How To Edit Your Closet | 10 Tips For Hoarders From A Hoarder

So I’m not really an organized person, yet there’s something about the idea of a perfect, OCD-approved closet that is truly illusive. And yes, I too have been taken by the closet/pantry/attic/you-name-it organization trend. But in my defense this isn’t a new phase as a result of Netflix’s “Home Edit” show. For me this startedContinue reading “How To Edit Your Closet | 10 Tips For Hoarders From A Hoarder”

Your “Hard Life” Is Your Gift | Why some people’s lives are harder than others – What you need to read today

Why are some people’s lives objectively harder than others? Yes, “everyone has their shit,” but still, since the dawn of time this question has plagued philosophers, clergymen, doctors, artists, and yes, even us mere mortals. I myself have looked at those around me and pondered this great mystery. But isn’t it funny. The answer isContinue reading “Your “Hard Life” Is Your Gift | Why some people’s lives are harder than others – What you need to read today”

8 Lessons I Learned From Professional Failure

In 2018 I began working in the US branch of an international public affairs and association management consultancy. By 2020, the US office would be closed and operations dissolved.In November of 2019, knowing my current job would soon be obsolete, I accepted a new role working for a small, family-owned, DC-based organization focused on earlyContinue reading “8 Lessons I Learned From Professional Failure”

Trading In Summer Nights For Twinkle Lights | How to plan an epic winter getaway

Although summer is still raging across the pond and even here stateside at shore towns on the coasts, for many of us, summer 2020 has been less than ideal. Let’s face it, maybe it’s time we get on board with the #teampumpkinspice cult? Concede this summer in terms of travel hopes and start focusing onContinue reading “Trading In Summer Nights For Twinkle Lights | How to plan an epic winter getaway”

Three Ways to Cope With Uncertainty | by Christine L. Carter, Ph.D.

What should we do when everything feels so out of control? Living with so much uncertainty is hard. Human beings crave information about the future in the same way we crave food, sex, and other primary rewards. Our brains perceive ambiguity as a threat, and they try to protect us by diminishing our ability toContinue reading “Three Ways to Cope With Uncertainty | by Christine L. Carter, Ph.D.”

VIDEO BLOG | My Top Vintage Shopping Tips

Check out my top vintage shopping tips! I break down vintage shopping to make it easy to find those hidden gems that will transform your wardrobe and most importantly, bring you major joy! Also as promised, here are just a few vintage shops I never miss:Isabelle Bajart – Brussels, BelgiumAloe&Wolf – Siena, ItalyOrnySun Vintage –Continue reading “VIDEO BLOG | My Top Vintage Shopping Tips”

Harnessing Positive Vibes | 6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Mental Health “Good Days”

“…use your disability to be more clutch, not as a crutch.” When we talk about mental health in the news, social media, medicine, so often the conversation has a tendency towards “doom and gloom.” I too am guilty of focusing on the challenges of living with a mental health disability, as if every day isContinue reading “Harnessing Positive Vibes | 6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Mental Health “Good Days””

Designer Spotlight | Alberta Ferretti

“I try to transform a dream’s magic into reality.” – Alberta Ferretti As I scroll through the fashion social media sphere, there is one designer noticeably absent from most Americans’ feeds: the incomparable, Alberta Ferretti. Ms. Ferretti is an icon by every definition. As one of the most important forces in Italian fashion for 40Continue reading “Designer Spotlight | Alberta Ferretti”

No-Vacation Nation | No, You Still Can’t Cancel Summer

Although taking a vacation in 2020 may seem unattainable — which is completely on brand for this insane year — there’s significant scientific evidence to prove taking time off is more important now than ever. The 2008 article “No-Vacation Nation” authored by my fellow University of Florida alum, John de Graaf, explores the workaholic U.S.Continue reading “No-Vacation Nation | No, You Still Can’t Cancel Summer”

Bigger Than Fashion | Dior Couture Like Never Before – 75 Years In The Making

After my message on Monday, a return to regularly scheduled programming. I have some exciting new content coming this week including blog posts on the most critical step to overall skin health and anti-aging, Where to Wander, and even an unboxing! But first, DIOR. 75 years ago following a devastating war, Paris designers scrambled toContinue reading “Bigger Than Fashion | Dior Couture Like Never Before – 75 Years In The Making”