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Turning 60: A Letter To My 50-Year-Old Self

Eva Moon | Posted 03.31.2016 | Fifty
Eva Moon

I turned 60 today and there are some things I wish I could have told my 50-year-old self. She was so worried. So here goes.

Your Period: How Women Can Play the Trump Card

Erin Donley | Posted 08.10.2016 | Women
Erin Donley

As a thinking women, I was appalled by his (alleged---because he is denying it---) assumption that Megyn was "bleeding out of her eyes and her whatever," but then I saw it as a golden opportunity to change the modicum of respect that a woman receives while on her period.

9 Summer Struggles That Every Woman Understands

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.15.2015 | Style

Relaxing at the beach and overloading on ice cream are pretty universal perks of summer. But some of the season's unfortunate downsides are experience...

A Glimpse at The MA Conference for Women 2014

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 02.05.2015 | Women
Dr. Randy Kamen

The collective consciousness of the participants and speakers at this inspiring conference was that, ultimately we are all connected and everything is possible if we come together and assume our birthright as leaders and choose to make a difference for the greater good of all.

How Core Economic Security Policies Won While Candidates Lost

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

There is an important lesson to be learned from the election results last night: Women, moms, and their families will continue to advocate for these issues until every worker is guaranteed paid sick days, affordable childcare, and are paid a fair, livable wage.

To Freeze or Not to Freeze: Eggs and Fallen Dominoes

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Sandra Shpilberg

Being a working mother is possible. It is even good. Yes, there is a lot more that our nation and companies can do to support working mothers (equal pay, childcare and flexibility), but do you think that progress will happen without working mothers actually working? It won't.

Sheryl Sandberg, Give 'Lean In' a Rest

Neale Godfrey | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Neale Godfrey

As long as women are the ones having the babies and are more likely to be the ones managing the household as well, they will be the ones dealing with the balancing act between career ambitions and family needs/obligations.

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.

The Boss Screwed Me

Dr. Robert Lusson | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Robert Lusson

Gender bias against women is a well studied, and by now, well established fact of life. The higher levels of anxiety and depression for women resulting from those biases is a theme that continues to play out in therapy sessions across the nation.

3 Keys to Finding True Love

Heather Strang | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Heather Strang

You see, I've had quite the rom-com ride with love. There's been marriage and divorce. There's been not-so-great guys (thanks early 20s and 30s) and really fantastic guys (thank you mid-30s!).

Aiming for Perfection? Surgery Is Just a Distraction, Not a Solution

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 12.02.2014 | Women
Jonha Revesencio

In our efforts to create a better version of ourselves, we lose sight of who we really are and the problems at hand.

How to Move On After Every Failure

Amancay Tapia | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Amancay Tapia

In life, there will be times when dreams get shattered. When that one thing you blindly believed was going to work out doesn't. Most of us have been there, in a place outside our comfort zone. A place where we feel lost and lack the energy and self-belief needed to start again. But fear not.

This Anthem Goes Out To Every Woman Who Loves A Good Book

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women

"I like a girl who reads." In a world where we are inundated with lyrics and images that relentlessly sexualize and objectify women, these words a...

Kickass Toy Company Could Break Down Gender Walls With A Super Bowl Spot

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.15.2013 | Parents

Engineer and founder of GoldieBlox construction toys, Debra Sterling, is breaking down gender barriers one block at a time. First, she created Gol...

I'm Not Vain -- But I Can't Survive Without My Makeup

Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Sarah Barness

My version of the American female road trip is told through the lens of a makeup mask. I have internalized subliminal and explicit messages that tell me natural girls who don't need makeup are pretty, but those pretty girls naturally don't have unibrows and acne.

Face Forward to Confront Domestic Violence in Beverly Hills (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Tanya Young Williams

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month but victims of domestic violence need our help every day of the year.

A Race Against Time for Women's Health

Afaf I. Meleis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afaf I. Meleis

Women in urban environments, particularly in developing nations where the population has been exploding, suffer greatly from environmental degradation and lack of essential health services.

New Media Embraces Old Media's Male-Centricity

Chloe Angyal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chloe Angyal

Given the profound under-representation of women in major newspapers' op-ed pages, it was not surprising to see the Washington Post name yet another man as America's Next Great Pundit.

Obama: As A Woman, Michelle Had To Make Sacrifices I Did Not Have To

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says his family is like a lot of others -- in which the men "need to be knocked across the head every once in a w...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad: McCain Needs "Education" On Women's Issues | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before the crisis in the housing and financial markets threw the presidential election for a loop, the Obama campaign had planned to spend this week m...