I know what some of you may say: Have a baby on your own; adopt; foster. And a few of you may say: Sorry, lady, you should have thought of that earlier. You're just too old. But I want to be a mother.
"I hear it all the time when I talk to other women. We want to make a difference and we want to do it all, but we can't -- or at least, I can't. ... For me, it is about balance as I want to be involved in a global movement like my work with Save The Children and I also want to make a difference close to home. "
I scanned my schedule for the next month and could not find a single slot to fit him in for coffee. I had to get my taxes done. I was in the middle of decluttering my bookshelf. There was just no time left to waste on meeting someone I didn't know who I probably wouldn't like, anyway.
How many times have you found yourself moving in the direction you want to go and then catch yourself saying "I'm not (blank) enough?" We let that stop us, and we use this as an excuse to not receive what we really want in life.
A recent Change.org online petition to get the Disney Store to "stop selling sexist Avengers T-shirts" has received nearly 6,000 signatures. The shirts in question include one for boys that reads, "Be a Hero," and one for girls that reads, "I Need a Hero."
"What if sleeping with some guy is squashing his motivation to go out and find the true love of his life because his immediate sexual needs are being met? Meanwhile, some other girl is doing the same with the guy you're supposed to be with."
You know those days when you would rather just stay in bed? When my husband asked me if I wanted to go skiing this morning, I was still in my pajamas and to be honest, I wanted to just go back to bed. So how do we give ourselves permission to keep moving and get out of the house?
At the end of the day, it is not our jobs that define us; we are made of so much more. Think of how much more women could bring to the table in the workforce if they would embrace all that they are outside of work in their families, communities and more.
Often times when opportunities show up, we face resistance! We might ask ourselves, "Am I really ready? Am I ready to do this?"
I want to talk to you about overachieving today. Enough is enough! It's time to stop overachieving and start evolving.
Wednesday Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched the new social network LeanIn.org devoted to helping women encourage each other to "lean in" to their ...
It's one thing to say YES to the outside world, and not follow through. It's a completely different thing when you say yes to yourself, and you don't follow through.
I know we talk about living a balanced life. But at the end of last year, I was not feeling balanced at all.
While support for working women in theory may pervade, so do daily struggles to balance work and family. Efforts to improve preschool options could greatly ease these hardships.
It is the beginning of a new year or a new quarter. You are going on a trip, or it is simply Monday. It does not matter the specific reason. You have just got the urge to start planning. So where do you start? Get the calendar out and go... Wrong.
When you receive your desires, you may also experience fear and doubt as well. But, this is where it gets beautiful -- this is you opening up even further into your truth and desires.