Secrets to Success: More Self-Esteem

I keep referring to Florence Littauer’s book Personality Plus – simply because it held the key to my personal development.   Funnily enough, reading this book and others recommended by my ‘Network 21’ support group (see my first Self-Esteem post) and listening to speakers talk about their lives and their challenges brought me back to my … Read More

Are you WELL?

I am amazed at how little we know about our bodies.  I suspect this ignorance stems in part from deceptive and misleading advertising – we can end up being mere receptacles for the pills, powders and liquids we’re told to buy. Ignoring the cause, we rush to the pharmacy or health store to get what … Read More

Eat like the Animals

The authors of Eat like the Animals, Professors Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer from Sydney University, discuss their compelling recent book exclusively with Shirl’s Pearls. In joint scientific research over 35 years, they show us how to regain our lost appetite instincts for eating a (proper) balanced diet.