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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5 Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

5 Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

I thought about creating a gift guide for Valentine’s Day, but we all have enough stuff, right?. We probably even have too much stuff. Instead I created a list of 5 ideas for Valentine’s Day activities and gestures to show your love to your partner, parents, children,...

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Why Meditate?

Why Meditate?

There are many reasons why people learn to meditate. The most common is to relieve stress in your mind and body. But there can be more to meditation than relaxation. The benefits of a meditation practice can be profound. Here are a few reasons to meditate: to expand...

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How To Host The Perfect Italian Aperitivo

How To Host The Perfect Italian Aperitivo

Here is your guide to how to host the perfect Italian aperitivo. In Italy, the traditional aperitivo is a natural part of life. It’s a beautiful custom that we can adopt anywhere no matter where in the world we live. The Italian aperitivo is a pre-dinner cocktail with...

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Just Do It

Just Do It

Just Do It. Possibly the greatest ad copy ever written and the best advice. Nike brand's message is so true. What are you waiting for? There are several things that keep women from becoming all they want to be. Permission One of the biggest things that hold us back is...

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Cozy Up to the Mediterranean Diet for Autumn

Cozy Up to the Mediterranean Diet for Autumn

One of the principles of the Mediterranean diet is eating with the seasons. Let's embrace the autumn with its chilly weather and take a look at what fruits and vegetables are available at this time of year. And we'll also take a look at other ways you can celebrate...

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8 Tips To Add Elegant Touches to Your Home

8 Tips To Add Elegant Touches to Your Home

There are little things you can do to elevate your home decor. Adding these accents need not cost a lot of money, but they take a little thought and planning. Here are my 8 tips to add elegant touches to your home. 1. Color Many people paint their walls white,...

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How a Trip To Paris Changed My Life

How a Trip To Paris Changed My Life

This is not your typical, "Why French Women Don't Get Fat", "Why are French Women So Stylish" post. This is an essay about experiencing a different culture that is similar to ours in many ways, but so much more laid back and free. I want to share with you how a trip...

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Stop Complaining for a Week Challenge

Stop Complaining for a Week Challenge

I have a challenge for you, and I’ll be doing this myself as well. I challenge you and me to not complain at all for seven days straight. Let me explain why this "Stop Complaining for a Week Challenge" is so important. Based on the recommendation of a friend, I’m...

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