I marvel at how many different ways there are to become "famous" these days...reality TV (hello, Kardashians!), YouTube, and so forth and yet how hard it can be to be recognized for substantive and positive, world-changing accomplishments.
Since men do not have direct experience of the damage that female pornography causes, they might have to trust us, to listen to and honor what we are telling them. They may also have to tell themselves the truth about the suffering their behavior causes.
"What do you do?" I dread that question because the answer is complicated. People often ask this question in order to place the subject into a neat bo...
Marriage is complicated. Divorce is more complicated. Divorce in Jewish law is, like most things in Jewish law, detailed and exact. Orthodox Jewish law dictates that a divorce is only valid when the husband gives his wife a "get" (divorce decree).
Traditionally, we have simply considered hunger the lack of food. Our development efforts have reflected that idea by focusing much of our food aid on providing sufficient calories to survive. Just as important, however, is the need for food that provides necessary nutrients for healthy lives.
The first step to being fully alive is the recognition that you are the one holding yourself back. This is the cornerstone for all the other steps. When you get that at a deep level, you can decide your path to freedom. Whether it's therapy, a 12-step group or the support of good friends, use the resources that are available.
Not only will you find more joy and passion, so will those around you, breathing in your fresh mojo glow. You deserve it. You need it. Your family will thank you. Your work will feel easier. The world will be brighter.
It is a gift to now be able to look in the mirror with gratitude, in love with the color and curves of my ancestral mothers being reflected back to me.
Training (physical) and Business often draw parallels for me and a recent experience with my trainer uncovered another I felt was worth sharing. This...
By understanding how women's health care issues affect the working world, we can begin to address the coverage inequalities that persist. I sat down with my colleague NOW President Terry O'Neill to discuss the challenges facing women today when it comes to healthcare, and the options for doing better in 2016.
Fifty percent of women believe that discrimination has affected their promotions, salary increases and responsibilities. Progress for women is slow and the glass ceiling still exists, even though women have been successful in cracking that ceiling and continue to do so.
Year after year, one important fact we've learned is that in America, fatal domestic abuse is closely linked to the easy availability of firearms. The most common weapon men use to murder women is a gun. As a consequence, a key part of any policy to reduce fatal domestic violence should be ensuring abusers do not have guns.
Investing in yourself is one of the best return on investments you can have. Whether it's investing in learning a new skill, developing yourself personally or professionally, tapping into your creativity or hiring a coach, you need to give to yourself first before you can give to others.
The masses were on hand on October 12 at Dr. Nina Ansary's talent-packed launch event for her best-selling book, Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran.
Holding back from crying does not mean you are inauthentic, it means you are thoughtful about when and where to express emotion. You can be an emphatic leader who demonstrates strong emotional intelligence and feel more in control over your emotions.
What most people don't understand is that there's an invisible weapon involved in nearly every case of domestic violence. This weapon doesn't leave black eyes or bruises. But, it's just as strong as a lock and key in silently holding an individual hostage in a violent relationship.