Debbie Mandelís
Turn On Your Inner Light
Weekly Wellness Newsletter
November 5, 2003

Affirmation of the Week
We spend our time thinking about the next world.
One world at a time please!

Stress Reduction Tip of the Week
We never have enough time; in fact we take pride in always being so busy. Try to save some time for yourself. Write the same basic letter to friends and add a couple of personal remarks at the end. Cook double portions of meals, then freeze leftovers to eat later when you donít have time to fix dinner. Use an answering machine to avoid being interrupted or to screen your phone calls. What can you let go from your hectic schedule when you prioritize?

Article of the Week
"Hark! The Holidays Often Herald the End of Relationships: Hereís How to Strengthen Yours."
ĎTis the season to be jolly; however, many of us are mildly depressed, especially about ambiguous relationships.During the holidays our expectations are heightened by the media and we tend to focus on what we donít have. Here are 4 relationship measures you can implement immediately in order to want what you have, appreciate him or her and have a romance with life. Read Article Other articles

Food of the Week - Cranberries
Cranberries have been proven to keep the urinary tract healthy by preventing harmful bacteria from attaching to the urinary tract wall. And in this age of antibiotic resistant bacteria thatís no small feat! You can reap the benefits by drinking a cranberry fruit cocktail daily, eating fresh or dried cranberries or even canned cranberry sauce. The next time you make yourself a smoothie throw in some cranberries. When you make yourself a cup of hot tea, heat up cranberry juice cocktail instead of water. Chop one package of fresh cranberries, dice one orange and ĺ cup toasted nuts and put them into a food processor. Sweeten to taste and use with your turkey or use this relish as a topping for pancakes or French toast

Radio Show Guest of the Week - Patient Advocate Carol Breen
Tune into the Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show Sunday mornings at 10:30am on WLIE 540 AM in New York City. (Available online live, or hear past shows). On November 9, 2003 Carol Breen, Patient Advocate at Peninsula General Hospital, will tell us how to de-stress when a family member is hospitalized and what our rights are! Learn how to make decisions about medical care and not be ignored or bullied by doctors.

Debbie Eisenstadt Mandel, MA is the author of Turn On Your Inner Light: Fitness for Body, Mind and Soul, a stress-reduction specialist, motivational speaker, a personal trainer and mind/body lecturer at Southampton College. She is the host of the weekly Turn On Your Inner Light Show on WLIE 540 AM in Long Island and has been featured on radio/ TV and print media.

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