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Generations Lead the March on Washington

She's Fit To Lead | Posted 01.22.2017 | Women
She's Fit To Lead

This article appears courtesy of She's Fit to Lead. It was written by Li Cohen, a She's Fit to Lead contributor. On Jan. 21, the Women's March on Was...

Reproductive Rights And Womanhood In 2017

Yunkyo K. | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women
Yunkyo K.

I retain the bitterness of 2016 to enter 2017. As a woman and a teenager in this turbulent time, I am constantly reminded of the drawbacks we face as we begin the new year, not just pertaining to reproductive rights, but for the roles of women in society.

So, You Wanna Be A Ringmaster?

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
Johnathan Lee Iverson

"To be the voice of The Greatest Show On Earth® is a huge honor," explains current Ringmaster David Shipman of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® ...

We Are The Counter-Voice

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts
Jenn Sutkowski

Whenever we feel unworthy to put our work in the world, or think it's not important, or that no one needs it, or that we are simply adding to the noise -- we need to remember that no -- we are the counter-voice. The voice counter to the cultural noise.

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

Meet Laya DeLeon Hayes, Voice of Doc McStuffins

Amanda Gorman | Posted 08.12.2016 | Black Voices
Amanda Gorman

This July parents stormed social media with the #savedocmcstuffins tag when it appeared that Doc McStuffins, the hit animated series about a black gir...

What Does A Responder Do When She No Longer Wears The Blue?

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 06.23.2016 | Impact
Lillie Leonardi

"This world of ours, must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect." ~...

Whose Voices Do I Empower To Influence My Mind?

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

Invite people into your consciousness who give you words of encouragement, whose advice you value, or who live a life that you admire--people who are also on a journey of self-discovery.

4 Business Lessons From Last Comic Standing

Tova Payne | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

A good comedian gets the crowd roaring by daring to speak the truth. It brings a relief to the audience, a sense of "Finally--somebody has the guts to say this."

The Good Doctor: The Audience and Our Voice

William Kenower | Posted 04.27.2016 | Home
William Kenower

Talking is fine, but listening is always the greatest gift. Within the attentive audience's perched silence the artist often hears his voice clearly for the first time. Your mind, after all, was given so you could talk to yourself; but your voice you were given to talk to others.

Healing Through Our Voices: What to Say (and Not Say) to a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.25.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Everyone has a place in sexual assault prevention. According to RAINN, an average of 68% of assaults in the last five years were not reported.  Toget...

Women Supporting Women, People Supporting People

Debra Ruh | Posted 03.19.2017 | Women
Debra Ruh

Women should support each other but never take away the right for another woman to vote for someone that has a different gender or opinion than us.

A Healthy Voice Is a Prized Possession

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Your vocal cords give you your voice, allowing others to get to know you. This is an important component to your success. Your words and your voice will show others your level of confidence and immediately will proclaim how you expect to be treated.

The Role of the Musician and Artist in Tense Social Times By Nedelka F. Prescod

New England Conservatory | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts
New England Conservatory

As a musician, or as an Artist, as I prefer to think of myself, I often feel there is way too much pressure on us creatives to be this undefinable super-being for the world.

Is There Child Labor In Your Chocolate?

Fair Trade USA | Posted 02.10.2017 | Taste
Fair Trade USA

The systemically low prices in cocoa have drastic consequences for farmers and their families. More than 2 million children in the Ivory Coast and Ghana are being deprived of their childhoods, either working in extremely hazardous conditions or working in lieu of going to school, so that we can get our chocolate fix.

Are You Listening to Your Intuition? 4 Steps to Hear Its Message

Tova Payne | Posted 02.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Tova Payne

Intuition is not a rare quality confined for the clairvoyant few. Intuition is something we all have access to. Like any muscle, the more you pay atte...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2017 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

8 Reasons Why Youth Should Vote

Grace Masback | Posted 12.01.2016 | Teen
Grace Masback

The U.S. was founded on the principles of democratic participation that guaranteed the right of all citizens to have a roll in shaping government and ...

Blake Shelton Gushes About New Girlfriend Gwen Stefani

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.01.2015 | Entertainment

Thanksgiving may be over, but singer Blake Shelton has a lot to be thankful for. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight before Monday night's "Voi...

Never Forget and Never Again

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 11.24.2016 | Impact
Lillie Leonardi

If we are to cease the threat that perpetrates our world, we must devise a strategy that permits the salvation of the innocent while eliminating those who threaten our very way of life. We must move forward in unity, with one clear message: "Never forget and never again."

Saying Goodbye to a Great Voice

Caroline Roy | Posted 11.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caroline Roy

There is hardly anything more grounding than arranging a funeral for someone we love. It is a keen reminder of how personal, historic and universal fa...

Do Candidates' Voices Convey More Than Their Words?

Rindy Anderson | Posted 09.03.2016 | Politics
Rindy Anderson

With the presidential election season heating up, all eyes and ears are on the candidates. New studies suggest that the tone of candidates' voices might help (or hurt) at the polls.

'Looking' Director Believes 'Fear' Prompted Gay HBO Show's Demise

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Andrew Haigh is still on the mend after the cancellation of HBO's “Looking,” and he isn't holding back in his disappointment. Haigh, who served a...

Watch Amy Schumer Shut Down A Sexist Interviewer Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women

Amy Schumer will not put up with your sexist bulls**t , thankyouverymuch. Schumer recently sat down with Australian radio hosts Jane Hall and ...

Vocal Control in Selective Mutism: A Promising New Approach

Louis Chesney | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Louis Chesney

In my last article, I describe selective mutism as a condition in which a child fails to speak in public despite the ability to communicate with ease ...