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HER Lifestyle: Embracing Positive Body Image

HER Lifestyle: Embracing Positive Body Image - HER Hair by Elena

Embracing positive body image is difficult for a lot of us. I remember, as a little girl, begging God to make me skinny. I would cry myself to sleep and when morning came, like a kid on Christmas morning running down the stairs to see what Santa had brought, I would run to the mirror…

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HER Lifestyle: Becoming a First Time Mom

HER Lifestyle Becoming A First Time Mom - HER Hair by Elena

ANTHONY… I wish I could start this with “When I first saw you, I was instantly in love.” That would be the correct thing to say as a first time mom, right? Instead, mine goes a little something like this… “When I first saw you, I was afraid of you, overwhelmed by you, but in…

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HER Lifestyle: Spending Money to Feel Fulfilled?

HER Lifestyle: Spending Money to Feel Fulfilled? - HER Hair by Elena

As I have grown in my career, it’s sad to say, but I have measured my success on designer brands and cars I have been able to afford. When I first began my career as a hair stylist assistant, the owner I worked for, a hard working and loving woman, owned many designer handbags. Coach…

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HER Lifestyle: The Beginning of the Journey

HER Lifestyle: The Beginning of the Journey- HER Hair by Elena

I remember it as if it were yesterday, the beginning. My life, I would say, lacked meaning… a purpose. I lived life not planning for the future; no hopes nor dreams. I was living day to day, paycheck to paycheck with constant over-withdrawal statements mailed to my home.  I was embarrassed of the woman I was becoming.…

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