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You love your window view, but could it be contributing to symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome?  Take the “Eye Q’s and Views” Quiz to find out if your computer workstation is “eye friendly” and then tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones.  Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to eyes when using the computer and digital devices, and offers tips for preventing visual discomfort. Tune in here.

Tune into a special Spring edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana as he talks with celebrity landscaper Nicholas Walker. He’s got a heck of a resume, and has teamed up with Kathy Ireland Worldwide to bring his landscaping creations to the world.  Tune in here for an exciting chat about outdoor design and ideas.

Deborah L. Parker knows about adversity. Raised by a single mother in a small rural Virginia town after her stepfather leave the family to fend for themselves, Deborah learned early on that having a dream and a goal along with positive roles models contributed to where she is today–a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve who also has worked in corporate management positions.  Tune in here to listen to her inspiring story on Women’ Business Talk Radio Network.

It’s an Inspirational Edition of ‘The Mix’

If you’re feeling beaten down these days – what with the Great Recession putting a king-size damper on hopes for brighter future – you’ll definitely want to tune into tonight’s Daily Mix.

Because, fresh off its spring break, the show sports a wealth of inspiration on issues ranging from wellness to education to multi- culturalism to the cinematic arts.

You’ll learn, for instance:

CAPTION: "It's a very brave way of working," Ron (above) tells us of co-star John Malcovich's method.

"It's a very brave way of working," Ron (above) tells us of co-star John Malcovich's method.

-What has inspired Italian-American funnyman Dom Irrera to take his standup act to Ireland for 15 years straight now.

-What recently-installed medical device has inspired former WWE champ Brett “The Hitman” Hart to run up the stairs again.

-What it was that inspired former supermodel Kathy Ireland to ‘fess up to the fact that she’d packed on a few too many pounds in her new career as a marketing mogul.

-How it came to be that a truck driver inspired Carol Channing to fight for arts funding in America’s public-school system.

-How John Malchovich – known for his sublime acting style – came to inspire a he-man, comic-book player like Ron Perlman.

-What inspired screenwriter Antwone Fisher make Ethan Hawke a heroin addict in the sequel to the hit film Training Day.

So don’t miss The Mix, hosted by everyone’s favorite pod jockey, Shaun Daily, tonight – and every Monday – at 9 p.m. ET!

To tune in, click here.

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‘Mommy, You Look Like You’re Pregnant!’ Kathy Ireland’s Daughter Tells (Briefly) Tubby Supermodel

Fortysomething be damned, Kathy Ireland is still a stunner by any measure.

CAPTION: "I really saw that I wasn't taking care of myself," Kathy tells us of laying eyes upon this pic.

"I really saw that I wasn't taking care of myself," Kathy tells us of laying eyes upon this pic.

But like many of us struggling to balance the demands of work and family – to say nothing of navigating this Great Recession – the former Sports Illustrated cover girl recently neglected her wellness regimen and packed on a few extra pounds.

Twenty-five pounds, to be exact.

And this week on RadioWD’s Living Well Every Day, Kathy explains how her re- grettable scenario arose.

“As moms, we feel that responsibility of caring for our families. And frequently we just ignore our own needs.  We just feel selfish or guilty if we address them,” Kathy, 46, and a mother of three – who runs kathy ireland World Wide, a $1.4 billion design and marketing firm – tells host Jane Chesnutt.

“And this is something I’ve learned the hard way. One of my business partners called me out.

The mogul in 1996, at the height of her super model fame.

The mogul in 1996, at the height of her supermodel fame.

“He saw me guzzling coffee and scarfing down cookies at a business meeting and said, ‘Do you think you’re making the healthiest choices?’” she continues.

“And my attitude was a little bit defensive.

“But you know what? He was absolutely right.

“Our son was running around taking some photographs. He got a picture of me and kind of was chuckling a little bit.

“And our daughter, who is five, said, ‘Mommy, you look like you’re pregnant!’” adds Kathy, whose new book is titled Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide to Success and Sanity.

“And I said, ‘What are you talking about?’ And I took a look and when I looked at the photo, I had to take a good look in the mirror.kathy-irelands-real-solutions2

“Because I saw someone who was just overstressed.”

To hear Kathy’s full interview – and learn how she shed her excess flab – click here.

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