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Woman's World September 2, 2019

A great week made easy! Woman's World is written for the traditional, family-oriented working woman. Each issue delivers a feel-good mix of heart-warming human interest stories, practical everyday solutions for work and home, and mouth-watering recipes.

United States
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 WORLD COCONUT DAY Toast to sunny days! Summer’s winding down, but you can extend the season’s laid-back feeling with this tropical cocktail created by Lynn Calvo and James O. Fraioli, authors of Tiki with a Twist. “The fragrances of the fresh mint and coconut are what makes this so refreshing,” says Calvo. To make their Cocomint Cooler: Place 4 mint leaves, 1 lime wedge and ¾ oz. of agave nectar in a cocktail shaker; muddle. Add 1½ oz. of premium light rum, ½ oz. of coconut rum, 3 oz. of coconut water and ice. Shake and strain into a collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with mint. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 NATIONAL FOOD BANK DAY Share the love! If you’ve got a bumper crop of tomatoes or other bounty from your garden, consider donating…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

MUSIC Jazz things up with new music from The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde! Legendary rocker Chrissie Hynde may be best known as lead singer of The Pretenders, but there’s another kind of music she has a soft spot for: jazz. And on her new solo album, Valve Bone Woe, she’s sharing her own jazz-influenced cover versions of the Beach Boys’ “Caroline, No” and Frank Sinatra’s “I’m a Fool to Want You.” She’s also putting her own spin on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Hello, Young Lovers” from The King & I, plus songs from John Coltrane, Nick Drake, Charles Mingus and more. Pick up a copy September 6. TV: LIFETIME Dive into the intrigue of The Secret Lives of Cheerleaders! Is this cheerleading team hiding a not-so-happy side? When high school student Ava transfers to a new school,…

1 min.
it happened this week!

● The New Adventures of Gilligan, an animated spinoff of Gilligan’s Island, debuted in 1974. Most of the original cast provided the voices. ● Raquel Welch was born in Chicago in 1940. Before acting, she studied ballet for 10 years. ● Pluto first appeared in The Chain Gang in 1930. He was named after the planet, which was discovered earlier that year. ● Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got to Do with It” topped the music charts in 1984. It went on to win three Grammys, including Song of the Year. ● Xena: Warrior Princess premiered on TV in 1995. Actress Lucy Lawless donated her costume to the Smithsonian in 2006.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction WOMEN’S FICTION The Empty Nesters by Carolyn Brown Carolyn Brown has penned more than 85 heartfelt novels, and her new saga follows army wives Diana, Carmen and Joanie, who have been through heartache, war, motherhood and joy. But when their daughters enlist in the army, they face their biggest challenge yet: being empty nesters. To keep busy, the trio join their spunky, elderly neighbor, Tootsie, on a soul-searching road trip. A delightful journey of hope and healing. HISTORICAL FICTION The Chocolate Maker’s Wife by Karen Brooks Set in 17th-century London, this richly detailed novel tells the story of Rosamund Tomkins, whose impoverished parents sell her into an arranged marriage to Sir Everard Blithman. When Rosamund takes a position at her new husband’s luxurious chocolate house, she soon learns the lies and secrets associated with the Blithman…

3 min.
“the greatest joys in our lives can happen when least expected!”

Nurse Supervisor Liz Smith was making her way down the corridor of Boston’s Franciscan Children’s hospital when she passed another nurse wheeling an infant…and stopped abruptly. “Oh, my goodness!” Liz said with a smile, gazing at the baby girl’s huge, bright blue eyes and one soft curl. “Who is this beautiful little angel?” “This is Gisele,” the nurse said, explaining the then-8-month-old had been born premature and addicted to opiates at another hospital. “When she was three months old, the state took custody and moved her here because she had lung and feeding issues that needed our specialized care.” “So she’s been in a hospital her whole life,” Liz sighed. “Yes, and saddest of all, she hasn’t had one single visitor,” the nurse shared. Liz’s heart clenched and, as she locked eyes with Gisele, the…

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3 ways to open your heart to unexpected blessings!

1 Tap into the wonder of “now” Focusing on the current moment helps you notice the small miracles all around you, says Kaia Roman, author of The Joy Plan. To do: Take a deep breath and ask yourself, What do I feel, see, smell, hear, taste? Engaging your senses anchors you in the “now,” melting stress and opening you up to endless possibilities. 2 Schedule in “joy time” “When we intentionally engage in activities that generate positive emotions—like playing with a pet or going to the movies with a friend—our heart instantly opens and we see the world in a bigger way!” observes Tara Cousineau, Ph.D., author of The Kindness Cure. Her advice: Schedule five minutes of “joy time” every day. 3 Look for surprises “If we think of each day, place and person as…