Powders and juices and pills, oh my! They’re everywhere – miracle elixers promising to transform us into the slim and healthy person we want to be. But if they help, why are people pudgier and sicker than ever? My belief? There is no magic pill. There is a conscious decision to make healthier choices, and… Read More Supplements – Help or Hype?
Before Thanksgiving marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season, it was a time to pause, reflect, and feel thankful for the blessings we enjoyed over the past year.… Read More Finding Ways to Feel Thankful
What to Wear When Fall Doesn’t Feel Like Fall
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Look what I found. Soft-as-pajamas velvet leggings for the holidays! With holiday parties just around the corner, these are a great option. They’re that perfect combination of dressy and comfy.… Read More Getting Cozy in Velvet
What? Helen’s wearing burgundy? That’s so unexpected! No one who knows me has ever said that! It’s certainly a fall favorite. After black, which occupies a huge swath of my closet, burgundy has the strongest presence. And as comfortable as these Calvin Klein separates are, they’ll be items you reach for over and over again!… Read More Bring on the Burgundy!
Many midlife women seem to have given up on their dreams, and haven’t chosen to set new ones, because their checkered past is such an anchor. I’m not talking about an illegal or immoral history, but a history of undervaluing ourselves is just short of criminal. … Read More Checkered Past
You already know this, but layers are key when the weather is unpredictable. A sweater or jacket you can quickly put on or take off to suit the temperature makes life so much more comfortable. I love the tailored look of this Calvin Klein cardigan. The clever side vents allow this long-line to move with… Read More Squared Away
The older I get, the more I think about the idea of retirement. I mean, it’s completely logical. A lot of my business involves helping clients prepare for it. Most people plan to stop working at some point. Some have a specific date in mind, others are planning for a particular event. Usually that event… Read More Retirement – It’s Not always Black and White
Hi Friends! It’s been about 2 months since my microneedling appointment and I wanted to show my progress pics. About the only thing I did right was to take the photos at roughly the same time in the morning. My angles are a bit different – it’s rough taking selfies with a regular camera! The… Read More My Vampire Facial Results
How many times have you asked a friend what you should do in an upcoming event and heard the response, “Just be yourself.” Up for a job interview? “Just be yourself.” Giving a speech? “Be yourself.” I heard a great lyric to a song this morning: “be yourself ‘cuz everybody else is taken.” Isn’t that… Read More The Importance of Being Yourself