Alexandria Lawrence is a certified KonMari consultant, personal stylist and the host of ALSO in PINK: the podcast all about lifestyle design.
Steven Devine is a conductor, harpsichordist and pianist who works with some of the finest musicians across the world. He has many recordings to his name: solo, as a member of an ensemble and as a director. Steven loves to explore new sound worlds, from early keyboards to 21st century Bach on synthesizers. He has a gift for engaging with audiences and delighting one and all with his comedic charm & musical sparkle. ✨ In Alexandria’s alternate life as a musician, she’s played with Steven many times over the years throughout the UK and further afield.🎧 Listen to the full episode to hear stories of Steven’s most embarrassing moments on stage. And, yes, laughter guaranteed.Steven’s LinksWebsite: stevendevine.comRecording: Bach’s Goldberg VariationsEnsemble: Art of MoogInspirationTravels with Charley by John Steinbeck. This has special sentimental value for Steven as it was his grandma’s favourite book, the beautifully named Grace Devine.“It’s an astonishing book. For me it was life-changing and still is – I still go back to it. It’s a go-to book for me”.Steven’s Sound WorldFrom early keyboards to 21st century Bach on synthesizers and satirical COVID sketches, Steven Devine has a diverse portfolio.This episode features Art of Moog, the brainchild of harpsichordist Robin Bigwood. Art of Moog is an ensemble of classically-trained musicians that……swap old instruments for an array of Moogs, Nords, Rolands, vocoders, guitar pedals and an Akai wind-synth, to create scintillating soundscapes and atmospheres undreamt of 300 years ago.Whatever content you create, storytelling is bound to be at the heart of it. Always take your audience with you on a journey. Engage with your audience and, like Steven, you can diffuse even the most awkward moments with a twinkle and a few well-chosen words.And yes… you can always develop new skills! Many performers and people who have had their livelihood transformed by the pandemic have needed to innovate.Whether you want to develop video & audio editing skills, like Steven, to create content for fun… or maybe you’re looking to develop an entirely new career path, there are so many possibilities!Full show notes for this episode: visit our official siteAnd, wherever you get your podcasts: Rate & Review ALSO in PINKThank you for your support!
Tracy Chevalier is best-known for her international bestseller Girl with a Pearl Earring. She has published 9 other novels, mainly historical fiction. Tracy grew up in Washington DC and moved to London many years ago, where she lives with her husband, son and cat. And Tracy has been an important part of Alexandria’s London life… So, this is a special extended episode. ⚡️ Hear how the pandemic has influenced the direction of Tracy’s current novel. We talk about things big and small, from storytelling essentials to life & lipstick.Special thanks to Tracy for writing a new scenario for the Ideal Lifestyle Vision Promo in the middle of this episode! ✨ If this isn’t hygge I don’t know what is!Tracy’s LinksWebsite: tchevalier.comTwitter: @Tracy_ChevalierInstagram: @tracychevalierwriterFacebook: tracychevalierwriterInspirationAvocado & Lemon Zest Spaghetti by Anna Jones. This is one of Tracy’s favourite recipes. “It’s delicious, simple to make and always wonderful”.Wallace & Sewell UK-based British design studio, specialising in bold and colourful textiles. Tracy’s favourite accessory in her current wardrobe is a Wallace & Sewell scarf. She wore it on a trip to Paris and said, “I just felt like I could stand amongst the Parisian women who all know how to wear scarves well, and hold my head high”.Tracy’s Immersive Writing WorldShe may not have done her KonMari Marathon yet, but Tracy has already embraced an important KonMari concept. She has surrounded herself with joy. Tracy’s home studio is the perfect example of this. In creating an immersive world for herself in which to write, she has built joy into her daily life and surroundings…"So I love looking up and going, ahh, you’re surrounded with your writing life and reminders of your writing life. And then beyond the cubby holes (on the walls on either side of me), I paste up quotes, photographs and drawings from whatever I’m working on at the time".Tracy has her very own cabinet of curiosities. Her study features cubby holes, where she curates memorabilia from her books. Yes, there’s even one corner that’s all Girl with a Pearl Earring “kitsch stuff”.Saying No (more often)The pandemic has given us all time to reflect and consider what we want more of (and less of) in our lives. How do we want to live… going forward? Tracy has realised that she really loves unstructured time and wants to actively create more of it by saying no more often.How could you say no more often? Next time you consider taking on a new project or are asked to do something, pause and think about why you would do it… Would you earn, learn or do good? Would you feel adequately compensated for your time and energy? If not, dare to say no.Style NotesJust because everyone else says you should do something, it doesn’t mean you need to follow their advice. Like Tracy, you can choose not to wear red lipstick. You can make your own style waves. 🎧 Listen to the full episode to hear more of Tracy’s personal “style rules” and thoughts about colour. 🎨Top Tip: RevitaLash is the way to go for fuller lashes. Perfect for women after menopause or anyone who would like to boost their lash game. Tracy swears by it and says it’s why she gets complimented for her amazing eyelashes. Just make sure you try it for at least three months. Tracy emphasises that you need to persevere… ⚡️Benefits of Personal Styling with AlexandriaIt’s great to have the confidence to make your own style waves. 🌊 But sometimes those waves get lost in a sea of uncertainty and self-doubt. 🐠 That’s where working with a personal stylist really helps. That outside perspective could be exactly what you need to break old habits and add some pizzazz to your style game.Book a Discovery Call with Alexandria to see how working with a personal stylist & seasonal colour specialist could benefit you.Full show notes for this episode: visit our official siteAnd, wherever you get your podcasts: Rate & Review ALSO in PINKThank you for your support!
Episode 8. Today we’re shifting gears a bit. This episode is all about you! Each month I do a special Ask Alexandria episode, where I answer your questions about life, KonMari and style. This month’s questions are wide-ranging. There’s a lot about the KonMari Method and I explore how to tame your many, many thousands of digital photos. We discuss style, from capsule wardrobes to makeup tips. And you’ll hear how Jane Austen helped me get my start in the world of fashion and style.Here are some highlights...How to tame your digital photosBe more intentionalTo be master of your digital universe (specifically your photos), like so many things in life, it’s all about shifting your mindset. Let’s be honest… On a scale of 1 to 10 how intentional are you when you’re snapping pics on your phone? If you would describe yourself as “snap happy”, are you willing to invest the time it takes to sort through all these images?Discard, organise & maintainFirst focus on discarding. Slidebox is a great app to help you get all your photos under control. It’s a free app for iPhone and Android. It’s nicely designed and syncs seamlessly with iCloud. You can swipe up to quickly put photos in the trash. Slidebox helps you organise your photos with simple gestures and it’s much quicker than using the native Photos app.Listen to the full episode for tips on how to shift your mindset, be more intentional with your photography & efficiently sort through all those photos.Ageless beautyFor a minimal makeup look to suit you at any age, look no further. My favourite organic & sustainable luxury makeup brand, Kjaer Weis, has a fantastic mini tutorial for Ageless Beauty.Watch this short video for product recommendations and application techniques.Style & My StoryMy style journey began many years ago… during childhood. I started drawing “fancy ladies” when my mom read aloud to me in the evenings. This fostered a love of design and fashion that, eventually, inspired me to choose a career path to match.Listen to this episode to hear my origin story and what led me to start ALSO in PINK.Full show notes for this episode: visit our official siteAnd, wherever you get your podcasts: Rate & Review ALSO in PINKThank you for your support!
Episode 7. Have limiting beliefs kept you from reaching your full potential & living your vision? Well, you’ve come to the right place.Relinde Moors is a former pro dancer who works with visionary entrepreneurs. She unlocks limiting beliefs and paves the way for fulfilling, financial success. Even if you don’t identify as an entrepreneur, you can still learn so much from Relinde. So, stay tuned to discover how making money and having a successful dream business is directly related to your mindset and your energy.Relinde’s LinksFree Gift: the key to finding your ONE THINGWebsite: relindemoors.comInstagram: @relindemoorsFacebook: relinde.moorsReading ListThe E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber. Lots of eye-openers for Relinde in this book. “He talks about how most people don’t create a business. They create a really busy job for themselves that doesn’t actually pay really well.”Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One by Joe Dispenza. This helped Relinde let go of her old identity as an artist and all the things that were tied to it.You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero. And this book helped Relinde around money mindset issues. And side note: the author got into business and became really wealthy after her forties, so… no, it’s never too late!Release Limiting BeliefsIs your identity and sense of self-worth tied up with what you do? Whether you are a performer, artist or creative person in any shape or form, it’s easy to allow your art to dictate your sense of self-worth.In her transition from pro dancer to entrepreneur, Relinde came face-to-face with her own limiting beliefs. She has now come out the other side & runs a multiple-six-figure business where she helps entrepreneurs get out of their own way and realise their potential. Listen to the full episode for expert strategies and tips…And Remember… if you think you can or you think you can’t… you’re probably right. BUT… it’s never too late to change the narrative. YES, you can.Full show notes for this episode: visit our official siteAnd, wherever you get your podcasts: Rate & Review ALSO in PINKThank you for your support!
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