Category Archives: Body

Combining Ambition and Ease:8 Work lessons from the French

Combining Ambition and Ease:
8 Work lessons from the French

Being a driven, ambitious woman can be a huge blessing. It can also feel like a curse when you don’t know how to manage your time, energy and life. I know because I was the exhausted woman trying to keep up with what all the other moms were doing, impress my manager in hopes of… Continue Reading

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The 8 Ways That Traveling Solo Made Me a Better Woman

The 8 Ways That Traveling Solo
Made Me a Better Woman

I checked into my Parisian vacation apartment. Emphasis on the “I” (yes, completely alone. In Paris.) What is THAT? It was total silence. When you are married at the young age of eighteen and have your first child at twenty two, it’s a very unusual sound (….or lack thereof). There was no one calling my… Continue Reading

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Isn’t the goal to “Have it all together”?

Isn’t the goal to “Have it all together”?

“We are all a little bit of a Hot Beautiful Mess”   {Click to Tweet} Some friends and I were laughing this weekend in our realization that we are all a little bit of a “hot mess .” (and honestly, some days, a little more than a little bit!) Guess what? That’s what makes us interesting… Continue Reading

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Why Does Self Love Matter?

Why Does Self Love Matter?

“To love one’s self is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” -Oscar Wilde Have you ever been in love? If you have, you know that those first few months are exhilarating — full of passion, romance, attentiveness, excitement, desire. Suddenly, the world that felt very lonely and gloomy suddenly feels warm and light. When the… Continue Reading

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27 Ways to Cultivate a Paris State of Mind

27 Ways to Cultivate a Paris State of Mind

Are you tired of feeling constant worry, overwhelm and living life like a race? For over 10 years, I tried every diet on the market, felt hopelessly inferior to everyone around me, and chronically worried about everything from work to how I was parenting my daughter. So, when I had arrived in Paris for the… Continue Reading

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12 Things Elegant Women Don’t Do

12 Things Elegant Women Don’t Do

Elegance. It’s something I’m craving deeply in my life, especially when it seems the world is becoming more vulgar, fast paced and exhausting. Can we just pause for a moment and take a deep breath? Doesn’t that feel nice? That’s where elegance begins. I’ve been intrigued with Elegance since I was 10 years old and… Continue Reading

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Your Iconic Appeal & Why it Matters

Your Iconic Appeal & Why it Matters

Many years ago, I was in desperate need of some inspiration. I felt that there were two different versions of me: Version One: The woman everyone saw Version Two: The woman I desired to be (on the inside.) It was an exhausting conflict. Quite honestly, it made me feel like I was plain vanilla (not… Continue Reading

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