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How to Spring Clean Your Mind & Heart

Welcome to the second day of spring! With a new season upon us, one focused on renewal, rebirth, and awakening, let us take the time to cleanse our minds and hearts this week. We often say on HerAfter – or attempt to say, and to stress upon, and to say again – how important it is to accept certain responsibilities in one’s life: being your … Continue reading How to Spring Clean Your Mind & Heart

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Boost Healthy Body Image With This Simple Trick

An astounding 90% of girls age 15-17 want to change at least one aspect of their physical appearance, with weight being their highest priority. Even worse, that number actually raises once girls become women; 91% percent of women are unhappy with their bodies. So if you call under that category, you’re not alone. But you are the only person who can change this statistic for … Continue reading Boost Healthy Body Image With This Simple Trick

Become The Director of YOUR Life’s Story

  We’ve decided to share this post again for two reasons: because denim is a huge trend this spring (then again, when isn’t denim in?). And second, because of a recent tweet from Sandra, a beautiful soul and reader of the site. She shared that after a hard day, HerAfter is where she goes to recharge. We couldn’t be more touched by her kind words, … Continue reading Become The Director of YOUR Life’s Story

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On Style: Transitioning to Fall in and Outside the Wardrobe

*This is an encore post, originally published September 2014* I don’t wish to open this article with over-embellished declarations of fall, but how can one resist? The magic of autumn brings that out in a person, that richness that warms us from within while the glow of our summer skin fades away. Heavy fragrances of hearty meals, the crispness of wind on the blushing trees, … Continue reading On Style: Transitioning to Fall in and Outside the Wardrobe

The Denim Jumpsuit that Changed My Life

On a recent episode of SheDoes podcast, in which Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg brilliantly and compassionately interview women working in various media roles, interviewee Kat Cizek likened being a director to being quality-control. The essential function is to make sure every little working part and element is up to snuff. This description works as a metaphor for the rest of our lives. If we … Continue reading The Denim Jumpsuit that Changed My Life

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On Style: Girl Meets Jumpsuit

On a recent episode of SheDoes podcast, in which Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg brilliantly and compassionately interview women working in various media roles, interviewee Kat Cizek likened being a director to being quality-control. The essential function is to make sure every little working part and element is up to snuff. This description works as a metaphor for the rest of our lives. If we … Continue reading On Style: Girl Meets Jumpsuit

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On Style: Boho Girl Life Lessons to Love

A few years after chemo, I gave away everything I owned (including my bras, because who needs them!?) and traveled around India and Israel before bouncing around the Pacific Northwest at music festivals and other gypsy-esque happenings. It was a years-span of bohemianism that, though ultimately ended, taught me the value behind the words: less is more. Less possessions, more freedom. Less unnecessary commitments, more … Continue reading On Style: Boho Girl Life Lessons to Love

Spring Fashion Report: The Age of Women

Fanciful bohemian vibes, entrance-making fringe accents, intimidating power-suits borrowed yet beat the boys at their own game, and all the floral and floaty fabrics one woman can handle…Vogue has proclaimed that Spring fashion 2015 is to be one for the record, with the most fascinating mixture of genres, time periods and statements I’ve ever seen in my years in the industry. But why wouldn’t it … Continue reading Spring Fashion Report: The Age of Women

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On Style: Spring Fashion 2015 | The Age of Women

Fanciful bohemian vibes, entrance-making fringe accents, intimidating power-suits borrowed yet beat the boys at their own game, and all the floral and floaty fabrics one woman can handle…Vogue has proclaimed that Spring 2015 fashion is to be one for the record, with the most fascinating mixture of genres, time periods and statements I’ve ever seen in my years in the industry. But why wouldn’t it … Continue reading On Style: Spring Fashion 2015 | The Age of Women

On Well-Being: The Zen of Makeup

Makeup is a worldwide industry, raking in a cool $60 billion annually. A dedicated part of most women’s morning routines, it’s one of the longest enduring forms of everyday art. And despite that we crown it’s industry professionals as ‘artists’, we define makeup only as vanity. (The difference between true beauty and vanity is an important one, discussed in depth here.) But even as it’s worth lies … Continue reading On Well-Being: The Zen of Makeup

Make your Makeup Routine More Zen

If your makeup routine is just a time you try to hide flaws and criticize your features, this article is for you. Makeup is a worldwide industry, raking in a cool $60 billion annually. A dedicated part of most women’s morning routines, it’s one of the longest enduring forms of everyday art. And despite that we crown it’s industry professionals as ‘artists’, we define makeup … Continue reading Make your Makeup Routine More Zen

On Beauty: Turning Insecurity Into Strength

Behati Prinsloo, on her advice to aspiring models on casting calls. Vogue, 2014 Where does one find the courage to be oneself? How do you transform the insecurity you feel about anything that sets you apart, into something that gives you strength? How do we turn obstacles into advantages? There is an entrepreneurial key that guarantees success to everyone with the guts to use it; … Continue reading On Beauty: Turning Insecurity Into Strength