Although I am a self-professed book lover all year round, there is something special about the fall that makes me want to read even more than I normally do. There’s nothing like arriving home after a long day at work, uncorking that bottle of wine, and curling up on the couch with your pants unbuttoned to read the book you’ve been thinking about all day. There is something magical about the fall … [Read more...] about An Adventure on Your Couch: The 4 Best Fall Reads
Archives for September 2014
You’ve probably seen the articles. They shout about the “selfie epidemic” and claim Millennials are a narcissistic generation because we love to take pictures of ourselves. Time magazine featured a girl taking a selfie on the cover with giant letters screaming “The Me Me Me Generation.” But since when does appreciating the way you look mean you’re vain? First of all, I’d like to point out that … [Read more...] about The Selfie Generation: Self-Confident or Self-Obsessed?
I don’t know about you, but I love fall. Perhaps it comes from a love of the changing colors of trees and leaves, the pumpkin-flavored and scented items, and the darker colors associated with fall: burnt orange, mustard yellow, burgundy, and forest green. Maybe I just focus on those colors since I’m a brunette with more of an olive complexion, so I tend to favor darker colors, particularly in the … [Read more...] about Keeping It Classic and Cozy: Fall Fashion Essentials
In our day and age, convenience is everything. With our busy schedules, families, work, social events, and everything else in-between, we’re always searching for the latest and greatest that can make our lives a little easier. Below are five beauty items that are perfect for women on the go. There just isn’t enough time for a 15-minute touch-up or fix-up in the middle of your work day! 1. … [Read more...] about 5 Amazing Beauty Items for Women on the Go
Two years ago, I cut about twelve inches off my hair. I went from hair that touched the middle of my back to a bit longer than a pixie cut. Since then, the longest I’ve let my hair get is just below my chin. I have officially fallen in love with short hair. A lot of women had told me, “I love your hair, I wish I could pull something like that off!” I just want to gently take each one of them by … [Read more...] about 5 Fantastic Reasons to Cut Your Hair Short
Have you ever had a terrible day at work or school, and vowed to yourself if someone else does 'x' you're going to pull your hair out—or someone else's? It's like you were at the end of your self-control. That's exactly where you were, and don't feel bad. We're all guilty of this. That feeling of loss of self-control has a name: ego depletion. Scientists have discovered that even self-control is … [Read more...] about Ego Depletion and Fighting Fair in Your Relationship