Archive of ‘Self & Wellness’ category

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…

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…

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…

Is Your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

“We spend our first 30 years trying to be like other women and our second thirty years finding ourselves” On a business trip to Mexico City this past year, a female executive I was meeting with made this comment about South American women. I found it to apply beyond the border! I remember a friend […] Read more…

Enjoy Your Emerging Adulthood

New York Times article reports on new lifestage of “emerging adulthood” — aka extended adolescence. 40-something advice: enjoy it as much as you can! I think most 40 somethings would give the advice to 20-somethings to enjoy their emerging adulthood as much as they can.  40-something women share the following “what I wish I knew […] Read more…

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