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A Letter From My Future Self

A Letter From My Future Self

Here is an exercise for you. Write a letter to yourself from your 85-year-old self. What does she have to tell you about life? She can tell you what decisions you have made that have had a great impact on your life. And she can encourage your future plans. Here is my...

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How To Be Elegant on Social Media

How To Be Elegant on Social Media

Social media platforms can be a great way to communicate with your friends and family. It can help businesses and artists share their news, products, and services with the world. It can be a happy, colorful place if you let it. But you can also go down a darker path...

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Make a To-Don’t List – Set Boundaries for the Future

Make a To-Don’t List – Set Boundaries for the Future

I love lists. I'm always making lists of things to do. I made them daily, weekly, monthly, yearly. I'm all about getting things onto my calendar. But here is a new concept. Let's make a To-Don't List. A To-Don't List is a list of all the things you’re not going to do...

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7 Things Elegant Women Never Do

7 Things Elegant Women Never Do

Elegance. I strive to be an elegant woman. Elegance can mean a lot of different things. It can encompass manners and etiquette, and also includes having an elegant mindset, dreaming up elegant solutions, creating elegant surroundings, and moving through this world...

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Spring: A Time for Renewal

Spring: A Time for Renewal

Spring has sprung in my little corner of the world. After a long winter of lockdown, it’s a welcome change. It's been cloudy, gloomy and chilly for way too long this year. But the sun is finally breaking through. The mornings are bright, and the evenings are cool but...

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Step Outside Your Comfort Zone With Fashion

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone With Fashion

Ever feel stuck in a rut? You do the same thing every day, drive the same route to work, wear the same clothes, eat the same foods, talk to the same people. It’s time to step outside your comfort zone, my friends. One great way to shake things up a bit is through...

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Spring Clean Your Goals

Spring Clean Your Goals

It’s the time of year when we start to air out the house and deep clean in preparation for a new season. It’s also a great time to look at where your life is going. Is there anything that needs to be aired out or let go? It's time to spring clean your goals. It's...

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5 Tips for How To Be More Productive

5 Tips for How To Be More Productive

When I left my full-time job several years ago, I told myself that if I worked as hard on my own projects as I did at that job, then I would surely be successful. But the problem is, as I became my own boss I found myself wasting a lot of time during the day. I was...

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If…a Small But Powerful Word

If…a Small But Powerful Word

If I had more money I could… If only I were thinner then I could… If I were prettier I could… If I had a better job I could… If I were funnier, smarter, sexier, more appealing… We have so many excuses for why we can’t do something now. Sure, more money or a better job...

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A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

How do you make a dream come true? I read a quote recently that really got me thinking. It's from Earl Nightingale who was a speaker and writer in personal development. I've been reading a vintage business management manual he wrote called Lead the Field. While it is...

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Make Plans Not Goals

Make Plans Not Goals

In January many people set goals for the new year. We hear people talking about resolutions. These usually involve losing weight, exercising more, finding a new job, getting a promotion, or starting a new business. All of these goals are worthy. But what you really...

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Finding Your Aesthetic as a Key to Your Future

Finding Your Aesthetic as a Key to Your Future

Our lives have changed dramatically during this pandemic. Most of us spent a lot more time at home than we are used to. Now that we can see the light at the end of the proverbial quarantine tunnel, it’s time to get ready to be back to normal. Finding your aesthetic...

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Things To Do Instead of Making Resolutions

Things To Do Instead of Making Resolutions

When I first started exploring the concept of a La Dolce Vita lifestyle, I was reacting to the fact that everyone around me was talking about their New Year resolutions and all of the bad habits they were going to fix. It struck me as very negative behavior. "I'm not...

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The Week Between Christmas and New Year

The Week Between Christmas and New Year

I want to encourage you to take this week between Christmas and New Year to rest and think. We’re always so busy and stressed leading up to the holidays, and this has been a crazy year. I want you to take some time to relax, recuperate, and enjoy your gifts. Spend...

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