New Year’s Resolutions…Do They Really Work?

It’s 2012, and if you are like the millions of other women out there who are resolving to lose weight this year, it’s time to find a new resolution!  Resolutions to lose weight and exercise more are usually bound for frustration and breakdown because they set you up to fail.  As women we put so … [Read more…]

Body Bashing Blues

The mirror, the scale, the jeans that won’t zip.  We’ve all been there at one time or another.  You wake up in a good mood, but that nasty little voice in your head get’s the best of you and convinces you that you’re just not good enough today.  All of a sudden you feel demoralized … [Read more…]

Do Affirmations Really Work?

The dictionary defines an affirmation as “the assertion that something exists or is true.”  I love affirmations and have been using them for years.  One of my favorites, which I borrowed from brilliant author, Louise Hay, is “all is well in my world.”  That pretty much sums it up!  I repeated that one to myself … [Read more…]

3 Ways to Love Your Body Now

Loving your body isn’t always easy, whether your a size 6 or a 26.  As women we are bombarded with unrealistic images of ultra-thin models and actresses who represent about 1% of the population.  It’s no wonder we’re totally fucked up about our body image.  I know it’s possible to love your body at any … [Read more…]

How do you LOVE yourself?

Today I ask the question, how do you love yourself?  Self-care is often so low on our list of priorities.  But as you well know, taking care of yourself first, allows you to help others in a more present way.  I take care of myself in various ways. Below is my self-love list. By no … [Read more…]

i LOVE accessories!!

I absolutely LOVE accessories.  An entire outfit can be changed by simply changing a few things.  Below I have two looks that start with a simple tank and  a skinny cargo pant.  In the top outfit, I chose a traditional cardigan and classic accessories paired with timeless leopard flats.  The second outfit features a more … [Read more…]

My Lipstick Adventure

RED LIPSTICK! It’s my new favorite accessory. There was a time when I was scared to bare scarlett lips.  Surely I would look like eit her a hussy or just plain trying too hard.  But I decided to flirt outside of my comfort zone and plunge in headfirst into the sea of red rouge.  I … [Read more…]

CELLULITE–Embrace It Already!!

I don’t know about you, but I’m so freakin’ tired of reading about magical cellulite creams that will remove so called unsightly skin dimpling.  The fact is, 95% of women have cellulite. That’s right, pretty much all women have those fatty deposits that cause our skin to look a bit uneven.  Models and actresses have … [Read more…]

Updating My Wardrobe, A Day at a Time

Lately I’ve been feeling like my wardrobe needs a lift.  I’ve done some major purging, so now I actually have space for new things.  I specifically wanted something with a bold print to liven things up a bit. So I took myself on over to Forever XXI.  They now have a plus size section with … [Read more…]