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Proud Women of Africa: The Black Mambas

Julia Gunther | Posted 04.28.2017 | Women
Julia Gunther

Chance is a funny thing. It has led to so many important moments in my life, in my relationships, my photography. It was chance that led me to the Bla...

Proud Women of Africa: Chedino and Family

Julia Gunther | Posted 04.20.2017 | Impact
Julia Gunther

Chedino can only whisper. She, like tens of thousands of others in the African LGBTQ community, lives in a world of forced silence. Because using her voice would lead to abuse, to violence or intimidation.

Proud Women of Africa: Maternity Ward

Julia Gunther | Posted 02.17.2017 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. Someone once told me that, as a documentary photographer, you should always expect the unexpected. You can make all t...

Proud Women of Africa: Rainbow Girls

Julia Gunther | Posted 02.03.2017 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. I have a friend called Dagny Warmerdam whom I met during my time in Cape Town. Over the years Dagny has become one of...

Proud Women of Africa: Ruthy Goes to Church

Julia Gunther | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. As a documentary photographer, I've found that life is about connections. Not the networking, business-card-carrying-...

Proud Women of Africa: the Beginning

Julia Gunther | Posted 01.07.2017 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. In 2008, my world changed. After a decade working as a spark on commercials and feature films in the Netherlands I'd ...

Thanks for Giving

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

The men and women of our military make great sacrifices for us, and not just on Thanksgiving. Even if they are far behind the wire and not in harm's way, they give of themselves to help us to have the things we are thankful for.

The Reason I'll Be Proud at His Graduation

Larry Bernstein | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Larry Bernstein

My son will be graduating elementary school later this week. For many parents, this type of event is s a sure fire way of bringing on nostalgia. Maybe some baby pictures will be whipped out and a series of 'remember when' conversations will ensue. I get it. I'm there too.

Choosing to Fight Brain Cancer

Gretchen Miller Neuman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Miller Neuman

I understand why Christy McDonnell and Brittany Maynard are requesting relief from their suffering. But don't tell me they are more heroic than those who continue to fight. Like my Sophie.

It's About Time to Speak Up

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women
Christa Dowling

After many years, it is shameful that the subject of pay or wages is not solved. No, we must not skulk in the background, but put the subject center-stage. We've had endless conversations, and over many years, and they have gone unheeded.

4 Tips to Exercise Your Mind

Frank Sepe | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Frank Sepe

Sometimes even the seemingly negative things in our life present us with opportunities we wouldn't have been strong enough to pursue otherwise. Maybe losing your job is just the chance you need to start your own business or go back to school.

A Letter to Myself

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.23.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Be who you are. Be proud of the crazy, clumsy, fun, sarcastic writer that you are. Love yourself; appreciate who you were made to be. There is no one quite as crazy as you. Enjoy your flaws instead of blaming them, become one with every cell in your body.

A Handshake to Be Proud of

Nikki Stone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

I was pretty nervous about going to the detention center and even more nervous that the programs we introduced wouldn't be anything that the boys wanted. I knew that what I was doing was important, however, and I just hoped the love I had for sports would be contagious.

3 Lists You Can Make to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Never forget that no matter who else is in your life, you will always be your most reliable source of support and that you are as worthy of happiness and self-respect as any other human on earth.

Happy New Year!

Tina Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

Timing is everything... As I am wishing my friends, family, readers and fans a happy New Year, I am also so pleased that a wonderful film of the sam...

Debate No. 3: John McCain Should Have Watched His Words

Linda Kulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Kulman

In assuming ownership of Palin's accomplishments, no matter how thin, he characterized her as an old-fashioned help meet -- you know, the little woman who stands behind every great man.