Why I Love my Harris Teeter Pharmacy!

I have been very blessed in my life so far that I have had good health and have not required any daily medicine for chronic conditions.  I am also blessed that I have excellent health care because I served in the military for 20 years and have TRICARE! While TRICARE does have it’s inconveniences and difficulties, it is very affordable and has always covered all of my appointments, surgeries, etc. As a person who has spent over 30 years in the medical profession, (both military and civilian medicine) I am incredibly grateful for the healthcare insurance I have. I know so many others are not in that same situation.

One thing TRICARE does very well is cover medications at a very good price. When my kids were teenagers I worked in a Dermatology practice as a medical assistant and we prescribed acne medication on a daily basis. Many of our patients were unable to get their medicine without a fight with the insurance company and even when we did get approval from their insurances for them to get their medicine, sometimes their co-pays for their medicine was cost prohibitive for them and they could not get their medicine. For ACNE!! something so many people deal with! It should be easier for anyone to get medicine for such a mundane ailment. I wish I had known about the SingleCare savings card when I worked there. I am sure I could have saved my patients quite a bit of money. SingleCare is a company that offers a savings card to help you save money on prescriptions, vision care, dental care, and video Doctor visits!

My kids also dealt with acne and of course I took them to a doctor for medicine to help. TRICARE covered their medicine and while some of my patients paid high costs for their medications, we were fortunate that our co-pays were usually between $12.00 to $20.00.

I never really had a “pharmacy” that I used. I just got my prescriptions filled wherever. Then a Harris Teeter was built near us, and they offered a special deal that if we transferred our prescriptions to their pharmacy they would give us a coupon towards the cost of groceries. At that time I had 4 kids living at home, and three of them were teenage boys. YES! Sign me up for money off my groceries! I transferred any and all of our prescriptions immediately! I LOVE my Harris Teeter Pharmacy! They always help us with our prescriptions and have excellent customer service! My partner does deal with some chronic illnesses and we also transferred her prescriptions to our local Harris Teeter pharmacy also.

In fact one of these things she has now prescribed to her is a medication for her menopausal symptoms. Hot flashes, cold flashes, mood swings etc are no joke and so many women deal with these symptoms as they age. It is a natural phenomenon for most women and now there are medications that can help to minimize these symptoms. One of the medications that can help with these symptoms is Estrace. Click here to receive some information about Estrace, and an Estrace Coupon 2018.

How grateful I am that our Harris Teeter pharmacy helps us navigate our way through the confusing world of prescriptions and that SingleCare is available to save us money!

 

Social Media Influencers: Behrman Communications

When I started my mobile spa business this year I had to learn how to navigate the field of marketing. I have had network marketing businesses in the past, but this was different people have heard of so many of the network marketing companies and know immediately what the products are about when you say the company name. with my spa business I created the name and no one knew what it was. So I had to learn how to market and let people know I was offering my skincare and waxing services in a unique and different way.

As I started researching marketing I kept seeing the term social media influence and wasn’t sure exactly what it was, but I felt confident that it would benefit me and my business. So I looked it up and learned that Social Media Influence is a marketing term that describes an individual’s ability to affect other people’s thinking in a social online community. The more influence a person has, the more appeal that individual has to companies or other individuals who want to promote an idea or sell a product. Once I realized that is what it was I was on-board. Yes, I need this, as do so many other companies with an online presence. And let’s be honest, these days if you don;t have an online presence your business will founder. The days of the yellow pages are gone. Everyone looks things up online and in many cases their decision on whether or not to eat at a restaurant or utilize a specific company is based on the reviews of that business. So businesses need a positive and wide social media presence.

Enter Behrman Communications. Started by Nancy Behrman, Behrman Communications is a company that  realizes that “An effective communications plan must also harness the infinite power of the internet – this is how news and product information is reaching almost three-fourths of adult Americans today. With Behrman Communications’ extensive relationships with influential online editors and bloggers augmenting our widely-ranging traditional media connections in concert with in-house social media experts, we are able to give our brands a true, multidimensional presence.” This is the way to do business in 2018 and beyond, and Behrman Communications realizes that. They are a company that can help move businesses forward with a social media marketing strategy with a local, national and global presence.

In fact, according to an article on Forbes, 72% of millennials claimed they made purchases based on reviews on Instagram. Recognizing this, and using the experience she gained from her years in the public relations industry and building brands, Nancy Behrman and her team have successfully altered the public relations industry and utilized social media influencing to turn small ideas into multi-million dollar businesses with global recognition.

So if you have a business and you need help with social media influence and want to build your brand, you should check out Behrman Communications. Their Facebook and Instagram pages have beautiful pictures and lots of great information about brands. You can see their work and the quality that goes into each campaign they do.

 

Mornings Matter: How To Get The Most From Yours

Did you know that mornings are likely to be the most productive part of your day? More people are beginning to realize that getting up earlier means they can get more done, (or at least start their day on the right track), than if they get up at the last minute or snooze the alarm clock every five minutes. Your brain is more alert first thing, which could mean that if you have a business or work freelance, it is the ideal time to work. But, making more of your morning matters, and I thought I would share with you how you can make the most of yours.

 

Getting up earlier

One of the first ways you can take advantage of your day is by getting up earlier. In the morning, you will find that you are more alert, so getting up earlier means that you can really tackle that “to do” list straight away. More time in a morning could help you ensure you eat better first thing, get some exercise in, or simply just get some work done before the hecticness of the day takes over.

Stretching

Stretching is an excellent way for you to really take on how you feel in the day and start things the right way. When you first wake up, your body may feel stiff and achy, and this can really set you up in a negative way if you don’t take action. Simple stretches slowly wake up the muscles in your body and allows the oxygen and blood to flow easily once more. Doing this will help you to get up when you wake up as well, instead of snoozing the alarm and turning over continuously.

Starting the day the right way

Sometimes you just need to start your day the right way ,and what better way to do it than with the food and drink that you fuel your body with. First things first, many people love a morning coffee, so if this is you, why not treat yourself to something indulgent and authentic like Guatemala coffee. We are also aware that breakfast should be your biggest meal of the day as you have more time to digest the food properly in your body. Eating a hearty and healthy breakfast will give you the fuel and energy you need to take on the day in style.

Exercise

We are all aware that we should be doing more exercise and be more active, but yet the big excuse is there is no time or that you just don’t feel like it at the end of the day. So why not use your morning instead? Getting up even ten minutes earlier for a bit of activity each day could do you the world of good? You are far more energetic first thing, and more likely to do it.

Going to bed earlier

Finally, having a more productive morning might mean getting up a little earlier to do it. So perhaps an earlier night should be on the cards to ensure you get enough sleep? We can often stay up too late in an evening and this can play havoc with our mindset first thing. Heading to bed even thirty minutes earlier than usual could give you that relaxation time you need for a full and complete nights sleep.

I hope these tips help you to get more from your morning.