Summer Makeup – Lighten Up!

By Kim Putens Summer Makeup – Lighten Up! It has been an unusually hot summer.  I have been struggling with every aspect of my grooming.  Every product I put in my hair either feels sticky or does not perform at all.  With such thin hair, I rely upon my products to perform.  But, in this […]

Are you Drinking Enough? Water, that is!!

Are you Drinking Enough? Water, that is!! by Catherine Varchever Our bodies are made up of over 70% water and it is involved in almost every aspect of keeping our body’s biological processes running efficiently. Not counting perspiration, it is estimated that as adults we lose about 4% of our total body weight per day […]

Don’t Forget to Rest!

By Ryan Unverzagt This month’s article is for all you hard-core fitness enthusiasts who constantly workout to the point of no return. Don’t get me wrong, I promote physical activity on most, if not all days of the week. These activities can include leisurely walks, bike rides, roller blading, or taking the family to a […]

Do You Want to Know the Meaning of Life?

By Peggie Arvidson Do You Want to Know the Meaning of Life?   I’m pretty sure the meaning of life is love. To be love. To pray love. Just love. This isn’t about romantic love, or even a parent’s love for their children. The way I see it, it’s a state of being that we […]

Beauty Oils In the Summer? You Bet!

By Genevieve LeFranc Beauty Oils In the Summer? You Bet! Now that we’re in the thick of the humid, muggy summer months, each of us is searching for a way to beat the heat when it comes to our beauty routines. Strong perfumes have been replaced with light body mists and layers of heavy foundation […]

Keeping up the Motivation!

Keeping up the Motivation! By Nicole Flannigan Now that summer is in full swing and the days are getting hotter and longer it’s easier to find excuses not to exercise. For some people it’s an everyday battle just to get up and get to the gym, although I’m sure most of us find that once […]

Don’t Forget to Stretch!

Don’t Forget to Stretch! By Ryan Unverzagt I want to focus this month on the most neglected aspect of typical fitness programs. I’m talking about flexibility. This should be at the top of everyone’s fitness wish list because having good flexibility means experiencing less injury and improving activities of daily living. There are four types […]

Are You Ready to Shine?

Are You Ready to Shine? When I was younger I had dreams of being in the spotlight.  At first I thought I’d be a famous ballerina, then a famous jockey, then the President of the United States.  I wasn’t sure how it would happen, but I always wanted to be seen.  I dreamed of being […]

Dear Grads:

By Peggie Arvidson Dear Grads: You’ve heard so many lofty speeches and congratulations this time of year, haven’t you? Your teachers and professors and parents and grandparents, siblings, friends and pretty much anyone you meet on the street is happy to give you advice and share their wisdom and wishes for you now that you’ve […]

The Secrets to a Fool Proof Self Tan

The Secrets to a Fool Proof Self Tan Learning to apply self-tanner is as much about patience and perseverance as it is an art form.  It does not have to be an uphill battle, like learning how to paint the Mona Lisa.  It is achievable and a few tricks of the trade will have you […]