BlogHer '14 keynote interviewer Kara Swisher, American technology columnist, author, and Co-CEO of Revere Digital, says we shouldn’t focus on the technology, per se. Instead, we should be talking more about what it does and how it can solve major societal challenges.
With the advent of digital manipulation of photos and the rampant sharing of people's lives, often pictures and videos are only shown once they've been edited. This editing consists of filters, highlights, and touch-ups, not to mention often only sharing the highlights of our lives. With judgement and comparison being so interwoven into our social culture, the expectations of ourselves and others are often so high that simply attempting to reach them leaves us feeling even more vulnerable....more
Do you ladies listen to Craig Armstrong' music ?? I recently watched the movie "Love Actually" and I just loved the movies soundtrack . I checked on Youtube looking for the composer , and that is how I found about Craig Armstrong . He just makes perfect music , doesn't he ?? Right now I'm listening to one of his stupendous pieces , " Gentle Piece ." I'm definitely feeling so darn heavenly . ...more
BlogHer '14 keynote speaker Arianna Huffington knows first-hand what burnout is like—and how important it is to take care of yourself to avoid getting to that place. Watch as she talks about the point in her life that made her slow down and take better care of herself:
"Oh my gosh!!!!! My [boyfriend/friend/husband/parent/child/I] just did this [insert gruesome incident here] WWYD?"Well obviously the first thing I would do is post it on Facebook... In all seriousness, have we reached a point at which 'What Would You Do' has become a way to legitimately overshare... I mean, if someone is asking for advice then surely its OK?????...more
August 1stFor many years of my life, the first day of August has been a day tinged with a feeling of melancholy. When I was a child growing up in Canada (where school was in session from September to the end of June), it was the day I would realize my summer holiday was half-over. Later, being educated as an American, I would mourn the passing of two-thirds of my summer vacation....more
On her July 27, 2014 show, Melissa Harris Perry shared with her Nerdland audience that her parents were unmarried and that her father was not in the home. This made me reflect on my piece from 2013 in which I responded to her claim that President Obama has "Daddy Issues." Here is that piece:...more
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