“Zoom” may be the most ubiquitous word of 2020. I read it, type it, say it, and hear it dozens of times a day. It is now so integrated in my daily work-from-home life that even one of my dreams involved a video conference. If I’m not hosting a Zoom meeting, I’m joining one, or … Continue reading How to Look Professional During a Video Conference, Even If You’re Not Comfortable with Being on Camera
Style is how you do anything – write, speak, walk – it’s how you live. Style is a window into your soul and also your PR manager. If you have confidence and self-respect, your style will convey that. Conversely, if you are unhappy or depressed, your style will demonstrate that as well. Style is a … Continue reading 3 Ways to Update Your Style For Greater Self-Expression
Clothing won't save the world, but it can save your mindset. These are unprecedented times and socially distancing yourself, especially if your usual lifestyle is one of social abundance, can have you feeling out-of-sorts, down, or even grieving the life you've put on hold. One thing that is helping me overcome these negative feelings is … Continue reading How to keep sane during this period of social distancing at home: GET DRESSED.
Blogging, as I would have thought, is not easy. Just because I like to write does not mean others want to read my writing, so coming up with interesting content ideas takes work. Creating a synthesized blog with engaging topics that are somewhat tied together in a beautiful format is even more difficult. I've spent … Continue reading Blogging My Values
I’ve suddenly had an awakening to all things feminine – makeup, skin care products, finding the perfect scent, nail color…the girly list goes on. I know I’m a late bloomer, I attribute my newly found fascination to my daughters, ages 12 and 18. They watch makeup tutorials, try new hairstyles, use face masks consistently, and … Continue reading A Love Affair With My Naked Face
My life today looks completely different than it did six months ago. If you were to have asked me where I thought I would be at this moment, there would have been no major changes except bracing for my daughter, Zoë, to turn 18 and leave for college. It’s not that I didn’t have aspirations; … Continue reading Reclaiming Your Self-Worth
I don't know how to be alone. I've been practicing for almost a year, and I still haven't gotten any better at it. I talk to myself as if I'm having a conversation with him. I sleep on one side of the bed in hopes that I'll wake up to him. I rush with excitement … Continue reading Dream vs. Reality