Tag Archives: health

Refreshing

The more I get to know authentic people, the more “anti-resolutions” the input becomes around new years. I agree with not setting unrealistic goals for yourself, especially those driven by ridiculous image standards, but I also like the concept of using the new year as a re-set. Halfway through reading Essentialism my life became quite […]

Discussing being your best boss

“I believe in recharging as often as possible. Go somewhere luxurious to luxuriate.” ~ Niquenya Fulbright of Building Bridges Consulting Last week the Network of Entrepreneurial Women held a discussion on treating ourselves. As we nibbled on savory paninis and vegan chocolate pralines at Let Them Eat Chocolate, NEW co-founder Erica Thomas provided tips on […]

Resetting Nutrition

“We are never too busy to take time to reset, recharge, and refuel.” ~ Svetlana Burak, My Health Beet A few weeks ago I decided to take part in a mini-cleanse to reset my body and get into the swing of Spring. I’ve had very sluggish mornings during this long winter, and as the birds […]

Women Out Walking

“You’ve got to find something that makes you happy to keep you moving.” ~ Malik of Hip Circle Studio In mid-March, the City of Evanston launched Women Out Walking for the 8th year in a row. The 12-week program encourages women to become more physically active and lead healthier lifestyles. Every week women are asked […]

Establishing a fitness routine

In May I joined Hip Circle Studio to develop more of a fitness routine. Because winter was so long and my social life had me attending numerous potlucks and barbecues my summer clothes remained snugger than last year and I knew I wasn’t naturally walking and stairmastering  the winter padding off like I had in […]

Lessons from Ruby

Recently Netflix fed Ruby into my recommendations as I was looking for another TV series to distract myself with. I sometimes need a re-set to transition out of work mode into house-mode, and a 30-minute episode can do just that. I didn’t think a weight-loss program would intrigue me, but this one had a lot […]

Radvent: Style (and being happy with your self)

Radvent 18 on Style by Princess Lasertron

Princess Lasertron’s Radvent on Style has a fabulous opening: “Ladylike dressing is making a comeback, opening the door to beautifully defined silhouettes, exciting accessories, and life with grace and style in all the details. The exciting thing about being a modern example of style is that we don’t have to look a certain way there’s no […]

lesson of the week

“Once you realize that life can change in an instant, you can relax into a steady state of joyful expectation.” ~Kathy Freston The past week has been spent administrating rather than creating. Tomorrow I will be back in the studio with more canvases, because the Dragonfly sold! Yippie. I have opened a business account and sent […]