Couture Chronicles

Living a Sensual Life

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Take time to enjoy the roses! Yes, it's an old cliche but the more I live, the more I have come to recognize these familiar words as sage advice, when living in a hectic world. Our body and brain together, create something called sense memory. It's when we are prompted to remember moments from the past, as well as various emotions based on experiencing (t[...]

Clean Inside: Keys to Minimizing Toxicity

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Ever feel weighed down by thoughts, dilemmas, serious challenges? We all have our fair share of baggage. Sometimes, it begins with whatever maladjustments we were born into. Other times, issues arise from the reality of our imperfections inevitably colliding with the imperfections of others. However, there is life on the other side of any given situation, if[...]

Love: It's Free But It Ain't Cheap

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Today is Mother's Day!!! Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing mothers out there! There seems to always be a birthday, graduation, or some other reason to shower those we know and love with beautiful things. But as wonderful and vast as materialistic treasures can be, the gift of love is the most profound. It is the most lasting. My mother and grandmother ta[...]

Leave Space For God To Come In

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We all have visions, plans, and dreams for our future. Regardless of our age, gender, and socio-economic status, we constantly are imagining what we want our lives to look like. If you're a single career oriented person, I’m sure there is a clear picture of what success looks like to you. For those who are married, there is definitely an expectation of how y[...]

I Am Actually My Brother's Keeper

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We often measure greatness by material gains, monetary success, career achievement and an abundance of Herculean accomplishments. I've had the distinguished pleasure of sitting with persons who top the global list of who's who. I've also known some of the most hardworking, earnest people who will probably forever remain unknown, but have the unique abili[...]

Stand Firm

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We are living in very unusual, trying times. Everywhere you turn there is exploitation, conflict, and controversy. A quick scroll through social media and you're bound to get a serious case of the blues. However, hardships are not new to the human experience. Every generation has had it's political, social, and economic challenges. When I think of previou[...]

Land on Your Feet

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Have you ever purchased an item, made plans, or expected something to happen, that in the very moment you were ready to pull the trigger or move full speed ahead, you discovered things didn't unfold quite the way you planned ? One of my dear friends was preparing to attend a Gala event with her husband and just as she was getting zipped into her fabulous cus[...]

Getting Your Mind Right

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Thought is energy. Thoughts, concentrated on a specific notion or idea, turn into power. Whatever you focus on every day, you give the power of your being to. Therefore, thoughts are extremely important. If on a regular basis, you focus on nothing in particular, months from now you will have nothing in particular to show for the time that has passed. If y[...]

A Simple Success Strategy

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When you peer into the life of any successful individual, whether famous or unknown, you quickly note the 'a' typical factors: keen vision, consistent hard work, and relentless determination. What's interesting to me, however, is when examining even more intimately into those same lives, there are other factors equally as recurring and often overlooked. Perh[...]

Go Ahead and Get in the Gym: Life's Gym

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The gym. It's that unique place where purpose and pain, if used together with intention, can render some pretty phenomenal results. But there must first be purpose...and pain. Purpose comes in the form of recognizing where you are currently, where you have the potential to be, and what it will take for you to ultimately get where you desire. It is the nec[...]