Friday, November 15, 2013

.. of Style Inspiration

Personal style icon Yasmin Sewell...

.. of Quotes

"Successful entrepreneurs tend to have what is referred to as a "growth mindset" as opposed to a "fixed mindset". In a growth mindset, people believe their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work - brains and talent are just the starting point, whereas people with a fixed mindset believe their basic qualities like intelligence are fixed." So growing personally and professionally is all about perspective...

1. Deconstruct: Break down large problems into smaller tasks.

2. Evolve: Learn from your mistakes.

3. Persevere: Persist in the face of setbacks.

There was a dance that happened when I listened to this. Luckily I was alone so no one was around to film it. It was good. Also this movie.

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.. of Hair Inspiration

Guess who got a new redheaded model... Zara! Now it's twice the fun. I can go there to shop and to get the perfect color for my stylist. Cut my hair again last night and much to my dismay found more grays and general mousy brown-ness coming in at the roots. Grrr. I spent all of 10 minutes in the bathroom and faced the Spanish Inquisition from the hubs...

"What the hell took you so long? What're you having a little spa day?"

Apparently he hadn't heard the weeping over my lost youth. In other hair-related news, for years I have heard that to combat frizz you should dry your hair with a cotton t-shirt instead of a towel. I am not one to fall for marketing ploys but I was about to throw out an old t-shirt the other day and I thought hey what the hell. And let me tell you people... magic. So now my mousy brown grays are wonderfully frizz-free. Joy.

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