authenticity / boundaries / compassion / empathy / Hair / Inspiration / perception / Stories On May 21, 2017

I Got Chic-Fil-A’d: The Day I Forgot Everyone Has A Story

I Got Chic-Fil-A’d: The Day I Forgot Everyone Has A Story I completely misjudged a client a few months ago, and all I could think of afterwards was: how do I get my foot out of my mouth, and holy crap, I just got Chic-Fil-A’d. Let me explain. 10+ years in the salon business has taught me countless life lessons….

career stability / Coaching / empowerment / Inspiration / Stories On May 4, 2017

My Career Saved My Life: Career Stability Can Change The World, One Woman At A Time

My Career Saved My Life Last week, I had the honor of doing hair and make-up for a woman speaker at the Dress For Success Twin Cities Luncheon and her story quickly and unexpectedly tugged at my heart and moved me to tears.   But not for the reasons one might expect. It wasn’t this woman’s struggles that moved me…

authenticity / boundaries / choice / empowerment / Inspiration On April 13, 2017

How To Set Boundaries Like a Boss: create structure in your life by your own design

How To Set Boundaries Like a Boss create structure in your life by your own design If you’re anything like me, you’ve had more than your fair share of over-commitments and resulting failures to set clear boundaries to guard and conserve your time and energy.  A friend approaches me all excited and asks if I want to run a half-marathon with her…

authenticity / Inspiration / Spiritual / Transformation On March 12, 2017

How Are You?

 By: Brit Vechell Burleson   Are you looking for more meaningful connections in your life?  A way to get past small talk and surface level conversations with family, friends, and co-workers?  Creating connection through conversation can begin with this simple exchange we have multiple times per day.   “How are you?”   – Good. – Fine. – Busy, you?  …

empathy / Inspiration On March 3, 2017

Speak. We all just want to be heard.

As long as I can remember, I’ve been reluctant to speak my mind. I’ve always been afraid to develop or express a strong opinion for a few reasons: 1. What if I’m wrong? 2. What if I don’t have all the information? 3. What will this opinion say about me? Expressing ourselves is a huge part of being who we…