Stocking Stuffers – Little Gifts With Big Impact

Stocking Stuffers – Little Gifts With Big Impact

When I was growing up, after we opened our gifts on Christmas morning, we then looked inside our stockings. My parents always filled our stockings with essentials, like socks and lip balm. And I always got Pez, which was my favorite candy at the time. I still love...

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You Are Worth It

You Are Worth It

"Because I'm worth it" is not just an advertising slogan for the L’Oreal Group, it has become my battle cry and a way of life. Written in the 1970s when women’s rights supporters were blazing new trails, the phrase has stood the test of time and is especially needed...

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Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

Mediterranean Diet: You’re Doing It Wrong

When I first started following a Mediterranean diet, I wasn't losing weight. I had to admit to myself, "If you think this is the Mediterranean Diet, you're doing it wrong." Then I discovered how to do it better. Countless studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet...

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How To Create The Life You Desire

How To Create The Life You Desire

Are you living your best life? Or are you still dreaming about a life that better suits your wants and needs. When I work with clients, whether it be one-on-one or in a group coaching program, the first thing I have them do is think about the life they want to create....

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How To Be Elegant in Summer

How To Be Elegant in Summer

In the hot and humid weather, it can be difficult to maintain an elegant look throughout the day. I'm the type of person who really feels the heat. I can't be in the sunshine for too long or I start to melt. I have naturally wavy/curly hair that frizzes up immediately...

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Going to the Gym: Exercise to Exorcise

Going to the Gym: Exercise to Exorcise

It's been about a week since I started going to the gym again, and I look forward to my time on the treadmill and the strengthening machines. During the pandemic lockdown I tried to exercise at home with YouTube videos. I enjoy exercising at home, but it's just not...

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Invest In Yourself

Invest In Yourself

If you find yourself in a place in your life or in your career that feels familiar and stagnant, that lacks excitement, perhaps it’s time to move to the next level. Be willing to invest in yourself and your dreams. I’m not just referring to putting out the money, but...

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The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean Way of Living

The Mediterranean way of living is slower and more attuned to the seasons. We live such fast-paced lives in the U.S. that we don’t take time to enjoy actually living. I know when I was working as a managing editor, I had little time for a private life. I worked...

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The Naturally Scented Home

The Naturally Scented Home

As I lie in bed this morning listening to the birds outside and taking my time to wake up, I breathed in the faint scent of roses from a candle on my bedside table. I hadn't lit it in weeks, but I could smell a hint of fragrance from the wax. I like that my bedroom...

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Are Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back?

Are Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back?

As a Life Coach I help to identify and remove obstacles that are holding you back and keeping you from achieving your goals. In my coaching sessions I have seen many of the same obstacles in people: lack of vision or focus lack of commitment to achieving a goal...

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Live in the Present

Live in the Present

There is a new phenomenon in the modern world that I call "living in your future memories." People are so busy taking pictures of events to look at later that they aren't living in the actual moment. Don't let your life pass by in a series of social media selfies....

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The Importance of Celebrating You

The Importance of Celebrating You

February is the month of love. The most important love of your life is you. Let’s use this month to create a celebration practice, celebrating who you are right now at this moment in time. Celebrate how far you’ve come, no matter what your backstory. Honor the love...

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Italian Bath and Body Products I’m Loving

Italian Bath and Body Products I’m Loving

From time to time I like to share with you products I've been loving. These Italian Bath and Body Products have been helping me cope with winter dry skin. They've become part of my daily and nightly skin care routine. These products are either from Italian companies...

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