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Dr. Sharon Ufberg
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Dr. Ufberg Is the co-founder of Elevate GenY,one day events for Millennial women. She hosts Alive and Kicking on NPR’s 51% radio and is the health and wellness editor for Napa Valley Life Magazine. Dr Ufberg currently blogs and posts articles, interviews and commentary for Huffington Post, WomenEnews, Womens Media Center, Genders Across Borders, and many other websites. Dr Ufberg has been featured in all media forums including Fox TV News, Martha Stewart and WBAI radio and We Heal New York magazine. She is an active advocate to empower women and men to take responsibility for their own health care and wellness.
Dr. Sharon Ufberg is the lead consultant for Good Advice Works, the company she created in 2011 to inspire and directly assist others to successfully achieve their goals and turn heartfelt dreams into reality.
Dr. Ufberg is a seasoned international leader and activist in the areas of women’s health and safety, economic self sufficiency, domestic violence and human trafficking. She is a delegate to the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women and is the past chairperson of Project Kesher, the largest nongovernmental women’s organization of the former Soviet Union.
As a senior health practitioner, Dr. Ufberg has over 30 years in private practice. She continues to be an Adjunct Professor at Beth Israel Medical Center's Continuum Center for Health and Healing in New York City.
Dr. Ufberg serves on the Council on Chiropractic Education. The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) is the agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education for accreditation of programs and institutions offering the doctor of chiropractic degree. She is the past Chair of the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

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Entries by Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Soul Doctor Lifts Our Spirits Off Broadway

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 9:56 PM

I was recently in New York City and had the good fortune of popping into a pre-opening performance of the new off Broadway production, Soul Doctor. Soul Doctor is the story of the legendary Shlomo Carlebach and his evolution from an Orthodox Hassidic Rabbi to Jewish folk singer...

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The Best Piece of Advice I Wish Someone Had Given Me

(6) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 11:45 AM

So here it is, are you ready? This is the one piece of advice I wish someone had told me years ago but I had to figure it out for myself. I want to save you the trouble so I am sharing it with you.

Don't rush in the morning....

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Live in the Vineyard Adds a New Twist: Fresh Talent

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2014 | 11:03 AM

For the past several years, Bobbii Hach-Jacobs and Claire Parr have made it their business to pluck the best new artists out of a crowd of talented performers and turn an hour gig in Napa Valley into a...

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Music and Sweets: A Perfect Combo for a Late Night Bakery

(1) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 10:25 PM


Sometimes I lie in bed and dream of eating another piece of Bonnie Norris' pecan pie. It is the best piece of pie I have ever tasted.

I met Bonnie Norris in Napa, California at the Robert Mondavi Musical Festival this...

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A Theater With a Heart and Soul

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 11:23 AM


Feeling like I couldn't spend one more night doing the same old thing -- drinks, dinner and a movie, I hopped into the car with my beau and took a lovely one hour drive through the Sonoma wine country to Glen Ellen, where...

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Music Making and Motherhood: Sara Evans in Perfect Pitch

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 12:55 PM

If juggling the schedules of seven children, a wildly successful music career, a husband and a huge annual fundraiser for the local Children's Hospital sounds like your "sweet spot" then you and Sara Evans have a lot in common. When I recently spoke with her and asked what song in...

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Outliving Your Mother, What's Next?

(8) Comments | Posted December 7, 2013 | 6:55 AM

As my birthday approaches, I cannot help but think about the fact that this year I will have outlived my mother. She lived only 2 months past her 56th year. Her life cut short sped up mine. As a woman just entering...

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Live In the Vineyard, a Music Industry LoveFest

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2013 | 11:00 PM


Bobbi Hach-Jacobs and Clare Parr should be fierce competitors in the cutthroat world of music promotion and marketing. But as leaders in their industry, they found a friendship through their love of music and musicians and bonded as dear colleagues and...

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You Don't Need a Lover to Celebrate Valentine's Day This Year

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 2:34 PM

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, many of us women will begin to feel lonely just anticipating the holiday that celebrates all our wildest fantasies of knockout romance, great sex and never-ending, off-the-charts love. But this year, I have a better idea.

This Valentine's Day, let's change it...

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Don't Let Your Past Shape Your Future

(2) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 6:11 PM

Once again, we find ourselves standing at the time of the year when we are supposed to charge full steam ahead into an improved diet, renewed gym membership and better disposition. We are to commit to a revised list of must dos and will not ever agains --underlined and starred....

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Turning a Fun Month Into a Fun Life

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2012 | 4:10 PM

I decided a few months ago that I was not having enough unadulterated fun. I was too busy being serious, researching important but concerning topics, working long hours and not spending nearly enough time living life with more abandon. Now nobody has ever accused me of being too conservative, acting...

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Imagine: Huff Post Bloggers Represent at the PA Conference for Women

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2012 | 12:41 PM

This year's Pennsylvania Conference for Women titled Imagine: Find your Purpose, Make a Difference, features our very own Arianna Huffington as a keynote speaker along with HuffPost bloggers Vivian Diller, Gloria Feldt and Alexis Sclamberg.

The conference is the state's biggest women's conference and features nationally recognized speakers talking...

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Top 5 Reasons Women Seek Holistic Remedies

(9) Comments | Posted May 21, 2012 | 11:14 AM

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing China Rose Reid, a nutritional therapist and herbalist. In her private practice, based in Napa, Calif., China Rose advises people of all ages through food, lifestyle, and herbal counseling. During the interview, she shared the top five reasons women seek nutritional...

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What My Mother Taught Me

(1) Comments | Posted May 5, 2012 | 4:46 PM

My mother died before I ever married, had children of my own, finished graduate school or launched my own career. She was battling a terminal illness before I even had my driver's license, but what I remember about her character and her strength is still very vivid. We had opposite...

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New Year's Resolutions Are Not For Me -- Here's Why

(1) Comments | Posted December 30, 2011 | 4:03 PM

This year I am not making any New Year's resolutions. No list-making of all the things I should have done this past year but didn't or the even longer list of what I should stop doing. Instead, I am going to focus on all the fabulous things I have done,...

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3 Ways to Cope With Holiday Stress and Feel More Joy

(2) Comments | Posted December 19, 2011 | 1:57 PM

The holidays are upon us and the anticipation of family time often comes with the dread of unwanted conflict and confrontation. Every year, it's the same tension. When family gets together the kid gloves come off within hours after all the relatives arrive. With a full house, tempers can flare...

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Women and the Jewish High Holidays: It's a Lot of Work

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2011 | 4:45 PM

The Jewish High Holidays are a lot of work for women. It is probably the same for all religions, but my only direct experience is with the Jewish holidays. Women shoulder the brunt of the holiday experience, diligently carving lasting memories into their children's psyches about what a holiday represents...

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The Jewish Holidays Mean Extra Work for Women

(9) Comments | Posted September 28, 2011 | 3:22 PM

The Jewish High Holidays are a lot of work for women. It is probably the same for all religions, but my only direct experience is with Judaism. Women shoulder the brunt of the holiday experience, diligently carving lasting memories into their children's psyches about what a holiday represents and the...

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Women Warriors: Not Your Everyday Desperate Housewives

(5) Comments | Posted June 17, 2011 | 12:35 PM

Meaning no disrespect to our women in the armed forces, the women warriors I am referring to are not packing a pistol or taking orders from anyone. These women warriors are fiercely feminine and fully equipped with more powerful energy, creative inspiration, deep intuition, knowing, and vision -- mountains of...

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5 Healing Spices for Your Health

(14) Comments | Posted June 9, 2011 | 8:48 AM

Want to pump up your healing potential? Are you ready to add some spice to your life? I mean literally -- add spices to your daily health regimen to prevent and treat the chronic diseases plaguing us. High in powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, spices are a perfect way to...

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