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True Confessions: I Didn't Know How to Be a Woman

Heather Strang | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

I was born a woman. But, I had no clue about what it meant to truly be a woman. Instead, I learned from the well-meaning women in my life that being a...

South Africans Reinvent Themselves for the 21st Century

Elza S. Maalouf | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Elza S. Maalouf

An interview with a candidate on reigniting Mandela's vision Twenty years after the end of apartheid, South Africa seems to be at a new crossroad. T...

How to Get the Saggy Boob Look

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.11.2014 | Style
Mr. Kate

There are some deep cultural implications that we can glean from this here saggy boob or perceived saggy boob syndrome. The truth is, my boobs aren't really THAT saggy, but I think what's deceptive about their downward persuasion is that they're REAL!

The Living Work: Reconnecting With the Feminine Energy

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

Whereas the previous masculine-orientated energy wished to stand visible and powerful, like the tower on the hill, the feminine energy is more subtle.

Gay Love vs. Magnets: Why We Are Missing the Point

Gilles Herrada, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Gilles Herrada, Ph.D.

Amalaha's worldview is based on the grand principle of the complementarity of polar opposites. Gender polarities have constituted the pillars of nearly all worldviews in the Old World since late antiquity. Eventually the European colonizations made the gender polarity a standard.

Lights Go On -- Part X -- You Sir...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Recently I came across this quote by Shirley Maclaine: "The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves." In this writer'...

Rebirth of the Divine Feminine

Lindy McMullin | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Lindy McMullin

The Divine Feminine is Mother Nature crying out, not in despair, but with conviction, challenging us all to take inventory. The Divine Feminine is not...

Lights Go On -- Part IX -- Your Essence...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

your essence is indescribable -- but I'll try... You are the lips that bring and complete the passion of my life... You are the eyes to my soul Yo...

Relinquishing Power

Mirabai Starr | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Mirabai Starr

A growing group of women leaders is emerging in every one of the world's faiths -- from the most institutionalized to the radically reformed -- bringing the fierce tenderness of the feminine to the table and offering much needed sustenance to the withering collective spirit.

The Heart Honors the Sacred Feminine

Susanna Bair | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

Recently there has been a surge of reported incidents of gang rape of girls and young women across the globe. I question what the staggering levels of...

Monique Svazlian, CPCC: Why We Need 'Feminine' Qualities in Our Leaders

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 08.03.2013 | Women
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

I realized that in order to stay competitive and be taken seriously in a business setting, women had been hiding their natural feminine gifts and abilities and adapting to a more male-centric model and approach to success.

Why Sheryl Sandberg Can't Help Me

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women
Dr. Cindy Haines

Seeing high-profile businesswomen under fire for something that wouldn't even rise to radar for men is very stressful to me. Like Gwen Stefani sings in "Just a Girl": "I'm just a girl, my apologies. What I've become is so burdensome."

In Defense of 'Angry Women'

Carey Purcell | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Carey Purcell

The philosopher Aristotle once said, "We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right matter at the right moment and for the right length of time." But what about a woman who feels angry?

Women Should Choose Miracles Over Fear in 2013

Sheila Kelley | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Sheila Kelley

Gabrielle Bernstein is a bright and shining light, a feminine voice of great impact. When Gabby mentioned her new book, May Cause Miracles, I asked if we could sit down together and chat about our parallel missions to elevate the feminine in 2013.

Marianne Williamson on the Next Arena for Transformation

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

A few weeks ago, I sat down with one of my greatest teachers, best-selling author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson, to talk about women, politics and her upcoming, unprecedented event Sister Giant.

A Conversation With Marianne Williamson

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

"Sometimes love sets limits. Sometimes love sets a boundary. That is true not only of the feminine within us but of any healthy psychological and even spiritual response."

Why Do I Slip Into Girly Voice?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

My tone went beseeching. It was wringing its delicate hands. It was wearing a little pink dress. What is this voice girls and women slip into so naturally, and then out of again, on a daily basis?

How to Add Value to the People in Our Lives

Tara Marino | Posted 09.12.2012 | Women
Tara Marino

We all want to feel more confident. We want to know we are here to feel good and know that we are providing value. There is a simple, easy shortcut th...

The Feminine Renaissance

Rochelle Schieck | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Rochelle Schieck

In many women, including myself, there is a deep call to explore the feminine within themselves. And for many, it feels like a strong magnetic attraction. For some, it feels like the whole reason we are here.

When You're Not What You Wear

Lauren Cahn | Posted 08.19.2012 | Style
Lauren Cahn

So, what WOULD happen if Linda shucked off her jeans, clogs and spaghetti-strap tank top and put on a strapless Lily Pulitzer dress and a pair of strappy sandals and headed out on a date? My best guess? It wouldn't turn out well.

Turning Boys Into Men: 4 Ways to Expand Your Son's "Boy Power"

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We as a culture have held fast to the idea that we need to protect the boundaries between male and female. This is wrong, and even dangerous. Instead, we need to be reframing the discussion, and asking: What makes a boy a boy?

Unnatural Women: Childless in America

Melanie Notkin | Posted 02.26.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Childlessness is the state into which a girl is born. But once she reaches her mid thirties, that natural state is suddenly deemed unnatural.

Journalism's Feminine Touch

Scott Hill | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
Scott Hill

The 21st century has thrown up some exceptionally inspirational women. Whilst we still look back reminiscently at the wonderful achievements of brave,...

Fashion in Motion: Stephane Rolland

Crane.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Crane.tv

2011-01-18-rolland.jpgRecognized first by Balenciaga at the tender age of 20, Rolland's passion for the theatrical stands as the foundations of his work.

The Genius of the Feminine

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

Hypermasculine spirituality cannot help you to free up feeling, or to feel more deeply, because generally it has been founded by men who are themselves emotionally crippled.