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Advice for Women

14 Things No Woman Should Ever Have To Fear

Lexi Herrick | Posted 11.15.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Stick to your opinions and values. Be who you are. If you spend your life fearing the perceptions of others, you will never truly perfect the perception that you have of yourself.

16 Things I Want My Daughter To Know

Christine Burke | Posted 10.15.2014 | Parents
Christine Burke

She just turned 9 this week, which means I only have nine more years to get her ready to fight for herself in the real world. Nine more years to make sure she knows how to braise a roast, manage her iCloud storage and distinguish between a jerk and Prince Charming. That's not a lot of time.

23 Things Women Apologize For All The Time (And Don't Need To)

Bustle | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Bustle

Are we apologizing in order to navigate our way through a still-sexist workplace, where issuing normal demands and requests can still brand a woman as "difficult" in the eyes of her coworkers? Are we apologizing to appear more likable? Are we genuinely stepping on a lot of strangers' feet?

11 (Other) Commandments for Women

Erin Dullea | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents
Erin Dullea

No matter what your spiritual or religious leanings may be, I offer you these 11 Commandments for a brave, full life.

5 Signs You're Stepping into Your Feminine Power

Chantal Pierrat | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Chantal Pierrat

In my women's circles, time and time again, I'm surrounded by women who are taking courageous steps, saying, "You know what? I've been compromising myself my whole life, and I'm over it! Now's my time."

Advice From One Woman to the Next

Jessica Kline | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Jessica Kline

It's amazing what happens when one woman gives advice to another woman -- no matter how similar or different (whether in age, experiences, culture, etc.) the two women may be, the advice or wisdom tends to stick more because the women just understand each other.

32 Feminist Lessons For My Daughter

Maureen Shaw | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Maureen Shaw

Having a period isn't a curse. It makes you uniquely qualified to create and sustain life, if you so choose. Speaking of choice, only you can/should make the choice of if/when you would like to become a parent.

15 Life Lessons I Learned By My 30th Birthday

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

You need to invest in yourself financially, physically, mentally and emotionally. This isn't just about a 401K.

10 Things I Learned From Mary Lambert's, Body Love

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

Her spoken word masterpiece, Body Love, left me speechless when she was finished. Every word resonated with me.

7 Tips for Young Women From a Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Sara Keagle

Being adventurous and being stupid is not the same thing. Have fun, travel and get lost in the world, but do it in a safe way. If possible have a travel companion. Make sure people know where you are, always carry a cell phone with you and read up on places before you go.

The Grown Woman Series: Defining Womanhood

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

The only reason we perpetuate these restrictions is to bring some sense of order to our own worlds. We enjoy the comfort of categorizing people. Grown women make decisions for themselves -- not for other women nor based on other women.

7 Things You Can Learn From A 19th Century 'Pocket Encyclopedia' For Women

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.02.2014 | Arts

"It's a wonderful combination of Martha Stewart, WebMD and Allure magazine... for the court of Charles X." That's how Christine Von Der Linn, a sen...

What Young Women Really Need to Know About College

Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
Julie Zeilinger

We need to stop presenting college as a time when women can and should be getting perfect grades, have legendary social lives and universally satisfying sexual experiences and instead present it as a nuanced experience full of all kinds of emotional, psychological and academic experiences that are different for women.

The Grown Woman Series: Gossip

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.11.2014 | 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 05.10.2014 | 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 05.10.2014 | 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.