So there you have it, ladies. A go-getter girl believes something within her is greater to overcome obstacles, creates a vision for her life, works to set goals to achieve that vision, and engages her passions with her professions to remain authentic to her true self.
How badly do you want to achieve your goal? How much are you prepared to sacrifice along the way?
La Coordinadora of the Lower Lempa and the Bay of Jiquilisco in El Salvador is a grassroots, community-led organization of 27,000 families in more than 100 communities. It is transforming economic and political power and the health of the environment, across the department of Usulután.
The next time you hear a great woman utter that crippling phrase, look deep within yourself and then deep into her eyes, and ask her, "What can I do to help?" She's right, alone she isn't doing enough. But together, we have unlimited capacity and that's what it's going to take.
Whether your passion is decorating cakes, making pottery or home decorating, Debbie offers these 10 tips for creating a life that lets you do something you love and earn a living at the same time.
Feeling caged in, stagnant, stuck in a certain place in your life (whether geographically or metaphorically)? Get out. Find different scenery. Change your environment. Transform your state. Smell different air. Tickle your taste buds a different color. Pop in a new soundtrack.
Many OB/GYNs only have admitting privileges at one hospital. Insurance companies increasingly are limiting patients' choice of hospitals. In rural areas, there is often only one hospital. That means more women are at risk of having their medical care decided by bishops, not doctors.
Bears don't wear shirts. To my knowledge, bears don't wear any clothing. So bears run around the woods in the nude. In the cold weather, wouldn't a bear prefer to wear at least a shirt? You can paws for a moment to think about that.
Under the thought process that "sports gave you structure" embedded into me by my father, I decided to join the Modified Track team. Not being the star athlete like my brother, I decided to pick a sport where I didn't feel the pressures of not being in the sport since I was in diapers. Track seemed like a simple sport... or so I had thought.
Since the Republican sweep of 2010, state legislatures have produced a flood of anti-abortion legislation. The variety is enormous but behind all of them is the conviction that when a woman has an abortion, she is not operating as a moral agent: She is actually a victim.
Let's take the traditional resolutions that focus on the personal (and often, the physical) and translate them into goals that go beyond self-improvement to create lasting change for ourselves, other women, and the world.
What if I could be an empowered feminist and still be the soft, feminine woman that I love being? What if, as a feminist, I could advocate for the advances of equality for women without having to act like a man? What if I could help bring the more understanding and compassionate side of feminism to light?
As an administrator and as the grandmother of kids who had bumpy school years when disrupted by maternity leave, putting up with the challenge was worth it to protect the rights of women who have babies to return to their jobs.
Whether you see the century-old boy's club as a benevolent guardian of tradition or conservative to the point of intolerance, you can't help but admire the Boy Scouts for preparing young men to lead in every echelon of American society.
Dear society, I'm not a broken doll that's aimlessly waiting for validation on a dusty, old store shelf. My home is in my heart, and regardless of all the outside noise, I refuse to believe that I'm disfigured and made out of leftover pieces.