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Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

First Female NFL Coach Explains Why Girls Should Play Sports

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 07.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

These Athletes Have Words For Anyone Who Says Girls Shouldn’t Play The Sports They Love

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.28.2016 | Women

"A lot of boys have told me that I can't play rugby because I'm a girl." That's just one example of the type of discouragement girls who play sports f...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Michelle Obama Just Suggested A New Emoji To Empower Girls

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 03.08.2016 | Women

First lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday reached out to the feminine hygiene brand Always to suggest a new emoji aimed at empowering girls -- just in time...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

'Game of Thrones' Actress Maisie Williams Is Proud to Say She Fights 'Like A Girl'

Carly Steyer | Posted 07.08.2015 | Teen

Whether it's for a good cause or to avenge her family's misfortunes as Arya on "Game of Thrones," 18-year-old Maisie Williams is proud to say she figh...

Bill Bradley

Demi Lovato Has One ‘Badass' Tip For Confidence | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.06.2015 | Entertainment

Demi Lovato can't hold it back anymore. She has already had numerous hits (including singing on the "Frozen" soundtrack), starred in a variety of film...

This 15-Year-Old Quarterback ‘Throws Like A Girl,' And That's No Insult

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.03.2015 | Teen

Karlie Harman throws like a girl, and she's proud of it. “[People] have said that I throw like a girl. And in a way, I take that as a compliment,...

Jillian Berman

Why That 'Like A Girl' Super Bowl Ad Was So Groundbreaking | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business

An ad for pads stole the show during the Super Bowl. Always, one of the biggest makers of feminine care products (the things women use during thei...

9-Year-Old Realizes What's Wrong With "Throws Like A Girl" Faster Than Most Adults

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents

Nine-year-old Linden understands how the phrase "Throw like a girl" is used by most people, but he also knows that it's not accurate. He was inter...

Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl

Crystal Cheatham | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Crystal Cheatham

If anyone has reshaped what it means to throw like a girl it is Mo'ne Davis. Applauded by a growing national fan base, the 12-year-old athlete has done her fair share to shake off the hater-ade surrounding the phrase "like a girl."

#LikeAGirl Campaign Is a Game Changer in Feminist Movement

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 09.10.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Where this feminist movement fought for inclusion and equality, the current movement that Always is helping to further is focused on developing self awareness around our language. Phrases get so embedded and entrenched in our culture, often putting a particular group of people at a disadvantage.

Did Beckett And Castle Finally Get Together In The 'Castle' Finale?

Posted 05.08.2012 | TV

It only took four seasons and more than 80 episodes, but finally Castle and Beckett were on the same page at the same time and more importantly, spoke...

Fashionably Late: Style News You Might Have Missed This Week

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.13.2011 | Style

Welcome to Fashionably Late, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what els...

Bye, Bye Blue Liquid: Always Runs First Feminine Hygiene Ad To Show Blood

The Huffington Post | Laura Stampler | Posted 09.05.2011 | Women

If marketing campaigns have taught us anything about periods, it is that menstruating women love to dance, are drawn to white spandex and, oh yeah, bl...