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Rachel Bertsche

Celebrities: Should You Be Just Like Them?

Carlin Flora | Posted 09.06.2014 | Books
Carlin Flora

Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me is full of practical tips on how to be more like your favorite entertainers but also offers a deeper exploration of how best to spend this precious raw material you have -- your time -- and how to devise a fair measuring stick by which to judge progress toward your ideals.

Think About This Next Time You're Worshipping Beyonce

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.01.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

We've all been there: it's late, you're surfing the web, you fall down a YouTube rabbit hole of Beyonce videos. It starts off fun, then hours later yo...

Congressional Women's Softball Game: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 20

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 1. Fourth Annual Congressional Women's Softball Game At Watkins Recreation Center Female members of Congress from bot...

Fort Reno Returns: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 18

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY JUNE 18 1. Teen Mom, Alarms And Controls, Upforth At Fort Reno The first Fort Reno show of 2012 means that summer is here. Teen M...

MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search For A New Best Friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 03.06.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The hardest part, for me, was really breaking out of my comfort zone to "ask girls out."

The Geography Of Friendship

Rachel Bertsche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Bertsche

A dinner guest had a fabulous theory for testing out whether a city is generally friendly or not: "You can tell by whether or not other girls talk to you while you wait in line for the restroom." I love this. It's a brilliant barometer.

The Spontaneous Friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

About three years ago, writer Rachel Bertsche moved from New York to Chicago with her husband-to-be, leaving behind her friends, her job and a city sh...

The Frenemy Within

Rachel Bertsche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Bertsche

In searching for a BFF, it might be helpful to consider what qualities most certainly do not make a friend. Here are some sentences that should never escape the mouth of a BFF.

The Young and the Friendless: The Second City Factor

Rachel Bertsche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Bertsche

It's in the second city after college where you find yourself trying to recall the skills you initially picked up in the sandbox. Friendships don't fall in our laps like they did during college.