๐Ÿ”ŠThe Power of Self Talk๐Ÿ”Š

Just know that in life how you speak to yourself impacts your workout, strength, confidence ,happiness ๐Ÿ˜€- even your ability to shed pounds.๐Ÿ‹ The perks of positive self-talk aren’t just in your head, when it’s done correctly, it can impact your nervous system to temporary lift blood pressure, a sign of increased energy and motivation….

๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹Erase That Chub Flub๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹

Okay so you want to lose some weight. ๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’Here’s some tips that could really help you to get in shape. So you if you want to get rid of that chub rub as they call it, try some side lunges. Lunges are a great lower body shaper. That’s because shifting the body weight to one…

๐Ÿ†BE A WINNER ๐Ÿ†

๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†ย Anyone can be a winner. ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†ย But it’s amazing how few people take advantage of their opportunities to succeed. Too many people are overcome by the obstacles they encounter day in and day out. Too many people are defeated by the troubles and problems that are part of life. Too many people let temporary failure become…

๐ŸฐRich, Dark and Dreamy๐Ÿฐ

So for those of you who know me. Know that I love, love chocolate.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Chocolate and me, go hand in hand. My mom even bought me a pillow case that said, “Give me chocolate or give me sleep.” Lol lol๐Ÿ–’ The one thing l like is to always try to make sure that I have…

๐ŸตDEAR DARCY ๐Ÿต I had a best friend totally screw me over and as much as I try, I seem to not be able to get over it. Darcy can you help me on what I should do ? ~Tim Levinson of Connell, Washingtonย 

๐ŸตDEAR DARCY ๐Ÿต I had a best friend totally screw me over and as much as I try, I seem to not be able to get over it. Darcy can you help me on what I should do ?ย  ~Tim Levinson of Connell, Washington (via email) Well Tim first and foremost I’m really sorry that…

๐ŸกDARCY’S DAILY TIP๐Ÿก ย Clean up your (Cleaning Act)

๐ŸกDARCY’S DAILY TIP๐Ÿก ย Clean up your (Cleaning Act) Here are 4 ways to keep supplies from becoming a huge mess! So here’s how to clean up your cleaning act ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿก 1. Keep frequently used cleaners ready on a rotating Lazy Susan (particularly if products are stored in a cramped cabinet.) 2. Don’t allow…

๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅWhat’s “HOT”๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅWhat’s “HOT”๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ Well as you all know I’m huge movie and television guru. Not only am I inย film and television but I am an avid watcher and movie and television critic when it comes to my shows. Here are some really great shows to watch and keep an eye out for: ๐Ÿ”ฅPOWER๐Ÿ”ฅ Executive produced by…

๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹Get Your Fitness On๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹

Hi Everybody, I hope you are having a great day. Today I want to talk to you about working out. Remember, it is never to late to get in shape! The good news is that getting your ‘Fitness On’ ๐ŸŒespecially with dumbbells ๐Ÿ‹can pump up your vitamin D๐ŸŒ…. That is one more reason to get…

๐ŸŒบDARCY’S DAILY TIP๐ŸŒบCalm Redness and smell greatโš˜

In India, which is one of the hottest countries in the world, women’s swear by rosewater to soothe splotchy, dull skin. I also like to use rose water on my face to refresh me throughout the day if I’m on a film set. โš˜In the summer, I keep the rose water in the refrigerator and…

๐Ÿ’–DEAR DARCY ๐Ÿ’– I need help when I sleep?๐Ÿ›Œ What can I do? ~Chad Dalton, Dayton,Ohio

DEAR DARCY โค: ย  I sweat like crazy when I sleep.๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ› It’s so extremely embarrassing when I’m with a new girl. ๐Ÿ‘งWhat can I do? Any help would be greatly appreciated Darcy! —ย Chad Dalton, Dayton,Ohio(via email) ————————————— Well Chad even though you’re supposed to get a little hot and sweaty when there’s a new girl…

๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ›ŒDetox In Your Sleep๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ›Œ

Hi Everybody! I hope you had a wonderful night last night. So here’s some information that might make you roll over: ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰ The position in which you log your sleep time (ZZZ’s ) can make your brain healthier according to Neuroscience studies. Researchers found that animals๐Ÿถ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿช๐Ÿ that snoozed on their right side cleared more, what’s…

๐Ÿ˜€ Communicating Is The Key๐Ÿ˜€

In relationships, communicating is a major key to having ย a happy relationship. ๐Ÿ’‘ There was a survey of 60 widows who had been married an average of 26 years. They were asked what the ย recipe for a happy marriage was and you got it…..ย communication!๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ—ฃIt was at the top of the list and it was also…

๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…FAN OF THE WEEK ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…

๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†CORY HUGHES๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† Congratulations CORY for being my “Fan of the Week!”๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š Thank you for being such a wonderful and sweet person. I wanted to honor you as being the ‘Fan of the Week’ for being such an awesome person ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ You are amazing and it is an honor to honor you today!๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† Big hugsโคโค Darcy

๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ Meet Bella ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ

Bella is the largest furbaby to the Donavan Clan. She has aย little green football that is her favorite toy in the whole entire world. It is incredibly squeaky and noisy though so unfortunately I have to take it away from her at night so that she doesn’t wake up the entire neighborhood LOL LOL! If…

โคDEAR DARCY โค: ย Darcy’s Guide to Great Feet๐Ÿ‘ž๐Ÿ‘ž

DEAR DARCY โค:   Do you know what’s the best cure for athlete’s foot? ๐Ÿ‘ž๐Ÿ‘ž Thank you for any advice you can give. I know you’re a smart lady. — Richard W., Texas (via email) ——————————————————— Well Richard, thank you for your awesome question. I am really big on holistic medicine and natural remedies so…

๐ŸถHave a “Smoothie Cube” to save you time and money๐Ÿถ

Green smoothies are a perfect summer breakfast as everyone knows they are healthy and delicious.๐Ÿ–’ The bad thing about having these breakfast smoothies can be that they go bad so fast as well as freezing them can take up a lot of freezer space. Sometimes you have a lot of fresh veggies in the fridge…

๐Ÿ’“DARCY’S DAILY TIP๐Ÿ’“

How to easily remove bird droppings๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ•Š We’ve all had those days when just spent hours washing and detailing your car. ย You are so proud of your work and your beautiful car looksย ย shiny and clean.ย You go and park it under a shady tree so that it doesn’t get too hot or dirty. ๐Ÿš˜๐Ÿš˜๐Ÿš˜๐Ÿš˜ But then you…

๐Ÿ…Tomato Bliss Recipe๐Ÿ…

For those of you that love tomatoes, here is a wonderful gluten-free tomato and herb cheese stack recipe just for you. I really like these because they are light and healthy and the cheese helps to add some protein that will help you feel full longer. They are great to take for a lunch or…

๐ŸŒ Set Realistic Goals for Yourself๐ŸŒ 

๐ŸŒ Set Realistic Goals for Yourself๐ŸŒ  For the person who has been fired, or has cancer, or has lost a spouse, it is not realistic to say, “I want my old life back.” That will not happen. Your ‘old life’ is gone. ย It is not that that the new life you have isย bad, it’s just different….

๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…FAN OF THE WEEK ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…

๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†DAVID MORALES PEREZ ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† Congratulations David for being my fan of the Week!๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š๐Ÿ˜š Thank you for being such an awesome and inspirational person who always thinks of others. You are so caring and wonderful and I wanted to honor you as being the ‘Fan of the Week’ for being such an inspiration to many ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘…

๐Ÿ’DARCY’S DAILY TIP๐Ÿ’

This tip could save your life! ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’ Natural disasters can appear anywhere. I live in California so I have an Earthquake preparation plan. Anyone who lives in the Midwest and other Tornado zones knows that Tornadoesย can be extremely dangerous and destructive as well. Are you up to date with your Tornado safety plan? Make it…

๐ŸŒ REACH FOR THE SKY๐ŸŒ 

Positive thinking works wonders for someone who always aspired to be a winner, said the late Norman Vincent Peale, author of the best seller , The Power of Positive Thinking. ๐Ÿค˜ Dr. Peale told the story of how he was in a Hong Kong and came across a tattoo parlor, and he was amazed to…

๐Ÿ’›DARCY’S DAILY TIP ๐Ÿ’›

โœˆโœˆโœˆ How to Prevent Jet Lagโœˆโœˆโœˆ ๐Ÿ›ฉAre you flying home soon?๐Ÿ›ฉ I travel a lot for my career and with busy production schedules I seriously don’t have time to suffer from Jet Lag. If you are flying for your work or even just planning a vacation, these cool tips can help you feel more awake…

๐Ÿ Darcy’s Recipe of the Day๐Ÿ 

Mmmmm Yum Yum๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š I absolutely love this gluten-free recipe! It is great for a dinner meal paired with chicken or steak. You can also cook it in advance and heat it up for your lunch the next day. I really like the fact that it is a lot lighter and does not have a lot of…

๐Ÿ’™DEAR DARCY๐Ÿ’™: Is there anything I can do to get out of a speeding ticket?๐Ÿš˜ Alan Giles,(via email)

Well, Alan your fate depends on how successfully you butter up the officer. ๐Ÿ˜‰LOL ๐Ÿ–’Once you are stopped, turn on the interior lights, roll down the driver’s side window, put both hands on the wheel, and slap on your sincerest smile. ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Prove you aren’t a threat by following his orders carefully, and be excessively…

The Scholastic Hoops Jam Celebrity Event

A few yearsย ago, I was invited to attend the Scholastic Hoops Jam. It was a very fun event. Many celebrities attended to support the important cause of education among student athletes. We got to sit on the side lines, and watch all the entertainers and top student athletes from every school in southern California play…

๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜ŽBEHIND THE SCENES๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Hello Everyone๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ ย Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the Amazon television show โ€œBrowsers,โ€ directed by the infamous Don Scardino that I worked on!๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† I loved working with Don, he is such a great guy and so down to earth!ย  He did the feature film “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” with Steve Carell and Jim Carrey, and…

๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข “THE FINEST HOURS” ๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข

๐Ÿšขย “THE FINEST HOURS”ย ๐Ÿšข So I just got done watching the movie “The Finest Hours” and I have to say it really was an inspiring movie. I’m definitely going to own it as soon as it comes out on DVD. I would highly recommendย you renting this movie if are you having doubt in your life or…

๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’ Darcy’s Exercise Tip๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ–’

So do you need a quick pick-me-up after a long hard day at work. God knows sometimes I do. As you all know, exercise is a proven way to get you in a great mood. Sometimes there’s no way to get a full-on 30 minute work out.lย am happy to say thatย you are in luck, since…

โ˜€โ˜€โ˜€ Darcy’s Daily Tip โ˜€โ˜€โ˜€

Okay, so we all know that summer is not over yet. In fact, it is still really hot in Los Angeles. ย If you are going to the beach or the park, you need to make sure to wear your sun protection. Be sure to put on sunglasses to protect your eyes and if you are…

๐Ÿ”‘๐Ÿ”‘Darcy’s Daily Travel Tip ๐Ÿ”‘๐Ÿ”‘

Hi Everyone, A lot of times when I’m traveling I have to take my keys and important stuff with me.ย One really great trick is that a cleaned-out sunscreen bottle can hide your cash keys and more when you’re at the pool or at the beach or even hanging out at a friend’s house. Throw the…

โœจโœจโœจ Darcy’s 4 Slimming Secrets โœจโœจโœจ

Sometimes it is hard to be motivated to lose weight and get in shape. It may be something that you have been struggling with for a while or just a few pounds that won’t budge. Either way, you can do it. It can seem like it’s impossible but trust me, It’s not impossible. You can…

6. ๐ŸŒGO GREEN๐ŸŒŽ

We only have one earth to live on, so we need to protect it. NOW! Once we use up all of our natural resources or pollute our air beyond return, then we all will be screwed! LOL! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Seriously though, it is very important to start now, so what we can leave the world in…

๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’— Darcy’s Helpful Tip of the day -So what do you do for stretch marks? ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—

To start, I wantedย to tell you allย that you should always love yourself and feel good about your body no matter what. God made you, and you are beautiful just the way you are. That being said, there is nothing wrong with wanting to get in shape or look better. That way you can always feel…

๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ SMOOTHIES! Yum Yum! ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ

Hi Everyone, Today I want to talk about smoothies. Anyone who knows me, knows that I drink A LOTย ofย shakes and smoothies. In fact, I don’t think I have ever turned down a delicious creamy mouth watering smoothie. LOL! Seriously though, I do love smoothies. Whenever I’m having a bad day sometimes a really good smoothie…

๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Your Path to Happiness ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

Hiย Everyone, I hope you are all having a wonderful day today! If you are not, or if your day could use a little pick me up, then I have some helpfulย advice for you. When you’re having a bad day, you need to take a step back and remind yourself of your greatest strength! Your greatest…

๐Ÿ‘€ Increase Your Focus ๐Ÿ‘€

Hello Everybody! I wanted to share one of my extra special “Darcy’s Daily Tips” with you all today. Have you ever been tired or just lagging and needed a little jolt to finish your day? I can tell you, there are a lot of times where I have production meetings all day or I’m working…

โ˜•โ˜• Caffeine free tips to energize and make you feel good :-) :-)

Hi Everybody, I know a lot of people that are addicted to their morning cup of coffee. (my Mom is one of them). ๐Ÿ˜‰ I know that when you drink too much coffee you can get tired and get headaches when you stop drinking it. If you are trying to cut back or if you…