Floss Your Way To Health, Says the ADA

As the mother of two twenty-something boys, I no longer have control of their dental health (and oh so many other things!). We all know that we should … [Read more...]

Holiday Calories! – 7 Best Ways to Stay in Control

Chocolate "Kisses" are available 365 days a year.  Just because they're covered in silver, green and red foil right now DOES NOT … [Read more...]

Helper’s High

More proof that when we do something nice for others, we’re the ones reaping the rewards: A study of college students found that those … [Read more...]

New York Does Food Right

There are a lot of fantastic sights to see in New York City but what catches my eye, not surprisingly, is THE FOOD! As a motivational speaker on … [Read more...]

A Food Riddle For You

One of the stories I tell as a motivational speaker on health and wellness is about the classic Old Maid Identical Twins. They lived together … [Read more...]

An Effective Speech Is Like Tomato Paste

So I've made for you... If you have ever watched any food competition I'm sure you've heard that opening phrase out of … [Read more...]

Back In the Saddle Again

My first thought was, "STOP, Polly, you're losing focus! Focus on your speaking career!" You see, I am the newest member of this … [Read more...]

How To Lose 8 Pounds in 7 Days!

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to go on a 7 day cleanse then please read my blog at PEPTalks.  And of course there's a … [Read more...]

Recipe Time! My New Veggie Obsession

I have a new love in my life. (Yay) A food love. (Aww) As a motivational speaker on health and wellness I wanted to share it with you so you can … [Read more...]

Boring Eating for Better Health

We all know that we should eat "a wide variety of whole foods" for better health. Read my realistic opinion of this in my recent post and … [Read more...]