We all know how it goes… Summer is just getting started and we’re fantasizing about… …tossing together beautiful salads with fresh tomatoes from our patio garden …taking family vacations so amazing our kids thank us on the way home …looking not half-bad in a swimsuit. And then we wake up one September morning… …and we haven’t […]
How’s Your Summer Shaping Up?
I love the idea of arriving “fashionably late”! And it’s not just for parties anymore! I arrive fashionably late to all kinds of things, like: getting the gist of a joke, occasionally wearing the latest styles (typically, I catch on to wearing them right when they’re going out of vogue) updating my kids’ activity calendar […]
I promised to share some of the more common daily habits of successful people. This first one might surprise you: Meditation You’ve probably heard that meditation reduces stress and calms your mind. But did you know that it also makes you sexier? If you’re thinking, “Only if I wear stilettos while I’m doing it!”, stay […]
Are you going to work? Attending a meeting or two? Taxiing the kids to their activities? Running errands? Doing laundry and dishes? Mowing the lawn? Watching TV? Getting the car serviced? Paying some bills? Or not paying some bills? Consider for a few moments all of the things that you want to accomplish today, all […]
Whether or not to change your direction is always going to be a judgment call, but here are some tips that will help you decide whether to stay the course, or to make some changes:1. Decide to trust yourself. Trust that you are fully capable of weighing all of the options and making the right […]
For example, when my husband forgot my birthday, I told myself “Forget it. You’re just not that important to him.”Or when I put on a pair of jeans that used to fit great and found them snug, I thought, “Nice going, Danne! Have fun up-sizing all your clothes since you’re just gonna get chubbier from […]
As far as goal accomplishment goes, this one was long overdue, as I’ve envied people who could do it since I was old enough to say “cool”. And yet, until recently, I believed it was something you could just either do naturally, or not do, like being born with blue eyes or brown.
It lets things into our awareness based on our beliefs. What we believe or know to be true. What we believe we can or should experience in our own life. Here’s a true story — a woman threw away a winning lottery ticket worth $1 Million. Seriously. Google it, if you don’t believe me. She […]
Recently, I spent a day walking around downtown Chicago. Before I left my hotel that morning, I put on my favorite bracelet, the one I had made several years ago on a weekend getaway with a good friend. As I was leaving town that evening, I realized the bracelet was no longer on my wrist. […]