A Open Letter to Alpha Women

Dear Sisterfriend, I know what it is to be an Alpha Woman. I get you. You who feel guilty if the dinner dishes aren’t washed before you go to bed. You who cringe at your older, softer reflection in the mirror, and then feel ashamed for caring about your appearance when there are bills to… Read more »

5 Things Women Can Do to Create More Equality in their Homes

Today millions of women are honoring ‘A Day Without a Woman,’ a nationwide strike being held on International Woman’s Day. Organizers of the strike hope to “highlight the economic power and significance” of women, as well as to call “attention to the economic injustices women and gender nonconforming people continue to face.” Those are lofty… Read more »

The Biggest Threats to Your Marriage…and How to Tackle Them

A recent survey performed by Vanity Fair and 60 Minutes asked Americans to reveal the biggest threats to marriage. The number one answer was: Jealousy. One out of four Americans believes that jealousy is the biggest threat to marital bliss. What were the next contenders? After jealousy in the #1 spot, survey respondents identified these… Read more »

5 Ways to Intuit Your Way to Self-Worth

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” —Goethe Modern society is experiencing a crisis of low self-worth. Numerous studies have found that our use of social media has led to an uptick of negative self-worth, depression, anxiety and feelings of ‘not measuring up.’ What’s the solution? Deleting our social media… Read more »

Why a Liberal Feminist is Cheering for President Trump

Today Donald Trump became the 45th President of The United States. As a liberal and a proud feminist, I should be crying. I should be furious. Most of my like-minded friends and colleagues certainly are. But, I am not. Instead, I am welcoming President Trump with an open heart. How can I explain this apparent… Read more »

Missing My Mama: The Invitation Within Our Grief

Author Vicki Harrison wisely described grief as an ocean, saying “It comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” As many of you know, my mom passed away several years ago. The initial grief hit me like a tidal… Read more »

How to Stop Caring What Other People Think About You

“The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.” ― Virginia Woolf Most of us spend our entire lives imprisoned by what we imagine other people are thinking about us. We leave the house everyday feeling like there is a spotlight bearing down on us. We make even the smallest choice (such as ordering… Read more »

The Most Important New Year’s Resolution You Will Ever Make

The New Year is almost upon us, which means that many of you will be making resolutions to ‘improve’ yourselves. From losing weight to getting control of your finances to being a more present parent, New Year’s resolutions are an important tradition for many people. Sadly, breaking New Year’s resolutions tends to be a tradition… Read more »