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Womaness Woman:
Gabriella Becchina

The changemaker tells us how she does it all from her home base in Sicily

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Womaness Woman: Gabriella Becchina

Powerhouse woman (and fluent speaker of no less than five languages) Gabriella Becchina shows us all what channeling femininity into a creative inspiration for an entire lifetime can look like. Swiss-born and currently living in Sicily, she's developed her skills as a chef, entrepreneur, translator, and writer and is sharing what she's learned in her new memoir and cookbook, From the Big Apple to the Big Olive. Get a glimpse into this globe-trotter's routines and how she continues to grow every day.  


“Don't let anything disconnect you from your inner voice”


First thing I do each morning 

“I pop a thyroid replacement pill, pet my dog while saying sweet, joyful things to her, and then I drink citrusy water.”

Three things I always keep in/on my nightstand  

Australian olive leaf-eucalyptus mouth spray a girlfriend from New Zealand sent me. Hand and foot cream. Water. Pen and paper, reading glasses, books.”

My go-to beauty hack or wellness ritual 

Henna hair dye, moisturizing and soothing face mask, scrubbing my body skin with a brush.”

My inner age (the age I really feel) and why

I feel like a very healthy, nimble, energetic, quick-witted, compassionate, patient eighty-year-old. That's because I have gained so much wisdom from so many challenges, and my drive to share and educate, my spirit of service has only increased with time.”

Advice I would give to my younger self

Don't let anything disconnect you from your inner voice. She and only she knows what's best for you.”

We don’t believe in “The Pause.” Tell us, what are you not pausing on? 

Following my dreams, honing my vision, connecting with and growing my tribe.”

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