How To Balance Your Productivity Right Now

I know for me the idea of being super productive is really just an idea on most days. The reality is that my days ebb and flow. As someone who is used to being busy and constantly wishing for more time to do all of the things, having more time and being less productive has […]

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My Two Minute Zoom Makeup Routine

About a month ago I saw lots of people posting a meme claiming that we were really about to see how many of those work meetings could have been emails. I have to admit I laughed a little at that too. But it wasn’t long before those emails quickly morphed into virtual meetings via Zoom […]

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How to Maintain a Positive Mindset Right Now

I just like many of you have been working from home for the past week. We are certainly experiencing unprecedented times right now and if you’re anything like me your emotions are a little mixed. You might be thankful for the downtime and the ability to spend more time with your families in the comfort […]

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How to Embrace Midlife With Joy!

As someone who never shies away from my age, you have heard plenty from me about all things over 40. I have shared before that even when I was in my twenties 40 sounded glamorous and complete, but that was it for me. I never really thought about what my life would be like after […]

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The Gift I Walked Away With From The Oprah Vision Tour

    If we’re connected on social media, you’ve probably seen me sharing about the Oprah and WW 2020 Vision Tour. This past fall I, like many of you, learned that Oprah was going to be on tour starting in the new year. It was really all I needed to hear and I planned to […]

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Investing in You-Three Things You Can Do

I was tempted to write this post about investment pieces- you know… all the must haves to complete your wardrobe and have you looking your best in 2020, but then I thought that it might be more appropriate as we enter this new decade to talk about your biggest investment, which of course is you, […]

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How to Find Your Focus for 2020

If you’re anything like me, your heart may be engrossed in all things holiday right now but your mind is thinking about the new year. I tend to be pretty goal driven and if you’ve been around for awhile then you know that anything new- a season, a birth year, a school year and sometimes […]

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The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Things List for 2019

  I wrote my very first Favorite Things post before I ever got a first hand view. If you have  been following along you know that I have actually attended the Oprah’s Favorite Things Party In New York City (twice actually) and it was just as amazing as you would imagine it to be. The […]

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How to Show a Little Gratitude to YOU!

Happy Thanksgiving Friends! Today is the day that most of us have a laser focus on gratitude and many families share out loud exactly what they are grateful for. I love that tradition. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, but when thinking about writing another post on gratitude I couldn’t get Snoop Dogg out […]

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The Art of QTIP- How to Stop Taking Things So Personally 

The other day I attended a workshop on Brain Health and Development. One of the successful coping strategies we explored was QTIP- Quit Taking It Personally. This couldn’t have come at a better time for me because I had just finished venting with a friend about a situation that I felt was unfair and quite […]

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