Gabriella Van Rij, has made kindness her mission and shares her four step program to "Make Kindness Your Choice" Jan. 2 on Fearless Fabulous You! Born in Pakistan and adopted by a Dutch family during a time when cross cultural adoptions were unheard of, Gabriella was bullied by schoolmates who taunted her for the color ofRead more
Yearly Archives: 2016
Cut the Carb Confusion December 12 Fearless Fabulous You!
Are You Carb-o-Phobic? Stop it already! Many years ago my staff and I organized a "Save the Carbs" lunch in our office. We were tired of reading about carb-o-phobia and feeling a little sorry for pastry chefs and bakers. So we each brought in a carb-loaded dish. By the end of the meal we allRead more
Understanding the Health Risks of Varicose Veins- Dec 12- Fearless Fabulous You!
Did you know approximately half the U.S. population has some form of chronic venous disease of the legs*? 50 to 55% are women. Varicose veins affects one out of two people age 50 and older. Risk factors include family history, age, gender and pregnancy. It's not just a cosmetic issue. There are health risks. [captionRead more
Signs Your Child is Being Bullied and What You Can Do – Fearless Fabulous You! Nov. 28
Our next First Lady, Melania Trump, announced that cyber bullying awareness will be a topic she intends to tackle. Many people have raised their eyebrows about her choice given her husband's nasty Twitter rants and taunts during the presidential campaign. But, given that she is the mother of 10 year old son and bullying among childrenRead more
Helpful Tips For Planning Family Meals – Fearless Fabulous You! Nov 28
Here Are Some Good Reasons Why Family Meals Matter To Your Health While many families gathered around the Thanksgiving table this week to enjoy a delicious meal and share stories, think about this: The family meal is a dying tradition the rest of the year. In the past 20 years, the frequency of family dinners hasRead more
BOO! -Shocking Medical Mistakes- What You Should Know- Oct 31- Fearless Fabulous You
We’ve all heard a story like this: Someone you know, or a friend of a friend, goes to the hospital with a medical condition. She is treated, perhaps with surgery or medication. But something goes wrong. The end result is she is worse off than before. Worst case scenario is she is permanently disabledRead more
Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer- Oct 17- Fearless Fabulous You!
October 13 was Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Metastatic breast cancer (MBC), also known is Stage IV, is when tumor cells have spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body such as the bones, liver, lungs or brain. Even though other body parts are affected, it is still considered and treated as "breast cancer." Metastatic breastRead more
Starting A Fearless Fabulous New Chapter
This week marks my third season hosting Fearless Fabulous You! (W4WN.com). I created my show because I wanted to use my voice to share stories of interesting people and inspire others. The work has been hard but completely gratifying. I've met so many wonderful, gifted and giving people along the way, from medicalRead more
One in 10 Women Have PCOS and Most Don’t Even Know It
I had no idea what PCOS even was until I received Dr. Fiona McCullough's new book, "8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS." It turns out 116 million women have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) which can affect your hormones, fertility, weight, hair and skin, and put you at risk for chronic disease. It affects women of all agesRead more
Do You #Dare2Tutu? Fearless Fabulous You!
A dynamic woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. She's treated. It returns with a vengeance. The woman is your wife and soulmate. How do you cope to lift her spirits and yours as you face decisions that affect both of your lives? You put on a pink tutu and dance. It makes your wife laughRead more