...are you offending other people? I wrote this post a few weeks ago and then put it aside not sure if I should publish it. Then my friend Gwen made a comment on another post saying a very similar thing. So I decided to put on my grown up panties and post it in hopes […]

Do you have a friend who is so lovely and beautiful, but no matter what you do she just can't see it?  You compliment her and she makes excuses. Or jokes.  Or she says things about how "if only" she lost 10 lbs.   While shopping you suggest she try on an outfit perfect for her shape and style.  She […]

Last week my husband and I had the opportunity to do something we rarely get to do anymore - see a movie - in a theatre.  With a 5 year old at home getting out to a movie is a rare occasion.  Luckily he was invited to a private screening of Skyfall, at a time when we had childcare […]

This is the face of a beautiful confident woman.  She is speaking in Vancouver this week, as part of the Unique Lives & Experiences program.  I am taking one of my oldest girlfriends and I am so excited it isn't even funny. Talk about a woman who Owns Her Beauty.  She embraces life and makes no […]

I'm going to be speaking at the Breathe Now conference in Victoria on April 15th.  I loved the idea behind the "Owning Your Beauty" panel at Blogher, and their edict to "Own Your Beauty. Change the Conversation. Pass it On." that I have put together a similar discussion for Breathe Now. Society (and the media) is constantly telling […]

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