Category Archives: Mind

3 Words that Made Me Stop Being
So Boringly Serious and Lighten Up

3 Words that Made Me Stop Being  So Boringly Serious and Lighten Up

Click below if you prefer to listen. “You only live once. But, if you do it right, once is enough.” -Mae West If the French (and Italians) have taught me anything, it’s to live life with a passion and fun. But, this kind of life wasn’t been easy for me to embrace. Guilt and fear… Continue Reading

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What a Missoni Dress Taught
Me About Suffering

What a Missoni Dress Taught Me About Suffering

Click below if you prefer to listen As I opened up my luggage after a trip to L.A., I was met with the strong scent of perfume. That’s when I saw it. My brand new coral and gold Missoni dress had two dark purple round stains about the size of softballs on the front. I’d… Continue Reading

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How an $8 Bouquet of Tulips Made Me Rich

How an $8 Bouquet of Tulips Made Me Rich

Click below if you prefer to listen. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” ~ Oscar Wilde I just finished arranging white tulips in a lovely crystal vase. Three arrangements, to be precise. Each week, I stop by the local grocery store or the farmer’s market to pick up three bouquets of flowers — one… Continue Reading

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Six Ways to say “Buh-Bye” to your FOMO

Six Ways to say “Buh-Bye” to your FOMO

Click below if you prefer to listen. I recently received two incredible invitations. The first invite: One of my girlfriends rented an incredible Airbnb in Santa Fe for a fun girls weekend getaway. The second invite: My man asked me to go camping with the dogs in Moab, as he’d heard me say I wanted… Continue Reading

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Why You Should Stop
Trying to Love Yourself

Why You Should Stop Trying to Love Yourself

Click below if you prefer to listen. When I was a little girl, I didn’t obsess about my thighs. I didn’t worry about what people thought of me. Nor did I wonder if I was pretty or smart enough. And, my thoughts about self-love… Huh? I don’t think I thought about myself much at all.… Continue Reading

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How to Create What You Want

How to Create What You Want

Click below if you prefer to listen. Think about something you want. Anything! Stumped? Here are some ideas to get you started: Maybe you want to … Lose weight. Make more money. Find the love of my life. Travel to Paris. Get a puppy. More space on my calendar. It’s normal to want things. Not… Continue Reading

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Elegance: Beyond Pearls & Lipstick

Elegance: Beyond Pearls & Lipstick

Click below if you prefer to listen. A woman in our community recently confided in me at a French Kiss Life Tour event. She told me that she was new to the community but was intrigued by my work. However, she felt that she wasn’t elegant, nor did she have any desire to “become elegant”.… Continue Reading

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