Month: December 2016

Happy Holidays WomenOnTheFencers!

Happy Holidays WomenOnTheFencers!

Do you hear that sound?

It’s the sound of the home stretch. The approach of the end of another year. Christmas, Hanukkah, Nat King Cole and reindeers, BOXING DAY, New Year’s Eve! It’s also the time where I close up the blogging shop for 2 weeks to spend time with my family. As you know, it’s my gift I give myself every July and December. I rest the mind, and come back rested and rejuvenated with fresh content in January.

Cuz It Comes Down To This One Thing...

Cuz It Comes Down To This One Thing…

Girls, I wanted to share something that had a big impact on me. It was also a real AHA moment for the others I was with as well.

I recently went to a powerful, inspiring luncheon called Women’s Power Talks: Standing Up to Violence Against Women. I heard the story of Rita Kestenbaum, a mother who sent her beautiful daughter Carol Kestenabum off to college, only to have her daughter murdered by her roommate’s boyfriend on the day of her 20th birthday.

Seasonal Depression: Food For Your Mood

Seasonal Depression: Food For Your Mood

By Tracy Satov

As the days have gotten shorter and darker, many people experience seasonal depression. The less sunlight in combination with cold winter weather, many just want to stay indoors and put their head under their covers.

Are there any foods that could improve your mood?

I Love This So Hard

I Love This So Hard

Madonna, a global icon who extended her record as the highest-grossing female touring artist of all time in 2016 — was honored as Woman of the Year at Billboard’s Women In Music 2016 event on Friday (Dec. 9). And during her acceptance speech, she was fully ferocious, funny and brutally honest — in other words, she was the Madonna we’ve known and adored since she debuted more than 30 years ago.” – Billboard

5 Step Process to Designing Your Dreams For 2017

5 Step Process to Designing Your Dreams For 2017

This is a time of year where many of us become overwhelmed.

Overwhelmed by what’s still left to accomplish and preparing for family or extra holiday centric obligations. I’m sure many of you, like me, are also thinking about what we want to accomplish next year.

My Handel coach gives me an excellent exercise each year that helps me focus, and get clear on what I want, and it never gets old. Simply put, it’s called dreaming.

7 Signs You Need Some Excitement in Your Relationship

When you reach a certain point of comfortability in your relationship, it sure is nice. You don’t have to worry about impressing each other anymore, you’ve seen each other at your worst and still love each other, and you just really “know” each other on a deeper level.

But there is another side to this level of love. It means things tend to become less exciting. That’s normal of course, but just like your car needs tuning up to run at its best, so does your relationship. Always add a little spice to keep things interesting, and keep boredom at bay.

6 Great Winter Reads for Women!

6 Great Winter Reads for Women!

Fall and Winter is the perfect time to cozy up wth a big blanket, a warm cup of tea, and a great book.

On yesterday’s Global TV segment, I shared six great winter reads. I tried to suggest a little something for everyone – memoir, funny, thriller, autobiographies…

Here is the segment on some great fall and winter reads.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Weekly Tips for Empowered Living and Erica Diamond’s FREE Self-Care Resource Guide right to your inbox!