By Julie Greenbaum - For 6 years I have struggled trying to turn the incredibly painful experience of losing my mother to Ovarian Cancer into something positive and worthwhile. Some of my darkest most difficult moments have been made brighter by the love and support my mom’s friends have shown ... [Read More]
“Imagine a sisterhood—across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don’t know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we will assume that each of us is doing our best…"
This, the stuff ... [Read More]
With less than two weeks left until Election Day, nearly half of American voters are experiencing election-related stress.
A recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that regardless of political affiliation, 52% of American adults say the 2016 election is a significant source of stress in their lives.
“We’re seeing that it doesn’t matter whether you’re registered as a ... [Read More]
Tamsen Butler, a 41-year-old author, Air Force veteran, fitness guru, mother of two and wife, was putting away groceries with her children on July 22, 2015, when she felt an odd sensation, “like something had shifted in my head,” she remembered.
Something felt funny in her right eye, too. ... [Read More]
"Every day, girls are exposed to thousands of messages telling them how to think, feel and look." To help change this harsh reality, the Canadian Women's Foundation has launched an awesome new #GirlPowered initiative that's designed to show what's possible when those negative and harmful ... [Read More]
"I teach a mix between Taekwondo, boxing, and pure self defense techniques. We also empower women through seminars and workshops like domestic vilence, sexual harrassment, assault and women's empowerment." - Lina Khalifeh
In 2010, after one of her friends was abused by her father and brothers, ... [Read More]
"If you wouldn't say it to yourself when you were little, then why would you say it to yourself now?”
This is the question that punctuates the final scene of I AM UGLY., a new video by Rachel Levin, the 21-year-old YouTuber behind the wildly popular channel rclbeauty101. Using visuals of Rachel criticizing herself in the mirror, as the kid version of Rachel ... [Read More]
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'" – Mr. Fred Rogers
By Caiti Ward - In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, I decided to write about the helpers of my life. ... [Read More]