Williams had a segment on NBC's Rock Center about a recent economic boom in the tiny town in Maine and it got me thinking. (Dangerous, eh?) East Millinocket, like many other ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post Boost the Economy: Buy a Book

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Last night, Brian Williams had a segment on NBC's Rock Center about a recent economic boom in the tiny town in Maine and it got me thinking. (Dangerous, eh?) East Millinocket, like many other ...

Boost the Economy: Buy a Book

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I’ve recently lost the vision (temporarily) in one eye and have found that applying eye makeup can be quite challenging. But I determined to continue my daily routine as best I can with partial ...

Eye Makeup Tips for the Visually Impaired

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Now that the summer season is coming to an end, it’s time to put away the sleeveless tops and flip-flops and haul out the bomber jacket and those fur-trimmed boots you bought on sale last year. ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post New Fall Collection of Skin Care Tips

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My friend just died. Lynda suffered from a number of autoimmune conditions, not the least of which was Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. CFS descended upon her two decades ago, after she was exposed ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Jody Smith's post Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Thief Steals Another Friend

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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a natural substance that’s found in most of the cells in your body. It’s a powerful antioxidant which helps the food you eat be converted into energy. We all know that ...

What is CoQ10 and Why Do We Need it?

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Last night I was in the local drug store looking at greeting cards. There are three birthdays and an anniversary in the near future and we wanted to be ready. As I went through the cards, I ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Dave Balch's post The Big Secret about Indecision

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Now that the summer season is coming to an end, it’s time to put away the sleeveless tops and flip-flops and haul out the bomber jacket and those fur-trimmed boots you bought on sale last year. ...

New Fall Collection of Skin Care Tips

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Do you struggle with weight gain or getting rid of those problem areas? Diet and exercise can’t promise overnight success for weight loss and firming your body. But, while you’re working ...

10 Fashion Tips for a Slimmer You

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Are you a lovely, vibrant, single woman who can’t seem to meet the right man? Are you constantly choosing Mr. Wrong no matter what you do differently? Don’t worry. There’s still hope that your ...

6 Ways to Meet the Man of Your Dreams

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In the last few years, so many food and beverage products focus on adding extra vitamins and minerals. You’ve got extra calcium in orange juice, vitamins A and D added to your low-fat, ...

Our Love Affair with Vitamins: How Much is Too Much?

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In the next few weeks, teary-eyed mommies will be sending their babies off to kindergarten and their bigger babies off to college. My children are in their 30s and I still remember the lump in ...

50 Ways to Get Over Empty Nest Syndrome

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Treating yourself to a pedicure is a luxury you can’t afford to miss. Can we say -- pampering personified? But, before you indulge yourself in sweet bliss, be aware of the risks before you go ...

Risks and Rewards of a Pedicure

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A women suffering from anxiety believes she’s handling stress just fine, may not even recognize when or why she’s feeling anxious, and chalk it up to "having a bad day." But, too many bad ...

Recognizing Chronic Anxiety Before it Kills You

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Choosing a new physician can be tough whether you’ve moved or if it’s time for a change. A good way to start is to ask for recommendations from people you know, but that doesn’t always work ...

Need a Doctor? 8 Questions to Ask Before Making an Appointment

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Going through menopause is no picnic. It may last for up to 10 years and cause a myriad of symptoms including weight gain, hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia. In short, for women between 40 ...

Low-Fat Diet May Reduce Hot Flashes

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Tis the season to travel -- the two weeks you’ve worked for all year -- the needed break from daily life. The Vacation!!! You’re excited and you can’t wait to get on the move. Clothes are ...

Avoid Constipation While on Vacation

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Have you and your partner been having issues in the bedroom? Does one or the other have a low sex drive and it’s killing your relationship? It doesn’t have to be this way. You just need to ...

What’s Killing Your Sexual Relationship?

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Do you get stressed about the simplest things and wonder how other people handle it when you can’t? It doesn’t matter how they handle it, it matters the way you handle it. Try these simple ...

Spend 5 Minutes With These Stress-Reduction Techniques

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Most people are aware of the emotional symptoms of depression such as sadness, loss of interest in usual activities, irritability, feelings of worthlessness and even thoughts of suicide. But, ...

Be Aware of the Physical Signs of Depression

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If you’re old enough, you might remember the song by the Bee Gees – “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.” Unfortunately, the Gibb brothers don’t really mention how to mend anything. I think they ...

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?

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Lavender is an herb used in aromatherapy treatments for many ailments such as anxiety, insomnia, depression and headache/migraine pain. Add the ingestible type of lavender to tea or as a spice ...

6 Reasons to Keep Lavender in the House

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You’re just settling down for the evening, the dishes are done, Jeopardy is starting, but something else is beginning, too, that burning sensation deep in your esophagus. By the time Alex ...

What’s Causing Your Heartburn?

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Summer is here. Your winter wardrobe has been changed out for cooler, brighter and lighter wear. You’ve dusted off the sandals, flip-flops, and of course, the summer purse. But, what about ...

It's Summer: What’s in Your Makeup Bag?

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It’s Sunday night, the weekend is over, it’s time to turn in early and get a good night’s sleep, so you'll wake up fresh and ready for work in the morning. You just have time to grab the last ...

5 Ways to Beat Insomnia and Get a Better Night's Sleep

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June is Migraine Awareness month and although 36 million people in the United States suffer with migraine headaches, researchers have still found no cure. How much do you know about migraine ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post True or False Quiz: What Do You Know About Migraines?

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June is Migraine Awareness month and although 36 million people in the United States suffer with migraine headaches, researchers have still found no cure. How much do you know about migraine ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post True or False Quiz: What Do You Know About Migraines?

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June is Migraine Awareness month and although 36 million people in the United States suffer with migraine headaches, researchers have still found no cure. How much do you know about migraine ...

True or False Quiz: What Do You Know About Migraines?

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If you’ve been unsuccessful finding your soul mate through online dating sites, you may want to take a good look at your profile. Is it long and involved? Vague and uninteresting? If ...

8 Tips for Making Your Online Dating Profile Pop

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What do you say when you look in the mirror? I look fat. I look old. I look frumpy. Are you constantly bugging your friends about how you look? (i.e., does my butt look big in this?) Maybe it’s ...

Self-Talk: If You Can’t Say Anything Nice, Don’t Say Anything At All

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Scientists are tirelessly working to find answers to decrease memory loss and wipe out Alzheimer’s and dementia-related illness. And they are now discovering that certain nutrients can help combat ...

How Eggs, Fish, Curry, and Sun Can Sharpen Memory

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Nobody likes belly fat, that’s for sure. And certain exercises can help whittle that problem area down to size. But, it’s also important to eat the right foods to help flatten your tummy as ...

6 Surprising Foods That Flatten Your Belly

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Tired? Can't lose unwanted weight? Unhappy digestion? Maybe you're not just middle-aged and worn out. Maybe you have metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome, as its name suggests, affects your ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Jody Smith's post Metabolic Syndrome: Recognize And Overcome It

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How long have you been carrying around that muffin top, spare tire, or whatever the latest term is these days for belly fat? That long, eh? It can be very discouraging when you try on those ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post 9 Everyday Tips to Burn Belly Fat

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Unless you live under a rock, you are reminded daily that exercise is important for your mind and body. But, you don’t have to join a gym to get physical activity. Just clean your house! The ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post No Time for the Gym? Burn Calories Cleaning Your House

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How long have you been carrying around that muffin top, spare tire, or whatever the latest term is these days for belly fat? That long, eh? It can be very discouraging when you try on those ...

9 Everyday Tips to Burn Belly Fat

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Unless you live under a rock, you are reminded daily that exercise is important for your mind and body. But, you don’t have to join a gym to get physical activity. Just clean your house! The ...

No Time for the Gym? Burn Calories Cleaning Your House

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Women can be high maintenance. We know it’s true. But, men can be complicated. That we know as well. Most of the time, we know our guy loves us, but sometimes we just need to hear him say ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post Weird Ways Guys Say I Love You

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Need a job and feeling a bit apprehensive about going on an interview? You’re not alone. According to the Bureau of labor statistics, unemployment for adult women was at 7.7 percent in February. ...

Have a Job Interview? 5 Ways to Make Them Go - WOW!

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If you live in the United States (except for Arizona, Hawaii, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), the creepy sleep robbers stole an hour from you on Sunday. And like most of your friends and coworkers, ...

5 Tips to Beat Time Change Drowsiness

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It’s the middle of the night. You’re tossing and turning, worrying about how you’re going to come up with this month’s rent now that they’ve cut your hours at work. You reach for the sleeping ...

6 Ways to Avoid Risky Sleep Meds

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It’s mid-winter and you’re clawing at the walls. You need to get out and feel the sun on your face, the warmth on your skin. You have a full-blown case of Cabin Fever. Maybe you should book a ...

Want a Wintertime Tan? Safe and Not So Safe Solutions

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Here’s the scenario: you wake up in the morning with a headache. It’s the same throbbing pain you awakened with yesterday morning, and the morning before that. It’s no better, no worse, just ...

Don't Let Rebound Headaches Get the Best of You

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Women can be high maintenance. We know it’s true. But, men can be complicated. That we know as well. Most of the time, we know our guy loves us, but sometimes we just need to hear him say ...

Vonnie Kennedy commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post Weird Ways Guys Say I Love You

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No, this is not a story about ways to have sex at your local grocery store. But, if you are looking for ways to boost your sex drive, add the following foods to your grocery list, today. 1. ...

6 Ways to Sex It Up at the Supermarket

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Are you a pet owner or thinking of becoming one? Current researchers have determined that owning a pet can be good for your health. Studies have shown how owning a pet can help certain health ...

Are Pet Owners Healthier Than Non-Pet Owners?

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Women can be high maintenance. We know it’s true. But, men can be complicated. That we know as well. Most of the time, we know our guy loves us, but sometimes we just need to hear him say ...

Weird Ways Guys Say I Love You