We administer a thousand mental and verbal paper cuts to our bodies every day. Most of the time, we're not even wholly conscious of what we're saying.
While Jane has some big shoes to fill, I think she is just the woman for the job.
"What makes you think this guy might be gay?" In the last five years, I have never heard a good answer. Then I will call on common sense: "If he's gay, why in the world would he be interested in you?" I've never gotten a good answer to that one, either!
"The best development has been the growth of a democratic political atmosphere. We now have the elections, human rights laws and standards, democratic structures, civil society and institutions that can manifest a democratic rule."
Divorced after 20 years of marriage, I find traveling as a single woman a doorway to self-discovery. Without having to compromise, I'm free to live life on my own terms. Despite loneliness at times, I am pleased to have found a whole new world and a whole new me.
In order to achieve equity in the workforce, in Washington, in the world, we need to achieve equity in our homes.
I think most of us tend to go through life thinking that other people have it so much better than we do and Facebook makes it easy to keep that theory alive. Taking this vacation from Facebook helped me decide to give up on the idea that my life as a whole will be perfect in every aspect. This has allowed me to be a much happier version of myself.
"Women want to uproot illiteracy, have a self-sufficient economy, and see the consolidation of women's struggles into a solid social movement."
Aaron Sorkin wrote a TV series from his creative perspective and either you love it or you don't. It's that simple.
Big wave surfing, book writing and inspiring those in dark places are all much more important than clearing the air with regard to an accident that was out of her control. She's a woman now and it seems maturity has turned over a new leaf for her.
Heather was kind enough to offer her expert opinion on the trend and why we should expect to see more magic lamps in the future.
I remember bursting with excitement to get a break from boring homework, cranky teachers, chaotic classrooms and sticky cafeteria floors. Those were glorious days because I was a kid. Now that I'm an adult, spring break looks a whole lot different.
Every minute of every day, I saw her taking charge of our family life. She was the CEO, the nutritionist, the event planner, the therapist, the traffic controller, all in one.
"My greatest fear is the fear for my own life. In this country, you cannot live two minutes without fearing suicide bombings and explosions."
Desire or attractiveness is not objectification. Just the same, sexualization may or may not be a bad thing. We must look at intent and context and then make a true informed judgment before we challenge something that may be benign and /or potentially positive.
The threat that female toplessness and self-articulated nudity poses is culturally defined and can be culturally redefined so that people recognize that the offense to morality is misogyny, not nudity.