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The Healing Power of Sisterhood

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
20 Beautiful Women

There is something oh so powerful about sisterhood. The wounds that block others from seeing your inner light connects you to your soul sisters even more, because they can see the REAL you--even in your darkest moments.

Learning From The Past, Living For The Future

Sheryl Olitzky | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
Sheryl Olitzky

I just returned from a trip to the Balkans. This Building Bridges Journey brought Muslim and Jewish women from the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom to Bos...

The Mean Girls Club: Does It Truly Exist Among Women?

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

The better question is, how do we break this cycle of feminine destruction among women? We begin with the embrace of our own insecurities, and the allowance of those insecurities to become our strengths.

A Tale of Sisterhood: Teaching Our Youth to Embrace Their Tribe.

Mary Rogers | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women
Mary Rogers

"Imagine a community of women inspiring it's daughters, granddaughters, and nieces to refuse to twist their lives out of shape to fit into expectation...

Dear Daughter, I Hope You Have A Sister Just Like Mine

Daria Simeone | Posted 01.20.2016 | Parents
Daria Simeone

Because a sister is a woman by your side for life, and you'll need it. Even to blame her for your faults. Because, dear Mia, who do you think you have inherited this sh*tty character from?

Return of the Tribe: Honoring Your Moon Cycle

Mary Rogers | Posted 01.19.2016 | Women
Mary Rogers

Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her...

How Practicing Sisterhood With Your Yoga Makes You a Better Woman and a Better Yogi

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Women
Angela D. Coleman

There's a tangible energy that resides in a room where people come together to practice, and it ebbs and flows between each session. It fluctuates as the days pass, as emotions are brought into the room and released.

6 Things Every Fulfilling and Sincere Friendship Has

Yasmine Cheyenne | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Yasmine Cheyenne

There is nothing wrong with being a woman's woman - women rock. Create those friendships and enjoy your sisterhood time. And no matter what 'they' say - it's worth it.

9 Reasons Your Sisters Are Your Best Friends

Avelist | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

No matter how often we might disagree, I always know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that my sisters have my best interests at heart.

Essence Atkins Washing A Woman’s Feet Is The Ultimate Act Of Sisterhood

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

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Childhood Influences: Where Ideas Are Born

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Latino Voices
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

Many of us remember movies from our childhood, their effect on us then and now. Sure, I saw all the Disney releases of my generation, but I was raised by a single mother and old movies shown on late night TV were my babysitters.

How Dare You: The Costs of Shutting People Down

Khanh Ho | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Khanh Ho

Minorities often find themselves in this situation -- whether they work in academia or business or government. And they often have to think about the backlash of someone, quite often an ally, who will take offense if they don't tow the line.

How I Survived 3 Sibling Weddings In One Year

Avelist | Posted 10.28.2015 | Weddings

If you've been through even ONE family wedding, I bet your jaw is still on the floor because you know what goes into a wedding and you cannot imagine three of them in the same year. Here's how my family survived the year of the weddings.


Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 10.21.2015 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

I don't remember life without her, she came into being on the 20th month of my life and has been a constant participant in my life since. Sometimes a constant nuisance, other times a constant supporter and defender of her big sister, but always a constant.

These Young Nuns Found Their Calling While Watching 'Oprah'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.20.2015 | OWN

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5 Ways Joining A Sorority Ruined Me For The Better

Unwritten | Posted 10.20.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Alessandra Barone. My freshman year of college was a whirlwind of experiences. I chose to go out of state not kn...

Daily Meditation: Brotherhood, Sisterhood

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

Dreamy Portraits Capture The Absolute Magic Of Sisterhood

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts

"Eyebrows should be sisters not twins," the artists behind the photography duo Sisters Not Twins explained to The Huffington Post. "It's just a ...

Celebrating International Women's Friendship Month: Build Friendships Worth Protecting

Susan Skog | Posted 09.15.2015 | Women
Susan Skog

Besties shore us up so we can breathe in, step out, and shine on, whether in business, politics or at school. When your female tribe's behind you, you feel less vulnerable, maybe even invincible, right? And who can relate to what you go through in life more than another woman?

5 Tips for Making New Girlfriends

Julia Wells | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Julia Wells

Almost every woman I've talked to agrees that they'd love more friends, but have a hard time finding and making new friends as an adult.

5 Gorgeous Photos Of What It Looks Like When Women Forgive Each Other

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.29.2015 | Women

Giselle Noelle Morgan's introduction to girl-on-girl hate started early. She was 14 years old when an eighth-grade girl sent her a death threat on My...

Should You Trust Other Women?

Christine Arylo | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Christine Arylo

I haven't met a woman yet without at least one "sisterhood wound" that has impacted her trust of other women. Some of us trust too easily and let the wrong women in too close and get hurt. Others have little to no trust and so let in a few to none or keep old friends around mistaking years known for intimacy and trust -- and so miss out on true sisterhood.

Twin Sisters Have Worn Matching Clothes Every Day For Nearly 15 Years

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.26.2015 | Fifty

One of the perks of having a sister is being able to raid each other's closets and share clothes. But for twin sisters Kathy Heffernan and Rose Coles,...

You Can Be My Sister Without The Mask

Sydney Latimer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Black Voices
Sydney Latimer

You anointed your head with the pain of my tender-headedness after hours of hair-braiding between my mother's knees. You took the click-clack of those hair beads hitting against one another as I ran, skipped and played and made it the soundtrack of your upbringing.

I Used To Be A Real Tomboy...

Bo Kitty | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women
Bo Kitty

For maybe the first time ever, I feel a multitude of generations of women behind me, around me, supporting me now. And the scars we collect, these stories and tattoos, these wrinkles and grey hairs... they all have a reason.