5 Tools To Plant The Seeds Of Greatness In Your Life

“You’ve got to believe that you can make the changes necessary in order to achieve greatness in your life.”

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Blanca Ramirez Becomes The Youngest Runner To Complete 7 Marathons On 7 Continents

Blanca completed her final marathon in Antarctica last week.

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Microagressions… Unscripted Teen Girls Discuss Hurtful Affects Of Words Laden With Unintentional Discrimination

“Oh you’re so pretty for a black girl.”… “Oh she has a Jew nose.”

Microagressions… Unscripted Teen Girls Discuss Hurtful Affects Of Words Laden With Unintentional Discrimination

An Open Letter To Morgan Rielly Of The Toronto Maple Leafs About What It Really Means To Be A Girl

“I’m writing to you today because of the thoughtless statement you made that denigrated girls in order to motivate your male teammates.”

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This Girl Can… New Campaign Featuring Everyday Women Aims To Inspire More Women And Girls To Be Active

This Girl Can… New Campaign Featuring Everyday Women Aims To Inspire More Women And Girls To Be Active

January 13, 2015 by

"I kick balls, deal with it." "Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox." "I jiggle therefore I am." These in-your-face lines punctuate a sequence of video clips showing everyday women of all ages, shapes and abilities hard at play... working out, playing sports, and pushing their bodies ... [Read More]

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9 Graphic Novels Every Girl Should Read

January 12, 2015 by

By Mary Rockcastle - Graphic novels were my gateway into comic books. When I was young I felt a thick stigma surrounding the comic book world during the time when I actually cared what my peers thought of me. I remember scurrying back and forth between the Comics section of my local bookstore and the aisle behind it, darting away whenever anyone else would notice me there. ... [Read More]

A Joan Jett Classic + A Girl With A Need For Speed = Our New Favorite Commercial

A Joan Jett Classic + A Girl With A Need For Speed = Our New Favorite Commercial

January 12, 2015 by

This is not an endorsement of Hyundai, nor was anyone paid to promote this commercial. We just really dig it. Did you know? Real Wild Child (Wild One) was released in 1997, and was included on the 1998 version of the album Flashback, a compilation of outtakes and rare songs from Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Check her out... ... [Read More]

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Scarf Bombing Warms The Necks And Hearts Of Those In Need

January 12, 2015 by

We’ve heard of yarn bombing, but there’s another kind of knitted bombing going on and it’s making this winter freeze a little more bearable for people in need. Chase the Chill, a scarf bombing coalition of stitchers and groups, makes scarves and then distributes them in public places, for anyone to take. First organized in 2010 ... [Read More]

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My School Edited My Yearbook Photo To Make Me Appear Thinner

January 9, 2015 by

15 hours ago, a student at an unnamed, all girls' high school posted the following on Reddit. It's her personal account of a chain of events that left our mouths hanging open in utter disbelief and our lips curled with ire. Just as we went to publish her story, she added an "urgent update" to her original Reddit post. Read it and weep. ... [Read More]

Shred Like A Girl… 16 Year-Old Guitar Player Shows Us How It’s Done

Shred Like A Girl… 16-Year-Old Guitar Player Shows Us How It’s Done

January 9, 2015 by

"I believe we all have thousands of dreams and we will make sure one of them comes true." - Mel Meet Meliani Siti Sumartini (a.k.a. Mel). She’s a 16-year-old girl from Indonesia who’s into blogging, writing (she’s working on a novel), and art (she’s got quite a gift for drawing). But Mel also has another talent… playing guitar like a badass. Here she is showing the world ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday New Year’s Resolution Series: Week 1… Kitchen Improvements

Happy 2015, Fix-It Friday friends! In this fresh start part of the year I’d like to focus our attention on getting our homes shipshape for 2015. So all month long, I’m dedicating each of my weekly Fix-It Friday columns to 4 different, but major areas of our homes. By the end of January, you'll know my Top 15 Ways to Get Your Home in Shape for 2015! So let’s get started ... [Read More]

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99 Years Apart To The Day: One-Year-Old Delaney And Her 100-Year-Old Great-Great-Grandmother Rosalee

January 8, 2015 by

"This is a picture of my wife's 2nd cousin and her great-great-grandmother from New Year's Eve this (past) year. They share the same birthday, 99 years apart. 12/31/2013 - 12/31/1914." - posted by Imgur user, theotherdave702, two days ago This is truly one of the best family photos we have ever seen. ... [Read More]