The Color of Life – Meet Cara 14 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Cara: (In her own words) “I was twelve years old when it hit me for the first time: there was nothing more powerful than words. Perhaps in a last-ditch effort to give her students something to do at the end of the school year, my sixth grade teacher assigned my classmates and I one […]

Om is where your heart is… Meet Alessandra 13 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Alessandra: (In her own words) People tell me at work that when they see me they remember to pause and take a breath.  They take a moment to get out of their head, their worries, their anxiety.  Others ask me how I can keep a sense of calm and focus when the pressure is […]

Ready for the adventure that is life: Meet Tabitha 11 of 52 Phenomenal Women

“Looking at my life now, as a lifestyle blogger and life coach, with a home remodel show on YouTube and raising four homeschooled kids while we travel the US, and helping other multi passionate women to do what they love without shame, guilt or the pressure of perfection… it’s a little different than my dream growing up.

And yet I can see the two woven so closely…

A Life Filled With Travel : Meet Annita 10 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Annita: in her own words “Becoming a world traveler wasn’t on my radar as a young girl. I  wanted to be a businesswoman who would take the world by storm or at least my hometown. However, as fate would have it travel entered my life via WWII stories my father shared and I lingered […]

The girl that lived: Meet Liz – 9 of 52 Phenomenal Women

*** Please follow along on instagram as well and learn more about Liz. This year for my birthday , I am embarking on a weekly photo essay project highlighting 52 Phenomenal Women. This is week 9 of 52. Participants in this project will be supporting the efforts of Dress for Success Worldwide – Central. We are all stronger together and it is my sincere hope that we will be inspired by each other’s stories. Now is the time to celebrate as well as encourage one another. Tell your story!***

“Remember to breathe. It is after all, the secret of life.” Meet Toni – Week 8 of 52 Phenomenal Women

The above quote: : ““Remember to breathe. It is after all, the secret of life.”  This is from ― Gregory Maguire, A Lion Among Men Meet Toni: We met through an incredible organization Women on Fire which we both belong. You will see quickly that this lady is fanning her flame and continuing her adventures. Somethings in life […]

“Put one foot in front of the other and keep moving.” – Meet Martina: 7 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Martina: a 20-something, first-generation college graduate born, raised and recently returned to the Windy City. In her own words… “I used to think that 23 would be my year… I’d have my own place, own car, be well into my career and finally able to keep a steady gym regimen.  I’m 24 now stumbling […]

Strength in numbers, reaching one mother at a time: Meet Marcia – 5 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Marcia: (in her own words) I found Pilates twelve years ago after a large weight loss and a stress fracture from running, and knew within months that I wanted to learn it from the inside out. I had done many kinds of exercise before, but none made me feel the way Pilates did. It […]