Take care of yourself: toning and firming

Dear friends, it is very important to take care of ourselves. I know very well that time is a tyrant for all of us, but we have to make a little effort to find it to devote to the care of our body, trying to tone and firm  the parts  of our body that want to give up at the  time passing. Physical activity and …

Aprosio, the house of beads

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Last summer, strolling around Florence with my friend Elisa, we went to a shop in via della Spada to pick up a pair of earrings she had fallen in love with. The shop was Aprosio: jewelry and accessories made exclusively with glass and crystal beads. A wonder for the eyes, but taken in a hurry to do a thousand things all in one day, the …

Trend summer 2017: the long dress

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The protagonist of  summer 2017 is the long and soft dress. All the brands have proposed it in the collections. In  gitano or hippie style, with long sleeves or sleeveless, floral or plain colors, all long dresses must be large. The width should be increased by frills , ruches or ruffles and  it  can be interrupted only  by high waist belts. How to wear a long dress …

How to be chic with any budget

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Is it possible to be chic even without spending a fortune? Absolutely yes. Being elegant is not a matter of spending, it depends primarily on how we choose and match the items we have in our closet. By following the few rules we can dress up some beautiful outfits with any budget. Three rules to dress well The number one rule is to buy items …

Aerobic work: running and walking

We have already talked about the importance of muscular work for our health and fitness, today we talk about aerobic work. Aerobic work has a minimum duration of 10 minutes at moderate intensity and, in general, and  is  a fat burner. Often patients ask me which exercises they can do to lose fat deposited on the belly: the first thing to do is aerobic work, that …

How to increase self-esteem with goodnight stories

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Good night stories for rebel girls On March 8,  Women’s Day, the book Good night stories for rebel girls arrived to Italy. This book, written by two Italian women resident in the United States, has become the literary case of the year. The two writers used crowdfunding, collective funding to support a project , for the creation of their book of fairy tales. Elena Favilli and …

What to wear at 50

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There are many philosophies, dear friends, about what to wear at 50. My conviction is that we can wear everything we like, without anyone else making rules for us. I mean that each of us should express her personality and mood using fashion to show them. And each of us is different from the other. Tall, short, thin, shapely, curvy, brown, blond, red,  white each …

Positive energy in pink

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Positive energy in bright pink coat   In a recent post, when I asked if there is bias for bright colors with age, many overfifty responded not to have any. I can not but agree with them because I love the colors, I feel them to give a positive energy. One of those I love most is the bright pink. Do you remember the post …