The question, "What kind of life do we want?" is the question of the 21st century. Particularly for us women. We are still struggling for equal status, equal pay compared to our male colleagues and significant, appropriate representation in the media, politics, literature, science and the academic world.
We live in a society where getting ahead is too often in direct proportion to the speed at which we operate. Yes, fast-paced is sometimes necessary. There will always be a deadline quickly approaching or an urgent matter that was completely unplanned for -- that's part of life.
I do Pilates faithfully several times a week, highlight my hair and am privy to the best skin care money can buy. And yet, I am aging. And how to do that gracefully in an industry that is obsessed by youth and beauty is an interesting thing.
If you're of the male persuasion, reading this article, you're hoping to find answers to why footwear seduces female's imaginations. The long and short of it is you have to get inside a woman's head, not just her pants.
As for so many of my friends who were present to listen to the president, all the aspects of my life seemed to have come together to help produce positive change. The education, advocacy, community service and political lobbying and maneuvering all have that one goal: to create a better world for the next generation.
How do you continue going forward when you start to have doubts about your success? How do you keep thinking positive in times where you are getting desperate?
So, if our relationship between possessions and happiness is so tenuous, why do we still give it so much worth? Why are our physical possessions still tied to success and, in some cases, how we define ourselves? Perhaps it's time we redefine what we measure and how.
Why do people keep going and even increase their schedule and to-do lists, despite the obvious decrease of their life quality?
What if we put all of our collective women's leadership energy, resources and brain power into seriously preparing the next generation to master these core skill sets.
Everything is a writing prompt; each moment ripe with possibility that it could be turned into an article or book chapter. I never get the dreaded writers block, but instead, writers runs that flow unabated.
Co-authored by Millie Grenough and Karin Joy Whitley Maybe it's a phone call, an accident, or an unexpected diagnosis that stops us in our tracks. ...
After the phone call I feel like a tiny tear in the fabric of my own humanity has been restored. All through this simple experiment in empathy.
Well-being sometimes requires us to switch-off to be switched on and relishing the wonder of the physical world necessitates turning off our virtual world. The digital world, if we choose, can inspire us, feed our curiosity and improve us. It's up to us. Maybe it's time to get digitally fit?
Why was I letting my career just happen, and letting others repeatedly take the helm? Why wasn't I awesomely driving my career ship with intent? Why wasn't I making it happen?
Anyone who has a job that requires constant connectivity can identify with the social diseases of time famish and perpetual distraction. Using studies and anecdotes from her own time-strapped life, Arianna makes a compelling case for why the way many U.S. workers live is unhealthy.
Time is more important than money and possessions. It's the one thing you can never get back and something you can't buy, barter, or borrow. Once it's gone, it's gone for good. Those who succeed protect their time fiercely and selfishly.