Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Beauty Shines from the Inside

In my mid-thirties, I am a far cry from the awkward pre-teen and teenage girl I was in the past, worried about...

Transform Your Life – Smart Weight Loss Strategies Made Personally for...

“I finally did it, and it changed my life,” said Profile by Sanford member Amy Kester as she reflected on her 140-pound...

How to Prevent and Treat “Turkey Neck”

One of the most forgotten yet the noticeable areas that show signs of aging is our neck. Factors like genetics, extreme weight...

Total Gum Health Creates a Long-Lasting, Beautiful Smile

Hollywood stars know the power of a beautiful smile. Celebrities seem to have perfect teeth, but just like the rest of us,...

The Wellness Cooperative and the Healing Powers of the Mind-Body Connection

The Wellness Cooperative, situated on South Washington Street in Old Town Alexandria, was shaped by owner Jeanette Wages on the solid foundation...

The Power of Daily Notes of Affirmation

One Woman’s Story on How to Move on From Life’s Dreadful Plot Twists  On a warm September day,...

Top 3 Reasons to Plan Your Fall Getaway to The Hyatt...

1.) The Family-Friendly Activities and Amenities. Reconnect with family, friends, and colleagues at the 342-acre waterfront resort near the Chesapeake Bay. Their AAA Four...

ASO’s Maestro Ross Re-imagines the Symphony

Attendees of Alexandria Symphony Orchestra’s opening concert of the 2019-2020 season are in for a unique experience. Maestro James Ross, now in...

How to Choose a Divorce Mediator

First, a definition: Divorce mediation is a private, confidential process...

The Family Connection

During this time of year, if you have visible veins, it is hard to ignore them. The appearance of spider and varicose...

Put Your Best Face Forward

Fall into full swing with your facial skincare routine this season. Now that summer is behind us, you may start to notice...

5 Things to Consider Before Cosmetic Medical Treatments

If you are interested in non-surgical cosmetic medical treatments, you will find many options available in a wide variety of settings. On...

Is Tooth and Gum Health Really THAT Important?

Researchers have long identified links between periodontal (gum) infections and other major diseases throughout the body.  Current studies have...

Bee The Future

Philanthropy on film: A big win when words spell the future Bee The Future showcases a spelling bee...

Hospitality at Its Finest: Baltimore’s Ivy Hotel

In today’s currency of credit card points, customer reward programs and discount memberships, one can feel the days of genuine customer service...

Skin Cancer at 22: It Can Happen to You

Cancer can happen at any age, we know this. But when we think about skin cancer, most of the time our minds envision...

Inspiring a Generation

Alysia Dempsey believes deeply in the importance of acknowledging every person and giving them a voice. Based on that ideal, she founded...

Are You Getting the Desired Results with Your Exercise?

Did you know one needs to achieve the right amount of intensity or “fatigue” on the muscles in order to see change...

Do Retired Judges Really Mediate?

Over the years, I have often asked individual lawyers whether they ever refer cases to mediation. They almost always say yes –...

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What is it and what can you do...

Do you notice an increase in heaviness in your pelvis after being on your feet all day? Do you feel pressure in...

Considering Breast Implants This Summer?

Breast augmentation with implants still reigns as one of the most popular cosmetic procedures around the world according to the American Society...

Dream Big with the Help of SMART Goals

Ah, goal setting. Often reserved for New Year’s resolutions and sales teams, I find many people are intimidated by the very idea...

A Conversation with Local Artist Sabrina Cabada

Born in Washington, D.C., Sabrina Cabada grew up immersed in a creative world. The daughter of artists and gallery owners, her love...

How to Get Divorced: Mediate or Litigate?

Suppose that you and your spouse have reached the point where you know divorce is inevitable. Now what? Are you going to...

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Alexandria Symphony: Autumn Storytelling and Holiday Merrymaking with a Twist

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra continues its 2019-2020 season of diverse programming under the direction of Maestro James Ross. In his second year...

Motherhood, an Opportunity Encounter

Like many other moms, I had several “aha moments” along this journey we call motherhood. However, one of the most enlightening moments for me...

Cancer Side Effects That No One Is Talking About

Cancer research is progressing and helping many to live years past their initial diagnosis. After cancer survival, some suffer from long term side effects...