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Consciousness Raising

Amnesia: Feminism's Poison Pill

Kamala Lopez | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment
Kamala Lopez

Feminist historical amnesia might be fine if things were great for us now, if the battles had been won and stayed won and egalitarianism were the order of the day. But let's face it: these fights were never won.

Esalen: 50 Years Ago, A 'Crazy Place On A Godforsaken Road' Launched The New Age Movement

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.25.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In 1962, on a stunning stretch of land bordering the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur, California, two Stanford graduates founded a retreat center called The Esalen Institute. Their goal: Create a space where people could explore holistic approaches to wellness and personal transformation.

Contemplating Our Relationship To The Natural World

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

To some of us, the assertion that we can influence the course of nature through our actions might appear to be the ultimate hubris of the human race.

"Our Bodies, Ourselves": 40 Years on, Still Circling the Globe

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bella DePaulo

There are some truths about women's health that may now seem self-evident, but perhaps would not be so obvious if it were not for the ideas espoused, starting so long ago, by "Our Bodies, Ourselves."

Shriver Report: Get Married, Have Kids, Then We'll Speak to Your Issues

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I'll highlight some remarkable and conventional-wisdom-defying findings from the report that were published but never headlined.

For the Love of Blogging

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

When I first started blogging, I never imagined it would become one of my favorite things to do.

It's Singles Week - Someone Tell Newsweek There Are 100 Million of Us and We Vote

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

This week, September 21-27, is National Singles Week. If you think it is unnecessary to do a bit of consciousness-raising about people who are single ...