My broken heart showed me everything about myself that I was no longer satisfied with, and my cancer diagnosis gave me the strength and determination to do something about it.
Put simply, the 2030 Agenda is a win for women and girls. Now, we need real action to turn its promise into a reality.
Here's what I've been doing to get closer to regaining that balance, and how you can too.
Many people believe that electing a woman president will help. I'm not so sure. Does breaking glass ceilings constitute a real political strategy -- that's capable of improving women's lives? And does voting one's gender really translate to voting one's interest?
Over the past few decades, college-aged women have come a long way in achieving education equity. While female students are now the majority population on college campuses, they still face unique challenges: women aged 18 to 25 suffer the highest rates of domestic violence
There seems to be a carefully crafted, extremely marketable, but ultimately fictitious, idea of what a pro-choice woman looks like. She's believed to be promiscuous. She is irresponsible, unable to take on an ounce of liability for her actions. This picture is false.
Making menopause a positive time in our lives starts with slowing down long enough to appreciate what is happening. This way of thinking flies in the face of how many women experience "The Change."
How we nourish ourselves in terms of what we consume and the kind of attention we give our bodies has a huge impact on our health. Self-love is essential in this equation.
Hold it right there! Before you go down that rabbit hole of despair after you've compared yourself to your cousin's friend's sister Sally (who you talked to once, and wait, why are you even Facebook friends?) let's get real about the social media comparison trap.
The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out...
However, in a speed round of photo-word pairings, those same docs were quicker to pair pictures of black people with words such as unpleasant and resistant, versus willing and cooperative.
The first time I ever sang in public was two years ago in one of Greece's most prestigious Theatre-arts audition rooms in front of some of the most ce...
In order to solve global problems holistically we have to make sure we are asking the right questions. When it comes to the question of equality of gender, we first have to ask ourselves what we mean by equality?
I don't want someone to rush how I live my life. My life is just that: mine. The men and women around you who are single? It's their choice whether they want to hit the bars and have fun or try to settle down by finding the right person.
I thought this blog, which is written from my personal standpoint of living with Type 1 diabetes for 27 years, was going to be difficult to write. But...
Celebrate a birthday, share fun times with loved ones, and it's all about the memory. Take a vacation and your most prized souvenir is your memories...