Category Archives: Culture

The #1 Killer of Charm
(Plus: Six Signs to know if you’re Guilty)

The #1 Killer of Charm  (Plus: Six Signs to know if you’re Guilty)

Click below if you prefer to listen. A few weeks ago, while waiting for a friend to meet me for a cocktail at the bar, I was able to participate in one of my very favorite activities: Eavesdropping. I know it’s a little creepy, but I do it for several reasons. It’s very entertaining It… Continue Reading

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The 4 Rules of Improv That Will Enhance Your Life

The 4 Rules of Improv That Will Enhance Your Life

Click below if you prefer to listen About seven years ago, a friend called me up and said, “Did you see that airfare to Paris is only $400? You should go.” I booked a round-trip ticket to Charles de Gaulle the next day. Of course, I had a lot of resistance around this crazy notion… Continue Reading

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9 Ways to Frenchify Your Life

9 Ways to Frenchify Your Life

Click below if you prefer to listen. I must start out by telling you that I’m not French. And, I never will be. In fact, after many failed attempts at speaking French (along with my constant smiling, which confuses the French) I’m SO grateful for who I am. But, that doesn’t mean that I can’t… Continue Reading

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How to French Kiss Your Thanksgiving

How to French Kiss Your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year, along with Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Fourth of July, and let’s not forget my birthday. As you can see, I’m all for any reason to get all gussied up, connect with friends and family over delicious food and divine wine and celebrate life.  But, there… Continue Reading

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A Chic Awakening:
How Your Clothes Affect Your Life

A Chic Awakening:  How Your Clothes Affect Your Life

“I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves – that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.” -Giorgio Armani “I feel so frumpy at work,” Leanne said to me during a coaching call. “I don’t take the time to dress up anymore,” she continued. I asked, “Why don’t you… Continue Reading

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It’s Here!
The FKL World Tour 2017
….you coming?

It’s Here! The FKL World Tour 2017 ….you coming?

Are you a woman who’s ready to elevate the quality of your life and connections? Do you desire to be inspired, challenged and celebrated? If so, please keep reading! Now, I don’t mean to brag, but… I’ve been told that I host the most fabulous, fun and transformative in-person experiences. I think it comes from… Continue Reading

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20 Things that are Not Worth my Time

20 Things that are Not Worth my Time

“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ―Benjamin Franklin Years ago, I completed a time inventory assessment. Essentially, it was an in-depth analysis of how I was spending my time. When I faced the truth of how I was spending my days, I was horrified.… Continue Reading

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Politics, Passion and Personal Development
(Oh my!)

Politics, Passion and Personal Development (Oh my!)

Regardless of who you’re voting for, we can agree there’s more than enough being said on this topic. I was determined to NOT write a blog post or do a podcast about this US presidential election. However, I’ve been asked by many of my readers and clients, “How are you handling this political season?” So,… 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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