Measuring Up to the Carefully Curated Life

Don't fall into the comparison trap

Wake up and before you get out of bed… check Facebook.
Right after (even during) your workout…Facebook.
Sitting in traffic…Facebook.
Over a conference call that’s going nowhere fast…Facebook.
In line to order lunch…Facebook.
Bathroom break…it’s so wrong, but yes…Facebook (you know it’s true)
On the couch watching TV before bed…Facebook.
And probably 5-10 more times in between…FACEBOOK. Read more…

Finding Your “It” Factor


Nothing breaks my heart like seeing an amazing woman want a man in her life so bad that she unknowingly gives off that desperate vibe. You know what I’m talking about, and you know what it attracts…everything BUT the incredible Mr. Right she deserves.

She makes herself INSANE wondering what she’s doing wrong and why she keeps attracting the “wrong” guy. Yet over the years I’ve realized the answer is crazy simple. If you want to find truly amazing love, you have to work your “IT” factor.

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4 Tools to Declutter Your Life


We hang onto a lot of stuff in our lives.
Chores we keep putting off …
Toxic friends we keep around out of habit…
Guilt and things we do because we think we should…

You’d give anything to have the time for a quiet Saturday to yourself by the pool, to spend more time with family and friends, or even look for a more interesting job. But with all that physical and emotional clutter mucking up your world, it’s impossible to squeeze that stuff in.

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2 Things Hiding Your Beauty


Whether you believe in love at first sight or not, the fact is most of us size up a potential mate pretty quickly (some studies suggest 3 minutes or less). And much of that is based on two things: physical appearance and the energy we give off.  Call it superficial if you want, but attraction is part of love, and physical appearance is part of attraction.

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3 Valuable Ways to Spend Time During the Holidays


Ever wish you could just catch a breather at work?  Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret. The holidays might be the only time of year that the opportunity exists to make time stand still. Business practically comes to a halt as people become preoccupied with shopping, holiday parties and getting ready for company.   Read more…

Life Advice from The Last “Today Girl”


In the spring of 2011, one of broadcasting’s boldest dishes, Barbara Walters, shared some words of wisdom to celebrate International Women’s Day. One would naturally expect to hear some pretty amazing stories from this pioneer who ended the era of the “Today Girl” and landed the coveted spot of first female co-anchor of network evening news. But what she actually did was deliver a crash course in living boldly from a career chock full of lessons and glass ceilings shattered.  Read more…