Author Archives: Zipporah Sandler


How to do NOTHING

Laugh, go ahead, but you know as well as I do that it’s not as easy as you think. Just take a day off and stay home and see what you end up doing: laundry, social media, writing that post that you’ve been putting off, dishes, you might even MAKE THE BED.


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Nutrition on the Road

I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Zippy and I’ve turned into my grandmother. I used to laugh at the things she carried in her purse — little packets of sweetener; bags of nuts and dried fruit; and sweet treats, usually hard candies, when we wanted “something good.” The joke was over when I began my career as a blogger and a travel writer.


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5 Fun Ways to Reduce Stress

I’m a totally laid-back type of gal. Everything rolls off my back. I deal with things as they come, and I almost never worry. At least that’s what I tell everyone. But if I am so laid back, what about the following?


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Healthy Aging: French Style

Yes, I live in South Florida and NOT the South of France, but I do visit Europe yearly, and have spent considerable time in Paris. I even LIVED there for a time (many years ago). The first thing that I always seem to notice is how women of a certain age EMBRACE the way they look. The French don’t spend their money on facelifts and Botox, but rather on great skin care regimes.


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Reluctantly Healthy

There’s something about the words “living healthy” that sounds rigid to me. I’ve spent my life trying to live my Champagne Living style, which in my mind doesn’t translate well to healthy lifestyle. BUT, the truth of the matter is that in order to enjoy life and live it to the fullest, health HAS to be at the core.


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Six Foods That Support Joints

Eat your way to joint health. There have been several studies over the years that point toward certain fruits and vegetables as being beneficial to joints, and experts suggest that the Mediterranean Diet and the foods below are part of the ultimate diet for optimal joint health. While you still need to check in with your doctor, adding these foods to your diet could be beneficial.


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Can You Really Get Rid of Wrinkles?

Wrinkles… those folds, creases or ridges in the skin that make me crazy when I look in the mirror. While it’s true that as we become older we get wrinkles, I don’t know anyone who looks at them and thinks: “Wow, those are NICE.” Can we avoid them? To a certain degree.


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12 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Every time I turn on the radio, I hear an advertisement about talking to your doctor, and how important it is. But, do you really know WHAT you should be asking?


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Have a NOSH – Why Healthy Snack is a Good Thing

Mom… I can hear her in my ear, reminding me to go to bed early, wash my hands often, and eat my vegetables and eat just healthy snack. Most of the time, mom was right, but keeping me from eating between lunch and dinner (which was a tough one) was really counterproductive. Sure, she didn’t […]


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Fitness Over 50

As I sat down to write about starting a fitness program, I realized that I needed help. A LOT of help. I’m one of those that NEED to heed the warning: “Consult a doctor before beginning this or any other exercise program.”


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