When the Pope takes the stage in the heart of the nation's capital, Americans will be enthralled. He has done more than any other Vatican leader in our lifetime. And he has done so with grace, energy, and determination. Our political leaders will be watching him. They should learn from him too.
They call it the "Makeup Tax." The average woman spends $15,000 over her lifetime on makeup. And then there is the time, about 20 minutes a day -- or two weeks each year -- spent smoothing and blending and smearing. All this primping and preparing is worth it, we are told.
Few months ago, I had conducted an exclusive workshop for women on Life & Money at Bangalore, India. I learnt much more conducting the workshop than the participants probably learnt from my facilitation of the workshop.
Fear of talking about sex can translate into shame at any age, but particularly during the formative years, when young people are just starting to learn about themselves and their bodies.
After a half century of progress, thanks in large measure to Planned Parenthood, some Republicans seem determined to try to march us backwards - and seem determined to make a circus out of trying to shut down the organization.
Every time we blame we give our power away. If how you feel depends upon what somebody does or say you give that power to do so. Even if it is a memory. And this may go deep. But if you think about it, when it is somebody else's fault then you can't do anything about it to change it.
We live in a time where it is especially critical for women to find the courage to speak their truth. We are moving into a major shift in human evolution, being led by women. We are being called to no longer ignore or look the other direction when a change or correction needs to occur.
Many of you have engaged in rhetoric that is feeding a rising tide of hatred toward migrants in the United States and globally. From border walls to mass deportations and guest worker programs, we've heard nothing new. But the reality is, many of you count on immigrants every day. In this country, we are interdependent.
We can bring whatever level of determination and energy we want to making our menopausal years some of our best, but self-care during perimenopause and menopause also means taking carefree time to play and enjoy ourselves.
I am not afraid of you personally, 40. I really am not. You should know that if you've come to bring a legit middle-ager in to your throngs, you will find me super ill-prepared. So 40, take your burgeoning mid-life crisis and threat of pushing me "over the hill" and shove it.
So a question pondered during this event was -- is this a sporting event, an art form or just plain entertainment? I came to the conclusion that to me fitness bodybuilding is all of these.
If there is one thing that our society likes to do, it's judging women who dare to be promiscuous and have an enjoyable sex life. But who said we can't be ladylike, promiscuous and confident all at the same time?
If you Google searched who am I?, what would come up? The search for identity is part of our human struggle. As children our parents show us who we...
It is a nurse who will be with you in moments of a medical crisis, a nurse who will guide you through the confusing maze of modern health care. It is a nurse who will remember to ask your name as she struggles to save your life.
Women all over the world are held back from establishing and growing businesses by a lack of access to skills, networks, technology and capital. These are the issues we must focus on.
Besties shore us up so we can breathe in, step out, and shine on, whether in business, politics or at school. When your female tribe's behind you, you feel less vulnerable, maybe even invincible, right? And who can relate to what you go through in life more than another woman?