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CarolAnn to partner with Whimsy Jewelry’s Style on a Whim blog

CharismaU founder, CarolAnn Edie, has a new partner!  CarolAnn will be blogging for Whimsy Jewelry’s Style on a Whim blog.

I decided to partner with Whimsy largely because of their motto: Make the world more beautiful.  I’m interested in making the world more beautiful, one woman at a time – inside and out.  My belief is that paying attention to the way you present yourself to the world helps you recognize the value you were born with and have developed over your life.  Whimsy is a fun and functional way to add some polish to your presentation.

Whimsy is high-quality, super-versatile interchangeable bead jewelry

Too many beads for your bracelet? Have a special bead you’d like to showcase? Want to use your beads in a different and fabulous way? Check out Whimsy!

Whimsy jewelry is beautiful and high-quality, and the best thing about it is it’s insanely customizable.  It works with any standard-size beads you have, so you can change your jewelry every day if you want.  For example, you could add a pop of color to your work outfit during the day, then change your beads for a sophisticated sparkle at night.  The ability to change up your look so much means Whimsy can be your go-to jewelry.

Check out my first blog over at Style on a Whim, Why I love Whimsy jewelry.  I’d love to hear from you in the comments!

Love,
CarolAnn

What to do after a fight

An excerpt from last week’s newsletter, in case you missed it… Question: We had a fight.  Should I leave him alone totally or try to get him to talk? When you have a disagreement or argument, it’s important to give each other some time to cool off, think and regroup. If you don’t live together,Continue Reading

How not to network

I recently saw an example of someone networking exactly wrong. Hopefully we can all learn from this person, implement the confidence techniques we already have, and network a little bit better.Continue Reading

Regain control and move forward

An excerpt from this week’s newsletter, in case you missed it… It is the strongest, most powerful action you can take in a relationship. It is the key to busting perfectionism and negativity. It is the strongest step to creating confidence in relationships. It is the secret to preventing procrastination. It is the biggest stepContinue Reading

Come on, get classy!

An excerpt from this week’s newsletter, in case you missed it… Question:  I’m ready to change my look.  How do I give a classier impression with my hair, make-up, clothing and speech without seeming common or boring? The first and most important part of being classy (and creating confidence and a great personal style) isContinue Reading

Not choosing is still choosing

Power Quick Tip: Remember that not choosing one thing is choosing something else by default.  By not choosing any change, you choose the status quo. Sometimes when a decision or project is in front of you, you may feel paralyzed.  You may feel like it’s just too overwhelming to think about it, and that itContinue Reading

What moving slowly says to others

Move slowly when you’re at your destination. This is advice from one of my mentors.   But why?  What could moving around a room slowly do to boost people’s perception of you? It does a couple things.  Walking slowly once you’re in the room suggests that you want to be there, and that you’re reallyContinue Reading

The truth about heels

Okay, I’m no doctor.  I don’t know really what wearing heels does over time.  And in my eyes, there’s nothing wrong with a towering heel every now and again, especially if you can take them off while you’re at your desk, or just save the crazy ones for evening. A great pair of shoes canContinue Reading

Seek Inspiration and it will find you

An excerpt from this week’s newsletter, in case you missed it… Do you seek inspiration? Do you feel inspired?  When was the last time you really did? Inspiration is key to success because it helps keep us motivated and on track towards our dreams.  It also helps us come out of our shells and interactContinue Reading

Does the internet know my bra size?

An excerpt from last week’s newsletter, in case you missed it… Question:  How accurate is calculating my bra size on the internet? The best way to find out what size you are is to try on bras.  Measuring at home like this can give you an idea, and the best way to figure this outContinue Reading

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