Daily Archives: September 29, 2016


Feel Bold, learn to fight dirty

A couple of years ago, a now-retired Krav Maga instructor explained to me why the hand-to-hand combat techniques developed for the Israeli military are ideal skills for women’s self-defense. “There are no rules when you’re fighting for your life, so we teach ‘dirty fighting,’ striking vulnerable targets such as the eyes, nose, throat, groin, and…


Divorce in the digital age

Oversharing can be too easy when disclosing personal information and happens as fast as the push of a button. To avoid potential missteps, it is beneficial to take that extra second and think before you act. Whether speaking directly to your spouse or to a social media audience, every word you say can impact your…



O-Vary Funny! WHEN:     6 pm, Thursday, Oct. 6 WHERE:  DoubleTree Hotel,  1000 NE Multnomah St., Portland. WHAT:     Silent auction, dinner and the comedy and magic of Hart Keene. WHY:     It is the only fundraising event hosted by the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon & SW Washington. TICKETS: $75 per person; $750 for…


Tips for clean eating

Award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist, Cordon Bleu-certified chef and best-selling author Michelle Dudash has created recipes for busy moms struggling to feed their families nourishing meals while the clock is ticking. As an on-the-go working mom herself, Michelle understood early on that it is possible to cook like a chef while eating like a nutritionist, which…

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