Category Archives: Mind

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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Liberate Yourself, Starting With Your Closet

Liberate Yourself, Starting With Your Closet

On a snowy Friday afternoon last February, I was curled up on my sofa with a heart full of worry and sadness. It finally occurred to me that my daughter, who has been my dearest friend, biggest fan and greatest teacher only had one more year left at home. For a single mom, the meaning… 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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