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Attachment Styles Part 3: Anxious Preoccupied

I decided to highlight this particular attachment style because I think it’s quite helpful to understand how someone’s need for reassurance can shape their overall attitudes and behavior.

Attachment Styles Part 2: Dismissive Avoidant

I decided to highlight this particular attachment style since it gets a really bad rap online. People call these folks heartless, cold and hopeless. I think it is important to understand without judgment because it’s the only way to make a truly accurate assessment. Even securely attached people can have dismissive avoidant behaviors and traits, …

Simply Comfortable Summer Outfits

“It’s all about fabric. Cotton and linen are breathable in summer. Natural fibers in winter are also important.”

Thrive Global Interview

“ The most meaningful experiences are when I get to connect to others through my work. For example, I was able to meet Rushan Abbas, a leading voice in defense of Uyghur’s human rights. I met her during NYFW when I collaborated with several different groups to protest the use of Uyghur forced labor in producing garments. I was very happy that the protest and story ended up in Marie Claire and other major news outlets. Shortly thereafter, the US passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.”

Is Clean Beauty Just a Marketing Trick?

Companies use many marketing tricks to convince people to buy certain products. To help you make the right purchasing decisions focus on your skin needs first. Also, do your research on what ingredients are scientifically proven, beneficial, and safe.

Packing Light: Out East (Hamptons Getaway)

Summer is the time to head out east to the beach. The Hamptons weather is never predictable and it’s a challenge to pack light for the jitney or train ride. So you may be asking, “what should I pack for the Hamptons?” Here are my tips for a comfortable trip: 1. Multitask. Only bring items …

Whenever I Wake Up, Whenever I Put on Makeup

Starting the day off right is so important. If you sleep on the wrong side of the bed it could ruin your entire day (as the saying goes)! But what are the elements that create a great morning experience? Below you will find some suggestions to add to your personal morning routine. Simply choose what …

Attachment Styles & Wellness

Have you heard of attachment theory? Basically it describes how our past experiences with primary attachment figures effect how we will bond in the present. It can be very helpful to learn more about the nuanced intricacies of this psychological theory in order to better navigate friendships, our careers, our family and close romantic relationships. …

Vegan Pumpkin & Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Don’t forget the garnish! 🌿 Vegan pumpkin pasta sauce with wild mushrooms is an easy and healthy recipe for any time of the year. An easy 4-ingredient creamy pumpkin sauce tossed with pasta and topped with sautéed mushrooms, garlic and herbs will give you a filling and delicious 30-minute dinner. Pumpkin is full of Vitamin …

Non-Toxic Nails

Have you ever wondered why a typical nail salon smells so strongly of chemicals? The answer is simple: nail polish usually contains lots of harmful chemicals! Many of the common ingredients used are carcinogenic, such as formaldehyde. I would encourage you to limit the number of harmful chemicals that you apply to your body because …