Wednesday, July 19, 2017
A Cocktail and a Conversation
It's time for another cocktail and conversation with the Broke and Bookish ladies! Grab a drink, pull up a chair, and join in the conversation...
This week's question: What ritual or act helps you feel pulled together?
Jana says: That's hard because I never really feel pulled together! Haha. My answer would have to be straightening my hair. I've got super curly hair that feels majorly out of control most of the time if I let it go wild, so if taking the 30 minutes to straighten it each day makes me feel much more in control and confident. And that's not to say I don't love going curly here and there, I just love the feel of silky smooth hair I can run my fingers through!
Lori says: As superficial as it sounds, I feel put together when I put on mascara and moisturizer and my jewelry. Bonus points for myself if the bed gets made. :) If everything else is going to shit, I feel less bad and more human when I do those two (or three) things.
Kimberly says: Putting on eyeliner and straightening or curling my hair are pretty much guaranteed to make me feel put together and capable of being a functioning human. It's not much, but sometimes it's all I need.
Lauren says: I'll be completely honest here... putting on my bra. Yup. I don't go anywhere without it on and usually even wear it around my house even if we don't have company over. And bare feet! Of course I always have shoes on when I leave the house. (I may be from Kentucky, but we aren't always barefoot. Haha.) But I still have to have socks or flip flops on if we have company. I guess I feel exposed or something. I don't know. So I guess this girl has to have things covered up or the day is ruined! Haha. :)
Julia says: I guess I feel put together when I leave the house in not a t-shirt and jeans and I actually feel like I could pass for being somewhat fashion relevant. I've been trying to do it more lately in case I have surprise meetings with CIOs of major US Healthcare providers and don't end up wearing my dinosaur hoodie again.
What about you?