Why You Must Really Give Zero Fucks

It’s no secret that some of the most successful, happy and admirable people we know are those who don’t seem to give a f*ck.  You know the type: the woman who unapologetically shares her opinion regardless of its popularity or who boldly leaves an unfulfilling job (and tells the boss where to go); or the man who makes a drastic and unexpected life […]

Sorry Not Sorry

The other day I caught myself just before it rolled off the tip of my tongue. Where I would normally have opened with ‘I’m sorry, but’ — this time I left that part out and simply explained to a potential client that my fee is non-negotiable. And it worked. By being direct and showing my […]

Why Self-Compassion is Your Only Option

“The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Sometimes life spins by so quickly that it’s hard to keep up. Over the last few weeks I’ve felt this way, while in the midst of an exciting transition that has consumed most […]

How To Love Your Badass Self First

Throughout our hectic lives, we spend a lot of our time juggling personal and professional responsibilities, chasing dreams (hopefully) and taking care of those we love.  And although most of us have been told or read at some point about the importance of loving ourselves, it’s not something we often take a moment to consider.  Just as flight attendants advise […]

Meet Studio 15 Founder + Humanitarian Jia Wertz

This week we’re thrilled to feature outstanding entrepreneur, fashionista and humanitarian Jia Wertz.  As she is founder of Studio 15, an online marketplace for trendy and affordable women’s apparel, one might suppose our interview would begin with a description of how Jia became interested in fashion and what prompted her company’s launch; instead, after a quick hello, Jia […]

4 Concrete Steps to a Better You

Whether you enjoy goal-setting or not, here are 4 actionable tips to be your best, most authentic and empowered self.  I’ve selected these steps specifically because they first come to mind for me as powerful tips we’d do well to remember. 4 Concrete Steps To a Better You: 1/ Don’t wait. Many of us learn the hard way that […]

Get Better at Being Heard

Why is it so hard to be heard?  As I lay with my eyes closed and my face frozen in a half-smile during a photoshoot for a facial massage last week (#randomgig), I knew I had to leave at noon.  In fact, I had initially turned the job down for lack of time but was assured […]

Patricia Moreno: Fitness, Spirituality and Self Concept

These days we’re inundated with information about wellness. Between our favorite health and fitness websites, apps, newsletters, instagram and twitter feeds — there’s no shortage of content.  However, it’s not always easy to find quality content that resonates, educates and empowers us on a real level.  So when someone’s words, class and vibe authentically inspire […]