French Women Don’t Get Fat…& Other Myths

I have never claimed my Frenchness as a badge of honor, but I discovered I had a secret weapon when I left Paris in 2000 to live abroad. In South Korea, everything French (the people, the language, the food and wine, the fashion...) was very popular. People found our accent 'cute'. Our fractured English, riddled … Continue reading French Women Don’t Get Fat…& Other Myths

Annus Horribilis

Queen Elizabeth II called 1992 an annus horribilis, (that's Latin for horrible year). She added “1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure.” I, Evelyne Fallows, call 2020 my annus horribilis (or shitty year) and will definitely not look back at the first six months with any kind of … Continue reading Annus Horribilis

Requiem for a Lost Friendship

Ours was the one friendship I never expected to end so abruptly. The one friendship I thought I'd never drift away from. You were the one friend I could not imagine being out of my life. Our friendship made me grow, laugh, travel and dream. The kind of friendship one can leave where it is … Continue reading Requiem for a Lost Friendship

Learning From Life Podcast

I was honored and delighted to be invited by Linda Sage to be a guest speaker on her podcast. Stay tuned, it will be aired this Friday! From humble beginnings in France to the skyline of New York, Evelyne Fallows has fought to conquer many Everest size challenges in her life emotionally, psychologically and physically. … Continue reading Learning From Life Podcast

I Should Have Shut Them Up

A few years ago, as I was going through one of the most difficult periods of my life, I looked for help. I was living in Riyadh and a friend (forever grateful, May) recommended a psychotherapist she was convinced could help me. I postponed and postponed, convinced I could get over whatever was troubling me … Continue reading I Should Have Shut Them Up