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My AHA Moment

My AHA Moment

“You’re so sensitive.” When I was growing up, I heard that a lot. It wasn’t a compliment. As a kid I was hurt by every mean spirited word on the playground. I knew I was supposed to “have a thick skin” and let mean girl bitchiness “roll

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The Unspoken Message of Body Image

The Unspoken Message of Body Image

I was fascinated by a recent article, discussing women’s ideas about body size, in Salon.com. Part of the article examines the impact of media on how women see themselves. I’ll summarize…it’s unhealthy. Here are a few highlights: On average, women in North America say their ideal body

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How to feel FABULOUS

How to feel FABULOUS

Do your customers feel FABULOUS when they shop with you? The question occurred to me as I was watching an ad for Special K on TV recently. The ad showed women trying on jeans (another article of clothing that many women dread buying) but the jeans were sized

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Goodbye BUSTED!

Goodbye BUSTED!

When my book Busted! was published in 2011, I was beyond psyched. When it hit the bestseller list…and then stayed there for a YEAR…I was over the moon! I was touched whenever someone approached me at a trade show to share how much they loved the book,

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