How to Embrace Your Inner Glow

A post by Courtney Imade How to Embrace Your Inner Glow Last year I gave birth to my first son on New Year’s day. I returned to work full-time 8 weeks later, and then when my son was nine months old I found myself unexpectedly pregnant again. Being a Mom to my adorable son Mason […]

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Forever Fierce Day

What Does Being Fierce (at Midlife) Mean To You? I was recently asked “What does it mean to be fierce at midlife?”by my new friend Catherine Graceo who founded the Forever Fierce Movement for women in midlife. I loved being challenged to answer this question because I’ve always believed that fierce is a state of […]

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2018 For the Win and a Better Bolder Real Chic Life

Happy New Year friends Like many of you I dive head first into a New Year. There’s just something about goal setting, organizing my thoughts, dreams, and future plans that really gets me going. An excuse to make a list? Yes, please! A reason to reflect on all of things I am grateful for… Oh, […]

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My Lucky Letter to Millennials

Are you one of the lucky ones? Dear young person, I want to share something about how lucky you are to be a young, shiny new penny in a world with so much to offer but I can’t, because I don’t believe in luck. Apparently I’m in good company because even Oprah Winfrey and I […]

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Am I Really a Fraud? How to Combat Imposter Syndrome in 4 Easy Steps

A few weeks ago I watched an interview with the uber talented actress Viola Davis. She was talking about winning the most coveted award for someone in her field-the Oscar, and while she had just achieved this amazing feat (and had a trail of other accolades as well including Emmy’s and Golden Globes) she mentioned that […]

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Why My Planner Is Life

The other day my daughter went to one of her favorite stores-Paper Source. Paper Source carries all things paper of course. They have personalized invitations, calendars, books and a cute/cheeky gift section. She mentioned flippantly that they were having a planner sale. “Who carries a paper planner in 2016?” she asked. “I do!” I replied. […]

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A Little Advice About The Gift of Advice

I spoke with someone the other day who was very upset about a decision that a good friend was making. “I gave the best advice I could! If they don’t take it, it’s on them. I’m done with them!” I am paraphrasing here but this is the gist. The advice giver was frustrated and if […]

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