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…

The Path of Possibility

I saw Maria Shriver this morning talking about The Women’s Conference taking place this week in Long Beach, CA. She talked about conference’s goal to empower women to be Architects of Change ® in their own lives, their communities and the world. On a personal note, she wanted to give women the message that “no […] Read more…

There Are No Secrets At Work

“Work hard. Get along. Don’t gossip. Keep in mind that no matter what you say to anyone, even if they say they won’t tell, it will be heard by most people you work with. Assume you will be heard by everyone.“ — 40 something, HR director, LA It’s so easy to dish at work, particularly […] Read more…

Get a Mentor

Many women I speak to talk about the importance of mentors in your 20s. This article in the Huffington Post about the Tory Burch Foundation’s mentor event has some great career advice. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tory-burch/post_1090_b_768538.html Read more…

The Me In We

“You can grow in different directions and still be together. We marvel at the fact that we’re still compatible because we’re both completely different people than when we started out. You have to be secure enough to let the person go their own way and not always have to drive him with you. I think […] Read more…

Live Breathlessly

“If [most people] could live their lives again, they would live them in a different way. We learned that when we were very young, so we have lived freely. We have had fantastic lives. Life is not measured by how many times you take a breath. It’s only measured by those extraordinary moments that take […] Read more…

Shoe Appreciation

“Manolo’s don’t appreciate.“ – 40-something, Santa Monica, California Many women have echoed this sentiment. Of course I still believe you still need a really great pair of shoes. I always related to the episode in “Sex in the City” where Carrie said, “Fact is, sometimes it’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes. […] Read more…

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