The other day I was running, had a mental breakdown and started crying, had to stop and go home. Outdoors. In public. Why? Because I was having the worst run of my life while watching people in Central Park make long, smooth beautiful glides and it hit me again that I’m just not good at running. .25 miles later and all I could hear was my own voice in my head that kept saying, “You’re so bad at this. You are SO bad at this.” and then .5 miles after that I stopped because I could not make myself run one more step, started crying and walked out of the park. Complete defeat. It didn’t last long, I just walked it off and called it a day, but when I made myself think about why I let that happen, I found a pattern that I was allow to flourish that doesn’t do me, or you, any good.
Do you think that the Latin proverb “Fortune favors the bold” was originally said about bold eyebrows? After learning to fill mine in, I kind of think it was. A happy, healthy, full eyebrow will transform your entire life. Oh, you don’t think you have the right eyebrow shape? Allow me to disprove your theory. [click to continue…]
The constant snow that we’ve been having in New York is beginning to give me serious Seasonal Affective Disorder and I’m combating it by focusing on lots of color, prints and florals. I for one cannot wait for a slight tan, orange lipstick and flowy dresses. Please, Spring, come sooner. I really, really need you.
During my 30 Days Of Hair, someone left a comment asking if I would share what you can do to get the best haircut and color from your hairstylist. Having had many, many a bad hair appointment before, (one time my hair looked like it was cut by a meth head. One time it was tar black. ect, ect, ect…) and now being consistently thrilled with my cut and color, I actually can tell you exactly what you can do to get great hair from your hair appointment. You’d be surprised to find that it’s really all [click to continue…]
I’ve been on a 28 day fast from gluten, grains and all sugars as a part of my quest to learn to love eating more whole foods. I don’t necessarily suggest this for everyone, but I needed to do something drastic to shock myself out of my holiday eating habits (which were extremely gratuitous) and I really wanted to kick my healthy eating off strong. It’s honestly going really well, and I’ve realized that removing [click to continue…]