The Tulle Project Founder's Interview for the Chicago Tribune

The Tulle Project Founder's Interview for the Chicago Tribune

September 02, 2016

A funny thing happened when Silvana Favaretto started wearing tulle skirts every day.

Freed from the chains of convention and the weight of other people's expectations, the 35-year-old graphic designer began to feel fearless.

"Before, I was living the way I thought people wanted me to be," Favaretto told me. "Now, I'm...

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The Values I want to pass to my Daughter

The Values I want to pass to my Daughter

May 05, 2016 1 Comment

 

I grew up with a mother that was attractive, sexy, fun, and had this laugh that pulled in strangers from around the room. Men and women were both intrigued by her. She was my role model of what a Mother should be. At the same time, I did not learn from my mother how to respect myself, my body, or my own feminine power. And that’s where I learned wh...

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Commit to Love All of Yourself

Commit to Love All of Yourself

April 04, 2016

 

There’s no one else like you in the world. Isn’t that fascinating? When we love others, we put all of our energy, time and effort into building a connection that could evolve into a meaningful relationship.

But with all the time we put into getting to know others, how much time do we spend in getting to know ourselves? When working with clients, I strongly encourage them...

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The Art of Saying NO

The Art of Saying NO

March 14, 2016 1 Comment

We all know the feeling of cluttered calendars, cluttered minds, and lives that feel like they are serving others more than us. This, my friends, is the case of too much “YES”.


Saying “No” is something I’m not perfect at, but I have seen the magic that happens when we start saying “no” to others and “yes” to ourselves.


First, let me say that saying no to others does not make you...

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From a creative project to an inspiring business

From a creative project to an inspiring business

February 23, 2016 3 Comments

Summer 2015:

I was walking around Chicago with a friend when I saw a family with two little girls wearing tutus. “Why can't I wear tutus everyday,” I asked her, “like little girls can?"

She replied, "Why can't you?"

That stuck in my head.

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