We might resolve to respond to whatever arises with loving kindness, exploring what might be discovered. Enter life, in the raw and sweaty, and the test gets real darn fast. Getting distracted from good intention can be tricky and takes a bit of doing in the reframing department.
It's no different in any industry. Hunger is the key component to innovation. How well that Hunger serves you, though, relies heavily on a recipe of awareness, obligation, and strategy.
I live in a world where I didn't hear someone romantically call me desirable until I was 26. I live in a world where either body privilege or racial privilege is always against me. So I point my camera at my face and I click. I am what some would call ugly, but I don't see it.
I don't mean to brag, but I think I can confidently say that I have perfected the role of a perpetual "Before" picture when it comes to day-to-day beauty.
The man was gorgeous. I stared shamelessly and smiled as I allowed my fantasies to ramble. His skin was tanned and he had rugged features with a strong, cleft chin and clear, blue eyes. The cut of his expensive three-piece suit accentuated his broad chest and shoulders.
Being dissatisfied with who you are can become a habit. It's an underlying nagging in the back of your mind that you're not good enough. It leaves a damage all its own.
As the creative director of her family's cosmetics and skin care company, Chantecaille, Olivia Chantecaille is at the forefront of the latest news in the beauty industry. Here Olivia Chantecaille talks about being grateful, her trailblazing mother and helping to make women feel beautiful.
I am about to get on a red-eye flight from Sacramento back to D.C.. Here is how I make this type of air travel as painless as possible.
The question I want to answer, as the bike share program takes off, is "What do I do with my hair?!"
True confessions: I color my hair. Surely you're not surprised that a woman in her mid-fifties chooses this path? I could probably color it myself but I love my hairdresser's stories about her young children and the idea that all I have to do is sit and tip. And then there was last week.
A recent infographic produced by CouponCabin puts America's perception of aging and corrective procedures into the spotlight. It conveys how women are more youth-obsessed than men and also shows the most popular and least expensive plastic surgery procedures.
This summer, encourage your daughters to wear bathing suits that they feel good in, to have fun at the beach and to focus on making friends and conversation, not losing weight.
On your wedding day, stand with your shoulders back and your arms held slightly away from your sides. Keep your chin up and your neck long. But remember: I'm not photographing you for Vogue or Marie Claire.
These tips can be done easily at home and none of them will require an extra line on your wedding budget. They will make a difference in your skin and hair whether you have a full year or just a few weeks.
"Fluttery, full and beautiful"--three words that describe the most ideal lash situation to celebrity makeup artist Kirin Bhatty.
I have always been extremely laissez-faire when it comes to my hair. I decided I was in need of some inspiration, and also some real-women stories... here are the hair diaries of 7 BFFs from across the country.