Alisa Vitti, FLO Living, Share Hormonal Health Advice on Girlfriendology

Fortunately as women, we generally share information and info on being healthy is some of the most valuable. (If you haven’t got your health … it’s sad, right?) Thankfully we’ve got some great girlfriends around her at Girlfriendology who have great girlfriend advice! Meet ALISA VITTI, founder of FLO Living. She’s got great information for women about being hormonally healthy like this personal story on overcoming some big health issues.

ALISA VITTI, HHC, AADP founded FLO Living in 2001 to help women recover from menstrual disturbances, fertility challenges, energy and low libido issues in their 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s. Alisa pioneered a nutritional protocol that restores hormonal balance. She received degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Alisa was featured in Dr. Christiane Northrup’s Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom in 2010. She is currently writing her first book due out in March 2013.


Author and Mom, MELISSA FAY GREENE interview with Girlfriendology

We celebrated MOTHER’S DAY a little late this week (it was just Sunday!) with this interview with award-winning author and mom to NINE :)MELISSA FAY GREENE.

Author of ‘No Biking in the House without a Helmet,’ Melissa shared her heartwarming story of raising her four children, then adopting five more from three different continents. She also shared wonderful stories – of struggling with post-adoption depression and how her friends (and some medical support!) helped her thrive in this wonderful, beautiful family.

Also, check out her guest blog on Girlfriendology about her girlfriend Andy. (All girlfriends have stories!) Thanks Melissa!


Girlfriendology interview with CRYSTAL COLLINS, Marketing Calendar Blueprint

Girlfriend CRYSTAL COLLINS, co-creator of the Marketing Calendar Blueprint, also aka: The Thrifty Mama and part of the Savvy Blogging awesome bloggers, has some great advice for women entrepreneurs – it involves having a business strategy, not just ‘hoping’ our business will happen and become profitable. She asks the (possibly) tough question of women entrepreneurs: ‘What’s Your Business Strategy?’ And JOIN US as we talk with Crystal about our Marketing Calendar and Business Strategy!


Girlfriendology interviews LISA McDANIEL BROWN, Health Coach

LISA MCDANIEL BROWN grew up thinking everyone knew how to eat well and live their best life – but sadly we don’t! Thankfully she shares her awesome health and wellness insight on Girlfriendology as our Girlfriend Guru of Women’s Wellness.

Check out this guest blog where she shares her fabulous fitness advice on what to eat before working out. And, on this BlogTalkRadio show, she’ll share great fitness advice like:

  • The Top 5 things you can do today to improve your health today
  • What a health coach is why you may need one
  • What is ‘Sugar Addiction’ and how can we address it?
  • What are Primary foods and Secondary foods, and why are both necessary to have balance and good health?

LISA MCDANIEL BROWN is a health and wellness coach at Before coaching, speaking, and blogging, Lisa was a broadcaster, PR/Marketing professional, and event planner with a degree in Communications. Her passion for health and well-being was nurtured from an early age – her father was a physician who specialized in weight control and longevity (and he’s still alive and thriving at age 97).

Thanks Lisa for sharing! Check out her previous Girlfriend Guru guest posts:


Girlfriendology interview with JESSICA TURNER, the Mom Creative

How does a busy mom work full-time and still blog, pin and stay on top of social media? Well, this one does and they all magically combine to give her some great insights that she’ll share in this Girlfriendology BlogTalkRadio show.

JESSICA TURNER blogs on The Mom Creative about motherhood, memory keeping, faith, and frugal living. Every day is a juggling act as she balances working full-time, making memories with her family, photographing the every day and trying to be crafty. She also enjoys connecting with online friends via Facebook, Twitter and her latest addiction, Pinterest. She is proud to be a teacher for Big Picture Classes, an (in)courage contributor and Southwest Airlines’ official mommy blogger. Jessica and her husband, Matthew, live in Nashville, Tennessee, with their two young children, Elias and Adeline.

Are you interested in Pinterest too? Check out our Pinterest Marketing Webinar – & Girlfriend Discount!


PINTEREST Webinar, Girlfriendology Founder – Debba Haupert

Next Thursday, 3/22, we’re sharing How to use PINTEREST for your Blog, Brand or Business including:

  • When you SHOULDN’T be on Pinterest
  • Design, Copyright and TOS
  • Your own personal Pinterest strategy
  • Who is on Pinterest and who is doing it well?
  • How to get started on Pinterest
  • How to grow your TRAFFIC and REVENUE with Pinterest

How did we get 40,000+ PINTEREST followers in 5 weeks?!

PINTEREST is the ‘newest thing’ to hit Social Media in a L-O-N-G time! Already at over 21 million+ users, it is kicking some Social Media butt!

Plus, we’ll provide a CHECKLIST FOR GETTING STARTED on this amazing and HOT Social Media platform!

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PATRICIA SANDS, Author on Girlfriendology

We’re still celebrating International Women’s Day. It is a day to celebrate women and our achievements, to acknowledge women who make a difference, and to recognize the challenges so many still face.

One women who shared this day with us and inspired so many women is our girlfriend – PATRICIA SANDS, author of ‘The Bridge Club.’

Patricia Sands lives in Toronto, Canada. With a happily blended family of seven children and, at last count, six grandchildren, life is full and time is short. Beginning with her first Kodak Brownie camera at age six, she has told stories all her life through photography. Her award-winning debut novel The Bridge Club was a finalist in the general fiction category for the Foreword Reviews 2010 Book of The Year.


Girlfriendology interviews MARY ANN VANGRIN, Wine Sisterhood

I hate to rub it in, but I just got back from the BEST women and wine event in Napa! (Actually, I SHOULD hate to rub it in, but it was so fun I just HAVE to share!)


I attended the First Annual Wine Sisterhood Gathering – a custom blend of wine and women – it was AWESOME! (Here’s my review of the Wine Sisterhood Gathering!) Today we’ll chat with MARY ANN VANGRIN, Director of Communications and Social Media for Canopy Management about this event and the fun things that happen when you create ‘a custom blend of women and wine’ – like we did in Napa last Sunday-Tuesday.


Mary Ann is the Director of Communications and Social Media, Canopy Management and Wine Sisterhood. She found her way to the wine business after a career in advertising as a writer/creative director working on accounts such as Gallo. Mary Ann is the creative mind behind many of the wine industry’s most influential marketing and public relations initiatives. In her role at Canopy Management, she builds the brands to engage and connect consumers to the new world of wine, using the innovative communications tools of the 21st Century. Mary Ann and the Wine Sisterhood team recently hosted the First Annual Wine Sisterhood Gathering in Napa and I was lucky enough to join them.


Girlfriendology interviews DANA WHITE, A Slob Comes Clean

Need to declutter? Considering having a garage sale? Want to enlist a girlfriend to help you with either of those?! You need this girlfriend’s advice!

Meet DANA WHITE – aka: Nony, A Slob Comes Clean. Her blog is the completely honest (and never-ending) story of her deslobification process. She shares the truth about cleaning and organization methods that work for a real-life slob. And she’s funny. Check out her series on how to have a successful garage sale and her new e-book, 28 Days to Hope for Your Home. (Only $4 thru the end of February! Just a warning: It’s not for the mildly disorganized!)

LISTEN IN as we talk about:

  • What is ‘Normal?’
  • How do we get started decluttering – and how do we keep going when we want to give up?
  • Successful Garage Sale strategies and secrets

And, check out this guest blog Nony wrote on how to help a Girlfriend have a garage sale!

Did we mention that … her new e-book, 28 Days to Hope for Your Home? (Only $4 thru the end of February! $7.99 after that)


Girlfriendology interviews DR. ELIZABETH LOMBARDO, Happiness Coach

Are you HAPPY girlfriend? Are your friends HAPPY too?

As a friend, it’s only natural that we want our girlfriends to be happy. We get joy from their joy and smiles when they smile, too – right? And, vice versa. Their happiness depends on ours too. It’s a wonderful circle – when we’re happy.

DR. ELIZABETH LOMBARDO knows a thing or two about HAPPINESS. She’s the author of ‘A Happy You‘ and Shaquille O’Neal says ‘Dr. Lombardo is my head coach for happiness.’

Elizabeth Lombardo, PhD is a psychologist, physical therapist and author of the bestselling book A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness. She helps people create the lives they want to live. A media go-to person, Elizabeth has been interviewed by some of today’s top media outlets including The TODAY Show, CNN, NPR, Self, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Woman’s World and Cosmopolitan. Learn more about happiness and Dr. Elizabeth at

And check out the guest blog that Dr. Elizabeth did for Girlfriendology – Be a Good Friend – Be HAPPY.


Girlfriendology interviews JANA CURRIE, Wellness Coach

Do you like the picture of where your life is headed? If not, make a course change by finding a vision for your life that inspires you and gives you hope. Share your dream with some girlfriends and take them on the journey with you – that will make all the difference.

LISTEN as we talk with Jana Currie, Wellness Coach, about women and wellness. (Great advice on how to accomplish your wellness goals and New Years Resolutions!) And check out her girlfriend advice on how to change the course of your life – in a good way!

JANA CURRIE finds seeing women experience the joy of living a life full of health and vitality is the most rewarding in her work as a Wellness Coach. Jana has helped 100s of women lose weight, gain strength, energy, and, above all, confidence in themselves. Jana earned her Master’s degree in Health Education from the University of Cincinnati. She is a Certified Wellness Coach, Fitness Trainer, and Corporate Consultant. Jana has delivered fitness training, wellness coaching, and corporate health promotion services to Fortune 50, 100 and 500 clients throughout the country.

And visit her blog for her F*REE report: Six Steps to Achieving the Weight and Life you Want!


Girlfriendology interviews CRYSTAL COLLINS, The Thrifty Mama

She’s not your ‘granola’ girlfriend! She’s your GREAT girlfriend!

Meet CRYSTAL COLLINS. She believes we can live healthy and fit lives – and still be frugal. It’s a lifestyle that she lives and writes about on her blog And that’s what she shares in this great interview about making small changes in our lives that will make big differences. LISTEN IN!

Also, check out her guest blog on how you and your friends can help each other being healthy and fit – plus it’s ‘funner’ together!

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Girlfriendology interviews JESSICA DRUMMOND, Women’s Health Coach

Did you set some NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS Girlfriend? Most likely, if you did, you may have set some goals for being healthier and taking better care of yourself.

Did you know that having your girlfriends support you with your goals will make your success more likely? It’s true! And, we’ve got the perfect girlfriend to support us in our success on our BlogTalkRadio call. Meet our Girlfriend Guru

JESSICA DRUMMOND, MPT, CHC of is an expert in women’s health from a mind-body-spirit perspective that is based in practical experience & evidence-based practice. She was educated at UVA, Emory University & Duke Integrative Medicine.She is the original women’s health coach. She is also a women’s health physical therapist.She writes, teaches, & lectures nationally on subjects relating to women’s health in the years after childbirth through menopause.

Recently Jessica shared New Years Resolutions & your girlfriends – check it out! Happy Holidays & Healthy Hormones, Girlfriends are key to Hormone Health


Girlfriendology interviews LAURA SMITH, Gift Guru, Gifts.Com

Are you ‘down to the wire’ on your Christmas Shopping? JOIN US for Last Minute Holiday Shopping Advice with …

Along with managing the blog GiftRap, LAURA SMITH works as a “Gift Guru” with a focus on teens, beauty & eco-friendly trends. She also currently contributes to several lifestyle blogs. Always on the hunt for the next cool thing, Laura loves web culture and is constantly influenced by her travels. She loves to surprise family & friends with her unexpected finds. The best gift she ever received was a trip to London.

Check out her Girlfriend Advice on Last Minute Holiday Shopping.

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