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Achieving Happiness Is Easier Than You Think

This week I want to share with you some words of wisdom from my friend Timothy Carroll of Timothy Carroll Consultancy.  I believe they will make you think a little deeper about your life goals.  In today's fast-paced world, maintaining a "work-life balance" seems to be a constant struggle for many of us. Mother and I in Puerto Rico-must be something in the air that makes us smile. I am…
June 27, 2013
fashion & style

Five Reasons To Shop At Goodwill Right Now!

Have you heard?  The Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show & Gala is back for 2013 and yours truly will be directing, styling, coordinating, and choreographing the one-of-a-kind event using vintage and contemporary clothing and accessories pulled directly from the donations made to Goodwill of Greater Washington! There are so many reasons why I love shopping at Goodwill, and over on the DC Goodwill Fashionista blog today I share with you…
June 20, 2013
travel & leisure

Visit Hoi An, Why Don’t You?

I vividly remember the first time I returned to Vietnam in 1997 after 15 years of living in U.S.  As we arrived Ho Chi Minh City,  my heart was beating so fast, so hard, so full of emotions and excitement and tears of joy.  Is it real?  Am I finally returning to the country where I was born? Since then, I have returned to Vietnam numerous times.  I have been…
June 14, 2013
image & beautylifestyleself help

Top 5 Secrets To A Great Relationship

When it comes to relationships, whether personal or business, why is it that some relationships are better than others?  Strong, quality, and long-lasting relationships take time and effort to develop.  I cannot speak for everyone else, but what I can share with you are my personal and professional experiences and observations. There are so many aspects involved in having and building a great relationship, but to keep it simple and real,…
June 6, 2013
health & wellnesslifestyle

Free Your Mind…The Rest Will Follow

10 Ways to Make Your Life More Productive and Free of Stress We all know our mind is like a computer. Over time, we acquire a lot of  information,  baggage, emotional junk, life experiences, and  issues that slow us down.  If we do not do a check up every once in a while to clean and declutter our mind and life of lingering issues and take care of unfinished projects and…
May 23, 2013
fashion & style

Summer, Sunshine, Sandals, Sexy!!!! A Goodwill Guest Blog Post

I'm so excited to share with you this guest blog I wrote for Goodwill of Greater Washington's DC Goodwill Fashionista blog! At right is a tu-anh original shoe that I designed by my sample collection in 1999.  Can you believe how sexy it still looks today?  A shoe like this, however, requires proper foot care and a stylish pedicure, which is just one a few tips I share on the Goodwill Fashionista's…
May 16, 2013