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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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3 Areas That Deserve Your Daily Attention

3 Areas That Deserve Your Daily Attention

Every fall, I take the most fabulous group of ladies to Paris for an indulgent retreat on femininity, style, confidence and luxurious living. The intention: to French Kiss Life with every ounce of our beings. Every woman comes back changed.  But, it’s not because we’re sitting around writing out our 5-year vision plans or mapping… 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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The Best Gift You Can Give

The Best Gift You Can Give

I pride myself in being a optimistic gal, always looking for the good, even when it seems impossible to find. But, right now… My heart is feeling sad. Last night, my mom cooked her famous potatoes with garlic and parsley, and I invited over some friends. Over the course of several hours, we laughed, shared… Continue Reading

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Want to Blow Your Own Mind?
Do This Every Day

Want to Blow Your Own Mind?  Do This Every Day

It’s an ordinary Tuesday. I have three client calls, two meetings and an article that is due. I don’t plan on leaving the house until 6PM to join up with a friend for happy hour. It would be so easy to roll out of bed, down some coffee and feel gross all day. Trust me,… Continue Reading

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The Worst Kinds of Questions

The Worst Kinds of Questions

These were the kinds of questions that consumed my mind for years: How do I lose weight? What foods should I avoid? How do I make more money? How do I find a man? How do I grow my income? How do I deal with worry? I’d obsess, read books and constantly focus on them… Continue Reading

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Are You Living a Double Life?

Are You Living a Double Life?

It was a Sunday morning in early spring when I had this major realization. I woke up and had a most leisurely morning — my cup of coffee, a bit of journaling, had some Nina Simone playing in the background. And then I was ready to make breakfast. I was feeling especially creative that day,… Continue Reading

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