Lifestyle

Weekend Getaway: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort + Spa

Escaping for the weekend is a pleasure I don’t indulge in enough. For some reason it seems like it’s a hassle to get out the city. That’s why a quick trip that’s less than a couple of hours away is ideal. For a Southern Californian like myself, hitting the road to the Palm Springs area […]

Why I Started My Own Model Management Company: The Ugly Side of The Modeling Industry

Last year I strayed a bit from The Frugal Model to start my new business, Stetts Model Management. After fit modeling for over a decade, I had experienced the good and the bad of the modeling industry. The good included the high paying jobs working with well-known designers, and having […]

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Solo in Maui

“Why are you here alone?” I was asked at Honolua Bay, just after snorkeling with schools of shining fish and colorful coral. “Are you here for business?” I guess it is kind of strange, going to the most romantic island out there, Maui, by myself. To be honest, I had […]

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How to Avoid Burnout (and still be productive)

I am the definition of a Type-A personality. I’m well aware that I am high strung, but I’ve always thought that anxiety was a fair exchange for how productive I can be, and figured stress was just a byproduct of success. The problem with this way of thinking is that […]

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Why Every Big Dreamer Should Live in NYC (at least for a little while)

When I was finishing my last year of university, I planned on moving to Miami Beach. I dreamed of warm, sunny days with sand in my toes and the sea as my backyard… until I fell in love with a male model who convinced me that I would be much […]

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10 Life Changing Lessons From Wayne Dyer

The ideas in this post were originally featured on the personal development site PurposeFairy. Wayne Dryer was a remarkable teacher of life lessons that I’ve used to improve my daily life, and each of these serve as a reminder of ways that we can all live fuller and happier lives. “We […]

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10 Money Resolutions to Make This Year

Although most of us have made resolutions to maybe stop drinking so much, or to lose a few pounds, the resolutions that often get overlooked are those the ones that get your financial situation back on track. I’ve rounded up 10 money resolutions that I’ve made myself and encourage you […]

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The Frugal Model New Year Beauty Giveaway

2016 is right around the corner, and to celebrate I am giving away some a nice little beauty package to get your year started right, valued at $180. 1907 by Fromm Copper Core Thermal Round Brushes (3 – $50): FROMM 1907 Copper Core Thermal Round Brush is the industry’s first […]

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Why (and how) You Should Practice Gratitude Every Day

It’s that time of year that everyone is thankful for a 3 day work week. Some are also thankful for mouth-watering turkey and stuffing and delicious gravy with sweet potatoes and homemade apple pie with vanilla ice cream… thank you thank you baby jesus for all of these things. BUT […]

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How to Work Smarter With These 10 Tips

I recently bought my first issue of Fast Company for a cross-country flight, and could not put it down. I loved the mag so much actually, that I bought a subscription for myself and two friends (use this link for $1/issue: Fast Company ). One of the great articles inside was […]

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