I Keep Breaking Up With My Boyfriend

I Need To Stop Breaking Up with My Boyfriend

“Just do it,” I looked at myself in the mirror. I keep breaking up with my boyfriend. But I need to stop. I know I cared about him. I cleaned his apartment the second time I came over. I can’t go to the grocery store without wanting to pick out something for him. I can’t go a few hours without saying his name sometimes. If … Continue reading I Need To Stop Breaking Up with My Boyfriend

How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, Love Yourself and Build Inclusion

Success – some people define it in terms of numbers. Some of us define it by our relationships. And some of us define it by the difference we make in other people’s lives. One conference hoped to help with all three areas – being an entrepreneur, practicing self-love and learning balance, and most importantly, thinking beyond ourselves to build a better, more inclusive workplace where … Continue reading How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, Love Yourself and Build Inclusion

Why Summertime Chi is Magical: Chicago Bucketlist

We wait – through the cold and wind and as we thaw out, our ray of light is summertime Chi. I always question why people love this time of year. People are quick to talk about the festivals or movies in the park or Lollapollza and I’m here to tell you while those all sound great, And I have some tips about them, there’s more … Continue reading Why Summertime Chi is Magical: Chicago Bucketlist

Meet the Chicago Entrepreneur Behind The Beauty App, LISA

There’s a lot that goes into getting ready for an event. And by event, I mean there’s a lot that goes into getting ready for a week. Is your hair done? Did your gel manicure start to peel? The more that I attend parties and grow in my marketing and blogging career, the more I realize that it takes makeup and maybe a straightener to … Continue reading Meet the Chicago Entrepreneur Behind The Beauty App, LISA

How I Prepared for Being on WGN Radio

Do you know the best way to prepare for being on the radio for the first time? Not just the radio, but WGN in The Chicago Tribune Tower. The answer is a tequila party. Thursday, August 17, 2017, Amanda Elliott, founder of Windy City Cosmo was part of a special radio show – Pretty Late with Patti Vasquez Birthday Edition. We were celebrating Patti’s birthday … Continue reading How I Prepared for Being on WGN Radio

How to Recognize Talent

By Soulaima Gourani Every year millions of U.S dollars are wasted on “talent spotting”.  Large companies are spending energy, time and money on “talents” who are not talents at all, and overlook those who truly have a talent, merely because they do not know how to spot talent. —- What Is Talent, And How Do You Spot a Talented Person? You can spot a talent … Continue reading How to Recognize Talent

Dior Makeovers and Blowouts at Chicago History Museum and Waldorf Astoria

What’s a girl’s night look like? Well, it has martinis, makeup,  lots and lots of braiding, and then an opportunity to look at pretty dresses and take selfies. Dior and Medici Museums delivered for us Chicago city girls this past Tuesday, August 15, 2017. There wasn’t wardrobe changes, but there were location changes. This two-part event began  at the Chicago History Museum (5:30-7pm), where the … Continue reading Dior Makeovers and Blowouts at Chicago History Museum and Waldorf Astoria

Free Back to School Backpacks and Haircuts for Local Kids in Humboldt Park

Back to school is an exciting time of year. As a kid, I remember my mom letting us get one new outfit, and I was so excited for the first day of school that I usually slept in my outfit the night before. But not everyone has a mom to get them back to school supplies or the means for a fresh haircut and new … Continue reading Free Back to School Backpacks and Haircuts for Local Kids in Humboldt Park