A Cultural Perspective, Uncategorized

How Our Senses Affect Our Judgements

0 Comments 20 July 2014

I just finished this excellent and thought-provoking book: Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence by Thalma Lobel. As you can imagine from the title, the book opens our eyes to how our senses — touch, smell, sight, etc — can influence our behavior and perspectives.  I also love the book because, while it’s clearly based […]

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Pic of the Week, Uncategorized, Weekend Observations, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: When Even the “Ugliest” of Baggage is Elevated

0 Comments 06 July 2014

This was one of the first mornings in a long time that I had the luxury of reading the “paper” (online, of course).  Why? Because all my munchkins are at sleep away camp. In all honesty, they’ve been away for a week and a half already but between work travel and constant threats from the […]

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Beauty Theories, Uncategorized, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: How Being Girly Helps Us Be Stronger Women

0 Comments 22 June 2014

I know, I know, It’s been a few weeks since my last confessi…uh…I mean post.  The reason?  I was scrambling to get to the South of France last week for the annual Cannes Lion Festival.  This is a week filled with advertising folks schmoozing with one another — in boardrooms, at beach cafes and in […]

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Weekend Observations, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: Should We Care if We Make Others Uncomfortable With How We Look?

0 Comments 08 June 2014

What’s better?  To dress how we want because it will make us feel better and perform better? Or is it better to dress for others because it will make them feel more comfortable with us and therefore more amenable to our point of view? Hmmmm. Of course we would all probably say a little of […]

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Uncategorized, Weekend Observations, Weekly Essentials

Weekend Observations: Some Everyday Aging Beauties Turning a Scary Situation into Fun & Games

0 Comments 01 June 2014

What if I told you to imagine this: a single scene, empty-ish dance floor, and lots of older people looking for love. Yikes, right? Actually the opposite. I was TOTALLY inspired by what I saw. While I was not personally on that dance floor, I saw a clip of this scene on New York 1′s […]

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