Nearly 5.3 million incidents of domestic violence occur among US women aged 18 years and older, with 3.2 million occurring among men. Every two minutes, an American is sexually assaulted. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, an estimated 91% of the victims of rape and sexual assault are female and 9% are male. Nearly 99% of the offenders theyRead more
Monthly Archives: February 2016
Eldercare for Your Loved One: Fearless Fabulous You! Feb 29
[caption id="attachment_22774" align="aligncenter" width="396"] Photo: The John A Hartford Foundation website[/caption] Are you caring for an elderly loved one? If so, you are not alone. If not, welcome to your future. According to a 2013 study by the Pew Research Center, four in 10 U.S. adults are now caring for a sick orRead more
Why More Women Have Autoimmune Illnesses Than Men- Fearless Fabulous You! Feb 22
Autoimmune diseases affect more than 23.5 million Americans and are a leading cause of disability and death. But did you know they affect more women more than men? An autoimmune disease is a form of systemic inflammation when autoantibodies in your system attack normal cells by mistake. It can happen like this: Your body may beRead more
Simple Steps You Can Take For A Planet Friendly Diet – February 15- Fearless Fabulous You!
Cat Smiley runs a successful weight loss retreat in Whistler, Canada. (Whistler Fitness Vacations) where women undergo a healthy boot camp for 1-12 weeks. But for anyone who can't make it to Canada, Cat has just released "The Planet Friendly Diet: Your 21 Day Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal Health" (New Society Publishers). IRead more
Heart Stopping Statistics: Heart Disease Among African American and Hispanic Women
Many women assume that heart disease affects only older women, but that is not true according to the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Campaign." Heart disease can effect women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, and often with more lethal results. One in 3 women die of heart attacks. That's one woman every minute.Read more
A Cardiologist Explains How the Signs of a Heart Attack in Women Are Different Than in Men-February 15- Fearless Fabulous You!
February may be the month of love with Valentine's Day, but it is also the month to love your heart even more. February is Heart Health Month with the American Heart Association promoting its annual "Go Red For Women" Campaign. Heart disease and stroke are respectively the #1 and #4 causes of death among women. Check outRead more
Hair Loss in Women Is More Common Than You Think
According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 1 in 4 women experience thinning hair. While 40% of women experience thinning hair at time of menopause due to lower estrogen, it's common for women to start losing their hair in their 20s and 30s. On the average we lose 50 to 100 hairs a day. If you notice your hairRead more
This Diamond is Priceless- Meet Humanitarian Wendy Diamond Feb 1- Fearless Fabulous You!
Some women want diamonds. But this Diamond shares her sparkle to help women....and animals...and veterans. This Diamond shares her brilliant energy from a life driven by purpose and commitment to making a difference. She's beautiful, bright and funny. I am proud to call her my friend, When I first met Wendy Diamond inRead more