Author: Cat Curry-Williams

2017 Women With A Purpose Conference

Where Kindred Spirits are Thriving, Inspiring and Evolving! Please join us for an intimate day to be enlightened, entertained, and inspired. Aging Gracefully, Gratefully, and Joyfully You are the journey. Give yourself permission. Choose beliefs that serve you. Live the Passionate, Vibrant, and Healthy life you were meant to live.                                                   to learn more and reserve your seats                                  ...

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Lucas & Lewellen July Wine & Cheese Pairing

Stop in at the Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards Tasting Room this Friday evening, August 26th, from 5:30-7 pm for the third in our series of “Summer Fridays” Wine & Cheese Pairings. This Friday, we’re featuring our newly released Goodchild Chardonnay and our crisp, fresh 2014 Sauvignon Blanc. Taste our gorgeous, silky, inky 2012 Petite Sirah along with the popular 2012 Cabernet Franc and bottle aged 2009 “Special Club Reserve” Cabernet Sauvignon. We’ll round out the evening’s tasting with artisan cheese pairings and special pricing on the featured wines. Strangely, the Santa Ynez Valley( Solvang) has been spared from most...

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Women + Holidays = Stress

The American Psychological Association ran a study designed to explore the effects of stress during the holidays, and found that women experienced a much more dramatic spike in stress levels over Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas than men. When asked if their stress levels were higher than normal over the holidays, 44% of women said yes (as opposed to 31% of men). When asked if they felt able to relax over the holidays, only 25% of women said yes. In contrast, 41% of men, strongly agreed that they felt relaxed during the holidays. The APA also determined that in order...

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Turns Out Wine is good for your brain…. Nice to hear.

Here’s news worth toasting to: Drinking a glass of red wine every day can help keep your brain healthy down the road for as many as seven and a half extra years, reports a new study in Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Recent news from a study in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests that wine is good for your brain. To me, this is not a surprise; my brain always seems to be especially perky after a glass or two of wine. But the study actually suggests that specialized training in wine might actually enhance your brain—in fact, studying...

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Drink Wine, Drink water!

What is Alkaline Water? it’s water with a pH level higher than 7. Normal tap water typically has a pH level of 7. Is alkaline water good for you? Yes, alkaline water is good for you. Our water is a structured water. The water goes through an intense purification process before adding back in essential minerals. Alakline water is higher in pH levels than your tap water. More About Tru Alka’s Process Tru Alka, through its proprietary formula, begins with water which has been intensely purified. We then add back in minerals of calcium, magnesium and potassium. Now here is...

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