Category Archives: Mind

How I tend my own garden
(and I don’t even own a hoe)

How I tend my own garden  (and I don’t even own a hoe)

“She didn’t waste time looking over the fence as she was growing her own glorious garden” {Click to Tweet} Do I compare myself to others? I admit that I used to…. But not anymore. Here’s why: I’m too engaged in my own life to waste time examining what everyone else is doing. I barely have… 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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The 2 “F” Words that Every Woman
Should Embrace

The 2 “F” Words that Every Woman  Should Embrace

I was recently asked, “What are you fiercely committed to?” Without hesitation, I said “to the feminine and fancy.” This response may cause an eye roll from some, mostly from those who associate femininity with weakness and fancy with superficiality, or those who are just too darn busy or resentful to embrace a more tender… Continue Reading

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Why You Should Stop Searching For Your Passion

Why You Should Stop Searching For Your Passion

“I want to find my passion.” I hear these words so often from women who are frustrated, burnt out and overwhelmed. The personal development world doesn’t help the situation. Countless books, programs and workshops have been created all around “finding your passion,” and quite honestly, I think it’s bad advice. I’ve wrote about this topic… 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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