My mom was a non-political, non conformist by nature. This was best expressed by the fact that, if she wanted something, there was no stopping her. She set her own rules. These two traits -- questioning everything and being unafraid to go after what I want -- has defined who I am.
Jessica did not have the year she imagined she would. She started the year off with some ambitious new plans and launched a new partnership with a c...
It is only a start in how the electorate of this nation can start to change the dynamics of our political system. It also places the power to close the gender gap in politics in the hands of the people.
Many of us need to travel for business purposes and all of us like to travel for pleasure. The best security we can give ourselves is to be aware, alert and cautious of our surroundings and the people in them.
When President John F. Kennedy announced the launch of the space program in 1961, he used these words: I believe the nation should commit itself, to a...
Enjoy going to a wedding or two this summer. Have fun, drink champagne and eat cake, but don't consume yourself with what someone else's wedding vows mean about your own life. Your life is wonderful, and it is wholly yours.
The next time you're faced with a tough decision think critically, but also consider what your gut is saying. As you get older and acquire more life experience, you begin to realize the importance of the broader picture. How will the decisions you make affect your mind, body and spirit?
The next time you call yourself, your daughter, your mother or your best friend a "drama queen," pause and ask yourself if you are avoiding your own feelings by not taking those of others seriously?
"No more holding back. No more pleasing you. No more making myself small to make you more. I am here, and I am going to take up space. I am going ...
Men and women become culturally hardwired for certain biases, and that wiring can be a hard thing to undo, especially regarding societal or even global beliefs that have been in place for a millennium.
Women are notably under-represented in the fields of Math, Science, Engineering and Tech. Only 5.5 percent to 22.3 percent of civil, industrial, chemical and mechanical engineers are women, and they represent just a quarter of the workforce involved with computer and mathematical sciences.
There are some people who want love, but who close themselves off; their shells are closed. For a long time I counted myself among them. Then finally, after any other combination of things, we find ourselves dunked in the kind of situation that makes us finally open up.
I didn't realize that you can't escape from cooking if you have a family. And despite my lack of talent in the kitchen, I still managed to become a codependent housewife.
Instead of criticizing yourself for "that stupid thing I did," remember that you did the best you could with the information and perspective you had at the time.
Was I scared to leave a steady paycheck, long-term boyfriend, friends and family to travel the world for a month with a lifesize cutout of my late father? ABSOLUTELY. Do I regret doing it? Absolutely not.