• The Pleasure Of A Non-Toothache

    I’ve discovered a wonderful secret for feeling happier, both in good times and bad. It’s not a secret in the sense it’s hidden. It’s a secret because we are highly… Read More

  • Postcard From The Pandemic

    This week I’m posting a personal update, my ‘postcard from the pandemic’. It’s a short note on life in my ‘corona-cave’ that I shared with my personal friends, and I… Read More

  • When To Splurge And When To Save

    It’s easy to dress with elegant style when you have an unlimited budget. You can buy the best of everything and engage a stylist to curate chic, fabulous ensembles. (Doesn’t… Read More

  • Simplify Your Life: 5 Things To Stop Doing Right Now

    There are many ways to simplify your life. Some take time and effort – like decluttering your home or creating a system to organize your life. Others can be a… Read More

  • 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 Have Je Ne Sais Quoi

    The chic woman always has that je ne sais quoi… That indefinable quality. An elusive manner of comporting herself that defies explanation. The phrase literally means I don’t know what.… Read More

  • How To Stop Overthinking

    Overthinking can be a barrier to so many good things in life. It can trap you in your head and stop you enjoying the present moment. It can be a… Read More

  • How To Simplify Your Beauty Routine

    If you’re reading A Chic Life, you aren’t someone who rolls out of bed and scavenges an outfit from decrepit garments bearing stains of unknown provenance. You take care with… Read More