Carolyn Magner

Snack attack!

| October 24, 2011

Beat boredom by listening to a bestselling novel on CD while you drive. It will distract you from snacking and sharpen your mind.

Tricky treats!

| October 20, 2011

Dear Carolyn, I love Halloween! I love dressing up, decorating the house, taking the kids trick or treating and all the candy!  My husband hates it. I think he's worried about all the calories in the candy. ...

Good choice, bad choice Halloween Candy

| October 20, 2011

  Making healthy Halloween candy choices can be a scary proposition. After all, the miniature-sized, chocolate-covered bites can’t be all bad, can they? The answer depends on how many bite-sized morsels you eat and the surprising ...

Get happy!

| October 20, 2011

Hang out with cheerful people. A positive attitude is contagious and so is a negative one! The same goes for listening to talk radio, choosing movies and listening to music.

Portion size

| October 19, 2011

Choose a piece of meat the size of a deck of cards and potatoes or rice that would fit in an ice cream scoop.

Block it!

| October 18, 2011

Long distance drivers have more skin cancers on the left side of their body. Wear sunscreen or a long sleeve shirt every day.

Shake the salt!

| October 17, 2011

Rinse canned tuna before using. Read food labels and only buy salt-free canned vegetables and soups.

Junk in the bunk!

| October 17, 2011

Dear Carolyn, My husband is almost a hoarder. I mean, his truck is full of junk. It takes 20 minutes to clear off his bunk just to sit on it! I nag, beg, threaten but he ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is meant to entertain you, not solve your terrible, desperate problems. Email Carolyn at cmagner@rrpub.com

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