A Hair Biology Soft & And Hydrated Collection Review

This post is sponsored by Hair Biology but as usual, all opinions are my own. When I heard about the Hair Biology Soft & Hydrated Collection formulated for women 45+ I knew I wanted to try it. Their belief that while biology might change as we get older, our confidence and spirit doesn’t have to, […]

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3 Ways to Unleash the Power of No and Usher in More Joy

Recently I wrote a post about self-care where I referenced Shonda Rhimes’s book Year of Yes after I took a cycling class where there’s currently an entire Year of Yes series going on. It wasn’t my first time writing about the year of yes, and it also isn’t my first time writing about the power […]

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How to Make Your Paper Planner Work For You

This isn’t my first post about using a paper planner. I am a self-professed techie, but my planners have to be paper. There is just something satisfying about writing things down. If you have been around for a long time you probably already know about my planner obsession. But if you’re spending time in the […]

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Self-care As a Form of Activism

The other day I was taking a Peloton bike ride with one of my favorite instructors- Tunde Oyeneyin. I love riding with Tunde because not only does she deliver a fantastic workout but she also always comes through with a dose of inspiration too. This particular ride was about self-care which obviously isn’t a revolutionary […]

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4 Small Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

Happy New Year Friends! As we enter the new year I know that many of you are excited about all of the opportunities it may bring. I tend to get very excited about fresh starts but not everyone feels giddy about moving into what for many can be a pretty bleak time of year. I […]

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2020 A Year In Review

I’m not sure how many times I can say that this wasn’t the year we expected. I think most of us had high hopes for 2020, but as I’ve said before it is the year we received. I’m reminded of a very popular quote that has been circulating. I myself shared it, it reads something […]

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The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Things 2020

If you’ve been around for a little while you know that I’ve actually attended an Oprah’s Favorite Things Reveal Party, not once but twice (you can read about my first time here). It was not the television audience experience that I’d always dreamed of but a newer more modern version under the guise of the […]

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My Top 4 Most Recent Inspiring Reads

I know a lot of bloggers will be sharing holiday gift guides soon. It’s quickly approaching that time of year and I am working on mine as well. But today I want to focus on the gift you can easily give yourself- an inspiring read! As a child I’d lose myself in books, often spending […]

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What Taking Chances in 2020 Has Meant for Me

The other day I was talking to someone on the phone. She was bemoaning a situation that had recently occurred. “I’m a good person,” she said. “And I believe I deserve better than this!” She was right. She was probably one of the best of them. In my eyes anyway. And she didn’t deserve the […]

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4 Thoughts on The Reward Style Virtual Conference

If we’re friends on Instagram you know that I am a little late getting this post out. I mentioned writing it right after the RewardStyle Conference (rStheCon) on August 20th, and a lot of you said you were interested in knowing more about RewardStyle, Influencer Marketing and the LiketoKNOW.it shopping app. If we’re not connected […]

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