Archive for the ‘Soul’ Category
David Lam, former Governer General of British Columbia, recently died from cancer. His journey with cancer touched his life and many others. It changed him, changed how he viewed the world and brought enlightenment to his life more than money and things. A man well connected with powerful and wealthy people, he often asked them,“What [...]
I think birthday’s are a big deal. Noteworthy. Significant. Really, what could be bigger in your life than the day you were born?! Every birthday is a perfect opportunity to celebrate someone, get mushy, and let them know that you’ve been paying attention to what they love. And when it’s your Day of All Days, [...]
Every day is an opportunity to be authentic with our wardrobe. What statement are you making?
Are you being true to YOU?
Allow me to share my inspiration for real style, these woman could teach us a few things about about following our hearts.
Babe Pailey, Modern
Paley worked as a fashion editor for Vogue in New York City 1940. She often [...]
Enjoy this brilliant & creative commercial. Don’t we all want to contribute?
I’ve been invited to contribute to ModernMom.com, “The magazine and community for the woman behind the mom,“ with 20 million visitors a month! What a wonderful opportunity and compliment. Here is my first article, one of many on my new life as a moma. If you’re inspired, may I gently encourage you to rate my article [...]
Fashion is perhaps one of the first things many of us think of when we think of style. And for good reason—it can be an evocative expression of who we are and how we want other people to read or interpret us.
But it’s limiting to think that the only way we can express our style [...]
Alfred Adler, Austrian psychologist and colleague of Sigmund Freud, coined the term lifestyle in 1929. Adler said,
“Lifestyle” is the sum total of the values, passions, knowledge, meaningful deeds and eccentricities that constitute the uniqueness of each individual.”
What struck me about Adler’s definition is the word eccentricities. I know my values, my passions, the meaningful deeds [...]
“I think of Style Statement as words of life, since it’s not just about clothing or dwellings, but the ever-changing space between the ears that needs decorating as much as other places.”
Sister Trilby Scarlett of the Goodwill
Flickr photo credit: Stone house, by jsome1
Having a baby has meant a lifestyle change. I’m working at home now – no more people milling about the studio. Sometimes it’s quiet and I’m lonely, craving adult conversation and needing support. Fellow mamas, you know what I’m talking about. Hey, what I yearn for is a Style Statement buddy to share the joys [...]