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How The Great Recession Forced Me To Startup My Life And Hustle & Hack My Way To Happiness

How The Great Recession Forced Me To Startup My Life And Hustle & Hack My Way To Happiness

By Ann Akbari, PhD Sometime in my twenties, I developed a fear of flying. Not a debilitating, can’t-get-on-the-plane kind of fear, but a high level of anxiety in anticipation of […]

January 10, 2017 ×
“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

By Nikki DuBose [An excerpt from ‘Washed Away: From Darkness to Light’, chapter 7 “My life as a 20-something year-old model”] At some point, my eyes opened. Hands; I felt […]

December 22, 2016 ×
A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

By Cami Julaine Dear Eating Disorder, I used to call you “Anna”, short for Anorexia. You were tall, tan, and lean-everything I am not. But that gave you too much […]

December 21, 2016 ×
Leaning In Like A Boss – Hell Hath No Fury Like An Artist Who Values Herself

Leaning In Like A Boss – Hell Hath No Fury Like An Artist Who Values Herself

By Lauren Hom Last week, I received an email from a multi-million dollar company looking for “up and coming illustrators” to “collaborate” on a coloring book in exchange for an […]

December 8, 2016 ×
Why More Women Are Riding Motorcycles And How They Are Driving Change In The Industry

Why More Women Are Riding Motorcycles And How They Are Driving Change In The Industry

By Liz Jansen Whether it’s for freedom, adventure, spiritual experience, confidence, independence, or community, women are taking to motorcycles with an increased voracity. Three years ago, Debra Teplitz, 44, decided […]

December 6, 2016 ×
How I Learned Feminism Is Not A Zero Sum Game Or A Threat To My Masculinity

How I Learned Feminism Is Not A Zero Sum Game Or A Threat To My Masculinity

By Tony Rinna The room was filled with professional women from various backgrounds, striking up conversations, exchanging ideas and enjoying themselves. The sense of sisterhood was palpable, and the ladies […]

December 5, 2016 ×
A List Of Careers And Positions Which Can Help You Fight Back Against Donald Trump

A List Of Careers And Positions Which Can Help You Fight Back Against Donald Trump

By Katie McBeth The year 2016 has been a nightmare. Sure, we had some great movies, Beyonce’s Lemonade, and some quality online memes. But this year – in every other […]

December 1, 2016 ×
Disdain For A Newly-Elected President Should Not Include Slut-Shaming His Wife

Disdain For A Newly-Elected President Should Not Include Slut-Shaming His Wife

By Diane Meers As we continue to express disdain over our new president-elect, it’s hard to ignore the “slut-shaming” of Melania Trump. We expect this from conservative right-wingers, who had […]

November 25, 2016 ×
I Gave Up My “Good Girl” Role When I Realized Pleasing Others Isn’t My Only Goal In Life

I Gave Up My “Good Girl” Role When I Realized Pleasing Others Isn’t My Only Goal In Life

By Jane Wyker ‘Good Girl’ is always a damaging role, never an expression of the authentic self.  It is usually taken on in childhood, an unconscious choice to accommodate others’ […]

October 6, 2016 ×
This YA Author Tackles Serious Issues Using Wit, Humor, And Kickass Fictional Heroines

This YA Author Tackles Serious Issues Using Wit, Humor, And Kickass Fictional Heroines

By Kelly Oliver A couple of years ago, I was pitching my first novel, WOLF (KAOS press June 2016), in New York City, and when I told a group of […]

October 5, 2016 ×
Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

Virginia Politicians “Ghosting” Women, Turning Abortion Access Into An Emotionally Unavailable Boyfriend

By April Avant “It’s not you, it’s me.” The politics of abortion access is a lot like that shady boyfriend you dated once upon a time. They get close and […]

October 4, 2016 ×
3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

By Liz Greene While we’ve certainly come a long way in the past century, the majority of offices are still hotbeds of sexism. There’s still a sizable pay gap, parental […]

September 14, 2016 ×