Dear Resolutions, It’s Been Real

Dear New Years Resolutions. IT’S BEEN REAL. But, we’re breaking up now… Let’s be honest — we spent the first week of 2016 aiming to look like Blake Lively, while dreaming big like #girlboss Jessica Alba, all while eating SO. MUCH. KALE. And now… you just want a donut. We all want a freaking donut. So, I thought we’d be real with each other and figure out how to actually make our…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Dream New Dreams

Oh, Monday. You always arrive so soon. I hope you’re indulging in a second cup of coffee this morning… [+ setting goals for your week]. Ever spend too much time looking at what other successful people are doing, while trying to replicate that kind of a path for yourself? Thanks, Instagram.  Here’s the truth [as I’ve learned in my quarter-life]: Success can’t be replicated. Dream a new dream that no…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Secret to Success

I’m currently curled up in my hometown of Holland, Michigan. It sits right on the lake in the most magical way. I’m convinced God spent a little more time here. This trip comes off my weekend in Chicago with the Simply Stylist team. I was incredibly inspired to see so many of you go after what you want in life. It takes guts and passion and fearlessness. The most-asked question…. Read more

8 Things To Do Before 8 AM

Mornings. Some days (like Saturdays + Sundays) I love them. Other days, I loathe them. Biologically, I think God made me a night owl. But years of 1:00 AM wakeup calls during my time as a news anchor taught me it is possible to be absurdly happy by 5 AM. Thank goodness I’m no longer rising in the middle of the night. However, I’ve gotten really good at turning off my…. Read more

Building My Team: Meet Katie

“Teamwork makes the dream work,” as the saying goes. Nothing great is ever achieved alone. My greatest successes in life have all been born from the work of a stellar team. Knowing that, I’ve been striving to build a group of talented, creative, happy individuals to continue the growth of this site. As fate would have it, the sweet Katie Grossbard showed up at my office last month, and convinced me…. Read more