Summer Fashion Obsession: Ripped Jeans

Summer is right around the corner, and while everyone is getting ready to wear shorts and tank tops, I'm setting my eyes on something else: ripped jeans.  This growing trend allows you to incorporate something fun and different to the usual uniform employed during the warm days of summer.  With many colors to choose from, … Continue reading Summer Fashion Obsession: Ripped Jeans

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What is “Casually Chic” and how do you incorporate it into your Wardrobe?

We can all agree that there are numerous days when you don't want to get dressed, don't want to get out of your yoga pants, don't want to put together a fantastic ensemble.  Yet you have to - perhaps to meet friends for lunch, or join our coworkers at happy hour, or even run to our kid's school for a function - … Continue reading What is “Casually Chic” and how do you incorporate it into your Wardrobe?

What’s on your iPod?

Research shows that music can bring positive changes to one's brain, heart and overall health by helping to lower one's blood pressure, increase one's state of consciousness, change one's mood from negative to positive, and decrease one's overall levels of stress. In addition to affecting one's varying medical states, all genres of music have also been able to connect people … Continue reading What’s on your iPod?

Transformations are Possible but you must Trust the Process

An individual undergoes numerous transformations during their lifetime.  Whether physical, emotional, or spiritual, the very process of going through life - of surviving the ups and downs, of overcoming the obstacles and hurdles, of growing and developing through the wins and losses - changes and molds an individual, both in positive and negative ways.  How you deal … Continue reading Transformations are Possible but you must Trust the Process

With or Without Makeup…what is your Preferred State of Face?

The art of applying make-up has been a part of society since pretty much the beginning of time with women relying on this practice to cover up blemishes, magically reconstruct the shape of their noses and cheeks, to hide dark circles, and to create an aura of glamour. Yet recently this time-old tradition has come … Continue reading With or Without Makeup…what is your Preferred State of Face?

What exactly is Macro Dieting?

Macro dieting, or often times referred to as Flexible Dieting or IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros), is simply the counting of macronutrients (proteins, carbs and fats) in one’s daily meals. Individuals who employ a macro approach to dieting are often trying to accomplish some type of body composition goal. For fitness competitors, it’s the … Continue reading What exactly is Macro Dieting?

Fact or Fiction: Women – Lifting Heavy Weights will Make you “Thick” or “Bulky?”

FICTION. This is a common misperception amongst women.  Lifting heavy weights will NOT make you big or automatically turn you into a body builder.  On the contrary, incorporating heavy sets into your fitness routine will actually HELP you to build muscle definition and SOME mass size.  It takes much more then JUST lifting heavy weights … Continue reading Fact or Fiction: Women – Lifting Heavy Weights will Make you “Thick” or “Bulky?”