Leslie Goldman

Women Talk: 10 Questions With Women’s Health Writer Leslie Goldman

November 14, 2011 by

Meet Chicago native Leslie Goldman: women's health writer, book author, body image expert and speaker, spokesperson. You'll see her byline on the feature stories and essays she regularly contributes to magazines like O: The Oprah Magazine, Glamour, Runner's World, and more. She is also a featured columnist on espnW.com and blogs at the Huffington Post and HealthBreaksLoose. Leslie's book Locker Room ... [Read More]

Veterans Day

11/11/11: Honoring All Who Served

November 11, 2011 by

Today is the first time in a century that the three 11s align on the calendar. That's a very cool datebook occurrence and one that might particularly interest numerologists, gamblers, the superstitious, storm chasers and horror movie fans. But, let's not have the "wow" factor of today's date overshadow the fact that November 11th is also Veteran's Day, the day when we honor American veterans of all wars in ... [Read More]

Women Sharing Stories

Got Something To Share? We’re Always Ready To Listen

November 9, 2011 by

There are fantastic, incredible, interesting, passionate and inspiring women around every corner, all over the globe. We've covered lots of them and have plenty more to tell you about, so stay tuned and continue to be inspired as we are. Since Women You Should Know can't be everywhere or know everyone, we want YOU to tell us about the Women WE Should Know. That's how we came to know Irom Chanu Sharmila… ... [Read More]

Woman shaving underarm

Pit Stop: A Quick History Of Women & Shaving

November 8, 2011 by

Many women perform the grooming ritual of shaving some area(s) of their bodies, with the frequency of the task varying from person to person. So we wanted to know... where did all the fuss over women ridding ourselves of body hair come from anyway and when did it all begin? ... [Read More]

Irom Sharmila

11 Years of Hunger: Irom Sharmila, the “Iron Lady of Manipur”

November 7, 2011 by

There are Women You Should Know all over the world and luckily we have friends in every corner of the globe who can tell us about these dynamic women. This remarkable story about civil rights activist Irom Sharmila comes to us from India, via our friend, Gautam K. The Iron Lady of Manipur by Gautam K Irom Chanu Sharmila, born March 14, 1972, is a political and civil rights activist, poet, and ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Marion Fasel

November 3, 2011 by

Marion Fasel is a leading jewelry and watch expert and historian. She has covered high-end luxury jewelry, mass-market brands and the engagement ring and wedding jewelry categories for InStyle since launching the award winning coverage for the magazine in 1996. Her monthly trend pages, interviews with jewelry-loving celebrities, and contributions to the We're Obsessed section of InStyle.com and InStyle ... [Read More]

Sheryl Yvette courtesy of Dmitry Gudkov

Balancing Life… on a Hello Kitty Cruiser

November 2, 2011 by

It's probably safe to say that most women have body image issues. I know that as soon as I turned 30, the scale started to betray me, and since then, I have continued to fight with my ever-fluctuating weight. With obesity in America at all time high, I know that I am not alone, but the battleground can be a very lonely place. I was looking for motivation, to connect with someone who has walked in my ... [Read More]

Peanut Butter on Bread and Peanuts

The Great Peanut Butter Price Hike of 2011

November 1, 2011 by

PB&J sandwiches, ants on a log, smears on apple slices, a dollop on a square of dark chocolate, melting swirls in hot oatmeal or a purist's spoonful that goes directly from jar to mouth... oh the tasty things you can do with peanut butter. This American pantry staple that is loved by kids and adults alike has been all over the news recently. Why? No, not because today, November 1st, kicks-off National ... [Read More]