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October 2012

THE ROMANTIC MOVEMENT

WILL YOUR RELATIONSHIP SURVIVE? Four signs of hope and the one sign it’s over

BEYOND SATISFIED What truely defines women

ONE MINUTE FLAT AB WORKOUT HAVE THE SMOOTHEST SKIN

EVER!

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RULES OF PERSONAL STYLE

The stress reliever RULES OF PERSONAL STYLE


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LAZY GIRLS GUIDE TO A PERFECT BODY By Mirinda Peterson You can improve your appearance and health living your by everyday life.

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LOOK GREAT NAKED WORKOUT PLAN By Jessie Daniels A right strategy you can see results in just two weeks. What makes that possible, focusing on muscles that respond fastest to strength training.

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4 SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE YOUR HAIR By Paula Brinkerhoff Looks might be a matter of personal taste, but every gal likes to have sexy, shiny hair. Try these hairstyle secrets to crank up your hair’s shine factor.

YOUR BREASTS CALLED... By Sandy Smith ...and they’re feeling neglected. Learn how to pamper and pleasure them.

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By Abbie Blake

By Jessica Mitchell

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Know what works well for your body, and stay to date on the latest trends. Here are seven rules to finding your personal style.

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28 WOMEN LEAD DIFFERENTLY... B y Ta y l o r S m i t h

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sure that you don’t look like a zombie.

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...And that is a good thing. Learn how women generally lead different and how to help improve your leadership skills.

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LOOK GREAT WHEN YOU’VE HAD NO SLEEP The only thing worse then coming to work on 2 hours of sleep is being told you look like you got 2 hours sleep. Some times, we all have to deal with fatigue Here is a strategies to make

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30 STRESS RELIEVER By Jessica Mitchell Learn how to successfully manage stresses by changing the way you respond to stress, making time for relaxation, and learn healthier coping strategies.

On the Cover This women on the cover is named Tessa Randerberg. She is known for being well balanced in all attributes that we focus on here in this magazine, Glow, Glisten, and Enlighten. Learn more about her throughout this issue.


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BEYOND SATISFIED By Jessica Mitchell

Melinda goes on a enlightened journey to find what was missing, and discovers what she was looking for.

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WOMEN’S WANTS By Diana Charlson

We sometimes don’t really know what we want or why we want it Stepanie Johansenson, a psycologist will answer.

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TAKING CONTROL LOOKS AND LIFE By Kate Donohoeww

The majority are going around in a circle while they “wait.” Jessie Pratt learned how to stop this trend and took control.

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lazy girls guide to a perfect body You can improve your appearance and health by just living your by everyday life. By Mirinda Peterson

ARMS...

slim the flab If you are sitting in a chair or on the floor lock your arms and hold yourself up for 20 sec. Complete this with 3 sets of 15 reps.

BREASTS...

shape the “girls� While showering push your hands together as hard as you can for 10 seconds. Complete 2 sets of 20 reps.

BELLY...

flatten the jelly rolls While you are sitting around do 3 sets of 15 reps holding your abs in a flex for 15 secs.

THIGHS...

tighten the thunder thighs Lift both leg up and out in front of you, twist your feet facing in towards each other as far you can then the same facing out. Complete this rotation 15 times in each position for 5 sets.

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trim the cankles Do 3 sets of spelling the alphabet with both of your feet using only your ankles.

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Women of a certain age can yearn for more than the physical riches they have achieved. Melinda goes on a enlightened journey to find what had been missing, and discovers what she herself was looking for. By Kathrine Barto

Women with children have historically been into the innovative entrepreneurs. From their kitchen table, Lillia Vernon launched a quite unique and

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2004 and it has been a hit ever since. The company had over $300 million into their

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revenue in 2010; and New York fashion consulting firm Tobe Report, estimates about Burch’s revenue could climb to $1 billion in the next five to ten years. Alexis Maybank

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“After all this, it made me realize what defines being a women.”

that includes organic baby cereal and frozen squash has been a runaway success and is sold in supermarkets like Whole Foods. Quite a few of the women are rethinking traditional businesses explosive results. Robin Chase founded Zipcar in 1999, altering the notion that in every family needs to own a car. Zipcar allows its customers to rent a car easily for as short as an hour or by the day. Chase left Zipcar in 2003, and is now trying to make carpooling cool with her new start-up GoLoco.org. Then there is Crumbs Bake Shop co-founder with Mia Bauer. She started a new mom-and-pop cupcake bakery on Upper West Side of Manhattan with her husband in 2003. They sold it in 2010 for $82.1 million (she’s staying on with the company). Sarah Beatty who Women with children have historic innovative entrepreneurs. From her kitchen table, Lillian Vernon launched a unique.

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giftware line and Estée.

are leading the charge and proving once again that necessity and innovation go

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Lauder built one of then

hand in hand with mothers of invention.

historically and innovatives

world’s biggest a cosmetics

We have tried to represent a diversity of women entrepreneurs in a variety of new

entrepreneurs. From their a

empires, bringing news into

industries despite the range of women on this list some key trends stand out. Several

kitchen table, Lilliea Vernon

husband in to work for her.

of the working moms we have highlighted are online pioneers and entrepreneurs.

launched an personalized

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giftware line and Estée.

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world’s biggest a cosmetics

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considered male. Jamie Arundell Latsaw, an army veteran, founded Lexiconia as a

empires, bringing news into

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Consulting agent with her new husband to offer training to troops about to deploy

husband in to work for her.

comfort zones while raising

in to Iraq and Afghanistan. The company, which was founded in 2005, now brings in

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their own families.

$14.4 million dollars a year. Leah Brown, a mom to teenage sons, started the Clinical

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Women with children have historically been innovative entrepreneurs. From their

comfort zones while raising

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their own families.

entrepreneurial innovators

Estée Lauder built one of the world’s biggest cosmetics empires, bringing husband

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the new Tobe Report, estimates of Burh’s revenues could climb to $1 billion in next five to ten years.

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Each woman must have

Each woman must have

that includes organic baby cereal and frozen squash has been a runaway success

at least one child her own

at least one child her own

and is sold in supermarkets like Whole Foods.

house who is 18 years old

house who is 18 years old

or younger. The list of new

or younger. The list of new

Robin Chase founded Zipcar in 1999, altering the notion that in every family needs

illustrates and how mostly

illustrates and how mostly.

to own a car. Zipcar allows its customers to rent a car easily for as short as an hour

working moms are leading

or by the day. Chase left Zipcar in 2003, and is now trying to make carpooling cool

the charge and proving in

the idea of a home improve

with her new start-up GoLoco.org. Then there is Crumbs Bake Shop co-founder with

once again that necessity

stores and the green spin.

Mia Bauer. She started a new mom-and-pop cupcake bakery on Upper West Side of

and innovation go to hand

Manhattan with her husband in 2003. They sold it in 2010 for $82.1 million (she’s stay

in hand world’s biggest a

on with the company). Sarah Beatty who Women with children.

cosmetics with mothers.

Quite a few of the women are rethinking traditional businesses explosive results.

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