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Boy Records Coming Out to his Mother…

And it’s beautiful!   WATCH NOW  

In Need of Fertility Treatment?

I Can Help. Growing up in California, I had many friends that were members of the LGBT Community. As I went through my medical training and became enamored with the field of fertility, I knew that one of my missions would be to help some of my wonderful friends become parents. As the leader of […]

Things That Happen In A Lesbian Relationship

If you’re a veteran lesbian, chances are you’ve been in at least one long term relationship with a girl. You may have noticed that it was scary and difficult. However, if you are new to the scene and curious about the future, here is a list of things you can expect to find yourself experiencing […]

OITNB’s Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli reveal how they came out & fell in love

Theirs is a love story made in Hollywood — and Astoria, Queens, where “Orange Is the New Black” is made. Writer/producer Lauren Morelli came out in 2014 after falling in love with Samira Wiley, who played Poussey on Netflix’s hit show. They met on the New York City soundstage in 2012, and for the first […]

Kids With Lesbian or Gay Parents Do Just Fine

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples A long-term study of children adopted by gay and lesbian parents has found that the kids are well-adjusted through middle childhood, researchers say. Nearly 100 two-parent families were included in the study, half had gay or lesbian parents. All had adopted children. The […]

How to Pick Your Life Partner – Part 2

By Tim Urban This is Part 2. Part 1 is here. Often, the key to succeeding at something big is to break it into its tiniest pieces and focus on how to succeed at just one piece. From afar, a great marriage is a sweeping love story, like a marriage in a book or a […]

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner…   To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this: And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are on average happier than single people and much happier than divorced people. But a closer analysis reveals that […]

South Florida Summer, Why We Love It

By: Shelly Allen “Wasted away again in Margaritaville, Searchin’ for my lost shaker of salt. Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame, But I know it’s nobody’s fault.” Is there any better place to be than South Florida in the summer? Oh sure it’s hot and humid, sticky and sultry, but when all […]

What Is Collaborative Law?

By Carolann Mazza, P.A. An alternative dispute resolution process for people who are divorcing, who are not married though have children in common, for same-sex couples, and other people who have family related conflicts. What Is Collaborative Law? Collaborative law, also known as collaborative divorce and collaborative practice, is an alternative dispute resolution process for people who […]

Forgiveness Is The Foundation Of Healing

From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for many, the emotional damage is lifelong and life altering. Experiencing abuse can affect how you feel about yourself and how you respond to other people. […]

Emotional Women, Four Tips for Harnessing Your Feelings

By Leela Francis Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power. By resourcing the power within one’s own body, a woman can have the life of her dreams. […]

‘DOING’ HAPPY

Four Steps For Pumping Up Your Joy In Life Happiness isn’t a state of being, says former Johnson & Johnson executive Lynda Wallace; happiness is something happy people do. “Some may say that mimicking people is not good enough – that simply wearing Michael Jordan’s jersey doesn’t make you Michael Jordan – and they’re right. […]

Fatigued, Irritated, and Gaining Weight? Iodine May Be Your Answer

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising and not only haven’t you lost anything, you’ve gained even more pounds! Thinking you may have to go out and buy a new scale, you look in the mirror – running your hand through your hair. Does it just seem […]

Yellow Cab Experience Give Away

Win 2 tickets to see P!nk live in concert on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:30 PM at the BB&T Center Plus a FREE ride to/from the concert! Must be 18+ to enter and must live in Broward County (or be picked up from Broward on day of event). Winner will be announced on Saturday April […]

Yellow Cab of Broward; A Company You Can Trust

“We are not your grandparents ride anymore” Since its inception, Yellow Cab of Broward has always been an innovator in the taxi cab industry. We began by having the first wheelchair accessible vehicle in 1967, and continued by having the first computer aided dispatch in 1986. We were the first to use GPS technology to […]

Top Gay Events in Florida in 2018

Gay Events are always big in Florida! Take a look at this list and let us know in the comments if you plan on attending any of them. (Updated) Pride South Florida, Fort Lauderdale (February 11) Held for nearly four decades running, this is a well-run and well-attended (some regard it as the largest pride […]

Coming Out As A Republican To My Democrat Family Went Worse Than Coming Out Gay

I reached my threshold where no amount of hypothetical Republican bigotry or greed could approach the magnitude of hypocrisy, corruption, or criminality I saw rotting Democrats. I am not a sex offender. But a number of my friends no longer have time to see me. Lifelong acquaintances now regard me with fear and distrust. I […]

How To Make Irish Coffee

It’s that time of year where the nights are cool and the days are pleasant. On those nights you want something to warm your bones, there’s nothing better than an Irish Coffee. But what is it and how do you make it? Irish coffee (Irish: caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish […]

Four Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

Spouses often harbor different opinions on a variety of subjects. From the style of clothes and haircuts they like on each other to the TV shows they watch every evening, marriage requires plenty of compromise. While frivolous things such as choosing between Monday Night Football and Dancing with the Stars might conjure up a minor […]

Four Ways To Stay Sober Through The Summer Holiday Drinking Season

Here comes the summer drinking season—June graduations and weddings, Fourth of July, the beach, and barbecues! What could go wrong? Plenty, if you don’t have a plan for getting through the summer sober. In Alcoholics Anonymous, we call the period from Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Year the “Bermuda Triangle” of sobriety—many alkies come in, […]

Things That Happen In A Lesbian Relationship

If you’re a veteran lesbian, chances are you’ve been in at least one long term relationship with a girl. You may have noticed that it was scary and difficult. However, if you are new to the scene and curious about the future, here is a list of things you can expect to find yourself experiencing […]

How Subarus Came to Be Seen as Cars for Lesbians

The reputation isn’t just a stereotype—it’s the result of a calculated, highly progressive ad campaign launched 20 years ago. How do you advertise a car that journalists describe as “sturdy, if drab”? That was the question faced by Subaru of America executives in the 1990s. After the company’s attempts to reinvigorate sales—by releasing its first […]

OITNB’s Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli reveal how they came out & fell in love

Theirs is a love story made in Hollywood — and Astoria, Queens, where “Orange Is the New Black” is made. Writer/producer Lauren Morelli came out in 2014 after falling in love with Samira Wiley, who played Poussey on Netflix’s hit show. They met on the New York City soundstage in 2012, and for the first […]

Gun World is A Comfortable World for Women

Being a woman in a man’s world has never been easy, especially when it comes to gun ownership. When I was buying my first gun, I did all my research online because I was too intimidated to go into a gun shop or attend a gun show to get more information. Is it surprising to […]

Lesbian college coaches still face difficult atmosphere to come out

Courtney Graham said everything was going smoothly with her assistant coaching job with Drake University’s women’s basketball team. The Bulldogs were building the program, and Graham said she was handling her recruiting and scouting responsibilities well, resulting in bonuses and positive performance reviews. That changed, she said, when she brought her now-wife to a game […]

Kids With Lesbian or Gay Parents Do Just Fine

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples A long-term study of children adopted by gay and lesbian parents has found that the kids are well-adjusted through middle childhood, researchers say. Nearly 100 two-parent families were included in the study, half had gay or lesbian parents. All had adopted children. The […]

Staycay the Florida Way

It’s summer time in South Florida and there’s no better time to see the sights. Here’s a few ideas for the annual staycay.  Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Cape Florida State Park is currently ranked 10th Best Beach in Dr. Beach’s annual “Top Ten Beaches in America”. Home of a historic lighthouse built in […]

She Sheds, the NEW Man Caves

If men have “man caves” where they can escape, why shouldn’t women have their own escapes? Well, there’s a new trend to help ladies everywhere shed the stresses of the everyday: meet the “She Shed.” Typically constructed in a backyard nook, these tiny cottages are perfect for women who want alone time for reading, creating, gardening, or even napping. There are no […]

gir(L) App Launches, Puts Women’s Community in Touch

A new app designed for the lesbian and bi-sexual community has officially launched, looks to connect women.  The new app, gir(L), hails from the publisher’s of gir(L) Magazine, Shelly Allen and Jackie Branca, and was designed to give women a medium with which to communicate and connect. According to Shelly Allen, “Since New Moon (the local lesbian bar) closed the one question we hear […]

THE GIRL KING

The story of one of the world’s most famous and controversial women… An international production written by award-winning Canadian writer Michel Marc Bouchard (Tom at the Farm, Lilies) and directed by Finnish auteur Mika Kaurasmaki (Mama Africa, Road North), THE GIRL KING tells the story of one of the most iconic queens in history, Queen […]

All About E from Wolfe Video

Written and Directed by Louise Wadley A beautiful DJ in Sydney is forced to run when she stumbles on a bag of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons, and get the girl? Starring the stunning Australian actress Mandahla Rose as E A glamorous DJ at one of the hottest clubs in Sydney, where […]

Broward County Updates and Reaffirms its Domestic Partnership Ordinance

Broward County, FL – Tuesday, October 13 2015 The Broward County Commission updated its domestic partnership ordinance Tuesday, adding new protections and ensuring that partnerships registered elsewhere will be recognized in Broward County. “Today’s vote is an affirmation of the enduring value of domestic partnership policies and ensures that thousands of unmarried, committed couples in […]

The Pride Center Expands Services for South Florida LGBT Families with New Playground

Community-supported Initiative to be First-of-its-kind Children’s Play Area on a United States LGBT Campus FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 8, 2015) – The Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors will be building a playground to accommodate the growing need for a safe play area that provides social support, mentoring and educational and creative development […]

2015 – The Year of Moringa

What You Need to Know About this Incredible Superfood! What Is Moringa? It’s a plant that has more vitamins, minerals, proteins, anti-oxidants and amino-acids than any other food in the world. Moringa was at the top of the list of InStyle’s “Four New Superfoods to Discover in 2015.” Why? Known for its high concentration of […]

Cocktail Recipes Give Whiskey An Added Twist

Consumers Help Spark Sales as They Find More Ways to Enjoy Their Favorite Drink With whiskey sales on the rise, more people are discovering there are plenty of ways to drink the distilled spirit than just straight on the rocks. Drink mixologists enjoy finding more and more ways to complement the whiskey flavor with a plethora […]

Three Ways A Woman Can Better Manage Her Money

By Erica L. McCain, LUTCF When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history, according to Fleishman-Hillard Inc. The stats on a woman’s […]

Are You Depressed? Anatomy of an Epidemic is a MUST READ!

Are You Depressed? Do You Know Someone Who Is Depressed? Award-winning science writer Robert Whitaker’s 2011 book Anatomy of an Epidemic is an astonishing, shocking book that challenges the foundations of modern-day psychiatry and mental health care. Whitaker addresses a medical mystery: with all the new psychiatric drugs that have become available recently, why has the number of disabled mentally ill people in America tripled in the last 20 years? Every day 1,100 adults and children are added to […]

South Florida Summer, Why We Love It

By: Shelly Allen “Wasted away again in Margaritaville, Searchin’ for my lost shaker of salt. Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame, But I know it’s nobody’s fault.” Is there any better place to be than South Florida in the summer? Oh sure it’s hot and humid, sticky and sultry, but when all […]

What Is Collaborative Law?

By Carolann Mazza, P.A. An alternative dispute resolution process for people who are divorcing, who are not married though have children in common, for same-sex couples, and other people who have family related conflicts. What Is Collaborative Law? Collaborative law, also known as collaborative divorce and collaborative practice, is an alternative dispute resolution process for people who […]

Magnesium, How Deficiency Affects Virtually Every Organ System of the Body

By: Dr Marc Sircus Few people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our bodies. After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies. It is more important than calcium, potassium or sodium and regulates all three of them. Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency A full […]

Forgiveness Is The Foundation Of Healing

From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for many, the emotional damage is lifelong and life altering. Experiencing abuse can affect how you feel about yourself and how you respond to other people. […]

Emotional Women, Four Tips for Harnessing Your Feelings

By Leela Francis Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power. By resourcing the power within one’s own body, a woman can have the life of her dreams. […]

CoQ10

What this amazing health supplement can do for you! Supplemental CoQ10 is indicated for use in many conditions including congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, cardiomyopathy, mitral valve prolapse, coronary artery bypass surgery, angina, diabetes, periodontal disease, immune deficiency, cancer, weight loss, muscular dystrophy, and for athletic performance enhancement. Todays focus however will be the […]

The 12 Week Year, Does 12 Trump 52?

Why We’d Get a LOT More Done If We Switched to a 12 Week Year Most of us view the 365 day year as a natural execution cycle. There’s a fatal flaw in annualized thinking and here is six reasons why we’d be more motivated and productive if we redefined our year to just 12 […]

Breast Thermography, the No Radiation Breast Cancer Screening Test

By: Carol Briseno, Certified Clinical Thermographer When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is the best defense. Women now have access to a unique technology that can provide them with this early warning: a procedure called Breast Thermography. This test is non-invasive, comfortable and safe, using no radiation and no compression of the breast. […]

‘DOING’ HAPPY

Four Steps For Pumping Up Your Joy In Life Happiness isn’t a state of being, says former Johnson & Johnson executive Lynda Wallace; happiness is something happy people do. “Some may say that mimicking people is not good enough – that simply wearing Michael Jordan’s jersey doesn’t make you Michael Jordan – and they’re right. […]

Self Wicking Garden Beds, From The Bottom Up

Wicking beds are a unique and increasingly popular way to grow vegetables. They are self-contained raised beds with built-in reservoirs that supply water from the bottom up – changing how, and how much you water your beds. In this article, we’ll talk about how wicking beds work and why we love them. We’ll also show […]

Fatigued, Irritated, and Gaining Weight? Iodine May Be Your Answer

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising and not only haven’t you lost anything, you’ve gained even more pounds! Thinking you may have to go out and buy a new scale, you look in the mirror – running your hand through your hair. Does it just seem […]

Using Essential Oils May Help Calm Cold and Flu Symptoms

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP Every year millions of people suffer from symptoms of a cold and flu. Did you know essential oils may help relieve some of those symptoms? According to estimates, adults and children in the U.S. get 1 billion colds each year. There are over 200 viruses that can cause a cold. […]

Research Suggests Frankincense Essential Oil May Be a Useful Tool in Fighting Breast Cancer

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP accredited In continuing our Essential Oils for Breast Health series, this week we will focus on Frankincense essential oil. Frankincense is probably one of the most widely recognized essential oils along with it’s BFF, Myrrh. Anyone who has any affiliation with the bible will immediately reflect on frankincense and myrrh […]

Essential Oils for Breast Health

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ctober is breast cancer awareness month, which is kind of interesting because I don’t think anyone reading this article isn’t aware of breast cancer. We all know someone who has gotten the call from the doctor’s office after a breast cancer test, “The doctor would like to see you…” From […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What You Need to Know Thanks to earlier detection – through screening and increased awareness – and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, there’s much more to be done. Breast cancer is […]

Dark Chocolate: The Not-So-Bitter Truth

By Joy Bauer, MS, RD | Reviewed by a board-certified physician Verywell For years, researchers have investigated the health effects chocolate (of course, when it’s eaten in moderation) and have ultimately reached the following conclusion: dark chocolate has numerous health benefits. I’m a huge fan of dark chocolate (and have even included it as one […]

The Six Hidden Causes of “Chronic” Illness

An estimated 133 million Americans, 40% of the population, suffer from chronic diseases, a number projected to grow to 157 million by 2020. Although these diseases are usually considered “incurable,” many people have found relief from their symptoms through methods pioneered by veteran holistic physician and author of bestselling book “The Emotion Code” Dr. Bradley […]

In Need of Fertility Treatment?

I Can Help. Growing up in California, I had many friends that were members of the LGBT Community. As I went through my medical training and became enamored with the field of fertility, I knew that one of my missions would be to help some of my wonderful friends become parents. As the leader of […]

Four Ways To Stay Sober Through The Summer Holiday Drinking Season

Here comes the summer drinking season—June graduations and weddings, Fourth of July, the beach, and barbecues! What could go wrong? Plenty, if you don’t have a plan for getting through the summer sober. In Alcoholics Anonymous, we call the period from Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Year the “Bermuda Triangle” of sobriety—many alkies come in, […]

SEVEN INTERESTING CLITORIS FACTS

The clitoris is the female sex organ that has one purpose and one purpose only…PLEASURE! Yet it’s the most overlooked female body part! DID YOU KNOW 29% of college women are unable to locate the clitoris on an anatomy diagram? (Compared to ONLY 25% of their male counterparts!) 70 – 80% of women reach orgasm […]

60 Seconds A Day To 6-Pack Abs

Having a toned, flat stomach is often one of the ultimate goals among people trying to get healthier. Though all sorts of fancy contraptions have been marketed for improving abdominal muscles, they are not necessary. Instead of doing countless sit-ups, you can sculpt the perfect flat stomach with one simple exercise. WHY THIS WORKS The reason that this exercise is so beneficial is because […]

Stop the Bleeding with Cayenne Pepper

Long hailed as a miracle-working substance, cayenne pepper can stop bleeding in less than one minute under most circumstances. The reason it works is because cayenne pepper reacts with the body to equalize the blood pressure, meaning an extra gushing of pressure will not be concentrated in the wound area as it normally is. Blood […]

Robert De Niro Says, “Everyone should see ‘Vaxxed’, there’s something there…”

In a new interview on Today, Robert De Niro “regrets” pulling the documentary, Vaxxed from his Tribeca Film Festival that opens today. According to De Niro, “I was away filming and didn’t have all the information so I agreed to pulling.” De Niro, who has an autistic son, says about the vaccine/autism link, “There’s something […]

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

The connection between mother and child is ever deeper than thought… The link between a mother and child is profound, and new research suggests a physical connection even deeper than anyone thought. The profound psychological and physical bonds shared by the mother and her child begin during gestation when the mother is everything for the […]

2015 – The Year of Moringa

What You Need to Know About this Incredible Superfood! What Is Moringa? It’s a plant that has more vitamins, minerals, proteins, anti-oxidants and amino-acids than any other food in the world. Moringa was at the top of the list of InStyle’s “Four New Superfoods to Discover in 2015.” Why? Known for its high concentration of […]

Are You Depressed? Anatomy of an Epidemic is a MUST READ!

Are You Depressed? Do You Know Someone Who Is Depressed? Award-winning science writer Robert Whitaker’s 2011 book Anatomy of an Epidemic is an astonishing, shocking book that challenges the foundations of modern-day psychiatry and mental health care. Whitaker addresses a medical mystery: with all the new psychiatric drugs that have become available recently, why has the number of disabled mentally ill people in America tripled in the last 20 years? Every day 1,100 adults and children are added to […]

Magnesium, How Deficiency Affects Virtually Every Organ System of the Body

By: Dr Marc Sircus Few people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our bodies. After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies. It is more important than calcium, potassium or sodium and regulates all three of them. Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency A full […]

Forgiveness Is The Foundation Of Healing

From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for many, the emotional damage is lifelong and life altering. Experiencing abuse can affect how you feel about yourself and how you respond to other people. […]

Emotional Women, Four Tips for Harnessing Your Feelings

By Leela Francis Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power. By resourcing the power within one’s own body, a woman can have the life of her dreams. […]

CoQ10

What this amazing health supplement can do for you! Supplemental CoQ10 is indicated for use in many conditions including congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, cardiomyopathy, mitral valve prolapse, coronary artery bypass surgery, angina, diabetes, periodontal disease, immune deficiency, cancer, weight loss, muscular dystrophy, and for athletic performance enhancement. Todays focus however will be the […]

Breast Thermography, the No Radiation Breast Cancer Screening Test

By: Carol Briseno, Certified Clinical Thermographer When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is the best defense. Women now have access to a unique technology that can provide them with this early warning: a procedure called Breast Thermography. This test is non-invasive, comfortable and safe, using no radiation and no compression of the breast. […]

‘DOING’ HAPPY

Four Steps For Pumping Up Your Joy In Life Happiness isn’t a state of being, says former Johnson & Johnson executive Lynda Wallace; happiness is something happy people do. “Some may say that mimicking people is not good enough – that simply wearing Michael Jordan’s jersey doesn’t make you Michael Jordan – and they’re right. […]

Fatigued, Irritated, and Gaining Weight? Iodine May Be Your Answer

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising and not only haven’t you lost anything, you’ve gained even more pounds! Thinking you may have to go out and buy a new scale, you look in the mirror – running your hand through your hair. Does it just seem […]

Four Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

Spouses often harbor different opinions on a variety of subjects. From the style of clothes and haircuts they like on each other to the TV shows they watch every evening, marriage requires plenty of compromise. While frivolous things such as choosing between Monday Night Football and Dancing with the Stars might conjure up a minor […]

Six Ways To Reduce Stress And Anxiety In Your Financial Life

Trading in your morning coffee run to Starbucks for the pot of coffee in the office is never fun, but when finances get tight that drive-thru stop might be one of the first things to go. But do you really need to give up the little things in life that make you happy? Al Zdenek, […]

Are Women Prepared For Life Alone As They Age?

By Brittany Thomas The trends are clear – as women age the odds are they will be living alone, largely because of either divorce or widowhood. What may be less clear for many of them is whether they are prepared for that life alone – both emotionally and financially, says Susan L. Hickey, a financial […]

Four Faces of Leadership and Being Visionary

Behavioral Strategist Explains How Any Leader Can Responsibly Boost Their Visionary Side By Brittany Thomas Whether it’s a presidential candidate, a corporate executive or an NFL coach, people admire a leader with vision. They like someone with a clear idea of where he or she is headed, and who knows how to motivate others to […]

Three Ways A Woman Can Better Manage Her Money

By Erica L. McCain, LUTCF When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history, according to Fleishman-Hillard Inc. The stats on a woman’s […]

The 12 Week Year, Does 12 Trump 52?

Why We’d Get a LOT More Done If We Switched to a 12 Week Year Most of us view the 365 day year as a natural execution cycle. There’s a fatal flaw in annualized thinking and here is six reasons why we’d be more motivated and productive if we redefined our year to just 12 […]

Top Three Hot Weather Tips for Pet Owners

Warm weather means more active time outside of the home for many pets. Here are some essential tips from Dr. Kamiya to help keep your pets—and those in your community—safe this summer. 1.Keep Track of Your Pet: More time outdoors may mean more opportunity for a pet to wander too far. Make sure your contact […]

Introducing, The Polar Bowl

The Freezer Bowl that Keeps your Pet’s Water Cold for Hours! Pets love cold water! Proper hydration is a critical component of your pet’s health, especially during warm weather or periods of high activity. Providing fresh, cold water is a great way to encourage your pet to drink. Features & Benefits: • Double walled stainless steel freezer bowl • Put it […]

Under proposed law, people could break into hot cars to save pets, chil­dren, elderly

TALLAHASSEE — Every year in the United States, an average of 37 children die of heat stroke after being left in a car. The Sunshine State is second only to Texas in the number of such deaths since 1998, but legislation proposed by House Republican Leader Dana Young of Tampa seeks to curb that grim […]

Are You Really Rescuing A Pet From A Rescue?

By Bill Piechocki Let’s detail each party’s role in the process of rescuing pets. In my experience of approximately 50 years in the animal health and pet industry, I’ve dealt with hundreds of public and private animal rescues, adoption groups, animal control agencies, breeders, veterinary professionals and pet stores. My personal experience has enabled me to advise you on the […]

Hot Weather Tips For Dogs

“Heatstroke is one of the most common problems affecting pets and it can range from minimal risk to fatality.” As the hot weather months draw near, it is important to review common issues your dog can face in the hot temperatures and how best to deal with them. — HEATSTROKE Heatstroke is one of the most […]

Health Care For Pets

By Bill Piechocki This is the question I pose to you…Do you want a treatment that will temporarily stop your pet from itching, biting, aggression, diarrhea, tear staining, diabetes, or more or do you want to cure them of the conditions that cause these afflictions? Have you ever asked your veterinarian about the drugs and […]

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Boy Records Coming Out to his Mother…

And it’s beautiful!   WATCH NOW  

In Need of Fertility Treatment?

I Can Help. Growing up in California, I had many friends that were members of the LGBT Community. As I went through my medical training and became enamored with the field of fertility, I knew that one of my missions would be to help some of my wonderful friends become parents. As the leader of […]

Things That Happen In A Lesbian Relationship

If you’re a veteran lesbian, chances are you’ve been in at least one long term relationship with a girl. You may have noticed that it was scary and difficult. However, if you are new to the scene and curious about the future, here is a list of things you can expect to find yourself experiencing […]

OITNB’s Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli reveal how they came out & fell in love

Theirs is a love story made in Hollywood — and Astoria, Queens, where “Orange Is the New Black” is made. Writer/producer Lauren Morelli came out in 2014 after falling in love with Samira Wiley, who played Poussey on Netflix’s hit show. They met on the New York City soundstage in 2012, and for the first […]

Kids With Lesbian or Gay Parents Do Just Fine

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples A long-term study of children adopted by gay and lesbian parents has found that the kids are well-adjusted through middle childhood, researchers say. Nearly 100 two-parent families were included in the study, half had gay or lesbian parents. All had adopted children. The […]

How to Pick Your Life Partner – Part 2

By Tim Urban This is Part 2. Part 1 is here. Often, the key to succeeding at something big is to break it into its tiniest pieces and focus on how to succeed at just one piece. From afar, a great marriage is a sweeping love story, like a marriage in a book or a […]

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner…   To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this: And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are on average happier than single people and much happier than divorced people. But a closer analysis reveals that […]

South Florida Summer, Why We Love It

By: Shelly Allen “Wasted away again in Margaritaville, Searchin’ for my lost shaker of salt. Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame, But I know it’s nobody’s fault.” Is there any better place to be than South Florida in the summer? Oh sure it’s hot and humid, sticky and sultry, but when all […]

What Is Collaborative Law?

By Carolann Mazza, P.A. An alternative dispute resolution process for people who are divorcing, who are not married though have children in common, for same-sex couples, and other people who have family related conflicts. What Is Collaborative Law? Collaborative law, also known as collaborative divorce and collaborative practice, is an alternative dispute resolution process for people who […]

Forgiveness Is The Foundation Of Healing

From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for many, the emotional damage is lifelong and life altering. Experiencing abuse can affect how you feel about yourself and how you respond to other people. […]

Emotional Women, Four Tips for Harnessing Your Feelings

By Leela Francis Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power. By resourcing the power within one’s own body, a woman can have the life of her dreams. […]

‘DOING’ HAPPY

Four Steps For Pumping Up Your Joy In Life Happiness isn’t a state of being, says former Johnson & Johnson executive Lynda Wallace; happiness is something happy people do. “Some may say that mimicking people is not good enough – that simply wearing Michael Jordan’s jersey doesn’t make you Michael Jordan – and they’re right. […]

Fatigued, Irritated, and Gaining Weight? Iodine May Be Your Answer

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising and not only haven’t you lost anything, you’ve gained even more pounds! Thinking you may have to go out and buy a new scale, you look in the mirror – running your hand through your hair. Does it just seem […]

Lifestyle

Yellow Cab Experience Give Away

Win 2 tickets to see P!nk live in concert on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:30 PM at the BB&T Center Plus a FREE ride to/from the concert! Must be 18+ to enter and must live in Broward County (or be picked up from Broward on day of event). Winner will be announced on Saturday April […]

Yellow Cab of Broward; A Company You Can Trust

“We are not your grandparents ride anymore” Since its inception, Yellow Cab of Broward has always been an innovator in the taxi cab industry. We began by having the first wheelchair accessible vehicle in 1967, and continued by having the first computer aided dispatch in 1986. We were the first to use GPS technology to […]

Top Gay Events in Florida in 2018

Gay Events are always big in Florida! Take a look at this list and let us know in the comments if you plan on attending any of them. (Updated) Pride South Florida, Fort Lauderdale (February 11) Held for nearly four decades running, this is a well-run and well-attended (some regard it as the largest pride […]

Coming Out As A Republican To My Democrat Family Went Worse Than Coming Out Gay

I reached my threshold where no amount of hypothetical Republican bigotry or greed could approach the magnitude of hypocrisy, corruption, or criminality I saw rotting Democrats. I am not a sex offender. But a number of my friends no longer have time to see me. Lifelong acquaintances now regard me with fear and distrust. I […]

How To Make Irish Coffee

It’s that time of year where the nights are cool and the days are pleasant. On those nights you want something to warm your bones, there’s nothing better than an Irish Coffee. But what is it and how do you make it? Irish coffee (Irish: caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish […]

Four Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

Spouses often harbor different opinions on a variety of subjects. From the style of clothes and haircuts they like on each other to the TV shows they watch every evening, marriage requires plenty of compromise. While frivolous things such as choosing between Monday Night Football and Dancing with the Stars might conjure up a minor […]

Four Ways To Stay Sober Through The Summer Holiday Drinking Season

Here comes the summer drinking season—June graduations and weddings, Fourth of July, the beach, and barbecues! What could go wrong? Plenty, if you don’t have a plan for getting through the summer sober. In Alcoholics Anonymous, we call the period from Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Year the “Bermuda Triangle” of sobriety—many alkies come in, […]

Things That Happen In A Lesbian Relationship

If you’re a veteran lesbian, chances are you’ve been in at least one long term relationship with a girl. You may have noticed that it was scary and difficult. However, if you are new to the scene and curious about the future, here is a list of things you can expect to find yourself experiencing […]

How Subarus Came to Be Seen as Cars for Lesbians

The reputation isn’t just a stereotype—it’s the result of a calculated, highly progressive ad campaign launched 20 years ago. How do you advertise a car that journalists describe as “sturdy, if drab”? That was the question faced by Subaru of America executives in the 1990s. After the company’s attempts to reinvigorate sales—by releasing its first […]

OITNB’s Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli reveal how they came out & fell in love

Theirs is a love story made in Hollywood — and Astoria, Queens, where “Orange Is the New Black” is made. Writer/producer Lauren Morelli came out in 2014 after falling in love with Samira Wiley, who played Poussey on Netflix’s hit show. They met on the New York City soundstage in 2012, and for the first […]

Gun World is A Comfortable World for Women

Being a woman in a man’s world has never been easy, especially when it comes to gun ownership. When I was buying my first gun, I did all my research online because I was too intimidated to go into a gun shop or attend a gun show to get more information. Is it surprising to […]

Lesbian college coaches still face difficult atmosphere to come out

Courtney Graham said everything was going smoothly with her assistant coaching job with Drake University’s women’s basketball team. The Bulldogs were building the program, and Graham said she was handling her recruiting and scouting responsibilities well, resulting in bonuses and positive performance reviews. That changed, she said, when she brought her now-wife to a game […]

Kids With Lesbian or Gay Parents Do Just Fine

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples A long-term study of children adopted by gay and lesbian parents has found that the kids are well-adjusted through middle childhood, researchers say. Nearly 100 two-parent families were included in the study, half had gay or lesbian parents. All had adopted children. The […]

Staycay the Florida Way

It’s summer time in South Florida and there’s no better time to see the sights. Here’s a few ideas for the annual staycay.  Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Cape Florida State Park is currently ranked 10th Best Beach in Dr. Beach’s annual “Top Ten Beaches in America”. Home of a historic lighthouse built in […]

She Sheds, the NEW Man Caves

If men have “man caves” where they can escape, why shouldn’t women have their own escapes? Well, there’s a new trend to help ladies everywhere shed the stresses of the everyday: meet the “She Shed.” Typically constructed in a backyard nook, these tiny cottages are perfect for women who want alone time for reading, creating, gardening, or even napping. There are no […]

gir(L) App Launches, Puts Women’s Community in Touch

A new app designed for the lesbian and bi-sexual community has officially launched, looks to connect women.  The new app, gir(L), hails from the publisher’s of gir(L) Magazine, Shelly Allen and Jackie Branca, and was designed to give women a medium with which to communicate and connect. According to Shelly Allen, “Since New Moon (the local lesbian bar) closed the one question we hear […]

THE GIRL KING

The story of one of the world’s most famous and controversial women… An international production written by award-winning Canadian writer Michel Marc Bouchard (Tom at the Farm, Lilies) and directed by Finnish auteur Mika Kaurasmaki (Mama Africa, Road North), THE GIRL KING tells the story of one of the most iconic queens in history, Queen […]

All About E from Wolfe Video

Written and Directed by Louise Wadley A beautiful DJ in Sydney is forced to run when she stumbles on a bag of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons, and get the girl? Starring the stunning Australian actress Mandahla Rose as E A glamorous DJ at one of the hottest clubs in Sydney, where […]

Broward County Updates and Reaffirms its Domestic Partnership Ordinance

Broward County, FL – Tuesday, October 13 2015 The Broward County Commission updated its domestic partnership ordinance Tuesday, adding new protections and ensuring that partnerships registered elsewhere will be recognized in Broward County. “Today’s vote is an affirmation of the enduring value of domestic partnership policies and ensures that thousands of unmarried, committed couples in […]

The Pride Center Expands Services for South Florida LGBT Families with New Playground

Community-supported Initiative to be First-of-its-kind Children’s Play Area on a United States LGBT Campus FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 8, 2015) – The Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors will be building a playground to accommodate the growing need for a safe play area that provides social support, mentoring and educational and creative development […]

2015 – The Year of Moringa

What You Need to Know About this Incredible Superfood! What Is Moringa? It’s a plant that has more vitamins, minerals, proteins, anti-oxidants and amino-acids than any other food in the world. Moringa was at the top of the list of InStyle’s “Four New Superfoods to Discover in 2015.” Why? Known for its high concentration of […]

Cocktail Recipes Give Whiskey An Added Twist

Consumers Help Spark Sales as They Find More Ways to Enjoy Their Favorite Drink With whiskey sales on the rise, more people are discovering there are plenty of ways to drink the distilled spirit than just straight on the rocks. Drink mixologists enjoy finding more and more ways to complement the whiskey flavor with a plethora […]

Three Ways A Woman Can Better Manage Her Money

By Erica L. McCain, LUTCF When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history, according to Fleishman-Hillard Inc. The stats on a woman’s […]

Are You Depressed? Anatomy of an Epidemic is a MUST READ!

Are You Depressed? Do You Know Someone Who Is Depressed? Award-winning science writer Robert Whitaker’s 2011 book Anatomy of an Epidemic is an astonishing, shocking book that challenges the foundations of modern-day psychiatry and mental health care. Whitaker addresses a medical mystery: with all the new psychiatric drugs that have become available recently, why has the number of disabled mentally ill people in America tripled in the last 20 years? Every day 1,100 adults and children are added to […]

South Florida Summer, Why We Love It

By: Shelly Allen “Wasted away again in Margaritaville, Searchin’ for my lost shaker of salt. Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame, But I know it’s nobody’s fault.” Is there any better place to be than South Florida in the summer? Oh sure it’s hot and humid, sticky and sultry, but when all […]

What Is Collaborative Law?

By Carolann Mazza, P.A. An alternative dispute resolution process for people who are divorcing, who are not married though have children in common, for same-sex couples, and other people who have family related conflicts. What Is Collaborative Law? Collaborative law, also known as collaborative divorce and collaborative practice, is an alternative dispute resolution process for people who […]

Magnesium, How Deficiency Affects Virtually Every Organ System of the Body

By: Dr Marc Sircus Few people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our bodies. After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies. It is more important than calcium, potassium or sodium and regulates all three of them. Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency A full […]

Forgiveness Is The Foundation Of Healing

From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for many, the emotional damage is lifelong and life altering. Experiencing abuse can affect how you feel about yourself and how you respond to other people. […]

Emotional Women, Four Tips for Harnessing Your Feelings

By Leela Francis Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power. By resourcing the power within one’s own body, a woman can have the life of her dreams. […]

CoQ10

What this amazing health supplement can do for you! Supplemental CoQ10 is indicated for use in many conditions including congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, cardiomyopathy, mitral valve prolapse, coronary artery bypass surgery, angina, diabetes, periodontal disease, immune deficiency, cancer, weight loss, muscular dystrophy, and for athletic performance enhancement. Todays focus however will be the […]

The 12 Week Year, Does 12 Trump 52?

Why We’d Get a LOT More Done If We Switched to a 12 Week Year Most of us view the 365 day year as a natural execution cycle. There’s a fatal flaw in annualized thinking and here is six reasons why we’d be more motivated and productive if we redefined our year to just 12 […]

Breast Thermography, the No Radiation Breast Cancer Screening Test

By: Carol Briseno, Certified Clinical Thermographer When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is the best defense. Women now have access to a unique technology that can provide them with this early warning: a procedure called Breast Thermography. This test is non-invasive, comfortable and safe, using no radiation and no compression of the breast. […]

‘DOING’ HAPPY

Four Steps For Pumping Up Your Joy In Life Happiness isn’t a state of being, says former Johnson & Johnson executive Lynda Wallace; happiness is something happy people do. “Some may say that mimicking people is not good enough – that simply wearing Michael Jordan’s jersey doesn’t make you Michael Jordan – and they’re right. […]

Self Wicking Garden Beds, From The Bottom Up

Wicking beds are a unique and increasingly popular way to grow vegetables. They are self-contained raised beds with built-in reservoirs that supply water from the bottom up – changing how, and how much you water your beds. In this article, we’ll talk about how wicking beds work and why we love them. We’ll also show […]

Fatigued, Irritated, and Gaining Weight? Iodine May Be Your Answer

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising and not only haven’t you lost anything, you’ve gained even more pounds! Thinking you may have to go out and buy a new scale, you look in the mirror – running your hand through your hair. Does it just seem […]

Beauty, Health, Fitness

Using Essential Oils May Help Calm Cold and Flu Symptoms

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP Every year millions of people suffer from symptoms of a cold and flu. Did you know essential oils may help relieve some of those symptoms? According to estimates, adults and children in the U.S. get 1 billion colds each year. There are over 200 viruses that can cause a cold. […]

Research Suggests Frankincense Essential Oil May Be a Useful Tool in Fighting Breast Cancer

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP accredited In continuing our Essential Oils for Breast Health series, this week we will focus on Frankincense essential oil. Frankincense is probably one of the most widely recognized essential oils along with it’s BFF, Myrrh. Anyone who has any affiliation with the bible will immediately reflect on frankincense and myrrh […]

Essential Oils for Breast Health

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ctober is breast cancer awareness month, which is kind of interesting because I don’t think anyone reading this article isn’t aware of breast cancer. We all know someone who has gotten the call from the doctor’s office after a breast cancer test, “The doctor would like to see you…” From […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What You Need to Know Thanks to earlier detection – through screening and increased awareness – and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, there’s much more to be done. Breast cancer is […]

Dark Chocolate: The Not-So-Bitter Truth

By Joy Bauer, MS, RD | Reviewed by a board-certified physician Verywell For years, researchers have investigated the health effects chocolate (of course, when it’s eaten in moderation) and have ultimately reached the following conclusion: dark chocolate has numerous health benefits. I’m a huge fan of dark chocolate (and have even included it as one […]

The Six Hidden Causes of “Chronic” Illness

An estimated 133 million Americans, 40% of the population, suffer from chronic diseases, a number projected to grow to 157 million by 2020. Although these diseases are usually considered “incurable,” many people have found relief from their symptoms through methods pioneered by veteran holistic physician and author of bestselling book “The Emotion Code” Dr. Bradley […]

In Need of Fertility Treatment?

I Can Help. Growing up in California, I had many friends that were members of the LGBT Community. As I went through my medical training and became enamored with the field of fertility, I knew that one of my missions would be to help some of my wonderful friends become parents. As the leader of […]

Four Ways To Stay Sober Through The Summer Holiday Drinking Season

Here comes the summer drinking season—June graduations and weddings, Fourth of July, the beach, and barbecues! What could go wrong? Plenty, if you don’t have a plan for getting through the summer sober. In Alcoholics Anonymous, we call the period from Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Year the “Bermuda Triangle” of sobriety—many alkies come in, […]

SEVEN INTERESTING CLITORIS FACTS

The clitoris is the female sex organ that has one purpose and one purpose only…PLEASURE! Yet it’s the most overlooked female body part! DID YOU KNOW 29% of college women are unable to locate the clitoris on an anatomy diagram? (Compared to ONLY 25% of their male counterparts!) 70 – 80% of women reach orgasm […]

60 Seconds A Day To 6-Pack Abs

Having a toned, flat stomach is often one of the ultimate goals among people trying to get healthier. Though all sorts of fancy contraptions have been marketed for improving abdominal muscles, they are not necessary. Instead of doing countless sit-ups, you can sculpt the perfect flat stomach with one simple exercise. WHY THIS WORKS The reason that this exercise is so beneficial is because […]

Stop the Bleeding with Cayenne Pepper

Long hailed as a miracle-working substance, cayenne pepper can stop bleeding in less than one minute under most circumstances. The reason it works is because cayenne pepper reacts with the body to equalize the blood pressure, meaning an extra gushing of pressure will not be concentrated in the wound area as it normally is. Blood […]

Robert De Niro Says, “Everyone should see ‘Vaxxed’, there’s something there…”

In a new interview on Today, Robert De Niro “regrets” pulling the documentary, Vaxxed from his Tribeca Film Festival that opens today. According to De Niro, “I was away filming and didn’t have all the information so I agreed to pulling.” De Niro, who has an autistic son, says about the vaccine/autism link, “There’s something […]

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

The connection between mother and child is ever deeper than thought… The link between a mother and child is profound, and new research suggests a physical connection even deeper than anyone thought. The profound psychological and physical bonds shared by the mother and her child begin during gestation when the mother is everything for the […]

2015 – The Year of Moringa

What You Need to Know About this Incredible Superfood! What Is Moringa? It’s a plant that has more vitamins, minerals, proteins, anti-oxidants and amino-acids than any other food in the world. Moringa was at the top of the list of InStyle’s “Four New Superfoods to Discover in 2015.” Why? Known for its high concentration of […]

Are You Depressed? Anatomy of an Epidemic is a MUST READ!

Are You Depressed? Do You Know Someone Who Is Depressed? Award-winning science writer Robert Whitaker’s 2011 book Anatomy of an Epidemic is an astonishing, shocking book that challenges the foundations of modern-day psychiatry and mental health care. Whitaker addresses a medical mystery: with all the new psychiatric drugs that have become available recently, why has the number of disabled mentally ill people in America tripled in the last 20 years? Every day 1,100 adults and children are added to […]

Magnesium, How Deficiency Affects Virtually Every Organ System of the Body

By: Dr Marc Sircus Few people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our bodies. After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies. It is more important than calcium, potassium or sodium and regulates all three of them. Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency A full […]

Forgiveness Is The Foundation Of Healing

From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for many, the emotional damage is lifelong and life altering. Experiencing abuse can affect how you feel about yourself and how you respond to other people. […]

Emotional Women, Four Tips for Harnessing Your Feelings

By Leela Francis Emotional. Sensual. Intuitive. Society tends to treat these “feminine” qualities as liabilities; traits that should be suppressed and discouraged because they make us appear “weak.” Those characteristics are in fact the foundations of our feminine power. By resourcing the power within one’s own body, a woman can have the life of her dreams. […]

CoQ10

What this amazing health supplement can do for you! Supplemental CoQ10 is indicated for use in many conditions including congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, cardiomyopathy, mitral valve prolapse, coronary artery bypass surgery, angina, diabetes, periodontal disease, immune deficiency, cancer, weight loss, muscular dystrophy, and for athletic performance enhancement. Todays focus however will be the […]

Breast Thermography, the No Radiation Breast Cancer Screening Test

By: Carol Briseno, Certified Clinical Thermographer When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is the best defense. Women now have access to a unique technology that can provide them with this early warning: a procedure called Breast Thermography. This test is non-invasive, comfortable and safe, using no radiation and no compression of the breast. […]

‘DOING’ HAPPY

Four Steps For Pumping Up Your Joy In Life Happiness isn’t a state of being, says former Johnson & Johnson executive Lynda Wallace; happiness is something happy people do. “Some may say that mimicking people is not good enough – that simply wearing Michael Jordan’s jersey doesn’t make you Michael Jordan – and they’re right. […]

Fatigued, Irritated, and Gaining Weight? Iodine May Be Your Answer

It’s a quiet scourge affecting millions of women. No matter how much you sleep, you’re always waking up exhausted. You’ve been watching your diet, cutting out the junk food, exercising and not only haven’t you lost anything, you’ve gained even more pounds! Thinking you may have to go out and buy a new scale, you look in the mirror – running your hand through your hair. Does it just seem […]

Business & Finance

Four Money Issues Couples Should Agree On

Spouses often harbor different opinions on a variety of subjects. From the style of clothes and haircuts they like on each other to the TV shows they watch every evening, marriage requires plenty of compromise. While frivolous things such as choosing between Monday Night Football and Dancing with the Stars might conjure up a minor […]

Six Ways To Reduce Stress And Anxiety In Your Financial Life

Trading in your morning coffee run to Starbucks for the pot of coffee in the office is never fun, but when finances get tight that drive-thru stop might be one of the first things to go. But do you really need to give up the little things in life that make you happy? Al Zdenek, […]

Are Women Prepared For Life Alone As They Age?

By Brittany Thomas The trends are clear – as women age the odds are they will be living alone, largely because of either divorce or widowhood. What may be less clear for many of them is whether they are prepared for that life alone – both emotionally and financially, says Susan L. Hickey, a financial […]

Four Faces of Leadership and Being Visionary

Behavioral Strategist Explains How Any Leader Can Responsibly Boost Their Visionary Side By Brittany Thomas Whether it’s a presidential candidate, a corporate executive or an NFL coach, people admire a leader with vision. They like someone with a clear idea of where he or she is headed, and who knows how to motivate others to […]

Three Ways A Woman Can Better Manage Her Money

By Erica L. McCain, LUTCF When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history, according to Fleishman-Hillard Inc. The stats on a woman’s […]

The 12 Week Year, Does 12 Trump 52?

Why We’d Get a LOT More Done If We Switched to a 12 Week Year Most of us view the 365 day year as a natural execution cycle. There’s a fatal flaw in annualized thinking and here is six reasons why we’d be more motivated and productive if we redefined our year to just 12 […]

Pets' Life

Top Three Hot Weather Tips for Pet Owners

Warm weather means more active time outside of the home for many pets. Here are some essential tips from Dr. Kamiya to help keep your pets—and those in your community—safe this summer. 1.Keep Track of Your Pet: More time outdoors may mean more opportunity for a pet to wander too far. Make sure your contact […]

Introducing, The Polar Bowl

The Freezer Bowl that Keeps your Pet’s Water Cold for Hours! Pets love cold water! Proper hydration is a critical component of your pet’s health, especially during warm weather or periods of high activity. Providing fresh, cold water is a great way to encourage your pet to drink. Features & Benefits: • Double walled stainless steel freezer bowl • Put it […]

Under proposed law, people could break into hot cars to save pets, chil­dren, elderly

TALLAHASSEE — Every year in the United States, an average of 37 children die of heat stroke after being left in a car. The Sunshine State is second only to Texas in the number of such deaths since 1998, but legislation proposed by House Republican Leader Dana Young of Tampa seeks to curb that grim […]

Are You Really Rescuing A Pet From A Rescue?

By Bill Piechocki Let’s detail each party’s role in the process of rescuing pets. In my experience of approximately 50 years in the animal health and pet industry, I’ve dealt with hundreds of public and private animal rescues, adoption groups, animal control agencies, breeders, veterinary professionals and pet stores. My personal experience has enabled me to advise you on the […]

Hot Weather Tips For Dogs

“Heatstroke is one of the most common problems affecting pets and it can range from minimal risk to fatality.” As the hot weather months draw near, it is important to review common issues your dog can face in the hot temperatures and how best to deal with them. — HEATSTROKE Heatstroke is one of the most […]

Health Care For Pets

By Bill Piechocki This is the question I pose to you…Do you want a treatment that will temporarily stop your pet from itching, biting, aggression, diarrhea, tear staining, diabetes, or more or do you want to cure them of the conditions that cause these afflictions? Have you ever asked your veterinarian about the drugs and […]

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