How To Create an Elegant Mindset

How To Create an Elegant Mindset

Elegance is not just about style, manners, and design. True elegance starts with your thoughts. Here are some tips on how to create an elegant mindset. All of the lovely, elegant things you want to create will start to fall into place for you when you start by sorting...

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5 Days of Self-Care Practices

5 Days of Self-Care Practices

It's self-care week. Yay!!! Below you will find five days of self-care practices to help you navigate this thing called life. Enjoy! Day 1 - Controlled Breathing Whether you listen to a meditation, relaxation music, or breathe in silence, take time to rest and...

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Identity Crisis – Who Am I Now?

Identity Crisis – Who Am I Now?

I’ve been going through some personal branding exercises in a coaching program. It made me realize for the past several years I’ve been going through an identity crisis. When I was living in Los Angeles and working as an automotive journalist, I had a very strong and...

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Cartesian Questions: Looking at a Problem From All Sides

Cartesian Questions: Looking at a Problem From All Sides

If you’re pondering a big change now that life post-virus is starting to get back to normal, here is an exercise that can help. They are called Cartesian Questions. They are four questions developed by French philosopher, mathematician, and writer, René Descartes. He...

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WELCOME TO LA DOLCE VITA LIFESTYLE

ELEGANCE, GLAMOUR AND WELLNESS WITH AN ITALIAN FLAIR

Hello!

I am Donna

I’m the founder of the La Dolce Vita Lifestyle and author of The Big Book of Mediterranean Diet Cooking, which is available in bookstores all across the U.S.

This book came about because I’m a lover of all things Italian: the food, fashion, culture, wine, history, architecture, the landscape, and the people.

A few years ago, I left my fast-paced, high-stress job in search of something more. I learned to slow down, to enjoy healthy cooking, and to live life with passion and a sense of play.

I believe in making magical moments by adding a zest for life, an eye for beauty, and a feeling of connection to everything I do.

On these pages you’ll find recipes, lifestyle tips, craft projects, sparkly and shiny things, and advice on the art of living well.

If you’re a lover of food, beauty, style, and most importantly the sweetness of life, I would love for you to join me on this journey.

Let’s live la dolce vita together.

I’m happy you’re here.

 

Donna xoxo

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How To Create an Elegant Mindset

How To Create an Elegant Mindset

Elegance is not just about style, manners, and design. True elegance starts with your thoughts. Here are some tips on how to create an elegant mindset. All of the lovely, elegant things you want to create will start to fall into place for you when you start by sorting...

read more
5 Days of Self-Care Practices

5 Days of Self-Care Practices

It's self-care week. Yay!!! Below you will find five days of self-care practices to help you navigate this thing called life. Enjoy! Day 1 - Controlled Breathing Whether you listen to a meditation, relaxation music, or breathe in silence, take time to rest and...

read more
Identity Crisis – Who Am I Now?

Identity Crisis – Who Am I Now?

I’ve been going through some personal branding exercises in a coaching program. It made me realize for the past several years I’ve been going through an identity crisis. When I was living in Los Angeles and working as an automotive journalist, I had a very strong and...

read more