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EP #047 - Do You Care About What You Wear?

Today's episode is a quick reminder that it's important to look your best. This, in turn, will help you feel your best. Do you care about what you wear or do you just throw on anything that pops up at you in your closet? I hope you think about what you wear. Remember, today, you only have about 30 seconds to make a good impression and what you put on your body is a true reflection of that. Make yours a lasting impression (a good one that is). Do your clothing choices reflect your...


EP #046 Morning Meditations - Start Your Day Off In The Right Direction

We all go through this craziness with the new year here. We try to figure out what we want to do in the new year. But, realistically we can only do so much right? Do you know what you would like to achieve for yourself and your family this year? Did you write down all of your goals and aspirations? It's never too late to do this, so please take some time to do it. This will keep you on your path and then the best part, you can check it off your list once it's done. Today's episode is...


EP#045 Challenge - Live Luxuriously for One Week!

Today I will cover how you can challenge yourself and add some luxury to your life for one entire week (on a beer and pretzels budget). When I refer to luxury, it isn't necessarily about something that costs a ton of money, rather they're more about necessities. These days, I believe we take everything for granted. Think about how difficult it was back in the day just to heat up the house, take a bath, wash clothes or even have light in your room so that you could read a book at...


EP#044 #America Recycles Day - How Can You Help Save the Planet?

Yesterday was #America Recycles Day, how can you help our planet Earth? Do you recycle, if not, why not? Do you feel it's not necessary or that it takes up too much time? Believe it or not, every little step you can do to help recycle can keep our mother earth looking it's most beautiful, keep our air clean and continue to have clean water. Be sure to teach your children about the importance of recycling and how they help put a dent in keeping our world a clean and safe place to...


EP#043 Never Give Up Your Power!

Today's episode covers the importance of keeping your power. I'm not referring to mystical or magical power, but, rather the power of this thing called YOUR LIFE! You may not realize it, but, when you give up your power to something or someone, you wind up losing a piece of yourself in the process. What do I mean by this? Well, have you ever had someone in your life take over your time? Stop you from doing the things you love? Or, they have you doing something that might be wreaking havoc...


#042 Nat'l Estate Planning Week is Here

Today's episode is yet another necessity. It's about a very touchy topic. This week is National Estate Planning week and although I'm not a lawyer or advisor, I've learned about some of the things we need in our lives that will help protect ourselves and our family. It's about something we usually don't want to think about, let alone talk about with our loved ones. It's about planning your final wishes and leaving instructions about your health care decisions. If something bad was going...


EP#041 Happiness is Not Just A Choice - It's a Necessity!

Are you happy? Do people who know you say "you're always smiling" what's up with that? Or, "how do you stay so happy?". I learned when I was around 22 that happiness is not something we're born with, but, something that we cultivate in our lives. I read this book "Happiness is a Choice" by Frank M.D. Minirth and Paul Meier (if you've never read it, I highly suggest checking it out. I picked up a copy of this book because after I was hit by the drunk driver and my mom's passing away, I...


EP#040 #NationalNewYorkDay

Today is #NationalNewYorkDay and well, being a native New Yorker, I just had to write a little homage to say what a great place it is to grow up. One of my favorite NY Style sandwiches is the Bagel and Lox which I have a little video on my YouTube channel here at: Bagel and Lox Video If you love it as much as I do, check it out and make one today, or this weekend for brunch. What I love most about New York is that there are so many wonderful ways you can take a mini vacation when you...


EP #039 Bath or Shower - Which Do You Prefer?

In my early days when I rented a couple of my apartments in Brooklyn, I didn't have a bathtub in the studio apartment. It only had a shower stall and the bathrooms were super tiny. Then I moved into a one bedroom in Bath Beach and I actually had a tub again. I had missed out on using the bathtub which I desperately needed with all of the aches and pains from my injuries from the car accidents and fall into the sinkhole and a shower never quite helped me the way soaking in some Epsom salts...


LNNL EP#038 Christmas in September? Whaaattt?

This episode is a little bit of a rant and rave! I walked into a Dollar Tree store a few days ago and saw that they were starting to hang up Christmas Decorations and I immediately became a bit perturbed. Do you think they're starting a bit too early to begin the holiday season? I'd love to know what you think. But, on the other hand, since its up an ready, maybe we can begin our shopping a little bit earlier this year so that we can actually enjoy the holiday season this year. I just...


LNNL EP#036 Happy Nat'l Tequila Day!!

Today is National Tequila Day. Tequila is one of my favorite drinks. The first time I ever had it was in Mexico back in 1983. Have you ever seen the worm at the bottle of Tequila? It freaked me out the first time I saw one. Couldn't believe that people actually drank it. Tequila is made from the blue agave plant which is harvested by hand. It's stripped down and ground up in a stone bowl and then the extract is collected and distilled. One of my favorite brands is Herradura Tequila it's...


LNNL EP#037 How Well Do You Handle Stress? Do You Crack Under Pressure?

When the pressure is on, it's easy for us to crack under it. Are you able to remain calm and poised or do you fly off the handle like a madman when things are getting out of whack? I used to be the second one above many, many years ago and then I quickly learned that it wasn't going to do my health any good so I learned how to adjust and become more peaceful when handling stress. It's never easy when we're faced with challenging moments. Our fight or flight response will always kick into...


LNNL EP#035 Want More Compliments? Then Compliment More Often!

Would you like for your significant other to compliment you more? Sometimes it's hard to get a compliment from the one you love, yet, it can be so easy to compliment a stranger on the street. Why is this? Today's episode we cover a simple rule of thumb, if you want more compliments, then give more compliments. Whether you're newly dating or involved with your romantic partner for ions. This episode will quickly remind you what to do if you're looking for more of a connection and stay...


LNNL EP#034 Connect with Yourself More Fully & Get More Love In Return

Today's guest is Teresha Young, she is known as “The Confidence Restyler”. Teresha is an accredited and certified Relationship Master Coach specializing in showing women how to reconnect with who they are and find confidence in themselves in order to have healthy, fulfilling relationships with themselves and with others in any kind of relationship; be it professional, family, platonic or romantic. She has spent years becoming skilled and experienced in the areas of coaching, personal...


LNNL EP#033 Turn on Your Star Power and Kick off Spring!

Turn on Your Star Power and kick off the Spring season. Summer is right around the corner and things are going to get busier. Today I speak about a few ways you can quickly Turn on Your Star Power: I share a few ways you can do some Spring wardrobe-closet clearing and get your wardrobe up to date and ready for the summer days to come. Try out some new makeup colors. We get in a rut sometimes and continue to wear the same colors and products. Get to a counter near you and have them do a...


LNNL EP#032 April is National #Straw Hat Month - So Get Your Hat On!

April is Straw Hat Month. I just love straw hats. Today's episode I give a quick talk on the history of straw hats and how many uses they have. I started wearing straw hats in the 80's in New York City. Not only are they stylish and fun, there are so many new styles that they didn't have back then and they also serve many other great functions. They can help with: a) Shield you from the sun's damaging rays. b) Keep a hairdo looking great from rainy weather. c) Help you stay cool by...


LNNL EP#031 Happy Home Decorating Month

April is National Home Decorating month which is one of my favorite pastimes. Is your home in need of some sprucing up? If so, now's the time to do it. Are you looking to just give your home a thorough cleaning, or, a full kitchen renovation, if you have the budget, go for it, now is your chance. There are plenty of Spring home furnishing sales going on right now so if you're looking for a new set of sheets or bedding which will make your bedroom look totally different or if you're looking...


LNNL EP#030 Celebrate International #Fragrance Day!

Today is #National Fragrance Day. If you're like me and love fragrances, today is the day to say "hip, hip hooray". How can you celebrate it? Take a quick listen to this short episode and get some ideas. Some of my favorite scents that I mention in today's episode are: Diorissimo by Christian Dior Fendi Perfume for Women Angel Perfume by Thierry Mugler Happy Sniffing!! With Much Love, Dawn-Marie XO


LNNL EP#028 Today is #National Clean Up Your Home Office Day!

Most of us today have a home office today, they're not only for the wealthy or for those who work from home. Some have home offices so that there's a place to write out the monthly bills or just have time alone to read a book. Today is #National Organize Your Home Day. So, I want to give you a few tips on how you can quickly organize your home office so that you can revel and enjoy the space. If it's full of clutter, the first thing I want you to do is turn on some music that will pump you...


LNNL EP#029 How to Survive an Extended Stay in the Hospital

How to Survive an Extended Stay in a Hospital It was three days after Christmas, December 28, 2017. I was just about to go to bed and I fell violently ill. I started having severe pain in my abdomen and even though I had vomited, I was still in some serious pain. I was also having trouble breathing and nothing was subsiding and I knew I was in trouble. My boyfriend had gone home to sleep at his apartment that evening. Fortunately, we live in the same complex, but didn't want to wake him...