Keeping it Real

Day three of advice curated from the women at the Glamour Love Your LIfe conference. Bobbi Brown is truly a woman who has done it her way. She built a cosmetics empire based on the philosophy that make-up should bring out the best you rather than make you look like someone else, all the while […] Read more…

Don’t Listen to the Obnoxious Voices in Your Head

Each day this week I’m sharing some of the insights from the Glamour Love Your Life Conference I attended Monday. Today…Arianna Huffington. First, a brief bio. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books. She is also co-host of “Left, Right & Center,” a […] Read more…

Leverage Failure

I went to the Glamour Magazine Love Your Life Conference  yesterday. The conference was in honor of the 20th anniversary of Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards. Over the years Glamour has celebrated women who have lived, learned and broken the boundaries of what is possible in work and life. While the conference and the awards honor […] Read more…

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

“Don’t go out with someone just because they are interested in you. Know what you want.”– 40-something, married, mom, fashion designer, Brooklyn, NY I have heard this sentiment from a lot of 40-something women. Looking back they realize that it was usually the men who were interested in them that they ended up going out […] Read more…

You Don’t Have to Drink Every Cocktail on the Menu

“Really do take care of your inner health. Don’t obsess about what you eat or drink but don’t fall into bad damaging habits because the people around you are doing them. I remember dealing with that.  Talk about peer pressure. I had a lot friends who were smokers. I had a lot of friends who […] Read more…

Just Do What Feels Right Now

On making the best decision that you can right now and enjoying what you have… “Just do what feels right now. Unknowns are a just a part of life. I don’t ever really sweat it if things don’t happen the way I want them to. There’s nothing you can do.  I think you have to make […] Read more…

Enriching Your Life

A woman I interviewed recently had a wonderful piece of advice about marriage and partners. “That person in your life should enrich your life. Make your life more fun, more awesome, more great. They should make you feel more beautiful than you already do. Not the opposite.” I love the distinction that it is about […] Read more…

Throw Down Your Cards: Hoda Kotb at the Y

I went to see Hoda Kotb from the Today Show speak last night at the 92nd St Y. Great advice for 20-somethings and 40-somethings alike.  Any age to be honest. as much of the audience was on the septuagenarian side (this is a function of the street numbers in New York. The higher the numbers […] Read more…

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