Meaningful Success

100 Everyday Ways to Be Adventurous

1. Drive a different way home from work today 2. Take wine tasting classes 3. Buy an amazing new cookbook and try recipes from it for a week 4. Wear a colour you never thought you’d wear, even if it’s only in your tie 5. Try that new ethnic restaurant around the corner 6. Take… continue reading…

Be Brave With Your Life

Sometimes it’s difficult to be brave. There are complicated choices and decisions to be made every day, but one of the best feelings in the world is knowing that you were strong and brave and authentic when it counted, no matter what the outcome. It’s what builds self-confidence and self-esteem, and it’s what inspires others,… continue reading…

The Elegance of Slow

Slow is so much more elegant than fast, and it’s all about the luxury of taking our time, rather than rushing to squeeze everything in. For instance, taking the time to enjoy a phone conversation, rather than sending only vital information via text, or taking the time to sit out on the terrace with a… continue reading…

100 Ways To Be a Man of Style and Substance

Since writing “100 Ways to Be Elegant”, I’ve had numerous requests from both men and women to write a version for gentlemen. Although I’m far from being an expert on the topic, I have had the honour of knowing men who embodied many of the traits considered stylish for both the classic and the modern… continue reading…

100 Ways to Age With Grace, Elegance & Joie De Vivre

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ~Sophia Loren 1. Celebrate every birthday with friends, family and champagne 2. Practice yoga, stretching or… continue reading…

100 Ways to Be Elegant

1. Send thank you notes 2. Practice good posture 3. Speak more softly 4. Listen without interrupting 5. Wear solid colours 6. Ignore fads, or use them sparingly 7. Have a signature wine that you serve at home 8. Wear only 2-3 accessories 9. Have impeccable manners 10. Read on a variety of topics 11.… continue reading…

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