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Past articles by Rebecca:

Boost your metabolism with these 7 exercises

If you're short on time and need to boost your metabolism, a few power exercises can do just that, according to Hakeem Akbar, co-owner of Empower Fitness Lab. → Read More

4 types of clothing you should get rid of to thin out your closet

It's time to get rid of the closet-space wasters that have been taking up way too much room in your closet. → Read More

Sick of shampooing and blow-drying? Consider this hair craze

A recent survey of 2,000 women from the beauty retailer Look Fantastic says that we average six days a year styling our hair. → Read More

MOMS ON THE MOVE: Clothing for better potty training

In an attempt to make potty training more effective, less messy and less expensive, Tynkle Tykes are here. → Read More

Changes to wardrobe, makeup can make you look lighter, younger

A Houston-based consultant looks at ways to change your wardrobe and makeup to better suit a lighter, younger-looking you. → Read More

New technology creates safe spaces for senior citizens

When our parents start to age, the discussion of where they should live comes into play. → Read More

Are you cleaning your hair brushes enough?

How often do you clean your hair brushes? For most of us, it's not enough. → Read More

Take these steps to launch your career to the next level

In the new year, a lot of us assess our lives and see where we might want to make changes, especially when it comes to our professions. → Read More

These words can really improve your relationships in 2018

When it comes to developing better relationships, it's not as much about what we should do but rather what we shouldn't do that makes the difference. → Read More

When it comes to getting in shape in 2018, less is best

Getting in shape doesn't mean we have to do cardio seven days a week and spend hours in the gym lifting weights. In fact, that could be bad. → Read More

Retired Houston firefighter fighting to walk again after suffering traumatic injuries in attic fall

Brian Lepori says his grandson has motivated him to keep moving after being severely injured in an attic fall. → Read More

Abdominal wall repair the answer to stubborn mommy pooch, doctor says

What new mom doesn't want to get her pre-baby body back? Yet, many women face years and years of working out and are left with a mid-section that still looks pregnant. Well, there's a surgery to fix that. → Read More

Whittle your waist to Jamaican tunes

If you love the beat of reggae music, then you just might like the newest workout craze taking over Houston. The workout is called Brukwine, and was created by Tamara Bradshaw and Tavia Bailey who spent years as professional dancers performing with some → Read More

Houston's hidden jewel has ultimate selection of Mexican food

Mi Tienda has two locations in Houston. One on the northeast side and one on the south side, and whether you're into traditional Mexican cheese and candies or homemade goods, they've got you covered. → Read More

Asian family grocery store an 'American Dream' story

Viet Hoa International Foods is a family-run grocery store. Its name - "Viet" stands for Vietnamese. "Hoa" stands for Chinese. → Read More

Enjoy flavors that burst at Rani's World Foods Indian and Pakistani market

If you love Indian and Pakistani food, Rani's World Foods in Northwest Houston is the place to be. → Read More

Phoenicia Specialty Foods brings a world of flavor to Houston

With clients from all over Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Mediterranean and even Latin communities, Phoenicia Specialty Foods has made their mark with an offering of foods from all over the world, keeping their customers coming back for more! → Read More

Houston Dash captain Kealia Ohai talks life on the field and with Houston Texans' JJ Watt

When injured Texans star JJ Watt threw out the first pitch in game three of the World Series, he had some extra support next to him. The towhead clad in jeans and sneakers, not just his girlfriend but one of the captains of the Houston Dash women's soccer team, Kealia Ohai, by his side as he hobbled out to the pitcher's mound. It was a high-profile outing for the couple though most days, their… → Read More

Full-body workout burns 500 calories in 30 minutes

9 Round, a new fitness studio in Houston, gives the benefits of a personal trainer, allows you to take the class at the exact hour and minute you choose, and often burns 500 calories in just one session. → Read More

George Springer inspires young fans coping with stutters

George Springer, who has dealt with a stutter for his whole life, is inspiring a younger generation of baseball fans who also cope with similar situations. → Read More