gaining weight happens to A LOT of people. It does not make you stupid or a bad person. it does not make you weak or someone who does not "get it.
Were more decision-makers to see and listen to average Ukrainian women, they would hear a consistent complaint: After years of corruption, women want a fair system with economic opportunity.
Two weeks ago, I got a new haircut. Last week I joined a dating site. Today, I told my landlord that I would not be renewing my lease because I planned to spend the next year backpacking. Through where? I do not know. All I know is that I feel stuck.
Our girlfriends are the family we choose -- they are our support system, sharing everything from breakups to breakthroughs. Whether they are inspiring us, coaching us or cheering us on, our girlfriends use their words and actions to bring out the very best in us.
It is the age when you accept that going through your 20s with too steely a resolve and determined a course would have made you much less interesting than you are today. It is where, unconsidered change behind you, you can see more clearly the grander choices ahead.
B, thank you for letting down your third wall, for sharing your inspiration, your fantasies, your truth with us. Even though I don't know you, I feel we have a little more in common than I realized before, and you are a stunning emblem of what it means to be a woman -- flaws and all.
It can sometimes be difficult to resist buying tasty cakes and snacks while doing your grocery shopping. But there is something that could be multip...
y sister's video told the story of her meeting her now-husband, their dates and vacations and their wedding. It showed the announcement that she was pregnant with twins, belly bump pictures and her adorable newborns.
The percentage of women on corporate boards has been stuck at around 16 percent for about a decade, despite the research concerning performance and profits. It appears all but intractable.
Like everyone else, she has her flaws, but that doesn't matter because she defines her own definition of beauty -- you know, the real raw beauty that exists in all of us, that we sometimes often hide from others, in order to blend in with the norms.
Education is the key to a better quality life in America. This is especially true for women, particularly the millions of them who are living on the brink of poverty -- one illness, one home repair or one lost paycheck away from economic ruin.
It dawned on me that I have led a life of privilege. This is not because my parents brought me up in a life of luxury -- in fact, a significant part of my life was that of severe economic, social and emotional hardships -- but because, growing up, I never once believed that I was of a different gender than the 600-plus million males in India.
If we focus solely on Mayer's, or any other CEO's, beauty, does that take away from their otherwise commendable accomplishments? Are we simply pointing out what society has long drilled into our mindsets -- that life is easier when you're attractive -- or are we adding the issues of sexism as it affects the perceptions of women in business?
When we make mistakes, it's normal to want to protect ourselves and retreat from the very uncomfortable and embarrassing feelings that come up, especially with those we love, care about or depend on.
I like "chronic disease." It's easier for me to visualize my mortality not as something that is going to come quickly but as something I can live with. That is the key word... LIVE.
To celebrate my passage into this fourth decade, here's a list of 40 things I can do now that I couldn't do then.