Oct. 12, 2018
There’s more to all of us than meets the eye.
To Each, Her Own is a celebration of who women actually are — not who they’re told to be. Our series, Her Story, is a chance to get to know more about the women who inspire us with their strength and vulnerability.
Meet one of them ahead.
Stephanie Liu Hjelmeseth, 29, style blogger
TL: How would you describe yourself in three words?
SLH: “Romantic, Excitable, Thoughtful.”
TL: What’s something most people might not assume about you at first glance?
SLH: “I am a sentimentalist, which also makes me a hoarder. My husband and I are working on separating that!”
TL: What quality do you love most about yourself?
SLH: “I’m a very optimistic spirit and that’s probably the biggest reason I live a life I love.”
TL: When do you feel most beautiful and/or confident?
SLH: “Just after my morning routine, which includes cleansing my face, a simple beauty regimen, and brewing my pot of tea. I’d light my favorite candle and get situated in front of my window at my desk and it’s when I feel my very best for the day.”
TL: When and where are you happiest?
SLH: “I’m happiest in my home that I call my sanctuary. ”
TL: If you could give your younger self advice, what would you tell her?
SLH: “I’d tell her that every little step in life is leading you towards greater things. Every lesson is worth learning and nothing is a waste of time. The odd job or breakup is just a part of the path to your happiness.”
TL: What’s the top song on your playlist right now?
SLH: “I Fall in Love Too Easily – Chet Baker.”
TL: What does To Each, Her Own mean to you?
SLH: “Her happiness is unique and independent of anyone else’s feelings and opinions. What makes her happy is something no one can take away.”
TL: What is your motto?
SLH: “Speak up and the universe will hear you.”
Comment below and tell us how you embody the spirit of To Each, Her Own in your own way!