Busy Woman’s Guide to Facebook and Stress

My friends keep telling me I should be on Facebook. I don’t get it. It seems like a big waste of time to me. Am I missing something? Should I be on Facebook? Probably … There are many benefits to using Facebook to stay connected to friends and family, but there are drawbacks as well.…

He is from Mars. Call someone from Venus! Busy Woman’s Guide to Stress Management

Did you know calling your female friend to talk about your problems may be good for your heart — as well as your marriage? Men and women deal with stress differently. Women process their stress by talking about it. Often we cannot reach a solution or “let it go” until we’ve discussed a problem…thoroughly. Men,…

Facebook Is Good For Your Heart!

Being a grown-up can be lonely. So often we spend our days alone, even if we are surrounded by people. Yet, taking the time to connect with people you care about in a positive way is very important to managing your stress and keeping your heart healthy. Could a social networking site the answer? Yes,…

You’re My Super Ball Contest

Celebrate that great friend who gives you so much energy by entering her in the You’re My Super Ball Contest. Watch Eliz explain the Super Ball… Make a comment below by February 14th and include: Your first name. Your Super Ball’s first name. How she makes your life better. The best stories will chosen by…

Celebrate Your Super Balls!

Every woman needs a Super Ball! The phone rings, you check the caller ID and smile. It’s her, the one friend you can count on to make you feel good, safe, valued, and you can’t wait to begin. Who is your Super Ball? In my program “Why Women Have Balls” I discuss the importance of…

Your Heart Yearns for Connection

Being a grown-up can be lonely. So often we spend our days alone, even if we are surrounded by people. Taking the time to connect with people you care about in a positive way is very important to managing your stress and keeping your heart healthy. Think about it. There are people in your life…

Are your friends hurting or helping your heart?

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn Who are the five people with whom you spend the most time — at work, at home and socially? Your relationships have an impact on your health according to a new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine.…

Reconnect this holiday season

Take December’s Challenge: Reconnect! I was still in bed on Thanksgiving morning, enjoying the paper and some coffee, when my cell phone beeped indicating I had a text message.  Even though I didn’t recognize the phone number appearing after the “please call” message, I dialed and was surprised to be connected with one of my…

We ARE from Venus!

Men and women are different — now there’s medical proof.   A study conducted in the Netherlands indicates we react differently to stress. Some findings, Tops said, fit in nicely with a study led by UCLA’s Shelley E. Taylor and published in Psychological Review in 2000. Taylor’s study proposed that women have evolved to respond differently…