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What Your Style Says About You

Mimi Raad | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style
Mimi Raad

I've adopted various styles: punk, rebel, grunge, minimalist, funky, bohemian, edgy rock -- confusing people into thinking my style was eclectic. In fact, I was being true to my current state of mind, en par with my evolving taste.

The Masculine Attire

Mimi Raad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Mimi Raad

I tried the suit, in its strictest, mannish form, for a day at the office. Just a shirt and brogues. Walking down the street, I missed the sound of my heels. No "clickity clack" while walking, no swaying, no teetering. My steps were quick and paced like a metronome.

This Year's People Magazine Sexiest Man Alive Is Just a Pile of Money: The Sociology of Physical Appearance

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I'm better looking than the average man my age. On the other hand, that's not really saying much. The average man my age looks like a piece of dogsh*t.

Ugly Discrimination in the Face of Beauty

Khaled Diab | Posted 07.02.2013 | World
Khaled Diab

Imagine a land where beautiful people are so stigmatized that they are banished simply for their looks. Does it sound like a sci-fi fantasy dystopia?

It's Political

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

It's another moment for me of realizing the urgency of political action. Guns have long been a problem in this country. But the recent spate of horrific shootings have awaked the nation and President Obama to the need to rise up.

I'm Not 12 Years Old, But Thanks For Asking...

Lindsay Simone Meirowitz | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women
Lindsay Simone Meirowitz

So, next time you meet someone new, remember to be aware of your actions and aware of how said actions can impact others.

POLL: Are You Satisfied With Your Appearance?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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A New Survey Sheds Light on 'The Seven Year Itch'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Caring for our looks is important not only in prolonging our physical and emotional health as we age, but in maintaining mutual attraction in our relationships.

An Ugly-Duckling Tale to Tell Your Daughters

Lea Lane | Posted 08.13.2011 | Women
Lea Lane

A case in point is my own ugly phase. I think back to my least favorite first day in class back in the 1950s and how it all turned out. It reads funny now, but I really felt the pain. Perhaps it will ease someone else's.

The Hangover That Women Can't Shake Off

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Patterson

More than 80 years after women were given the right to vote, we seem more convinced than ever that the chief role of women in our society is adornment.

Beauty on the Beast: Is It Now Okay For Men To Use Skin Products?

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

I ran out of shampoo this morning. That may not sound like a big deal to you, but it is to me. You see, I bought the industrial-sized "salon-style"...