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”

ALL YOU NEED THIS FALL IN ONE QUICK POST – 3 Stella McCartney Looks + the bonus piece that’ll make outerwear fun again

If you’re anything like me you probably haven’t worn much more than the same old sweats and lululemon workout gear for the past…I don’t know…entire 2020?! So maybe this fall it’s time to ease back into actual attire with cool girl, British ready-to-wear designer, Stella McCartney. McCartney combines functional fashion and iconic British whimsy yetContinue reading “ALL YOU NEED THIS FALL IN ONE QUICK POST – 3 Stella McCartney Looks + the bonus piece that’ll make outerwear fun again”

VIDEO BLOG – A Few Of My Favorite Things | Episode 1, August 2020

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Getting Real – Experiment Time | Augustinus Bader 27-Day Challenge

It’ll take a miracle to help these puffy, crepey eyes. So this post is a bit different. I’m embarking on the cult Augustinus Bader 27-day skincare challenge. The premise is simple: Use only the Augustinus Bader signature, award winning, anti-ageing cream for 27 days and watch your skin repair itself. And since I’ve ordered bothContinue reading “Getting Real – Experiment Time | Augustinus Bader 27-Day Challenge”

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.”

Books & Baguettes | Read These Now To Feel French Girl Chic

HOW TO BE AS FREAKING FRENCH AS POSSIBLE Finally good news: some of our favorite hotels in Paris including Hôtel de Crillon, Hotel Lancaster, Hôtel Splendide Royal Paris, even Le Meurice and Hôtel Plaza Athénée are preparing to re-open by September 1, which means we are one step closer to a very Parisian getaway. WillContinue reading “Books & Baguettes | Read These Now To Feel French Girl Chic”

Designer Spotlight | Oh, the places you’ll go with Giuseppe di Morabito

For the girl who wants to turn heads, meet Giuseppe di Morabito, the 28-year old designer setting the scene for what’s next in fashion, one “see and be seen” influencer at a time. Founded in 2014, Milan-based Giuseppe di Morabito‘s namesake brand is known for pushing contemporary Italian femininity to its limits. His high-quality materialsContinue reading “Designer Spotlight | Oh, the places you’ll go with Giuseppe di Morabito”

21 Ways Restaurants Could Change Forever, According to Chefs

Industry leaders predict what we’ll see in a post-coronavirus dining landscape. Authored by Regan Stephens | Food and Wine | July 28, 2020 The coronavirus touched down in the U.S. early this year, and by mid-March, restaurants across the country were suddenly and almost entirely shuttered. The pandemic decimated, in one cruel swoop, an industryContinue reading “21 Ways Restaurants Could Change Forever, According to Chefs”

My WORST Beauty Buys | 14 Products I Won’t Be Repurchasing

So here it is: the products I will NOT be repurchasing. I’ve tried…tried again, and these beauties just aren’t for me. It’s not that I COMPLETELY HATE these products. I mean, I did not declutter them or give them away. Rather, these are the items in my arsenal I don’t ever reach for and quiteContinue reading “My WORST Beauty Buys | 14 Products I Won’t Be Repurchasing”

VIDEO – Early Warning Signs | My Mental Health Diagnosis Journey

Only my second video so I am still getting the hang of it but I hope you find this helpful. My ‘Early Warning Signs’ video is about my Diagnosis Journey. I’ve never talked about the path to my bipolar diagnosis, a journey that took over 15 years. Here I am going into detail about theContinue reading “VIDEO – Early Warning Signs | My Mental Health Diagnosis Journey”