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Rachel Braun Scherl

Fifty Shades Feeding Frenzy

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 02.13.2015 | Entertainment
Rachel Braun Scherl

Before we get caught up in the frenzy, the obsession with BDSM (not that there is anything wrong with it), just consider that the real appeal of this souped-up chick flick, might be simple.

Celebrate Me Home - Then and Now

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 02.09.2014 | Good News
Rachel Braun Scherl

How is it possible that so much time has passed that I am watching my child have the same experience, one which is still so clear in my own mind?

Toto, I Don't Think We Are in Kansas Anymore!

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Rachel Braun Scherl

But the other day in my inbox, I had an e-mail with the title, 'Life is Short -- Have an Affair.' And I have to admit, it threw me for a loop. The content of the e-mail was even more disturbing. Is that the best option available to unhappy couples?

My Little Black Business (and Life) Bible

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Rachel Braun Scherl

I collect movie quotes, pithy sayings, inspirational stories, interesting articles -- anything that inspires or motivates me. I write them down in an...

Are Our Standards Going Down the Drain?

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 11.26.2013 | Media
Rachel Braun Scherl

I have to hand it to Clorox. The company did get more people talking about drain cleaning with renewed vigor. Journalists are writing about drain cleaner. I imagine more people actually bought drain cleaner since the launch of the commercials.

One Step Forward for Womankind... and then a Hundred Steps Back

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

Seriously, in 2013, are we still talking about female sexuality as if it is a scary, uncontrollable force that requires careful management by the drug industry, the FDA, the culture police and anybody else you can think of?

She Can Leap Tall Buildings in a Single Bound

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

There is nothing wrong with reaching for high standards. But just as I wouldn't tell a new tennis player that she would soon be playing in Wimbledon, I would never be so insensitive to tell a working mom that she can have it all -- all the time.