The Simple Sophisticate - Intelligent Living Paired with Signature Style

Authenticity is a simple notion in its construct, but applying it to everyday living can be daunting. In today's podcast, four concrete measurements of what precisely authenticity looks like will be shared, as well as six benefits that will improve the quality of your life. And in this week's Petit Plaisir, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's album Cheek to Cheek is sampled and reviewed.

Direct download: Authenticity-6.mp3
Category:lifestyle -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

Confidence not only is something you can learn, but it is also something you can master. In today's podcast, Shannon share five specific ways to exude more confidence, the five major benefits of acquiring confidence, and interviews Tracy Hooper, the founder of The Confidence Project who offers hands-on workshops online and in person in Portland, Oregon and Baltimore, Maryland. 

Direct download: 4-Confidence.mp3
Category:lifestyle -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

From the cuisine to the fashion and everything in between, there are many aspects of the French culture that continue to fascinate people from around the world. As a professed Francophile, Shannon Ables, explains how her love of all things French became the primary foundation of her blog's premise - The Simply Luxurious Life. With an appreciation for quality over quantity, a more fulfilling and content life can blossom with the 10 simple attributes derived from the French culture. 

Direct download: Francophile.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

Regardless of your age, size, job or personality, these 10 essential wardrobe items will be the glue that pulls each season together seamlessly. 

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Category:fashion -- posted at: 11:00pm PDT

At the foundation of a contented life that instills peace of mind regardless of life's events is financial security. As one of the pillars of a simply luxurious life, this podcast will dive into the essential 6 steps, share tips, strategies and tools on how to create a strong financial foundation regardless of your paycheck.

Direct download: SimpleSophisticatePodcast2.mp3
Category:money -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

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