daily luxuries

Resolve to wake up an hour early (in a cosy bedroom)

Decor and interiors, Inspiration

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Waking up an hour early (at 4.30am or 5.00am) will give you a certain advantage. Successful people wake up early as it gives them time to shine before the rest of the world stirs. Wake up early, get your body moving. Meditate. Make breakfast and take the time to sit and eat. Connect with family. Plan your day remembering to tackle the hardest projects first. Make this one resolution this…

Friday Inspiration – Essential Shoe Guide

Fashion, Style

Great shoes enhance any outfit. They are the great finishing touch that any outfit needs in order to be rendered polished and complete. It is, therefore, worthwhile to invest in shoes that work around your lifestyle - shoes that work and play. Above I suggest great foundational shoes so your wardrobe is always refined. Indulge in the high heels that go well with that sheath or pencil skirt; to your…

Building your Perfect Wardrobe

Fashion, Style

The French have a saying "Bon chic, bon genre" meaning good style = good attitude.  Great style is effortless, looks at quality over quantity and is the ultimate self-expression. Being chic means different things to different people and dressing for yourself. Why not make 2017 a year to find your style through a well curated wardrobe and edited pieces. What is your personal style? Have your own unique style that…

WRITE DOWN YOUR DREAMS AND THEY WILL COME TRUE

Inspiration

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HAPPY 2017! Studies show that people who write down their goals achieve them more than people who do not write down their goals. The simple act of putting pen to paper is powerful and allows you to evaluate your goals as you go along. Start by writing down your bigger goal, from there distill it into smaller goals. In her book Grit, Angela Duckworth, states that Warren Buffet is a proponent of…

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Lifestyle

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  Thank you for sharing the HLA journey with me in 2016. 2017 promises to be an interesting year. May we remember our greatness. May we be bold. 2016 went by so fast, 2017 will go by as fast, make sure you make your dreams a reality - the world deserves our greatness. Happy Holidays, be great!   Image Source: thesefourwallsblog

BORROW THIS MORNING ROUTINE TO GET YOU TO YOUR A GAME ON!

Career, Lifestyle

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As we get towards the end of the year I thought it may be a great opportunity to remind us of routines that make us great that we can carry into 2017. These are routines adapted from legends and great CEOs and can help us reach our own legendary status. They wake up early (5 am or earlier) and get a head start on the day. Waking up early allows…

LET’S GO NEUTRAL: WEEKEND STYLE INSPIRATION

Fashion

Neutral clothes can add freshness to your weekend wear. Keep it clean, keep it chic, and keep it simple. Neutrals create a great foundation for your wardrobe allowing you to wear them repeatedly without it being obvious. A lot of colours go with neutrals so you can mix and match them at your leisure. Neutrals are also timeless and you can create multiple looks with them. Below are a few…

DESIGN YOUR LUXURIOUS WEEKEND

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

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We work hard, we show up during the week and give our all. When it comes to the weekend, this is a time when we are more in charge of our diaries and can design the life that we desire. In order to enjoy this, we need to be more deliberate about how we approach our weekends. Wake up leisurely Allow yourself to rise a little more leisurely. Greet the…

DELIBERATELY DESIGN YOUR BEAUTIFUL LIFE

Lifestyle

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A beautiful life is a life that you design on your own terms. It is a life where you honour who you are and fulfill your own desires using your own gifts. A beautiful life also means honouring those around you and living your life in a way that inspires other people to be better than who they are. Below are a few suggestions to get you going on your…