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10 Tips for Frustrating Days

Did you ever have one of those days where you just couldn’t get anything done because it all goes wrong?

This is one of those for me! Here are 10 tips for coping.

1. Stop doing what you are doing that is frustrating you. Come back to it later
2. Ask someone in the office or wherever you are for help with the task
3. Get up and stretch your body and BREATHE! We forget when we are frustrated and stressed and we get more frustrated and tense.
4. Drink a large glass of water….your brain gets dehydrated easily and you get tired because of it
5. Call a friend and complain then laugh
6. Remind yourself of 2 or 3 things you have done well and easily in your life
7. Put on soothing music
8. Look in a mirror and smile….you will feel better. Really.
9. Eat something you love but just a bite or two so you won’t pig out and then be more frustrated
10. Watch a funny video like this one Dust yourself off. Pick yourself up. And start all over again.

How to Wear Leggings



My favorite way to wear leggings, and the way they look best on  most body types, is by sticking to the basics. A black opaque legging with a black boot or shoe keeps the look elongating and slimming. And when I say opaque, I don’t mean hosiery weight leggings found in hosiery departments. These allow the skin to show through and look more like tights.  Leggings should be like a skinny pant and not be sheer anywhere on the leg, even when you bend your leg.

Of course my favorites are the ones I designed. These offer bottom boosting and tummy control as an added bonus and can be worn 50 to 100 times because they are nylon and spandex, but they aren’t like the ones in the 80’s. They are matte rather than shiny. And personally, I would burn all shiny leggings or leave them in the Madonna Museum. (Find these at Read More & Comment…

Looking Lovely In Leggings

This morning in New Haven, Connecticut, home of Yale and some of the more charming architecture in the states, I did a segment on the “CT Style” for the ABC local affiliate WTNH, illustrating how Leggings for fall can work for anyone, provided they are worn properly.

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Natalie Wood : : Glamour & Kindness

Natalie WoodWhen I picture a glamorous woman I think of Natalie Wood.

I met her while playing a guest star role on Hart to Hart, staring Robert Wagner and Stephanie Powers. Natalie carried herself with grace and ease. She was so lovely and feminine. But there was something else that made her even more glamorous in my eyes. She was kind.

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What is the Glamour Shrink?

The Glamour Shrink is my most recent endeavor to help women become the confident glamorous creatures I believe all women can be. My careers have been glamorous to the outside world and to some degree they are. But that is not all they were and are. They have been a lot of hard work and my effort to build my confidence by creating and doing.

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