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Book Review: “Why Did I Buy That?” by Kirstie Clements

By Adele Leahy / May 15, 2023 / 0 Comments

Why Did I Buy That? Most of us externalize the power we have over our own style and give judgement rights to someone else. I’m not sure how this happens. When I introduce myself to a new group of friends as a stylist, often the follow up comment is how I must be judging everyone […]

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All The Worlds A Stage

By Adele Leahy / February 6, 2023 / 0 Comments

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women are merely players; They have their exits and entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts…” ~Shakespeare, As You Like It   Performing is a word used in many contexts. Job performance, sexual performance, athletic performance, delivering a presentation, first date behavior, […]

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Why We Hate Shopping

By Adele Leahy / November 23, 2022 / 0 Comments

Picture this; you’re breezing through your shopping center of choice, enjoying the pleasant greetings of the shop assistants, have a clear idea of what you are after and are confident in being able to find pieces that will compliment your body. You have a few items already purchased from your list and are feeling empowered […]

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Stylist is viewing a burnt orange shirt with a young woman who is her client. They are standing in front of a clothes rack in a retail store.

The Stories Our Clothes Tell

By Adele Leahy / November 15, 2022 / 0 Comments

Our wardrobes are the storybook of our lives.   Think about it; all of our wardrobe choices are perfect reflections of where we were at the time of purchasing. The start of a relationship, a job interview, an event, starting over. Yet many of us aren’t proud of the wardrobe choices we make. Many of […]

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It’s Been A Covid Minute

By Adele Leahy / April 15, 2022 / 0 Comments

The past few weeks have been a MINUTE. Covid came and visited my house and in the end, was a welcome visitor. Presenting as a head cold, which I thought I had duefully earned from staying in damp clothes on a cold Sunday morning after doing a triathlon. After two negative RATs and a week […]

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By Adele Leahy / March 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

“My friends are my estate” – Emily Dickinson I stumbled across this quote years ago and when I read it, it hit me right between the eyes. ‘My friends are my estate’…BOOM! What a beautiful way to attach meaning to those we are attached to. Friends have always been of deep significance to me. My […]

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By Adele Leahy / March 17, 2022 / 2 Comments

  Stuff. It just happens. Things accumulate. Storage spaces fill up and before you know it our belongings own us instead of us owning them. You have a crazed moment (for me it was when I was at swimming training) where you go, “I HAVE TOO MUCH SHIT!”. And the rabid desire for decluttering ensues. […]

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By Adele Leahy / March 10, 2022 / 0 Comments

Sooo…I’ve been banned from Hinge. Taken off. Un-Hinged, if you like. It seems a cruel indictment against me, someone who puts a lot of effort into their dating profile. The photos are a mixture of me at my best and at my every day. I tell an accurate description of me in my bio, am […]

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By Adele Leahy / February 24, 2022 / 0 Comments

Most of us have the kind of relationship with money that could easily be categorized as “it’s complicated”. Most of us have a relationship with money that it indicative of the relationship we have with ourselves. Concepts like worthiness and being deserving hit high on the scale when it comes to correlating how we feel […]

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Body Acceptance?

By Adele Leahy / February 23, 2022 / 2 Comments

So, about 10 years ago (when I was 31) I weighed about 65 kilos, about 15 less than I do now. For most of my adult life, I had never found it hard to maintain a slim figure and be able to fit into pretty much anything I wanted. I ate well, was always participating […]

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