Moxie on Monday: A Modern Midlife

I spent the weekend with my daughter. We were busy creating lively vision boards…talking about our dreams…big dreams…manifesting and setting intentions. We were also talking about Midlife. A new Midlife. A Modern Midlife. The conversation took an interesting turn as we began to talk about a shift taking place. The shift happening on the inside … Continue Reading

Forever Fierce Month – A Midlife Celebration!

The Evolution of the Revolution It was December of 2016. I was sprawled in yoga class following savasana when inspiration hit like a tornado! The message was crystal clear. On the 50th day of the year, bring together 50 women over the age of 50, to celebrate together and to create a collaborative, supportive community. … Continue Reading

Moxie on Monday – Grandma Can Wait

It was Sunday. We were sitting on the sofa immersed in conversation. Lana of My New Happy was in town for a visit. We were talking about Midlife Reinvention. Not long ago, we were mothers raising our kids. Being a Mother was our whole identity. Empty nests rocked our worlds. In our mother’s generation … … Continue Reading

My Alter Ego,My Phoenix Rising – Capturing Grace

Catherine McCormick left her body on 11/11/14, to create space for the birth of Catherine Grace O’Connell and ultimately the rise of CatherineGraceO, my alter ego, a woman I’m just getting to know a little more every day. She is my Phoenix Rising, buried deeply under layers of pain, trauma, wounds – but most of … Continue Reading

Moxie on Monday – Hiding No More

  I remember my 20’s. Some of it wonderful. Some of it painful. Anorexia. Bulimia. No one noticed. No one seemed to care. The familiar demons, the voices of my childhood, my teens…the “never enough’s”…ensuring I knew everything that was wrong with me…not what was right with me. The waves of self-hatred rising up… smacked … Continue Reading

The Instant Slimming $49 Legging Every Woman Needs!

Could a pair of the latest vegan leather skinny leggings successfully hide a bit of menopausal weight gain? Would it be possible for a pair of skinny leggings with a universally affordable price point of $49 instantly give the illusion of trimming 10 lbs off my figure? I had a great deal of difficulty gaining … Continue Reading

Chasing the Light: Capturing Grace

Chasing the Light. The Phoenix rises from the ashes. The lotus grows from the mud. The pearl becomes luminescent through irritation. Life is a journey, a Heroine’s journey that involves both light and darkness, shadow and illumination. Can we have one without the other? Perhaps the darkness forces us to find the light. I believe … Continue Reading

My Top Fashion Moments: 2018

2018 was a year of growth, a year of lessons, a year of sisterhood, a year of transformation, a year of fantasy, a year of reality, a year of evolution, and a year of revolution. It was an interesting journey and I thought I’d sit down and reminisce for while. Fashion is many things with … Continue Reading

The 6 Top Secrets I Learned At Fohr That Everyone Needs to Know!

Can you believe the holiday season is already here? This year flew by and what a wonderful year it was. I’ve been traveling quite a bit, having just returned from a whirlwind week in NYC. I was absolutely over the moon to have been selected to join the Fohr Freshman Class with a luxurious stay … Continue Reading

Get Your Skin in the Game with Saranghae!

You know that saying about having a “good hair day?” I think most women understand the psychological effect of a good hair day. But what about the psychological impact of a “good skin day” or what I call a Saranghae day! Skin is our body’s largest organ. Skin is usually the first thing we notice. … Continue Reading