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Advice for Women

The Grown Woman Series: Gossip

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 04.11.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Let's face it: The only time you have to feel like you have the upper hand is when you're already convinced of your own insignificance. When confident, you never have to tear down another woman to build yourself up.

The Grown Woman's Oath

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

The old paradigm of "there's only room for one" continues to be broken down. We still have a way to go, but it is up to us to create room for the next woman -- not elbow her out of the way.

Mireille Guiliano Shares 10 Keys to Living the Life You Dream

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

For 20 years she directed the brand and took risks that others would have thought crazy. Still married to her sweetheart of 38 years, and living between NYC and France, she has created her ideal life -- after much hard work and prioritizing. So, how did she do it, and as women, how can we succeed like her?

9 Pieces Of Advice Every Woman Needs

Posted 01.31.2014 | OWN

Words of wisdom on how to attract joy, let go of stress and make choices that reflect who you really are. “There's a place in you that you must...

12 Things Every Woman And Girl Should Know

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Online communities are amazing places to get advice and suggestions, from listing the things every woman should have been told about sex to things you...

8 Things Every Woman Should Learn About Happiness When She's Young

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

It wasn't until I burned out after seven years of practicing law that I gave much thought to my own happiness. If you could give some advice to young women and girls about how to build happiness, what would you say?

13 Things I Wish I Knew In My 20s

Candace Walsh | Posted 12.05.2013 | Women
Candace Walsh

The happiness you're chasing is actually suffusing your life right now. You will look back on this time very wistfully when you've got spit-up in your hair and a husband who expects hot meals, a sparkling-clean house and you to resemble the cutie he married.

Girls, No More Kissing the Frog Prince

Zainab Salbi | Posted 11.24.2013 | Women
Zainab Salbi

How many women fear that if they claim their voice and put a boundary on a man's unacceptable behavior, they will be the "bad, evil witch"?

Unofficial Guide to Being a Woman (Response to 'Unofficial GS Guide to Being a Man')

Sophie Sakellariadis | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Sophie Sakellariadis

My hope is that the following list will encourage positive, introspective, kind and yes, ambitious decision-making to support personal satisfaction and professional success.

3 Ways Women in Business Deal With Male Chauvinism

Vicki Donlan | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Vicki Donlan

The fact is there are still men who have never, at least in their own minds, encountered an intelligent, capable-of-doing-almost-anything woman of substance

Nine Signs You're a Female Peter Pan

Tracy McMillan | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women
Tracy McMillan

Every good thing you can imagine happening in the world -- from the eradication of hunger to the end of Citizens United -- will happen sooner if each one of us takes responsibility for ourselves, and from there, reaches out to serve others.

One Physical Attribute You Really Shouldn't Ignore

Terry K Carr | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Terry K Carr

Growing up in my house, I chose to be a quiet girl as a way to feel safe. When I was 7, I was taken to an outdoor concert where I saw a beautiful woman on stage about to sing. As soon as her voice floated over our seats, the desire to sing grabbed a hold of my heart and didn't let go.

Another Reason To Wish Lena Dunham Was Your Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

When we heard that Lena Dunham was participating in performance artist Miranda July's newest project -- "We Think Alone", an email-based series that e...

Monica Yunus: My Third Metric: Happiness

Monica Yunus | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Monica Yunus

In trying to figure out what was distinctive about my voice and how I would forge a path on the stage, I realized that I had something no one else had: my voice.

What To Know In Your 20s: From 24 Amazing Women And A Few Good Men

Posted 06.07.2013 | Women

"Don’t buy society’s definition of success," Arianna Huffington, president and CEO of The Huffington Post Media Group, recently told graduating se...

Clemantine Wamariya: Growing Forward in the Face of Challenge

Clemantine Wamariya | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Clemantine Wamariya

Just a few years ago, my sister and I were homeless refugees, moving from country to country, and today, I am a Yale graduate. Never allow other people to classify you based on your past and current circumstances, where you were born, your experiences, your gender or your race.

Some Very Important Advice For Anyone Who's Thrown A Party

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.31.2013 | Women

One woman has some VERY important advice for ladies who like to throw parties -- specifically the tupperware/sex toy/Mary Kay variety. Madeline, w...

Are You Too Afraid of Change?

Jill Knapp-Zitron | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Jill Knapp-Zitron

My name is Jill, and I'm afraid of change. Well, at least I was. In two weeks, I will be moving 400 miles away from my current home.

LOOK: 12 Things Every Woman Should Remember

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women

On Monday mornings, we could all use a little extra pick-me-up. So when we came across this list of "Things To Remember," originally posted by dont...

On Being 22

Hope Kronman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Women
Hope Kronman

22 is the age of in-betweens -- in between adolescence and adulthood, in between relationships, in between this job and that career -- and it's nearly impossible to know who you are when you are still "becoming."

You're Not Going to Find a Husband in College

Rachel Ryan | Posted 06.02.2013 | Women
Rachel Ryan

Susan Patton has been given titles ranging from "backwards," to "WASP" to "1950s-era housewife." And while the hoards of progressives -- and my 89-year-old grandmother -- might be jumping at the bit to discourage her advice, I initially agreed with her... in theory.

35 Things I Wish I Had Done Before Turning 35

Hemal Jhaveri | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Hemal Jhaveri

Have you checked these off your list?

What Every Woman Can Learn From Men

Posted 03.13.2013 | OWN

By Amy Finnerty "Why can't a woman be more like a man?" When Alan Jay Lerner wrote those words for "My Fair Lady" and stuck them in the mouth o...

If 'Dear Abby' Gave the Girls of HBO's 'Girls' Some Advice

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Maryjane Fahey

Imagine HBO's 'Girls' coming to Dear Abby for advice, self-involved and dealing with their problematic Brooklyn lives and needing a bit of her most uncommon common sense...

10 Things Never To Say To A Single Woman

Posted 01.08.2013 | OWN

By Lisa Kogan Allow me to introduce myself. I am a gainfully employed, God-fearing, law-abiding citizen, and I come in peace. I don't bet on base...