5 Minutes of Fabulous: Year in Review Fabulousity

Happy Holidays, my sweet muffins! I hope that you have been enjoying this season, taking impeccable care of yourself, relaxing, and reflecting. Today's 5 Minutes of Fabulous is coming to you a little late on Friday as I just landed back in the U.S. after 5 days of some much needed self-care and tech-free time in Cabo San Lucas. As the year is coming to an end, I have started looking back at the months within this year. My year included lots of change, highs & lows, accidents, wins, travel, lots of fun and even more love. What about you? Did you spend your time doing the things you love this year? In the spirit of constantly working towards creating a colorful and pleasure-filled life, he

5 Minutes of Fabulous: How to Bounce Back When Someone Comments on Your Body

Happy Friday and hope you are officially ready for delicious holiday relaxation! I am writing to you today with vacation on my mind. I am headed off to Cabo San Lucas with my boyfriend and his family next week. In preparation for this trip, I purchased a new bathing suit. Buying a new bathing suit can bring up all types of emotions like fear, anger, sadness, frustration to just name a few. Can you relate? Earlier this week, I received my pretty new bathing suit in the mail. At the exact same time, I had a female family member, who I love dearly, over at my apartment. I decided to try on the suit and ask her opinion. She said, “the bathing suit is nice, it makes your waist look small

5 Minutes of Fabulous: How to Make Your Relationships Feel More Fabulous + Work with Me!

Hope you’re having a week filled with so much love and lots of connection with your favorite people! Are you getting geared up for the holidays? It’s pretty common for folks to feel overwhelmed during this time of year. We run from one party or gathering to the next. We are wrapping gifts, making cookies, and hosting family and friends all while trying to juggle our jobs, responsibilities, and obligations. A couple of years ago, I found myself knee-deep in holiday angst, and noticed that I was taking out all my frustration on my boyfriend. My boyfriend and I have been together for ten years and if he were writing this newsletter, he’d tell you that he had to point out that I was taking

5 Minutes of Fabulous: How to Show Up as Your Most Fabulous Self this Holiday Season

I love the holidays. I love the music, the smell of the balsam, and decorating. I feel bliss when lighting the Hanukkah candles and when decorating our fake little tree with our favorite kitschy ornaments. I don’t know about you, but I cherish "The Grinch", "The Holiday", "The Muppet Christmas Carol", and "Home Alone 2". Hours fly by when I decorate cookies, write cards, and listen to Mariah Carey's and Frank Sinatra's Christmas albums. To me, the holidays are all about magical, cozy feelings. It’s about spending quality time with the people that we love most and connecting with them on a deeper level. Unfortunately, for most of us, the holidays have become an extremely stressful time of ye

5 Minutes of Fabulous: Ain't Too Proud to Brag

Good Morning Gorgeous! Today I start my day with a YAY!! and a YEEEE! Why? Well, because today, the 5 Minutes of Fabulous newsletter turns 1 year old! That’s right! For the last 52 weeks, I’ve done one consistent thing, and that is write this newsletter to you! First, I would like to thank YOU for reading, engaging, and for corresponding with me. I would also like to thank the new followers and welcome them to the 5 Minutes of Fabulous community. What it means to be part of this community is that you are a person who, no matter the ups and downs of your day, is willing to consider creating 5 minutes to do something that makes YOU feel good. In full transparency, I feel uncomfortable sharing

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