• News Anxiety: How To Stop Feeling Stressed

    Do you get news anxiety? That’s what I call the sensation of stress bubbling away when I do my morning skim of the news. Sometimes I’m aware of my blood… Read More

  • How To Not Get Offended

    Ever noticed how chic people are cool? They tend not to make a big deal, they brush things off, they know how to not get offended. Can we be less… Read More

  • Enjoy Life: 2 Steps To Simple Pleasure

    It’s a French attitude to deliberately take pleasure in things like food, love, fashion, beauty. But you can make it your attitude too. You can enjoy true pleasure in your… Read More

  • A Peaceful Practice: How To Enjoy Daily Calm

    If your days are characterised by rushing, with each moment filled and perpetual pressure to get to the next thing, then it’s unlikely you feel chic and elegant. It’s likely… Read More

  • Have Beautiful Hands: My Chic-And-Simple Approach

    The state of her skin and nails display her self-care. How much she touches her face and whether she bites her nails betray her self-confidence. Her elegant gestures show her… Read More

  • Be More Interesting: Talk About Your Interests

    I used to have a fairly typical relationship with my hairstylist. We’d greet each other warmly, discuss what he’d be doing with my cut, then settle into bland chit-chat, often… Read More

  • Cheer Up: 3 Lists To Make You Feel Better Right Now

    Lists help you live a chic life. They guide you to choose and curate – important for expressing your style. They offer a semblance of control in an unpredictable world… Read More

  • Keep Calm: 10 Ways To Deal With Anxiety In Scary Times

    So how do we keep calm and navigate these stresses with grace and wisdom? Here is what I’m doing – perhaps these ideas can help you too. 10 Ways To… Read More