Prove Them Wrong

“So many people doubted my passion, but I proved them wrong” — 20-something worthy advice from Dylan Lauren at the Glamour Love Your Life conference earlier this week. Dylan Lauren is the Founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar.  While running an events company after graduating college, Dylan come across a variety of confections that inspired […] Read more…

Don’t Shoehorn Yourself

“Don’t shoehorn yourself into a predetermined vision of what life should be…be open to life’s gifts” — Padma Lakshmi at the Glamour Love Your Life Conference Padma Lakshmi: actress, author, host of top chef, founder of two companies: Easy Exotic which sells culinary products and the Padma Collection, a line of fine jewelry. She recently […] Read more…

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…

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