Not everyone has to share their life in a blog. That is not what I am saying. I am simply saying that knowledge is power. That when you share, when you disclose, you learn new information that might get you to that other side quicker.
Have we really become so cavalier with our own self-worth and time that we so thoughtlessly squander it away on played up drama between lives we truly know nothing about and will count little more to us than names on a few good old movies years from now?
Decide who you want to be in the world and what kind of friend you want to be. Then choose your A-list friends accordingly.
There was a time, not all that long ago, when thrift stores and consignment shops were seen exclusively as the domain of penny-pinching grandmas. But ...
Note: This post contains nudity. Until June 12, Facebook classified nude photographs of women who had undergone mastectomies as pornographic. This st...
In the end, we're all just people. And so maybe we all just need to chill out and recognize that the only people who truly know what someone is living with, thinking about, and going through is that person's closest circle, and, ultimately, really just that person alone.
What do I have in common with Angelina Jolie? We're both moms. We both discovered through DNA testing that we carry the BRCA1 genetic mutation. We both opted for a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy to dramatically reduce our risks. And we have both been criticized for our decisions.
Painting on living flesh is an engrossing experience -- very different from the flat, snowy expanse of a blank canvas rectangle. It gives and participates in the process of painting -- energy and creativity flow both ways.
Ted Gibson is a critical force in the beauty industry. As a master hairdresser who coifs the heads of Hollywood glamour girls from Anne Hathaway to Kerry Washington to Angelina Jolie he is in high demand
Emotional battle lines were recently drawn when Melissa Etheridge, who has had breast cancer, said that Angelina Jolie, who has not had cancer, did not make "the brave choice" when having preventive surgery because of her BRCA1 status.
The idea that a heart attack is "natural" for a man of only 51 is a dangerous fallacy that medicine has tried very hard to dispel. A heart attack is a disease state caused by specific circumstances, and it needs to -- and can -- be prevented.
Today -- on World Refugee Day -- the pain of Syrian refugees takes center-stage in the ongoing two-year civil war. The pain may be hard to imagine, but the opportunities to help are not.
Brad Pitt puts his soul into WWZ. His heart shines through his eyes, Watching him is mesmerizing. You will be unable to take your eyes off of him and not because of his dashing good looks, but because of his rich inner life.
Before long the gene for breast cancer may be associated with lower odds of contracting the disease thanks to the steps women with the now-dangerous alleles take to mitigate their risk. In the not-so-distant future, BRCA1 mutations may predict mastectomies, not breast cancer.
Co-authored by Angela Y. Jones "Her name was Mary Elizabeth Stallworth. We called her Die. And she was my grandmother..." That's how the conversa...
While Angelina Jolie may have more advantages than most of us, the biggest advantage she had was not money, but access to people who provided her with good information about her options.