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Lights Go on Part XXXI: The Sacred Feminine

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

I believe it is a well known fact that I love and revere women. These enchanting creatures embody the sacred feminine that I believe is our closest co...

Are You Unknowingly Shutting Yourself Off From Your Own Wholeness?

Panache Desai | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Panache Desai

In a conversation with a Toronto audience in 2013, Hillary Clinton stated, "Hypothetically speaking, I really do hope that we have a woman president i...

On Cultural Cockroaches, True Greatness and Eating the Apple

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

The world's upside down. We're already great. We're already intelligent and beautiful and rich. The world keeps telling us we aren't because it kee...

A Real Game Show Parody of 'What Women Want'

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Colleen DeBaise

This week, the normally controversy-free game show "Jeopardy!" managed to insult female viewers with rather confounding answers to its "What Women Want" category.

Spiritual Sex: Rebalancing the Masculine and Feminine

Linda E. Savage | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Last week was the Fall Equinox, and on the 22nd of September the sun crossed the equator from the Northern to the Southern Hemisphere. Only twice year...

5 Signs You're Stepping into Your Feminine Power

Chantal Pierrat | Posted 11.24.2014 | 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."

11 Feminine and Chic Living Rooms

Dering Hall | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

In these 11 interiors, design professionals mix feminine flourishes with chic elegance for the perfect living room space.

The Princess's New Clothes

Mical Darley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents
Mical Darley

I want to be wary of making her embarrassed or ashamed of what she likes, especially if it seems girly. Because misogyny gets internalized. Because fantasy is the one game in which we all have autonomy. Because that unembarrassed power is a thing I want to preserve for my daughter.

Do Better, Not More: 7 Feminine Productivity Practices

Nisha Moodley | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Nisha Moodley

The next time your ambition is in overdrive and you just want to work-work-work, try one of these practices to feel productive, playful and free. You'll be amazed at how much you can accomplish when you do better, not more.

I'm A Fat Girl Who Wears Revealing Clothes. Deal With It.

Erin McKelle | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Erin McKelle

Because fat girls aren't supposed to take pleasure in our bodies or even consider showing other people what they look like, there is a lot of sh*t that can hit the fan. Mostly caused by other people not knowing how to handle someone as sexy as me owning it.

The Problem With Masculinity

Rhoda Jordan | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Rhoda Jordan

We've short-changed our boys and men by defining masculinity in such a way as to constrict the complex essence of their humanity. Criticizing masculinity doesn't mean pitting males against females. Masculinity is not exclusive to men. We all carry its qualities.

To Sir with Love or Ain't I a Woman Too

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I am a woman with a deep voice; I am almost always called "sir" over the telephone. When I correct the person I usually say, "It's not sir, I am a woman with a deep voice." I get various reactions after that.

Please Pass the Priesthood

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

So here we sit in the 21st century. Women still asking if they can work, eat, be paid equally, have abortions, a job and an education. Here we are still wondering what we need to do to be equal in the world, in our families, cultures, and in ourselves.

Facial Features Just May Affect Women's Odds Of A Political Win

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.15.2014 | Science

As more female politicians vie for seats in Congress and the one in the Oval Office, it's increasingly clear that factors unrelated to their political...

Hanna Ranch Despite the Odds

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Nancy Cohen-koan

If one accepts symbolism, then the idea of Mother Nature, is surely the feminine aspect of reality. And as global chaos reminds us every day, the Moth...

How to Be a Man: Redefining Masculinity

Literally, Darling | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Whether gay or straight, a man who is seen as gentle and kind may be well-liked, but will rarely be held up as an ideal man.

What Your Girlfriend's Face Says About Where You Grew Up

| Sarah C. P. Williams | Posted 05.01.2014 | Science

Guys, do you prefer more feminine faces? If so, chances are you grew up in a relatively healthy place. New research suggests that men raised in countr...

Emma Stone Frame By Frame

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

I suspect that Emma and Andrew have a deep respect for one another. They appear to be two equals who can challenge each other without hostility, and embrace the values of sensitivity and assertiveness.

Tough Girls Finish Last -- Find Out How to Finish First!

Heather Strang | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Heather Strang

I valued being independent but hated the thought that my options were to either let my relationship define me (from my grandmother's generation) or be so tough I only attracted a man who followed me around like a lost puppy (the wounded feminine from my mother's generation).

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

Heather Strang | Posted 05.17.2014 | 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'...