While technology has been introduced into our world as a means of assistance and improvement to the quality of our life, it also has become a means to distract us from being present, from finding balance and from catching our breath. In Time magazine last week, the cover story “The Art of Being Mindful” took aim … More Why Not Meditate?
Why? While you can usually find leopard here and there every season regardless of whether it was prevalent on the runways or not, when it is a trend, there are so many unique and creative items that designers come up with, and it is much easier to find. So as you go about your shopping … More Why Not Wear Leopard?
“Good friends help you find important things when you have lost them . . . your smile, your hope and your courage.” -Doe Zantamata The word friend appears to have been diluted in our world of social media and Facebook. After all, any one of us can be “friends” with more than 800 people and … More 15 Ways to Be A Friend Worth Having
Taking a ride on it really does provoke one to smile without realizing it, as you feel transported back to childhood when a bike was the fastest mode of transportation you were legally able to use and no bills were your responsibility. Even though summer is not here yet, there are still many months of … More Why Not Ride a Bike?
~On the chalkboard, my most beloved quote from Henry David Thoreau, and a message from my niece that I cannot erase.~ An office space can offer the portal for the artist to create a divine illustration, the writer to craft the perfect phrases or the entrepreneur to keep the business thriving and magnificently managed. Depending … More Why Not Style a Desktop?
While I’m not usually one to latch onto seasonal trends, the revival of the pencil skirt that has continued to walk down the runways during the past few seasons has me smittened. I guess the bigger question is, “Is it really a trend?” After all, if something is figure flattering, allows you to feel fabulous … More Why Not Wear A Pencil Skirt?
Life can become a chaotic roller coaster that we can’t seem to control at times if we aren’t organized. And while organization is necessary when it comes to finances, household tasks and career, it is also important when it comes to taking care of ourselves. I have always found it useful to figure out specific … More Simple Beauty Routines
A few weeks ago a study was released sharing the many benefits for teens and young children when they have regular sit-down dinners with their families. From a decreased likelihood to become involved with drugs and alcohol, to strengthening relationships, the benefits were astounding and something that should cause us all to pause and take … More Why Not Sit Down For Dinner?
Formality, decisiveness, creativity and a story are all things that come to mind when I think of wallpaper. With a resolute certainty, paper covers walls that have seen and heard endless stories of the lives that have walked by them whether the paper is found in homes, museums, estates or community gathering areas. Wallpaper requires … More Why Not Wallpaper?
A walk as exercise? Nah. Walking is too enjoyable to be a viable way to burn calories. Or was I wrong? These were my thoughts on walking quite a while back when I was convinced that running was the only way to “feel the burn”. Fortunately, I came to my senses, and finally began to … More Why Not Take A Walk?