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Using social media to fight shaming

Playboy model and radio host Dani Mathers posted a picture body shaming a naked woman at a Los Angeles gym to her SnapChat account.  She captioned the photo with, "If I can't unsee this then you can't either." LA Fitness, the gym Mathers was at, has not only banned her from the gym—but has banned her [Read More]

July 15th, 2016|Categories: You|Tags: , , , , , |

Are You Addicted to Being Busy?

  How many times have you had this conversation? Them: How’s it going? You: I’m super busy! Them:  You need a vacation. You: I haven't taken a vacation day for a year. Oh wait, that's not true. I had the flu last month. Nowadays people wear their busyness like a badge of honor: If I'm busy I’m important, valuable, [Read More]

Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Success

  After working in many high-achieving environments like Yale, Stanford, Silicon Valley, New York City, I noticed too many people were pursuing "success" at a cost to themselves. They were postponing their happiness now in pursuit of success with the idea that, when they attain success, they will be happy. Yet they were burning themselves out [Read More]

April 8th, 2016|Categories: You|Tags: , , , , |

My New Year’s Gift of Intent

As 2015 winds down I look back at another year full of obstacles and breakthroughs. I gave birth to my second son, moved across country with two children under 4 years old, delivered keynote speeches around the world, and began the long journey into children's television with the launch of 'Dot' in Canada. It's been a whirlwind [Read More]

Health Motivating Apps

These 6 apps can help you get a healthier mind and body with just the tap of a button: Headspace (Free to download; iOS & Android)— This app has 10-minute guided meditations which helps teach mindfulness to everyone, from a third-eye novice to an enlightened guru. Spotify (Free; iOS & Android)—Make motivational workout playlists, it's the new mix tape for your health! [Read More]

Online Holiday Shopping with Purpose

As we gear up to buy Uncle John his favorite tie or Aunt Cheryl her favorite sweater this holiday season, the U.S. economy will get a $717 billion injection in consumer spending. Many of us will simply click a few buttons on our desktop or tablet and have a person from UPS or Federal Express deliver [Read More]

Gender Wage Pay Gap – By Suze Orman

Oscar-winning actress, Jennifer Lawrence, recently penned an essay for Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter e-newsletter about the gender-wage pay gap. In her essay, Jennifer revealed how she discovered through the Sony hack that her male co-stars in American Hustle were making significantly more money than her. She discusses her anger at herself for failing as a [Read More]

Top 5 Fashion Apps

1) Vsco Cam – (Free; iOS & Android) This editing app I use for my photos. I take so many pictures during Fashion Week I don’t want to flood people’s Instagram. VSCO Cam allows me to rearrange my feed so it flows nicely, not like a selfie above a selfie. It makes photo streams seamless. 2) [Read More]

September 18th, 2015|Categories: You|Tags: , , , , |