When I was little, I had a tremendous fear of dogs. Whenever I knew there would be a dog around, I would start panicking. As if on cue, they always picked me out of the crowd to be the one to jump on. I realize...

If you look at my "info", I state that I am a Certified Life Coach who believes in Style AND Substance. I am passionate about fashion, and I love to support and encourage independent designers whose style I adore. One of those designers is Dolita...

We are all attracted to visual beauty. Eye catching ads with perfect models are what appeals to us or else advertisers would not spend so much money making them. In our every day lives, however, it is important to keep in mind that outer beauty...

We all have a purpose in life, even if we don't always know what that purpose is. Some think that their career is their purpose, while others think that their family is their purpose. Whatever it is, everyone should have some reason for getting up...

We all get discouraged from time to time. Even I occasionally feel that no matter what I do, it's somehow not worthwhile. Sometimes I take two steps forward, only to have something happen to bring me back three steps. The challenge is to accept that...

There are so many talented, educated people out there who are unsuccessful. It's not because they are not qualified. It's because they have the wrong mindset. Without the proper outlook and self confidence, even the best credentials in the world will not help you succeed....

Most of us have an inner "war" going on inside. It's the conflict between how we see ourselves and how others see us. In order to build self esteem, you need to focus on your own self worth from deep within. Only you know who...

I don't remember who said this, but it's a great quote: "Don't bring me problems, bring me solutions". Often we say that certain things are out of our control and that's why we can't move forward or reach our goals. If something is “out of...

Have you ever pretended to be someone you weren't just to fit in? Have you felt inadequate when you compared yourself to others? These feelings and actions are dangerous because we tend to do destructive things in order to feel "in". We might become anorexic...

I've talked in the past about writing down your goals and setting a target date to reach each goal. I stated that often you will have to alter that date because life gets in the way and things often do not go according to your...